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#1. There's no pillow quite so soft as a father's strong shoulder. - Author: Richard L. Evans
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#2. Adults were always quick to tell her how much she looked like her mother, and how little like her father. Though Anna thought that on the inside she was much more like him. There was this strong, unbreakable will in her to fight for something, somwhere. But where? for what? and against whom? - Author: Antonia Michaelis
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#3. I couldn't stand back and watch the strong economy that my father envisioned go to ruins. - Author: Park Geun-hye
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#4. The great lesson my mother and father gave me was almost invisible. It was a strong sense of being rooted. - Author: Dan Rather
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#5. It did not often happen; for Mr. John Knightley had really a great regard for his father-in-law, and generally a strong sense of what was due to him; but it was too often for Emma's charity, especially as there was all the pain of apprehension frequently to be endured, though the offense came not. - Author: Jane Austen
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#6. The venerable cypress clings doggedly to its rocky perch, its branches spreading wide and high into the sky. 'See how it stands proudly, even in such inhospitable conditions?' our father used to say. 'This is how we must always be - strong and resilient, no matter what's around us. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#7. I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#8. My parents were interested in history and the world. My father read Graham Greene and Georges Simenon and was a strong trade unionist and Labour supporter. - Author: Robert Harris
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#9. My father was a big influence - it was very important to him that we traveled, and he gave me my strong work ethic. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#10. The nation of my father is too strong for a man who cannot command even his own body. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#11. My father left ... but I tell my mom - and I told my mom this when I was a kid - I said, 'You know what, Mom? Good thing he left because you're a strong woman.' - Author: J. R. Martinez
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#12. No one, however strong he may feel his obligations, will ever be man
enough to fulfill them except that he be a Christian-that is,one who,
like Christ, cares first for the will of the Father. - Author: George MacDonald
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#13. The father-mother-son that makes up the basic family unit, at least as the Family has described it for centuries now, represents a power structure, a structure of strong powers, mediating powers, and subordinate powers, as well as paths for power developments and power restrictions. - Author: Samuel R. Delany
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#14. I had been eagerly waiting just such a disaster. Storms, wolves, snakebite, floods-these are the occasions to find out how your father sees you, how strong and necessary he thinks you are. - Author: Karen Russell
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#15. I know I have a strong India connect. Is it Subhash Chandra Bose or my father who left my Austrian mother when I was one? - Catherine Khan - Author: Tuhin A. Sinha
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#16. Our heavenly Father's arms are gentle, but strong enough to carry us and all of our burdens. - Brad Dixon - Author: Gary Chapman
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#17. Having a strong father, I wanted an older man. - Author: Cindy McCain
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#18. I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini. - Author: Francis Ford Coppola
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#19. I was always looking for the same man - a strong father figure. - Author: Evelyn Keyes
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#20. I come from a strong matriarchal line. I was raised by Gypsy, her sister, Mary, and my maternal grandmother. The result of not having my father live with us meant that, when it came to understanding the opposite sex, it was like working without a map. - Author: Cherie Lunghi
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#21. This is my Father's world: O let me ne'er forget That though the wrong Seems oft so strong, God is the Ruler yet. - Author: Maltbie Davenport Babcock
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#22. I grew up in a very strong, nuclear family. My father was a sportsman. He represented South Africa in a couple of sports, so he was a very positive person and someone who encouraged you to be your best and give your best with everything that you do. - Author: Gail Kelly
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#23. I know how strong you are, but even the strongest sword needs a steady hand in battle. I swore to stand by your side, through all life's challenges, and I meant it. I don't care what me father, or anyone else, thinks. I will always be there for you when you need me. I love you, Trevelyan. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#24. Perhaps you're a parent and you bought this book to learn how to raise an achievement-oriented, drug-free adult virgin ... The essential ingredients, I can tell you up front, are a strong father figure, bad skin, and a child-sized colonial-lady outfit. - Author: Tina Fey
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#25. Shoes divide men into three classes. Some men wear their father's shoes. They make no decisions of their own. Some are unthinkingly shod by the crowd. The strong man is his own cobbler. He insists on making his own choices. He walks in his own shoes. - Author: S.D. Gordon
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#26. I had a father who was strong and kind and loving beyond ... at the same time who was extremely puritanical, who had been raised in a religion with extensive morality. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#27. I was raised by free-spirited people, though my father gave me a very strong work ethic. - Author: Diane Lane
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#28. I have a strong and strange character, and I've rarely met directors who knew what to do with this character. One of the few who did was my father, and in the theatre, Arthur Nauzyciel. - Author: Lou Doillon
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#29. Father doesn't think very sudden, but he thinks awful strong. - Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin
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#30. I don't think you could change my father; he is a very strong character. He believes totally in honesty. - Author: Susan Ford
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#31. Eternal Father, strong to save, Whose arm hath bound the restless wave, Who bidd'st the mighty ocean deep, Its own appointed limits keep; Oh, hear us when we cry to Thee, For those in peril on the sea. - Author: Nick Elliott
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#32. I'm not seeing a strong father-son relationship here, Alex. You two make Anakin and Luke look like Andy and Opie. - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#33. I come from a very poor family, with sisters. I never really knew my father, so I miss this strong image of a man in my life. - Author: Riccardo Tisci
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#34. If she has a good, strong, reliable father image, which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men, probably for the rest of her life. She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities. - Author: Robert Johnson
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#35. Charlie wanted to swear. ****, he thought, remembering how his father had told him that one reason you shouldn't swear is because then when you really need a strong word to express a strong feeling you would have none strong enough left. - Author: Zizou Corder
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#36. I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#37. I know he's coming by this sign, That baby's almost wild; See how he laughs and crows and starts - Heaven, bless the merry child! He's father's self in face and limb, And father's heart is strong in him. Shout, baby, shout! and clap thy hands, For father on the threshold stands. - Author: Mary Howitt
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#38. It's unbearable when someone changes around you. Just imagine that your life partner changes, then it is difficult to cope with. Or your mother. Or your father. They were strong and now they're like a baby - it's not so funny. - Author: Michael Haneke
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#39. [About gorillas] You take these fine, regal animals. How many (human) fathers have the same sense of paternity? How many human mothers are more caring? The family structure is unbelievably strong. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#40. We're not that strong anymore. (Hades)
Oops, guess I screwed up. Inability to see the consequences of our thoughtless acts must run in the family. So much for my father being a god of prophecy, huh? (Stryker) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#41. Keep him alive," he whispered to the sky father. "Keep him strong and healthy. Keep him alive, for me to kill. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#42. My father was a great example of a strong and good man and Christian man, and my mother taught all my six sisters how to be young ladies and mothers and how to take care of your family. And so I think they were - they still are - great examples for all of us to their kids and to the world, too. - Author: Magic Johnson
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#43. It's very difficult, I would imagine, to distinguish father and daughter. And maybe some of it comes as I'm doing my thing and my father being a very strong political African figure for so many years. Whatever he does is almost like some kind of cloud on top. - Author: Isabel Dos Santos
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#44. Apart from life, a strong constitution, and an abiding connection to the Thembu royal house, the only thing my father bestowed upon me at birth was a name, Rolihlahla. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#45. Almighty Father! let thy lowly child,
Strong in his love of truth, be wisely bold,
A patriot bard, by sycophants reviled.
Let him live usefully, and not die old! - Author: Ebenezer Elliott
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#46. My father was very strong. I don't agree with a lot of the ways he brought me up. I don't agree with a lot of his values, but he did have a lot of integrity, and if he told us not to do something, he didn't do it either. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#47. I will ever be grateful for the wise counsel of a strong and inspired father when he taught, "If you always say no to the first temptation, you will not have to worry if you will be able to say no to the second one." - Author: Harold G. Hillam
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#48. I grew up in a family full of strong women. A great aunt on my mother's side had been a matron on a hospital ship in World War II, and one on my father's side had served in the Women's Royal Naval Service. - Author: Nick Earls
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#49. I'm used to very strong women because my mother was particularly strong, and my father was away all the time. My mother was a big part of bringing up three boys, so I was fully versed in the strength of a powerful woman, and accepted that as the status quo. - Author: Ridley Scott
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#50. We are all anxious to be accepted. But if you have a strong mother and father who tell you that you don't have to dress a crazy way, or hang out with people who are looking for trouble in order to be loved and accepted, then half the battle is over. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#51. When we look at our children, I think a lot of the troubles we're having as a society is because we don't have strong fathers in these families that can tell their kids that they can do more. - Author: Benjamin Watson
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#52. Like my father, I am very impatient. I have a strong bullshit detector. I may finish one book in twenty that I have started. - Author: John Fante
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#53. I have a strong memory of the day I was told that my father had a weak heart and that he had to go to the hospital. He died when I was nine years old on the same day that Franklin Roosevelt died; it was his 45th birthday. - Author: Alan J. Heeger
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#54. My father's a large man, very strong, but he says fighting is for people who can't win with their brains. He also says there are times when you've got no choice but to defend yourself from common morons. - Author: Carl Hiaasen
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#55. 42. The word "desire" means "of the sire" or "of the father." In other words, that strong impulse to achieve something is actually the "something" already in you, seeking to come out! - Author: Derek Rydall
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#56. I've already lived the lives of ten people. My father's 87 and still going strong. I think there's a lovely angel watching over me. - Author: David Hasselhoff
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#57. India, to some extent, courses through my blood. My father was brought up there, and my grandfather served there, and so on. We have a very strong family affinity for the place. - Author: John Gimlette
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#58. But he'd never pictured himself as a father and had had no idea that there was an emotion that was a combination of pride, protectiveness, joy and fear and was so strong that it could take a man's breathe away. - Author: Erin Nicholas
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#59. Women are not tools, strong women move mountain. Treat them with respect the way you would treat your president, father, daughter, son, sister or mom. Because without them humanity perish. - Author: Henry Johnson Jr
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#60. Gorillas remind me of my father. He was a very big, physically strong man but also very sensitive. - Author: Anthony Browne
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#61. My father, we bumped heads when I was younger, much younger ... I had different ideas that I shared with him. He didn't like them as much. He gets upset or whatever. I guess I had a strong opinion from when I was a little boy. - Author: Ziggy Marley
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#62. My father's love was always strong
My mother's glamour lives on and on.
Yet still inside I felt alone,
for reasons unknown to me. - Author: Lana Del Rey
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#63. I'm a strong person, I'm a strong family man, I'm a strong husband and a strong father. - Author: David Beckham
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#64. My daughter has always had a strong sense of her own identity. From the day she was born her father and I were in love with and in awe of her and still are. - Author: Jenny Eclair
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#65. When I was 12 years old, my father was killed. I lost a loved one to violence. The pain was because I lost my father. It didn't matter that he was an officer ... It shaped my life. If anything, it made me a strong advocate for the victims of violence. - Author: Robert P. McCulloch
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#66. Flora inherited, however, from her father a strong will and from her mother a slender ankle. - Author: Stella Gibbons
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#67. My dad was very intelligent, had a very strong personality. I was amazed with my father. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#68. Boys are more likely to develop a masculine personality and acquire strong moral standards when they have a loving and nurturant rather than a threatening or fear-inspiring father. - Author: James Q. Wilson
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#69. As a dedicated and proud father of three, I am a strong advocate of life. I value life whether born or unborn. - Author: Gresham Barrett
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#70. Father: an inspirational person; emulated, admired and much loved; strong character with exceptional patience and unrivalled wisdom; often referred to as a son's first hero and a daughter's first love. - Author: Anonymous
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#71. In any case, her fight was not over yet - not nearly over. It had only begun. And yes, Cleo would be strong. Just as her father and Emilia had asked her to be. She would be strong. She would reclaim her rightful throne. She would be queen. - Author: Morgan Rhodes
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#72. My heroes always are mostly my parents - my father especially, and my mom, who's passed on already. My dad is a very strong man, and by him being educated, and a principal and school superintendent over 37 years, he plays such a big role in my life. - Author: Dikembe Mutombo
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#73. Looking back, I clearly understand that seeing a 'chain of command' approach in my house was a positive thing for me. My father provided a strong point of view on life and was a leader. Boys, especially, need that. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#74. I grew up in a society with a very ancient and strong oral storytelling tradition. I was told stories, as a child, by my grandmother, and my father as well. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#75. My father was a Tuskegee Airmen captain in the Air Force and a very strong personality. He believed in fairness and ethics and living up to the commitments you make to others. He ultimately became a judge, and he would talk to me over and over about how important it is to be fair. - Author: John W. Rogers Jr.
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#76. I think it was so splendid in Father to go as a chaplain when he was too old to be drafted, and not strong enough for a soldier, said Meg warmly. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#77. My father never was and isn't a mean man. You know, he never was ruthless. And he succeeded in life without sticking it to anybody. And that's a great example for a man, a strong man, a man's man, to give to his children. You can succeed, you can be successful, without walking over somebody. - Author: Maria Shriver
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#78. I didn't grow up around my father. I didn't really grow up around my mother, either. I was raised by a community of people. Spiritually speaking, my father is in Heaven, and that is who I look to for all my answers. And that's why my faith is very strong and why my passion is strong. - Author: Troy Polamalu
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#79. I used to help out my father, a bricklayer, in the summer. I'd catch the bricks (that were dropped). And it made me strong, catching those bricks. I wouldn't change anything about it. That's why I'm where I am today. Really. - Author: Jerry Rice
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#80. And it was only in that moment, as I felt my father's arms holding me upright and his strength keeping me steady, that I knew his love was strong enough to protect me from an ocean. - Author: Martin Pistorius
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#81. Had my father loved my mother? He never spoke of her. I always imagined a traditional marriage between them--one built with the strong bones of respect, but stripped of the soft skin of love. - Author: Kay Honeyman
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#82. The Strict Father (or "authoritarian") model is supposed to make a child strong and better able to function socially. It is supposed to make children into effective leaders. But, in fact, it has the opposite effect. - Author: George Lakoff
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#83. No wall can keep you safe," his father told him once, as they walked the walls of Winterfall. "A wall is only as strong as the men who defend it. - Author: George R R Martin
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#84. Your God is not our God! Your God loves your people and hates mine! He folds his strong protecting arms lovingly about the paleface and leads him by the hand as a father leads an infant son. - Author: Chief Seattle
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#85. Let's review the cost-free techniques that we've learned so far for raising an achievement-oriented, obedient, drug-free, virgin adult: Calamity, Praise, Local Theater, and flat feet. Another key element is "Strong Father Figure / Fear Thereof." - Author: Tina Fey
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#86. My father died when I was five, but I grew up in a strong family. - Author: Philip Levine
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#87. The fame aspect of winning the Masters ... besides being married and becoming a father, that's a strong third there. - Author: Mike Weir
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#88. Michael and I had great role models. Though his father has passed away, his parents had an amazingly strong marriage, as do mine. Both weathered really tough times. For us it has been normal to stay together through difficulties. We grew up witnessing that firsthand. - Author: Tracy Pollan
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#89. If anyone can be trusted, it's the Savior. He's always true, always faithful, loving, kind, right ... He never left me then, but stayed firm and strong, like a rock. I learned - even though it's tough sometimes - my Father knows best. - Author: Ocieanna Fleiss
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#90. I used to steal my father's cologne, and it was so strong. My mother would always know when I did because it was so intrusive. That's why I like Evolution - it's a strong yet subtle scent. - Author: Trey Songz
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#91. Sometimes, because of my success, I am afraid that I was not a good father. With the first two I was too strong, and with the other three I was too weak. - Author: Roberto Cavalli
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#92. My father said she was a strong woman, and I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is almost indestructible. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#93. My father was the artistic one. At a very young age, my father realised I had a strong voice and made me learn Hindustani vocal. I was five. I have Dad to thank for introducing me to the finer things in life. - Author: Lillete Dubey
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#94. A father-son relationship is strong, like no other teammates. You could be straightforward with one another. - Author: Mario Andretti
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#95. It is no accident that our business, The University of Phoenix, is one of the top 50 community-minded companies in America. My father and I are strong believers in the concept of community. - Author: Peter Sperling
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#96. My father was an exceptionally strong influence on me. - Author: John Malkovich
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#97. Our Heavenly Father did not form us and place us on this planet so that we would manage on our own. Neither does the popular saying, God helps those who help themselves, hold any water. The Truth is we all need help. Those who look strong and contained on the outside may not be so on the inside. - Author: Eve Juurik
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#98. We are going to your father," Mrs. Which said.
"But where is he?" Meg went over to Mrs. Which and stamped as though she were as young as Charles Wallace.
Mrs. Whatsit answered in a voice that was low but quite firm. "On a planet that has given in. So you must prepare to be very strong. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#99. My mother was very strong. Once, she picked up a coconut and smashed it against my father's head. It taught me about women defending themselves and not collapsing in a heap. - Author: Alice Walker
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#100. My father, my Rastafari culture, has a tight link to the Jewish culture. We have a strong connection from when I was a young boy and read the Bible, the Old Testament. - Author: Ziggy Marley
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