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Marion Jones Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Parenting

I was only 24 then, but 18 of those 24 years had been
dedicated to wanting to get to that moment.
- Marion Jones

A lot of women say they love being pregnant,
but I wasn't such a big fan.
- Marion Jones

Nobody has ever said anything about Marion Jones every
using performance-enhancing drugs and they never will.
- Marion Jones

 

The ultimate would be to compete in a couple more Olympics,
hopefully break some world records and wind up my sports
career with a couple of years in the WNBA.
- Marion Jones

Our lives are so hectic and full, and we have a big family right now.
- Marion Jones

It's hard to have a bad hair day when you're famous.
- Marion Jones

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When I'm home, I'm relaxed.
- Marion Jones

I'm an Internet junkie.
- Marion Jones

As a child I was very involved with sports and I knew
at age 9 that I wanted to be an Olympic champion.
- Marion Jones

I've set no world record.
- Marion Jones

But I don't believe in guilt by association.
- Marion Jones

Everywhere we go, people recognize me.
- Marion Jones

We realized that the only persons we can truly trust
in this world is each other and our families.
- Marion Jones

I did pretty well at the Sydney Olympics,
but those were my first Games.
- Marion Jones

I'm a jock and I'm an athlete, and that's what I love to do.
- Marion Jones

I will continue to express the fact I am for a drug-free
sport and always will be.
- Marion Jones

You forget that sometimes people are out there to get you -
they don't even have a reason.
- Marion Jones

I think the people who have really followed my career
from the time I was seven years old can see my steady
progress and see the type of person and athlete I am.
- Marion Jones

In my opinion, Jackie is the greatest female athlete ever.
- Marion Jones

I'm for a drug-free sport and always will be.
- Marion Jones

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

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 was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

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

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

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

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

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

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

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

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

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

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

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

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

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

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


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