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My dad was very successful running midgets in Texas.
by A. J. Foyt

My dad was very successful running midgets in Texas.
Then, his two drivers ran into some bad luck.
People started saying that Daddy had lost his touch.
That it was the cars and not the drivers.
I wanted to race just to prove all those people wrong.
- A. J. Foyt

I'm no where as tough as my father.
I really think that I am more open to change than he was.
- A. J. Foyt

I guess John Wayne would be one.
I just respected the way he acted.
- A. J. Foyt

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the
ruins of Troy and so do we all,
whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

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

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

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

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

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

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

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

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

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

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

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

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

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

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

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society,
is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

My father wants me to be like my brother,
but I can't be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

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

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

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

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

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

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

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all.
And I think I've been a good father to all of them.
- Anthony Quinn

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

To be as good as our fathers we must be better,
imitation is not discipleship.
- Wendell Phillips

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

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

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

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

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

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

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

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

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

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

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

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

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

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

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

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

What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!
- Terence

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello


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