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I mean, I look at my dad.
by Adam Sandler

I mean, I look at my dad.
He was twenty when he started having a family,
and he was always the coolest dad.
He did everything for his kids, and he never made us
feel like he was pressured.
I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.
- Adam Sandler

Related topics: Family

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

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 sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

 

I'm not looking to get away from anything.
I like what I've done.
I like what I get to do and I enjoy working with my friends.
I loved those movies, but this is incredible.
- Adam Sandler

Chemistry can be a good and bad thing.
Chemistry is good when you make love with it.
Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
- Adam Sandler

I think the reason I don't read is because,
when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else.
You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?
- Adam Sandler

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When I was younger and did a stand-up gig,
it would take me two weeks to recover.
Sometimes I'd get so panicked that I would stutter.
- Adam Sandler

Well I have a microphone and you don't so you will
listen to every damn word I have to say!
- Adam Sandler

I don't like being out in public too much.
I don't like going to bars.
I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
- Adam Sandler

We just bought this house.
It's too big.
It's like 400,000 square feet, or something.
We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house!
It's just too big.
- Adam Sandler

Well, we're living in a material world,
and I'm a material girl...
or boy.
- Adam Sandler

My comedy is different every time I do it.
I don't know what the hell I'm doing.
- Adam Sandler

Most of the stuff I do on the show comes out of me
just trying to make my friends laugh.
- Adam Sandler

I don't think about that.
I wasn't a kid growing up saying one day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech.
That wasn't on my mind.
So what I do is the best work I can do.
- Adam Sandler

I shouldn't be near Vegas and have money in my pocket.
- Adam Sandler

I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience.
- Adam Sandler

I sang a song at my sister's wedding.
My mother forced me into that, too.
But that one felt all right.
- Adam Sandler

Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle
you with my microphone wire!
- Adam Sandler

I do love the films I've done in the past.
I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and
we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.
- Adam Sandler

The problem with me, as far as getting married and having a family,
is that my comedy is so important to me.
So I don't know if I'll ever be as good a dad as my dad.
- Adam Sandler

I'm 31 now.
I think I'm beginning to understand what life is,
what romance is, and what a relationship means.
- Adam Sandler

It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life.
I wouldn't compare our movie to that,
but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't
appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end
that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.
- Adam Sandler

To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews.
I never thought about what people would say about me.
I was just a young guy who was excited to become a
comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
- Adam Sandler

I don't know who I touch and who I don't.
I work hard trying to make people laugh.
I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up.
I don't have any secrets.
I don't know the reasons I've been so well received.
- Adam Sandler

When I'm up there, and I know the show's coming to a close,
in my head I'm saying to myself, Oh man,
you gotta get off and be a normal person again.
That's what I don't like so much.
- Adam Sandler

You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how
many women you sleep with,
some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,'
start whispering that you're gay.
If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it,
but I'm not.
- Adam Sandler

My movies just kind of sneak up on you.
I don't have to worry too much about what everybody is going to say.
Anyway, I really don't pay attention to what the world says about my movies.
I just care about what my buddies think.
- Adam Sandler

I'm not comfortable being around too many people.
I don't like being out in public too much.
I don't like going to bars.
I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
So most of the characters I play are people who don't
always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
- Adam Sandler

Doing Saturday Night Live definitely affects my relationship
with my girlfriend and with my family,
because you feel so much pressure to do well that night.
But I think everyone's grown to accept that and so
they give me my space at the show.
- Adam Sandler

When I got into this, I never thought about reviews.
I never thought about what people would say about me,
I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor,
and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
- Adam Sandler

This character feels so much like my brother.
He has two children.
He has a wife.
He works with me.
He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants
his kids to grow up in the school they started with.
He doesn't want them to lose friends.
He is his family's hero.
- Adam Sandler

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything.
You are you and that is the beginning and the end -
no apologies, no regrets.
- Henry Kissinger

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An "always been" does not mean I must choose "what must be."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The right to do something doesn't mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
- Albert Einstein

Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything.
It's the time we spent together that matters,
not how we left it.
- Trey Parker

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Uncertainty" is NOT "I don't know."
It is "I can't know."
"I am uncertain" does not mean "I could be certain."
- Wener Karl Heisenberg

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,'
they really mean,
'not really.'
- Dave Parnas

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
- Irene Peter

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must
arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
- James Madison

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world
doesn't mean you are wiser
than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just because something doesn't do what you planned
it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
- Thomas A. Edison

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means
you haven't succeeded yet.
- Robert H. Schuller

Sucking the marrow out of life
doesn't mean choking on the bone.
- Robin Williams as John Keating
in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society

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

Be clear with yourself about what you mean
in conversations with others, and especially with yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

Just because I don't care,
doesn't mean I don't understand.
- Matt Groening's TV series The Simpsons.

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before,
Or else I am awake for the first time,
and all before has been a mean sleep.
- Walt Whitman

To be successful for a moment because of one movie doesn't mean anything.
- Nastassja Kinski

Logic plus logic equals the illogical.
Do you know what I mean?
- Jason Schwartzman

The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire


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