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Dad taught me everything I know.
by Al Unser

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

Related topics: Dad

Winning in my business is everything.
- Al Unser

I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen.
That would be great.
We need to invite him to a race.
- Al Unser

I tell all the rookies that come into our series and
all the young drivers they can come ask me anything at any time,
and we'll give them the straight shoot.
- Al Unser

 

If we get in an accident that's strong enough to break bones,
it's going to break bones.
What makes me a little bit higher risk is that if I
break my right ankle again,
I've got a bunch of screws and plates in there,
and that would not be good.
- Al Unser

The only thing that's changed is the competitiveness of the series.
It's only become harder to win in our series as the years have gone by.
Competition breeds good things, and that's what's happened here.
- Al Unser

I've got a great team of engineers behind this race car.
I've got a great bunch of mechanics that make it reliable.
This car is developed to go out there and be better than the Reynard,
and I feel that it is.
- Al Unser

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

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

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

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

It was my father who taught me to value myself.
He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that
I was the most precious thing in his life.
- Dawn French

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

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

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
- Tatum O'Neal

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

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

Whenever I fail as a father or husband...
a toy and a diamond always works.
- Shahrukh Khan

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

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

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

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

I have never been a material girl.
My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
- Imelda Marcos

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

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

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

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

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

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

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

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
- Horace

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

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

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

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

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 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


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