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So my father was a person who never lied to me.
by Nick Cannon

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

Related topics: Dad

In the hip-hop community, it's about how real are you,
or how strong can you be, and really my music just reflects me.
If you can accept me, then you can accept my music.
- Nick Cannon

I'm not geeky but I have my geeky, corky moments,
and then I've got some aspects of cool in me,
I guess.
- Nick Cannon

To be compared to Will Smith is probably one of the
coolest things because that's who I came up admiring.
- Nick Cannon

 

The people who truly love me and loved me before all of this stuff.
You can't ever leave them behind.
- Nick Cannon

I'm so into playing different characters,
even when I was on Nickelodeon.
I just observe.
- Nick Cannon

Oh yeah, the preacher's kid has to be the baddest one.
If everyone is smoking weed, we've got to smoke crack.
If you're throwing rocks, we've got to throw bigger rocks.
- Nick Cannon

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I was 16 years old, driving to LA, and sleeping in my car,
just trying to make it happen.
- Nick Cannon

If you want to be in the automotive business,
you go to Detroit, and you figure it out.
If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at.
Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
- Nick Cannon

Right now, I'm as single as a slice of American cheese.
- Nick Cannon

This is my chance to get out there and appease the
fans of my music as well as show people that I do do
standup comedy because a lot of people don't know that's where I started.
- Nick Cannon

I was rapping at eight.
- Nick Cannon

The only person I've worked with on my album was Kanye.
And between the stuff that I've done and the stuff
that he's assisted on and produced for me for this album,
I don't even need anything else.
- Nick Cannon

It's fun having songs about parties and gigolos,
but I really wanted to use my music as a form of art.
Art is supposed to spark conversation and make people think,
and I wanted to do that with this song.
- Nick Cannon

You have to be vigorous.
That's the only way you are going to get it because
everybody has dreams and everybody has goals,
but the only people who achieve them are the ones that
go after it and don't take no for an answer.
- Nick Cannon

We are already expected to be the goodie two shoes.
I went through that during my junior high schools where
I wasn't allowed to watch television.
I wasn't allowed to listen to the radio.
- Nick Cannon

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

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)

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

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

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

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- 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 always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

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

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

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

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

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

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

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

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

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

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

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

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

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

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

When did it become a problem to be a small businessman
and become successful? The small businessman -
like my father,
or like me?
- Glenn Beck

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

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

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

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

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

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

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

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

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

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

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

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

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

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

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 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

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

My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
- Marion Jones

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

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

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

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

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

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

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

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

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

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


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