Father And Mother Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Father And Mother

#1. A Daughter: The companion, the friend, and the confidant of her mother, and the object of a pleasure something like the love between the angels to her father. - Author: Richard Steele
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#2. With their mother lying in a coma twenty miles away, they clung together drunkenly and wept for the loss of their father. - Author: Richard Yates
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#3. We have a lion, tiger, liger, which is the father is a lion and the mother is a tiger, black and spotted leopard, mountain lion, Asian leopard cats. Weve got a tremendous number of the exotic feline. - Author: Tippi Hedren
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#4. I wish I were not sensual... I wish I had not got from my mother, or my father was it, this need to grasp and be grasped, because it drives me into the arms of idiots who want to crush me. Wonderful, idiotic, crushing in the night. Can't you just crush me in the night? - Author: Howard Barker
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#5. I like to feel that what I'm doing portrays this: a family where there is love between mother, father and the kids. It's a subject that is near and dear to me. - Author: Bil Keane
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#6. I am unlike most other people because I began, not in the body of my mother, but in the brain of my father. He invented me, you see. He sat down one day and dreamed me up. -- The Girl With Borrowed Wings - Author: Rinsai Rossetti
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#7. I always envisioned myself as traveling the ocean of life in a rowboat where my mother was one oar and my father, the other. Having two good, solid oars made rowing much easier. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#8. There is not, beneath the sky, an enemy to filial affection so destructive as slavery. It had made my brothers and sisters strangers to me; it converted the mother that bore me, into a myth; it shrouded my father in mystery, and left me without an intelligible beginning in the world. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#9. Sometimes I try to remember things my mother told me about the awful way he was raised. But why does he have to keep on going? Why would you take something bad out of your mouth and hand it to another, saying, Here, eat this? - Author: Elizabeth Berg
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#10. I was a child of a single mother/art teacher, and a father who was an architect, so I've always been around the combination of art, fine art, and architecture my entire life. - Author: James Pearse Connelly
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#11. We need to insist on fathers and mothers sharing the care of their offspring as well as the opportunity to enjoy the fulfillment of individual rights. - Author: Mary Frances Berry
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#12. I never received any encouragement. My father would work nights and my mother would work during the day. We were expected to get a job with a trade. - Author: Ozzy Osbourne
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#13. My father could be very distancing. My clearest memory is of him squatting, watering plants for hours and hours at a time, completely silent. He was very self-contained; my mother was more outgoing and chatty and social. I'm certainly more like her. - Author: John Malkovich
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#14. Fantasy has a better chance of lasting than a lot of other things. The Hobbit and the Narnia books, they seem to get handed down father to son, mother to daughter. Because they're set in a fantasy world, they can remain relevant. - Author: Stephen King
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#15. One of my most precious possessions is my memory of a home in which love was supreme, in which I cannot recall ever a cross word having passed between father and mother. We all owe such a blessing to our children. - Author: David O. McKay
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#16. 'Cullum' is Scottish, but I'm nowhere near Scottish. My mother is Burmese, and my father is of German, Jewish, English ancestry. - Author: Jamie Cullum
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#17. One night when we were lying under the stars together she pointed to this beaming bright star beside the moon and said wherever she was in the world, whether we were together or apart, that I should remember her with that star because it would always be there-that it was her with me. - Author: Rebecah McManus
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#18. My mother, sister and I watched through the windows as my father gambled. - Author: Tom Berenger
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#19. My mother and father split up when I was three and my brother was still in the womb. - Author: Susan Straight
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#20. Since God will have us leave father and mother for his sake, certainly he will have us leave lords (governors) for his sake. - Author: Martin Luther
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#21. He had his mother's looks, his father's temper, and nobody's brains. - Author: Craig Johnson
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#22. I did not give my daughter the kind of childhood anybody would want. The vision of the divided loyalty between a mother and father who don't live together and don't share in decisions is a great depravation for children. - Author: Gail Sheehy
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#23. Among all the characters mentioned in the Bible, none is more mysterious than Melchisedec; said to be without father, mother, or earthly kin, and holding the dual office of king and priest. - Author: Max Heindel
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#24. When my parents met, my mother was a waitress and my father was a dockyard worker. They were part of that post-war better-yourself generation, so they both went to night school. - Author: Alison Owen
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#25. When I was growing up, I dreamed about becoming a cowgirl, a detective, a spy, a great actress, or a ballerina. Not a dentist, like my father, or a homemaker, like my mother - and certainly not a writer, although I always loved to read. - Author: Judy Blume
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#26. We lived in a tall, narrow Victorian house, which my parents had bought very cheaply during the war, when everyone thought London was going to be bombed flat. In fact, a V-2 rocket landed a few houses away from ours. I was away with my mother and sister at the time, but my father was in the house. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#27. MOTHER TIME: The past is always with us, dear, for better or worse. It is what it is and you can't change it. All you can do is learn how to live with it in the present. - Author: Hillary DePiano
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#28. I didn't have parents, so I lived in people's homes ... And because I grew up with no parental role models, I learned to become my own friend, eventually my own father and my own mother. - Author: John Lone
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#29. Your father is a piece of work," her mother said. "Every time, he breaks your hearts. And every time, he expects me to pick up the pieces." Pick up, sweep aside - same difference in her mom's world. Eleanor didn't argue. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#30. My father, my mother, and then my father was always on top of me - 'Keep your nose clean. Do you love what you're doing?' 'Yes.' 'Then be aware, or you're going to lose it.' - Author: Paul Anka
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#31. Father is strength at home, strength in government and strength overseas. Mother represents upbringing, education, the spread of civilization. Children are the lower classes, the lower races, to be brought to maturity and then set free - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#32. My mother and my father both, you know, the term would be, 'suck it up and just get on with it'; 'don't let bad things that happen to you stop you'; 'you're in control of your life,'" recalls Bloomberg. That advice is one of his sharpest childhood memories. - Author: Joyce Purnick
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#33. I was a Yankee fan in Brooklyn because my father was a Yankee fan. And my father was required to live in Brooklyn with my mother's family, who were all Dodger fans. So he was surrounded by Dodger fans. He was a Yankee fan. So his revenge was to make me a Yankee fan. - Author: Rudy Giuliani
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#34. A family man from Siberia
As a father was very inferior
But one operation
Revised the situation
And now he's Mother Superior - Author: Spike Milligan
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#35. and although her mother and father come to church every Sunday, and give liberally to charities, their little girl is not taught to find happiness by thinking of others rather than of herself, and so that poor little self of hers often feels as much neglected as Maggie Horn ever did. - Author: Amy Ella Blanchard
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#36. My father has fair skin, and my mother is dark, and I'm kind of cafe au lait. - Author: Lela Rochon
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#37. I have good genes. My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American. They both have good skin. - Author: Virginia Madsen
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#38. My father had not even completed high school when he started as an office boy working for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and I am not sure that my mother completed high school. - Author: Douglass North
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#39. He looked into the crowd for approval, saw his mother and father. He waved and they waved back. Smiles and Indian teeth. They were both drunk. Everything familiar and welcome. Everything beautiful. - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#40. If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. - Author: Anonymous
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#41. My Mother is Swedish and my Father is Scottish, he played for Charlton in the 1960's and was in the Army, he captained the British forces team. We then moved to S.A. because a lot of players did that at the time. - Author: Richard Gough
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#42. My parents would always have us, as many times as we could, sit together for dinner and talk about what was happening in our lives, and so we created a great recipe where I could be completely honest with my mother and to an extent my father, being an attorney. - Author: Ryan Seacrest
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#43. I was born in the small town of Gorizia, Italy, on 31 March, 1934. My father was an electrical engineer at the local telephone company and my mother an elementary school teacher. - Author: Carlo Rubbia
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#44. My father for teaching me the grace of power unused, and mother for teaching me the joy of power used well. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#45. I had a very distant relationship with my father. It was always just me and my mother. It was a shattering blow when she died. I was 16. - Author: Joan Lingard
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#46. My mother is Greek and my father is Bulgarian. I am a first-generation American and native Los Angeleno. I was born and raised in Hollywood. - Author: Rita Wilson
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#47. The people are urged to be patriotic ... by sacrificing their own children. Patriotism requires allegience to the flag, which means obedience and readiness to kill father, mother, brother, sister. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#48. As my own father was sick, and miserably tied to his invalid's chair, he would have been abandoned had not an old servant performed for him a so-called service of love. My mother gave parties while he was perishing in solitude, and amused herself while he was suffering bitter agonies - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#49. I feel that I am pregnant by music, and it is the father and mother of my child. - Author: R. Kelly
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#50. My mother was a housewife. Both from - well, my father was from a farming family, agricultural family in the north of England. And my mother came from a very working class. - Author: David Bowie
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#51. The father's role, he says, is to provide the mother with the peace and security she needs to be a good enough mother. - Author: Massimilla Harris
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#52. We're travelling through space and time, we're dealing with gods and monsters, but at the heart of the film, from my perspective, is a family - a father, two sons, two brothers, a mother and the fractious, intimate interaction that they have. - Author: Tom Hiddleston
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#53. Both my parents died on the young side. My father was 45, and my mother was 61, so cancer's affected me in a big way. - Author: Kevin Connolly
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#54. My father worked for the same firm for 12 years. They fired him and replaced him with a tiny gadget that does everything my father does, only much better. The depressing thing is my mother ran out and bought one - Author: Woody Allen
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#55. A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship - and you know what, a father does, too. It's time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a 'Mad Men' episode. - Author: Barack Obama
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#56. During the late '20s my father left us. My mother was in a complete hole with no money, and we were evicted. - Author: Vidal Sassoon
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#57. An unemployed father is always considered more detrimental to the family than an unemployed mother, and at the same time, child psychologists kept coming up with new responsibilities for parents that seemed to fall to the mother alone. - Author: Elisabeth Badinter
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#58. You have a mother?"
His mouth quirked with humor.
"Yep, and a father too! Every kid normally has one of each to begin with.
He was teasing me in an affectionate way... - Author: Terry Spear
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#59. My joke is that my father was a minister and my mother was an English teacher, so I'm trained to see the world in terms of symbols, which is hard when you just want to make toast. - Author: Libba Bray
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#60. My father was a history professor, and my mother a housewife -
She married a house? - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#61. My father required me to honor my father and my mother too much to put up games on them. I did on occasion. - Author: Lincoln Steffens
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#62. My mother told me once that she and my father agreed that I would not be brought up Jewish in Chicago. She had me going to a Methodist church. - Author: Wesley Clark
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#63. I have lived with extraordinary women, whether it was my grandmother, my mother. My father passed away when I was 16 ... I was witness to a woman who single handedly brought up the entire family and managed to do everything ... She was an extraordinary role model for me. - Author: Christine Lagarde
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#64. My father was a Norwegian tenor and my mother a New York Irish librarian. - Author: David Johansen
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#65. Your heavenly Father has known you from your mother's womb. Only He really understands you and the things that have fought hard to wound your soul and steal your confidence. He sees you through eyes uncluttered by human hindrances and social sentiment. - Author: Victoria Boyson
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#66. I want my people to stay with me here. All the dead men will come to life again. Their spirits will come to their bodies again. We must wait here in the homes of our fathers and be ready to meet them in the bosom of our mother. - Author: Wovoka
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#67. I don't mind being a grandfather; I've been a mother for so many years. You just can't believe what it's like being a father. Especially when you come out of the chaos of the road to getting married and having children. - Author: Steven Tyler
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#68. My mother and father instilled in me a sense of purpose not defined by today's street obsession with bling, cars or cribs. - Author: Brian J. White
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#69. Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#70. My mother insisted that I pursue music. I rented out my father's musical equipment and earned some money. As a child, I wasn't sure about a career goal, but I was always fascinated by electronic gadgets, specially musical equipment. - Author: A.R. Rahman
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#71. My mother is black and my father is Filipino. I got the best of both worlds. - Author: Cassie Ventura
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#72. You live and die according to what goes on in yourself, which no one else can even begin to know, not even father, mother, wife, son, or daughter. - Author: William, Saroyan
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#73. Sometimes it's blood memory ... not the blood your mother and father gave you ... but that which stretches back two or three thousand years. - Author: Martha Graham
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#74. My mother was an English teacher who decided to become a math teacher, and she used me as a guinea pig at home. My father had been a math teacher and then went to work at a steel mill because, frankly, he could make more money doing that. - Author: Freeman A. Hrabowski III
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#75. You don't want the children to know how afraid / you are. You want to be sure their hold on life / is steady, sturdy. Were mothers and fathers / always this anxious, holding the ringing / receiver close to the ear: / 'Why don't they answer where could they be? - Author: Gail Mazur
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#76. When the Earth was just a child,
He searched for his mother Venus;
And for his father Mars,
But they were not home;
They were gone elsewhere,
Out there, in the great expanse;
Beyond the breathing universe. - Author: Stephan Attia
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#77. They were soul mates, my mother and father. They claimed to adore each other, as if the word 'adore' meant 'argue with ceaselessly. - Author: Merrill Markoe
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#78. My main teachers were my father and my mother and my brother. - Author: Jeff Bridges
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#79. How long has it been since you looked into the eyes of your mother and, holding nothing back, spoke those welcome words, 'Mother, I truly love you'? How about Father, who daily toils to provide for you? Fathers appreciate hearing those same precious words from the lips of a child, 'I love you.' - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#80. My god," Bankole said. "This country has slipped back two hundred years." "Things were better when I was little," Emery said. "My mother always said they would get better again. Good times would come back. She said they always did. My father would shake his head and not say anything. - Author: Octavia E. Butler
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#81. I felt that people would criticize everything. I was so scared about playing Paris. I was very much aware that the greatest concerts my father and mother had done were there. I was sure people would be very tough. - Author: Charlotte Gainsbourg
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#82. The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come. - Author: Amar Bose
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#83. My father, my uncles, my aunts, from my father's side and my mother's side ... they were all professional musicians. My father was a concert master, he took me to a lot of rehearsals, concerts, performances, opera, ballet. For me, that was life. - Author: Lalo Schifrin
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#84. So if you don't like your life, change it. How would you change it? You decide. There's no action without first decision. Decision is the mother or the father of action, and action is what changes your life. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#85. I have always been grateful that my Russian mother and father came to this country to give me a better chance, and I have had a better chance. - Author: Kirk Douglas
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#86. Am I worthy of Juliet, I wondered, worthy as my father was of my mother? - Author: Robin Maxwell
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#87. My mother took care of us until my father scrammed, and then she ended up working in the small-factory sector of New Jersey with a lot of other immigrants. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#88. A well-bred duckling spreads his feet wide apart, just like his father and mother, in this way. Now bend your neck, and say 'quack.'" The - Author: Hans Christian Andersen
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#89. I began photographing in 1946. Before that, I was a painter and drawer, with my mother and father's support. They were a bit pissed when I went into photography. They thought photographers were guys who took pictures at weddings. - Author: Harold Feinstein
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#90. I worked every waking minute, nights and weekends, in order to make enough money to buy those summers off, and even then we wouldn't have made it except that my mother helped out with a yearly check and my father bought me a car when my old one die - Author: Debra Dean
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#91. Jesus makes large claims for his heavenly father but never mentions that his mother is or was a virgin, and is repeatedly very rude and coarse to her when she makes an appearance. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#92. My mother was always deeply attracted to anything medical, and I think she would have loved me to have been a doctor. My father was in the army for 21 years, came out just before I was born. There was no history of showbusiness on either side of the family, but they were completely supportive. - Author: Lindsay Duncan
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#93. I had to get good grades and do well in school - my mother was an assistant principal and my father was a teacher - and they took this very seriously. - Author: Roz Chast
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#94. There were nine children in my father's family and eight in my mother's. My grandparents did the best with what they had. After the Depression, they were scratching out a living and working hard. They kept the family going. - Author: Cheryl Ladd
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#95. I'm often a crier and many things make me cry. I come from a crying family - my mother cries, my grandma used to cry. It was never shameful to cry. My father never told me men don't cry. - Author: Michael Silverblatt
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#96. Caine usually woke from the recurring dream mid-air, having yet to be dashed upon the rocks, whimpering and panting like a child crying for his mother. Now he lifted his eyes to a dark, empty room in Jizan and the unusual, lingering scent of roses, and wept in his hands for his Father. - Author: V.S. Carnes
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#97. There was a ton of fighting between my mother and father. The kids would be thrown into the middle, to choose sides. - Author: Nick Carter
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#98. My father is from Newark in Nottinghamshire and my mother is from the very north of Ireland. They've ended up in Scotland, where my father - well, both of them - will always be seen as having come from somewhere else. - Author: Ali Smith
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#99. They say some people ' cast a thin shadow', a turn of phrase that fitted my father like a glove. Too weak, too kind, he couldn't even say goodbye to my mother and me when he left. Weak and pathetic, pathetic and sad - that Dad. - Author: Rika Yokomori
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#100. When a father climbs a dangerous mountain and dies, we mourn. When a mother does, we question her judgment. How could she? - Author: Susan Estrich
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