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"I love being a dad, and I'm a great dad." - Russell Peters

"It's an ongoing joy being a dad." - Liam Neeson

"Dad, I left my heart up there." - Francis Gary Powers

"Being a Dad is the greatest, except for assembling things." - Conan O'Brien

"Being a dad is more important than football" - David Beckham

"Being a husband and a dad is my inspiration." - Donavon Frankenreiter

"I love being around my mom and my dad." - Maddie Hasson

"I'm being a dad and a good husband." - Chad Smith

"I love being a dad. I just love it." - Jerry Seinfeld

"I'm much more concerned with being a good dad than a good actor, being there for my children, educating them and hopefully helping them avoid some of the mistakes that I've made." - Mark Wahlberg

"My dad has always said to me, "where there is a will there is a way" and this is the type of dedication hockey has taught me. Being dedicated to this sport [hockey] has been my will to play." - P. K. Subban

"I was a really involved dad - not because I'm such a wonderful person. I like being a dad." - Michael Keaton

"I would have loved to have had a gay dad. At school, there were always kids saying 'my dad is bigger than your dad, my dad will batter your dad!' So what? My dad will shag your dad..and your dad will enjoy it." - Frankie Boyle

"My most popular blogs end up being the ones where I talk about being a dad." - Patrick Rothfuss

"I forgive my mom for being a psycho and my dad for being a loser." - Nikki Sixx

"When it comes to Father's Day, I will remember my dad for both being there to nurture me and also for the times he gave me on my own to cultivate my own interests and to nurture my own spirit." - Jennifer Grant

"Life is different than it was in the Nineties. I'm a dad, and there are other things I have to get done in an afternoon than just being an artist." - Chris Robinson

"When I was coming home from school as a youngster, and I saw my dad's car in the driveway, I would go to a friend's house. I connected my dad being there with fear." - Joe Torre

"There is nothing that would upset me more than my dad being bribed by the press. It's like, 'Just let them run it, then. Don't you give them ammunition.'" - Adele

"Being with my kids is really important to me, being a good dad and being around a lot." - Shooter Jennings

"That really is the best part of being a dad. You remember what's important in life." - Russell Simmons

"[On being lesbian:] One pointer: don't come out to your dad in a moving vehicle." - Kate Clinton

"Dad, Thanks for being my biggest fan, even when I strike-out." - John Walter Bratton

"I was probably a terrible husband, but I pride myself on being a good dad." - Dwyane Wade

"I think being a dad is scary. I mean, I'm not that grown-up myself." - Howie Mandel

"I'm a homebody. If I'm not working I'm with my family being a dad." - John C Mcginley

"Sometimes being a dad is like watching a ping-pong match." - Steve Schirripa

"I think it was hard at first for my dad to transition to being immobile." - Jeb Bush

"I really loved my dad. I was very, very close to my dad. He - you know, he was very, very nervous about my being an actor." - Jeffrey Tambor

"My dad being a DJ, I heard all the hits, no matter what. My mom always had on the radio because my dad was on it." - Chad Channing

"I really enjoy being a dad, and maybe I took it too seriously, but I love being around my kids." - Dana Carvey

"I like being what the girls call MOD-"my other Dad." What I've learned in the past year is that every kid is different. But as long as you love them and never forget that love, then you have the key. I think it's all about just being there and loving them because kids feel that every single day." - Ashton Kutcher

"I'd say people get to work and start being more understanding of everybody - instead of calling everybody names, start being more understanding. But get in there and get it done. Kick ass and take names. And this may be my dad talking, but don't spend what you don't have." - Clint Eastwood

"I have spoken honestly about being born into a home where there was discord and chaos. I saw my mom have a rough time with my dad being very controlling, which is why I push back whenever I feel like someone is trying to box me in. It makes me run for the hills." - Christina Aguilera

"For me, there is nothing better than being able to work with my dad every day. But, I know that isn't God's plan for everyone. Fathers, trust God and be a great example for your sons. Even if I didn't work with my dad, the example he set in his personal and public life - as my dad and as a husband, a brother, and a son - is a major part of the reason I am who I am today. Inspire them, encourage them, and guide them. Do everything you can to instill the right values and a strong faith that can carry them through even the toughest times." - Jay Sekulow

"I knew that I needed to do something that I desperately loved. There was a period where I did question if it was acting because I knew that I would be making things hard on myself. I knew that there was going to be a little bit of a hullabaloo because of my dad being who he is and all that." - Colin Hanks

"I told Seal pretty early. He was there from the very beginning. He's always been Dad." - Heidi Klum

"My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night." - Brion James

"There was nothing more important I could do than be supportive as a dad." - Arne Duncan

"My dad graduated seminary there, and so did (sounds like) Mark Kimball's grandfather. They sang in a quartet together, my dad and Mark Kimball's grandfather." - Al Jarreau

"One of the things my dad kept instilling in me was the joy of the game. He made it fun for me. A lot of the time I see kids that don't enjoy being out there and that's a shame; you're supposed to enjoy the game." - Tiger Woods

"My Dad says that being a Londoner has nothing to do with where you're born. He says that there are people who get off a jumbo jet at Heathrow, go through immigration waving any kind of passport, hop on the tube and by the time the train's pulled into Piccadilly Circus they've become a Londoner." - Ben Aaronovitch

"I know Spanish pretty well. I'm half-Puerto Rican - my mom is from Puerto Rico - so I have a lot of family there, and my mom's first language is Spanish. But growing up in the States, and with my dad being from the States, I'm kind of just like this white kid." - David Lambert

"I wasn't aware of my dad being an actor when I was young. I remember there was an Australian children's entertainer on television called Ralph Harris and when I'd say my father was an actor, kids would say, you know, 'oh, is he Ralph Harris?' And I had to say no and then they would lose interest." - Jared Harris

"When I was younger, my dad was making a music video for a band in Montreal. I was goofing around and being a ham. An agent was there and she was telling me, 'Hey, do you think you'd want to go out on auditions?' I was like, 'Yeah, what's an audition? Sure, I'll do it.'" - Vanessa Lengies

"When I was younger, my dad was making a music video for a band in Montreal. I was goofing around and being a ham. An agent was there and she was telling me, 'Hey, do you think you'd want to go out on auditions?' I was like, 'Yeah, what's an audition? Sure, I'll do it." - Vanessa Lengies

"I hate being clean-shaven. My daughter gets very upset if I shave and says, 'Bring back the spikes, Dad." - Eric Bana

"Dad somewhat enjoyed being called gay. He said it made women want to prove the assertion wrong." - Jennifer Grant

"Industrialization created the Father's Catch-22:;: a dad loving his children by being away from the love of his children." - Warren Farrell

"I feel that marrying younger and being quite a young dad helped me with the stability of my career." - Patrick Duffy

"I had a very lovely childhood, and, being an only child, I'm very close to my mom and my dad." - Luke Evans

"I love just lying on the floor at home watching games with my dad. No pressures, just being me." - David Keith

"Attraction doesn't stop when a child is born. It's the opposite. Being a mum and dad makes you even sexier." - Orlando Bloom

"I hate being clean-shaven. My daughter gets very upset if I shave and says, 'Bring back the spikes, Dad.'" - Eric Bana

"I can definitely say the older I've got the better I've become at being a dad and a husband." - Rod Stewart

"I enjoy the school run and being a dad. Boxing will always be with me. I like that." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"My dad being a salesman taught me you can sell anybody anything if you've got the ability to believe." - Marilyn Manson

"Being a dad is the best thing that ever happened to me. It changed my life entirely." - Jake Busey

"My dad knows every single accent from being an old Yiddish grandpa to being Indian or Jamaican. It was very cool to grow up with that." - Ashley Bell

"I really did feel like I was surrounded by family members. I didn't have a dad, and I remember there were all these guys - in the old days, there were no women, except a makeup artist or, occasionally, a script supervisor. So there were just guys who taught me how to, you know, whittle wood, or how to pull focus, and what the camera was doing. And if I was being bratty, they'd sit me down and tell me. There were lots of rules about not being late and making sure that you didn't spill anything. So it felt a little bit like I was in a family." - Jodie Foster

"I didn't know my dad for a long time. My dad was on drugs and my dad was at the VA Hospital, my dad was off in his own world selling drugs or using them or there would be crack heads in the house or whatever it would be." - Shia Labeouf

"Dad: Honey, have you seen my glasses? I ca' find them. Mom: I haven't seen them. Calvin: (with glasses, to Dad) Calvin, go do something you hate! Being miserable builds character!" - Bill Watterson

"My dad has done a bit of research on our family tree, and we can trace it quite far back. My dad believes he has traced us back to being a great-great-great-great-great-great cousin of Wellington." - Tom Bennett

"Can't blame men for wanting him. And wouldn't be surprised if Dad even mildly flirted back. Dad somewhat enjoyed being called gay. He said it made women want to prove the assertion wrong." - Jennifer Grant

"I'm a hands-on dad. I love my kids more than anything. It's very important to me. I'd give myself a 10 out of 10 for being a dad." - Dominic Purcell

"I do think my old fella wasn't much of a... I don't remember him ever being a 'dad' dad. He was too busy working. It was a hard life, man." - Noel Gallagher

"The only advantage to being a middle-aged man is that when you put on a jacket and tie, you're the Scary Dad. Never mind that no one has had an actually scary dad since 1966. The visceral fear remains." - P J Orourke

"Is there a God? If not, what are all these churches for? And who is Jesus' dad?" - Michael Scott

"My little son, Atticus, desperately needs his dad and I haven't been there for him... and that's sad." - Daniel Baldwin

"My dad was a good athlete. My mom had longevity. There were some athletic genes that certainly got passed down." - Hale Irwin

"Studies show that children best flourish when one mom and one dad are there to raise them." - John Boehner

"My dad and my uncles owned a bar outside of Cincinnati. I worked there growing up, mopping floors, waiting tables." - John Boehner

"My dad was a janitor for U.S. Radium Corporation, and he stayed there for 37 years. So he didn't read." - Walter Dean Myers

"My dad was an Arsenal supporter and he used to take me there, but I've always been Chelsea." - Eric Bristow

"My dad is a good dad." - Mindy Mccready

"My dad was a great dad." - Bijou Phillips

"I used to have to come home and write and then record work tapes of those new songs. So now I can do it all on the road and that has been a huge difference that has happened in 2016. It is the only way for me to really balance. There is a lot of overhead, but it's a big investment towards being a dad and a husband, which is ultimately my number one goal." - Granger Smith

"When I was a kid and I was being introduced to science fiction by watching movies with my Dad, Kubrick is one of those guys that we used to watch, you know, I watched Clockwork Orange at an age that was incredibly inappropriate, but he sat there with me and he explained what was going on and you know, I came to appreciate it even if I was terrified at the time." - Duncan Jones

"I still talk to my mom every day and she passed away when I was 28. And I still talk to my dad. The reality is that they're with you forever; the bond continues and they're there to help you and guide you. The best coaches I ever had, the best teachers, my parents, they all made it safe for me, not by being warm and fuzzy all the time, but by loving me so much, they were willing to make me better." - Mike Babcock

"When I was nine, I asked my Dad, 'Can I have your movie camera? That old, wind-up 8-millimeter movie camera that's in your drawer?' And he goes, 'Sure, take it.' And I took it, and I started making movies with it, and I started being as creative as I could, and never once in my life did my parents ever say, ' What you're doing is a waste of time.' Never..... I know there are kids out there that don't have that support system. So, if you're out there and you're listening, listen to me: If you wanna be creative, get out there and do it. It's not a waste of time." - Michael Giacchino

"When I was nine, I asked my Dad, "Can I have your movie camera? That old, wind-up 8-millimeter movie camera that's in your drawer?" And he goes, "Sure, take it." And I took it, and I started making movies with it, and I started being as creative as I could, and never once in my life did my parents ever say, " What you're doing is a waste of time." Never..... I know there are kids out there that do' have that support system. So, if you're out there and you're listening, listen to me: If you wanna be creative, get out there and do it. It's not a waste of time." - Michael Giacchino

"This is how it essentially is for Bunny Junior. He loves his dad. He thinks there is no dad better, cleverer, or more capable, and he stands there beside him with a sense of pride - he's my dad - and he also, of course, stands beside him because he has nowhere else to go." - Nick Cave

"When I was younger, there was a sort of stigma attached to my stamina. My dad took me swimming one day and I just was no good at it, so my dad said, 'Your stamina's bad." - Charlie Bewley

"I always wished my dad was there to intimidate my boyfriends or something. It's supposed to be your dad giving your guys friends the stink-eye for sneaking beer through your house, not your mom." - Iliza Shlesinger

"My dad spent his whole life getting into fights for telling what he believed to be the truth. Basically it comes from my dad-and he's screaming right-wing, so there you are." - Thom Yorke

"My views about God come from my dad. Dad told me that he believed Nature, which to him included humankind, to be so beautiful, so magnificent, that there had to be something behind it all." - Al Franken

"There are absolutely no problems between me, my dad and my sister. Obviously I grew up with just my mum, but my relationship with my dad is just fine." - Norah Jones

"When I was younger, there was a sort of stigma attached to my stamina. My dad took me swimming one day and I just was no good at it, so my dad said, 'Your stamina's bad.'" - Charlie Bewley

"I said, 'Ooh, Dad, I want the yellow ones.' He said, 'Where?' I said, 'Right there, Dad. I want the yellow ones.' Everybody goes, 'Those are green'. That's how I knew I was colorblind." - Michael Rosenbaum

"Apprenticeship is one of the dearest roles of childhood, not just watching Dad or Mother, but being taught a hands-on trade." - Carol Bly

"The things I care about are the most pedestrian things in the world. I care about good ice cream and being a good dad and a decent husband." - Michael Ian Black

"Being a dad is my most important job because it not only affects my children, but their children and many generations to come." - Mark Dominik

"Thank you Dad... for listening and caring, for giving and sharing, but, especially, for just being you! Happy Birthday to you" - John Walter Bratton

"Sometimes my dad even gets on this kick-'You hate this country'....I have to tell him...I just hate being lied to." - Bill Hicks

"And as Dad said to me, 'You can't always stop people from being mean. But you can stop them from making you mean." - Mike Mason

"My dad didn't often bring me to the set, being an actor himself, so my infancy as an actor was wracked with a lot of giggles and nervousness." - Josh Brolin

"I always tell people that my primary job is being a dad and husband. Music is just what pays the bills." - Aaron Watson

"I retired at age 40 because my daughters looked at me one day and said: 'Dad, being bald and wearing shorts doesn't look good together'." - Alfredo Di Stefano

"Father's Day is important because, besides being the day on which we honor Dad, it's the one day of the year that Brookstone does any business." - Jimmy Fallon

"Growing up with my dad being a musician, it seemed like a male centric world to me. I just didn't know many girls playing guitar." - Lola Kirke

"My dad always, he helped me by not helping me. He always said, being a producer, it was all about conviction." - Thomas Langmann

"The hardest part about parenting is when I have to be The Dad-aka the Fun-Sucker-as opposed to being a friend." - James Patterson

"I love being a dad. I'd have more kids if I could. I'd take a couple more, one or two more before I croak." - Richie Sambora

"I think women look for that quality in a man of being a good dad whether they're immediately wanting to be a parent or not." - Emily Vancamp

"Being an only child, I didn't have any other family but my mom and dad really, since the rest of my family lived quite far away from London." - Tom Hardy

"I love being a dad, and I'm good at it. Kids teach you about life, like how not to focus on yourself so much." - Dennis Quaid

"I love being a dad. Basically it's the most gratifying, rewarding relationship in life. But, at the same time, it certainly is the most challenging." - Dennis Quaid

"The best thing about being a dad? Well, I think it's just the thing that every man wants - to have a son and heir." - George Best

"I started off as many fathers do. I enjoyed the good bits, but I was wary of the responsibility. But now I love being a dad." - Noel Gallagher

"I couldn't walk down any street in Britain without being laughed at. It was a nightmare. My children were devastated because their dad was a figure of ridicule." - David Icke

"I love being a dad, it keeps me fit and inspired and children are so funny. They always supply you with acting material!" - Wesley Snipes

"Performing has always been something I wanted to do. My dad had a video camera and I loved being in front of it." - Julia Voth

"I'm very competitive. I remember being 4 years old trying to out-chug my dad in a milk-chugging contest. It's been in my blood." - Ryan Lochte

"We all have roles in life. I'm a dad, a husband, this and that, but basically I only feel justified in being alive when I'm on the stage." - Jack Bruce

"Because Dad was famous, I was so used to being identified as 'John Huston's daughter' that I couldn't think of myself as anyone else." - Allegra Huston

"I'm probably a little more like my dad. But because of my mom, I never saw being a woman as being an impediment to being able to do something. She had her Ph.D. before I was born." - Mary Cheney

"I have great faith that Heaven's there and I'll see my brothers and my mom and dad when I get there." - Ernie Harwell

"My dad is awesome." - Justin Halpern

"Dad always warned that it was misleading when one imagined people, when one sas them in the Mind's Eye, because one never remembered them as they really were, with as many inconsistencies as there were hairs on a human head (100,000 to 200,000). Instead, the mind used a lazy shorthand, smoothed the person over into their most dominating characteristic-their pessimism or insecurity (something really being lazy, turning them into either Nice or Mean)-and one made the mistake of judging them from this basis alone and risked, on a subsequent encounter, being dangerously surprised." - Marisha Pessl

"Barney's Dad was really bad so Barney hatched a plan when his dad said "Eat your peas." Barney shouted no and ran Barney tricked his mean old dad and locked him in the cellar Barney's Mom never found out where he'd gone, Cause Barney didn't tell her. There his dad spent his life eating mice and gruel With every bite for fifty years he was sorry he'd been cruel" - Bill Watterson

"There are no discords in my being. Being is peace." - Myrtle Fillmore

"I had this duality growing up with my dad being a strict Catholic and his brother being a priest and my mother finding God in nature, so I've taken a little from both [traditions]." - David Lachapelle

"When you get pure joy out of 'being' rather than 'doing' or 'seeing,' that's when you realize how big and unexplainable some things are and being a dad is one of those very few things." - Brendan Fehr

"My dad, being a jingle writer, and my mom, being a jingle singer, they hooked me up with some people when I was a kid that worked with children's jingle singing groups. I used to sing jingles as a kid." - Reeve Carney

"I do remember being teased by my cousins on my mom's side for not being black enough. And then I'd spend the summer with my dad and be sent to all white summer camps where I was 'that black girl.'" - Lauren London

"I was just a kid and I didn't have a dad. That's hard, because when you're a kid, you blame yourself for everything. And I blamed myself for him not being around, for my parents not being together." - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"When you get pure joy out of 'being' rather than 'doing' or 'seeing', that's when you realize how big and unexplainable some things are and being a dad is one of those very few things." - Brendan Fehr

"I always thought that family was the most important thing in life, and no matter what I do, whether being a chef or an actor or a dancer, being a dad is what I do best." - David Burtka

"There should be a children's song: 'If you're happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep'." - Jim Gaffigan

"No, no, no, no,no,' he gasped. 'You can't bring up your mum and dad while your hand is down there, Finke" - Melina Marchetta

"They needed to grieve alone was what Tibby's dad said. Lena wondered if really there was any choice in that. Everyone grieved alone." - Ann Brashares

"When I was growing up we didn't have a massive house and there were five women running around, so my dad and I had to stick together!" - Louis Tomlinson

"Dear Mom and Dad, Leave $50,000 in a bag under the bridge on Decatur Street. If there is no bridge on Decatur Street, please build one." - Woody Allen

"There are no secrets at our house. We tell the kids, 'Mom and Dad are going off to kiss.' They go, 'Eww, gross!' But we demand it." - Brad Pitt

"There was no luxury. I never got on an airplane until I was 18. We drove everywhere. My dad was like, "Waste not, want not."" - Ryan Mcginley

"I was obsessed with clowns. My dad had to get rid of them. I thought there were clowns under my bed for years." - Haley Bennett

"When I was a kid I went and saw Bill Cosby with my dad, and I remember sitting there and laughing so hard." - Dave Coulier

"You know, my mother's beautiful, my dad was a really handsome man, and there was a lot of talk about looks when I was growing up." - Courteney Cox

"I was raised on Broadway because of my dad, but I never thought I had what it took to make it there, although I always wanted to." - Jennifer Grey

"My mum is West African, from Senegal; my dad is from Grenada. There was a huge controversy about them getting together." - Estelle

"My dad was quiet, angry, shut down. So my thing is: I express everything that's there. I want to get it all out." - Glen Hansard

"I was born in Scotland and have lived there all my life. I speak conversational Cantonese with my dad when I'm at home, and very basic Mandarin." - Katie Leung

"We moved to Gambia from Sweden when I was six years old because my dad was from there. It was definitely a culture shock." - Seinabo Sey

"The Olympia was a really special place for me as a kid. I saw Dad perform there so many times, so it means a lot." - Domhnall Gleeson

"I know I'm 25 now, but there's still that little lad inside me who likes his dad there to see him." - Jamie Redknapp

"It's always been a dream of mine to get somewhere and to have my mom and dad with me up there." - Haley Reinhart

"When I went to drama school, I thought that everybody would think I was only there because my dad was on TV." - Linus Roache

"There is a history of footballers in my family; my granddad played for Notts County and my dad played at county level." - Matt Smith

"In addition, there is one title I cherish a great deal more than Congressman and that is the title of... Dad." - J C Watts

"I absolutely love working with my dad because there is such an ease about it, and I also love his company." - Samuel West



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