When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.— Jerry Lewis
Fulfilling Being A Dad quotations
My poor dad said, 'You need to know a lot about one speciality.' My rich dad said, 'You need to learn a little about a lot of things.'
Nikah is a contract that transfers responsibilities.
Therefore know the man you're thinking of marrying, and be sure that he is able to take care of you, more than your dad did. Islam empowers women with honor and dignity. Don't settle for anything less.
My dad was a complicated man. He was a huge racist, my dad, but he still tried to be a good father, you know? Like, he would tell me that Santa Claus was black - that way, when I found out he didn't exist, it wouldn't be that big a let down.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
I couldn't be a cameraman or a designer or an actor - I have to be a director because I learned how to do that from my dad.
Performing at my best is important to me and should be to everyone.
I am blessed that my dad is a chiropractor. Getting adjusted regularly - along with practicing other good health habits that my mom helped me to establish - are all part of my goal to win in life and on the field.
When I was a little boy, I told my dad, 'When I grow up, I want to be a musician.' My dad said: 'You can't do both, Son'.
It was my father who taught me to value myself.
I've got high standards when it comes to boys.
As my dad says, all girls should! I'm from the South - Tennessee, to be exact - and down there, we're all about southern hospitality. I know that if I like a guy, he better be nice, and above all, my dad has to approve of him!
My dad taught me to be a leader or a follower, and he said follower ain't fun.
So I want to be the leader of Bubba Watson.
I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine.
I haven't been baptised. My dad's not in the church and is not a religious person. My mum is more spiritual - she does Thai-chi and goes to Stonehenge and things like that. I'm proud to be pagan. Finland is not really a religious country. I'm still looking for my god.
My Dad, a small-town lawyer, was also named Paul.
Until we lost him when I was 16, he was a gentle presence in my life. I like to think he'd be proud of me and my sister and brothers, because I'm sure proud of him and of where I come from, Janesville, Wisconsin.
...Being a father is the most exciting, amazing thing that ever happened to me.
As my father used to tell me, the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.
My childhood was surrounded by trouble, illness, and my dad's alcoholism, but as I said, we just didn't have the time to be impressed by all those misfortunes. I have an idea that the Irish possess a built-in don't-give-a-damn that helps them through all the stress.
Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.
It was my dad’s idea that music is supposed to be more than simply about entertainment and making a living, but about being of service as an integral part of the consciousness of the world. In honor of him and because it’s right, I use music in that light.
One thing my dad once said to me, "You either want to be right, or you want to be happy. To be happy, there's gotta be a conversation."
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.
I don't have a kid, but I think that I would be a good father, especially if my baby liked to go out drinking.
Being a dad is my most important job because it not only affects my children, but their children and many generations to come.
I wanted my dad to be proud of me, and I fell into acting because there wasn't anything else I could do, and in it I found a discipline that I wanted to keep coming back to, that I love and I learn about every day.
I would like my Dad to be alive so he could see what I am.
There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus;
he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus.
I didn't think it was going to be this fun.
But everything just gets heightened when you have a baby. The volume gets turned up on life. I never knew I could be this happy, and that's the truth.
The greatest gift I ever had Came from God; I call him Dad!
A father carries pictures where his money used to be.
At the time of starting this band I was listening to tons of death metal.
However, the bands that made me want to be in a band to begin with were groups like Korn, Deftones, Slayer, Sepultura... everything that my dad would buy and bring home to me and my brother saying 'Hey, listen to this'.
There should be a children's song: 'If you're happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep'.
You might be smarter, your family might come from privilege, your daddy might own a company, but YOU WILL NOT OUT WORK ME!
I wanted to be a skinny little ballerina but I was a voluptuous little Italian girl whose dad had meatballs on the table every night.
I recruited my dad to be my bass player and fired him on several occasions.
He stayed on as a bus driver.
The only way I’d ever recruit a white quarterback to play for me is if his mom and daddy would both have to be black, and that’s the only way I would do it.
I was a pitcher, and my dad played in college.
The hardest day of my life was telling him I was going to quit to focus more on golf. But with golf, I felt like the game can't be perfected, and that motivated me.