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Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted. ...
by Michael Reagan

Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted.
- Michael Reagan

Related topics: Dad

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

I thought the Secret Service would protect me from the press,
but they were at my house to protect me from assassins with guns,
not with assassins with pencils.
- Michael Reagan

Everyone seemed to want a piece of Ronald Reagan.
It was maddening.
- Michael Reagan

 

With the blessings of liberty, we have responsibilities to defend it.
- Michael Reagan

You know my father as governor, as president,
but I knew him as dad.
I was so proud to have the Reagan name and to be Ronald Reagan's son.
- Michael Reagan

Senator Arlen Specter hasn't really switched parties;
he's simply realized he cannot win the Pennsylvania
Republican primary election.
- Michael Reagan

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I knew if I waited long enough, the Republican Party would rock.
- Michael Reagan

I think he would have been proud and smiling...
when we laid him to rest because his family was together.
I think that was a great gift to be able to give Dad at the end.
- Michael Reagan

It was my sister Maureen who was responsible for my becoming a Reagan.
- Michael Reagan

I constantly looked for motherly protection.
- Michael Reagan

The odds against an adoptee ending up as the child
of the President of the United States are staggering.
But then, so are the odds against a movie star becoming president.
- Michael Reagan

Dad sometimes patted me on the knee and called me his Little Schmuck.
- Michael Reagan

Nancy is superstitious.
- Michael Reagan

You just watch somebody you love slowly,
slowly disappear and go away.
- Michael Reagan

It's hard to learn about your parents' courtship.
- Michael Reagan

My adoption was treated as a celebration.
- Michael Reagan

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.
- Lenny Kravitz

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.
- Conrad Hall

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think,
because you can't change it.'
- Daisy Donovan

I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes,
like when his pants are too tight.
But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.
- Liv Tyler

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

My father was my teacher.
But most importantly he was a great dad.
- Beau Bridges

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

My father taught me how to substitute realities.
- Mira Sorvino

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put
their family needs on the table.
- James Levine

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
- Herbert Kaufman

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

If my father had hugged me even once,
I'd be an accountant right now.
- Ray Romano

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
- Christie Hefner

It is easier for a father to have children than for
children to have a real father.
- Pope John XXIII

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

I know that I will never find my father in any other
man who comes into my life,
because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
- Halle Berry

As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
- Gloria Swanson

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
- John Ciardi

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things
that make me feel successful.
- William Hurt

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned
by that which charmed their fathers.
- Aldous Huxley

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
- Kent Nerburn

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do.
Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
- Amy Heckerling

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush.
Now I want to share it with the world.
- Christopher Meloni

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

My father and I have a very good relationship.
We always got along.
But I always scold him.
- Amy Sedaris

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti


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