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My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
by Victor Borge

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

Related topics: Dad

Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations.
There is more logic in humor than in anything else.
Because, you see, humor is truth.
- Victor Borge

I don't mind going back to daylight saving time.
With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I've saved all year.
- Victor Borge

I wish to thank my parents for making it all possible...
and I wish to thank my children for making it necessary.
- Victor Borge

 

Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year.
- Victor Borge

If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter,
that's my reward.
- Victor Borge

When an opera star sings her head off,
she usually improves her appearance.
- Victor Borge

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Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
- Victor Borge

He was happily married - but his wife wasn't.
- Victor Borge

I only know two pieces; one is 'Clair de Lune' and the other one isn't.
- Victor Borge

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer.
- Victor Borge

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

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

She got her looks from her father.
He's a plastic surgeon.
- Groucho Marx

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

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

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

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 father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

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

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

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

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

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

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

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

My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

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

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

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

There's really no point in having children if you're
not going to be home enough to father them.
- Anthony Edwards

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

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

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

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

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him,
I believe - as with the Holy Spirit -
He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
- Benny Hinn

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

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

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

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

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

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

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

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

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

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

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

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

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

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

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

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

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


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