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"Being a child that grew up with a single mom back in the 70s, Fathers Day to me was always a very uncomfortable time. At school, we would make Fathers Day cards for our dads, and I usually mailed one to my dad, and he hardly ever responded." - Art Alexakis

"If I could choose from all the fathers in the world, Dad, I'd choose you!" - John Walter Bratton

"Some musicians I know are incredible fathers. Like Keith Richards. A fantastic dad." - Jack Bruce

"One day, I found my dad's dressing-gown in an old suitcase, and it transported me back to when I was five and thought he was a god or a superhero who could do anything. After that, I wrote my first positive book about fathers, about my dad." - Anthony Browne

"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

"Mothers' Day and Fathers' Day should be abolished because they are sexist." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"On this special Fathers Day, we'd like to wish all of you a very Happy Birthday." - Ralph Kiner

"Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers, are being taught at home." - Ernest Istook

"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'm dying to be a great dad one day, whenever that day comes." - Drake

"Working mothers do an hour more per day than working fathers do and working mothers do on average an hour more per day with the kids than working fathers do." - James Levine

"I thought my dad was out of work, because my friends had fathers with briefcases who'd go off somewhere with bow ties on. But my father would finish breakfast and go back to his room." - Thomas Steinbeck

"My dad didn't hug me every day and say he loved me and anything like that." - Billy Bob Thornton

"I think that my experience as a single mom getting into relationships in an impoverished district with men that don't have options resonates with people. I don't get into the deadbeat dad thing. I don't think men innately decide to be irresponsible fathers. I think there's a backstory. They're given really bad choices. It's less deadbeat dads and more unemployed fathers, and some fathers decide to sedate and give up." - Cheri Honkala

"Fathers and mothers," she found herself saying, "leave their mark, no matter if we've known them a lifetime or only a day." - Nalini Singh

"Fathers and mothers," she found herself saying, "leave their mark, no matter if we've known them a lifetime or only a day." - Nalini Singh

"Of all the things I have been privileged to do and experience in life, the highest honor has been fatherhood. Wishing Fathers everywhere a wonderful day." - Roy Yamaguchi

"Wild was the day; the wintry sea Moaned sadly on New England's strand, When first the thoughtful and the free, Our fathers, trod the desert land." - William Cullen Bryant

"Fathers and mothers," she found herself saying, "leave their mark, no matter if we"ve known them a lifetime or only a day." - Nalini Singh

"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

"Success has many fathers." - John F Kennedy

"I have two fathers." - Shania Twain

"One day that same year, I told my dad that someday, I would sail around the world alone." - Abby Sunderland

"You don't remember the times your dad held your handle bars. You remember the day he let go." - Lenore Skenazy

"Father's Day makes me wish I could talk to my Dad just one more time, instead of all the time." - Anthony Jeselnik

"My dad worked in a very typical first-generation immigrant fashion - 24 hours a day for years." - George Michael

"My dad raced motocross back in the day, and I've always enjoyed watching it. That sport intrigues me." - Virgil Green

"My dad is a great writer. Naturally talented, naturally charming. He embodies that back-in-the-day cool." - Drake

"My mother raised three children on her own and my dad was a doctor working 16 hours a day." - Christopher Meloni

"My life is nothing like the Daddy Day Care life. Me around the house is nothing like the Daddy Day Care dad." - Eddie Murphy

"Fathers and sons are natural enemies. Look at any species. Shark, sees his father in the water, he's not thinking, Hey dad, wassup ? He's thinking, Back off, old man, this surfer carcass is mine. Of course, when his girlfriend swims up and she's like, Way, you know, there's enough surfer for everybody. You and your dad need to frenzy together more. Leave you father a thigh." - Christopher Titus

"A day without a smile is a day wasted" - Wiz Khalifa

"Night, a more perfect day." - Arthur Symons

"The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it." - Dylan Thomas

"My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me every day after school in the back yard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad." - Mickey Mantle

"What are the origins of dressage? Did just, one day, some young horse say to his dad, 'Dad, I don't want to charge into battle...I just wanna dance'?" - Stephen Colbert

"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

"One day you will come to Montauk and see your dad playing the piano And see your other dad wearing glasses Hope that you will want to stay for a while Don't worry I know you'll have to go" - Rufus Wainwright

"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

"Surrogate fathers and other male figures stepped in to give guidance after my dad died. Businessmen taught me to honor my commitments; others gave me opportunities beyond my wildest imaginations. Authors and speakers set good, solid examples of high standards and lofty goals for me; mature, committed Christians nurtured and instructed me." - Zig Ziglar

"I've seen fathers criticizing their sons the moment a game's over. Not my dad. It doesn't matter if I threw an interception or a Hail Mary, he always says, 'Good job, son, I'm proud of you.' Then he shakes my hand and gives me a hug. Every time." - Ben Roethlisberger

"For a man, there's a big responsibility that comes with having a boy because men are made by their fathers. If you've got a good productive man around it's better. I have such a close relationship with my dad and that responsibility to produce a good man is something I think about." - Rafe Spall

"Noble fathers have noble children." - Euripides

"Good fathers make good sons." - Anonymous

"Some day Love shall claim his own Some day Right ascend his throne, Some day hidden Truth be known; Some day - some sweet day." - John L. Bates

"How strange it is that we of the present day are constantly praising that past age which our fathers abused, and as constantly abusing that present age, which our children will praise." - Charles Caleb Colton

"A wedding is for daughters and fathers. The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day." - Sarah Ruhl

"You can look forward with hope, because one day there will be no more separation, no more scars, and no more suffering in My Fathers House. It's the home of your dreams!" - Anne Graham Lotz

"If you factor in not just who's doing what at home, but how much more time working fathers are spending on work outside the home, on average they spend two hours more per day outside the home." - James Levine

"For Dad, the perfect Father's Day would be one in which he didn't even realize that it was Father's Day, because nobody was making him appreciate gifts he didn't want, or read greeting cards filled with lame Father's Day poetry." - Dave Barry

"I miss my dad every day, but I know he would be proud to see me continuing to swim and going for another shot at the Olympics." - Eric Shanteau

"I dedicate my love and whole heart this Memorial Day to my Dad, a soldier, who like many others, suffers in silence with pride and honor." - Pink

"Every day after work, my mom and I go shopping. My dad is about to kill me. I say, We need it, daddy!" - Miley Cyrus

"Every day my mother had tea. My dad has his ritual cigar. They had their evening cocktail. Those rituals were done nicely, with flair and feeling." - John Travolta

"My dad was diagnosed with cancer, so we ended up burying him a year to the day that he was diagnosed." - Sean William Scott

"I got my dad a great father's Day present. He called to say: 'Ach. Zis present is so good I now think it vas almost vorth having children." - Johann Hari

"The Bush administration has apparently approved a plan to oust Saddam Hussein. I think that's President Bush's Father's Day gift to his Dad." - Jay Leno

"Nowadays you can't even spank your kids. No, gotta give 'em a time out. My dad would take time out of his busy day... to whip our ass." - Jeff Foxworthy

"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

"I first wanted to be a comedian when I was six or seven and my dad showed me Laurel and Hardy's "Perfect Day" on tv." - Will Smith

"My Rich Dad said, 'All of us have the power of choice. I choose to be rich, and I make that choice every day.'" - Robert Kiyosaki

"My dad read history, about a book a day, but only after he retired as a successful bank and insurance man." - Barry Hannah

"I'm concerned a little bit with the culture of celebrating the fundraise. My dad taught me that when you borrow money it's the worst day of your life." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"I have the rare privilege of talking to my dad every night at 10 p.m. and hearing about what he did that day." - Vanessa Kerry

"I really got to see my dad enjoy every day that he was working. Everybody should be able to have this much fun when they go to work." - Tyler Ritter

"My dad was a presence, of course, but he worked nights a lot, and I would only see him one day a week." - Richard Lagravenese

"Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat, 'Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.'" - Gina Rodriguez

"Dad was joyful until the day he died, and I think that joy was deeply rooted in his love affair with God." - Mark Shriver

"My dad was diagnosed with cancer, so we ended up burying him a year to the day that he was diagnosed." - Seann William Scott

"I'd like to play Matt Damon's daddy. He's a wonderful actor, I really admire him, and I'd like to play his dad one day." - Larry Hagman

"My dad said 'When you love what you do, you never work a day in your life,' and I agree with that." - Hunter Hayes

"My dad was my swim coach growing up, and I tried to get kicked out of practice every day. I was a little devil kid." - Ryan Lochte

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

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

"Hug your children...Kiss your mothers and fathers, your brothers and sisters. Tell them how much you love them, every day. Because every day is the last day. Every light casts a shadow. And only the gods know when the darkness will find us." - Seth Grahame-Smith

"Even in the 1960's, look at the minority percent of those kids being raised without a father. It was around 20 percent. America is at 80% today. I think the government is to blame for that. I think the media is to blame for that. I think you have to look at television shows and sitcoms. How do they portray fathers? They are dopey. They are dumb. They are fat. The mom is hot and the kids make fun of dad, and mom makes fun of dad. We have just relegated his role to be sort of the dumpy loser guy. And we need to get that back." - Kevin Sorbo

"Take life one day at a time because every day is a different day with new challenges." - Penny Streeter

"Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose." - Mitt Romney

"My dad worked every day. I didn't get into show business to work every day. So the fact that most days I get to like, spend really good time with my kids - that's what success is to me." - Chris Rock

"When you grow up on a dairy farm, cows don't take a day off. So you work every day and my dad always said, 'No one can outwork you,'" - Pat Summitt

"When you grow up on a dairy farm, cows don't take a day off. So you work every day and my dad always said, 'No one can outwork you." - Pat Summitt

"Every day in our house is like Valentine's Day. I've kept it traditional with what my dad has done with my mom. Every morning, I get up and I make coffee and I bring Giuliana coffee in bed." - Bill Rancic

"The only day I remember of my parents' marriage was the day my dad walked out. As I stood there at five years old, with my older sister and younger brother, I knew that he was gone." - Ellie Goulding

"When you grow up on a dairy farm, cows don't take a day off. So you work every day and my dad always said, 'No one can outwork you.'" - Pat Summitt

"We long for our father. We wear his clothes, and actually try to fill his shoes. . . . We hang on to him, begging him to teach ushow to do whatever is masculine, to throw balls or be in the woods or go see where he works. . . . We want our fathers to protect us from coming too completely under the control of our mothers. . . . We want to be seen with Dad, hanging out with men and doing men things." - Frank Pittman

"Fathers are very, very important in building the foundations and self-esteem of children. For me, the way that I was raised, consideration, courtesy and manners are really key and I think the father plays a big role in setting an example to children in how to behave out in the world and how to treat people. It's a little bit different when it comes from the dad rather than the mum somehow." - Liv Tyler

"Life is but a day at most." - Robert Burns

"The day is conscious of itself." - Rumi

"In baseball, there's always the next day" - Ryne Sandberg

"One is not oneself every day-fortunately." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"My dad is awesome." - Justin Halpern

"Fathers should speak with their children." - Pope Francis

"See! This our fathers did for us." - John Ruskin

"Our fathers never leave us. Ever." - Brad Meltzer

"Who doesn't desire his fathers death?" - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Fathers should make you feel safe." - Karen Cushman

"Success has many fathers; failures have none." - Philip Caldwell

"Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"... the moral equal of our Founding Fathers." - Ronald Reagan

"Success has many fathers, failure many sons." - Ryan Ross

"Argos is the land of your fathers." - Isocrates

"Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents." - Margaret Mead

"Without fathers you would have no civilization." - Michael Gurian

"Fathers can find great inspiration in faith." - Bruce Feiler

"If your dad is anything like mine, then you have no clue what to buy him for Father's Day. The only Father's Day tradition in my family is the annual conversation he and I have where I say, 'Hey, Dad, what do you want for Father's Day this year?' and he says, 'Nothing.' Then I ask my mom what I should get him and she says, 'He likes sandalwood soap, dangly jewelry and Chanel No. 5 perfume.'" - Michael Showalter

"Day in, day out. That same old voodoo follows me about." - Johnny Mercer

"Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all?" - Vin Scully

"Pale January lay In its cradle day by day Dead or living, hard to say." - Alfred Austin

"Day treads upon the heels of day, and the new moons hasten to their waning." - Horace

"Life's nurse, sent from heaven to create us anew day by day." - Charles Reade

"We are always bargaining with our feelings so that we can live from day to day." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"The key to ultimate succcess is the determination to progress day by day." - Edmar Mednis

"To become learned, each day add something. To become enlightened, each day drop something" - Laozi

"The nicest Father's Day surprise of all for Dad would be if you handed him a box, and he unwrapped it, and there, inside, sitting on a bed of folded tissue, was the pair of his undershorts that somebody threw away six months ago (without asking Dad) because they had reached the stage where they were 3 percent undershorts and 97 percent holes. Dad misses those undershorts. They were his Faithful Undershorts Companion." - Dave Barry

"In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons." - Herodotus

"In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons." - Croesus of Lydia

"Children can find other children to be pals. Children need fathers to be fathers." - Garrison Keillor

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus

"My dad was a longshoreman in the Port of Miami. Tough job. I worked down there in the summer once. One day. Never again. My dad was a no-nonsense guy. As a kid, I hated his rules, but as a man, I understand what he was teaching. He taught me you have to work hard for everything you get." - Nick Ferguson

"My dad told me something long before I was in politics, and when your dad gives you advice every single day, eventually one or two of the things stick in your mind. And he said, don't believe what people say, believe what they do." - Mick Mulvaney

"My family, theyre story tellers. My mom is Irish, and my dad is Italian. In my family, we werent allowed to watch TV while we ate - we had to sit around the table and tell stories about our day." - Meg Cabot

"I grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and my parents are really right wingers. My dad watches, like, five or six hours of Fox News every day and stuff like that." - Jeffrey R Immelt

"I"ve met plenty of embarrassing parents, but Kronos, the evil Titan Lord who wanted to destroy Western Civilization? Not the kind of dad you invited to school for Career Day." - Rick Riordan

"I've met plenty of embarrassing parents, but Kronos, the evil Titan Lord who wanted to destroy Western Civilization? Not the kind of dad you invited to school for Career Day." - Rick Riordan

"One day my dad said, "If you guys ever stop singing, I'll drop you like a hot potato." That's what he said. It hurt me. You don't say that to children and I never forgot it." - Michael Jackson

"I think the saddest day of my life was when I realized I could beat my Dad at most things, and Bart experienced that at the age of four." - Homer

"Ever have that one friend who gets a Valentine's Day gift for their mother? Doens't that freak you out a little? It's like, 'I don't know how to break this to you but I think she's banging your dad!'" - Russ Meneve

"Gabrielle was insulted and didn't even bother to hide it. 'Oh, and I suppose you think your dad was alone when he free-climbed the Kyoto Banking Tower on a windy day last September." - Ally Carter

"Oh God. valentine's Day tomorrow. Why? Why? Why is (the) entire world geared to make people not involved in romance feel stupid when everyone knows romance does not work anyway. Look at (the) royal family. Look at Mum and Dad." - Helen Fielding

"I've learned that each day is definitely a gift. When my dad died, I made sure I said everything to him. I realized that once he's gone, he's gone. No matter how angry or resentful or whatever." - John Feldmann

"I'm a husband and a dad. Two thirds of my day is spent being that character. It's a huge part of my identity and why I pursue things I do." - Ben Sollee

"We're our kids' first and best role models. So the first question is, what are you as a mom or a dad doing every day, or every week, to start getting into the good habits?" - Michelle Obama

"I asked my mother I said, "You divorced my dad, how did you decide? She said, "I decided twelve years before he knew it." I was like wow; I'm learning something new every day." - Denzel Washington

"Twitter broke the other day, and a lot of people were going, My Thumbs! My thumbs are moving for no reason! What's that? A book. Who are you? Dad. I miss you. Let's talk." - Robin Williams

"Kids did really well in their A levels, how do we respond? 'A Levels are getting easier, in my day you had to do fifty questions in a minute, if you got one wrong, they killed your dad!" - Russell Howard

"I struggle every day with trying to be a better dad, a better husband, better musician, better artist. It consumes me, and I don't see an end in sight." - Harry Connick Jr

"My family, they're story tellers. My mom is Irish, and my dad is Italian. In my family, we weren't allowed to watch TV while we ate - we had to sit around the table and tell stories about our day." - Meg Cabot

"My wrestling and family go together. It's always been that way, from day one with my mom and dad, my sister, my wife, four daughters, grandsons, son-in-laws." - Dan Gable

"I grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and my parents are really right wingers. My dad watches, like, five or six hours of 'Fox News' every day and stuff like that." - Jeffrey R Immelt

"An overzealous parent is just one example of the kind of Problem Mom or Dad who pops up at track meets, threatening to put a damper on the day." - Don Kardong

"We've always loved going to the movies. Our mom and dad are big movie fans. They'd take us on these movie orgys where we'd see sometimes three movies in a day." - Andy Wachowski

"My goal is for Gunnar to outlive me. That's the way it should be. My dream is for him to be a dad himself one day, so he can find out all the anxiety that kids bring to their dads." - Boomer Esiason

"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

"I love getting up to my folks' house and playing golf with Dad. He's very involved with my off-course ventures, and I talk to him every third day." - Matt Kuchar

"My father - until the day that my dad died - didn't know how many points you scored in a touchdown. He could say there were nine innings in baseball, but no intricacies of the sport." - Damon Lindelof

"I used to see my dad and his brothers rhyming, and I knew I wanted to do that one day. I'm like any other boy, always wanting to follow in his father's footsteps." - Romeo Miller

"We all have experiences in our lives that change us, and we all learn from people, like my dad, but at the end of the day, it's only us. And we're only responsible to make ourselves happy." - Tom Brady

"I lost my dad way too early and it was agonisingly awful. I missed him so much and I hated knowing that I could never again pick up the phone to tell him about my day." - Monica Seles

"Obviously, losing a parent is very difficult. I miss my dad every day, but I know he would be proud to see me continuing to swim and going for another shot at the Olympics." - Eric Shanteau

"My dad would go to work every day and write in a room full of funny people. He enjoyed it. I know great writers who find the process agonising but to me, writing has always been sheer joy." - Joss Whedon



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