My Late Father Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 35 Quotes About My Late Father

#1. My father, Melvin van Peebles, and my mother were both very active politically when I was a kid. The first time I was allowed to stay up late was to attend a demonstration. - Author: Mario Van Peebles
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#2. I did meet 'The Everly Brothers' once, and we talked for awhile. Then we figured out we were first cousins! My late mother was the sister of Don and Phil's father, Ike Everly. - Author: James Best
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#3. Stories can encourage us and embolden us to face ourselves and to feel. Stories can make us feel less alone. If we're reading a story that moves us, we can feel that emotion that I feel towards my father or mother or girlfriend. So they can give us late-night company. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#4. Many were starting to use computerized synthesizers & drum machines to produce an entirely new style of music. It was being punted by the critics that the guitar was old hat; I was reminded of the way my father & his clarinets were written off in the late Fifties. - Author: Pete Townshend
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#5. Well, my father [Kingsley Amis] was a writer and it seemed natural to start writing in my late teens. I think it was good that I began when I was young and bold and foolish, otherwise I'd have become too self-conscious and aware of the weight of not having written anything yet. - Author: Martin Amis
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#6. My father served as an Army doctor in West Germany in the late '50s and early '60s. As a result, he and my mother - both native southerners - were acutely aware of what had happened during the Holocaust. - Author: Greg Iles
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#7. My father was a doctor in Moravia, in the south of the country. There were a number of Jewish doctors in the hospital there, and at a certain point - almost too late, really, but in time - they were all sent overseas by their employer. - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#8. In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Author: Rachel Manley
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#9. My father was 64 when I was conceived, my mother 38, which was late for babies in the 1940s. - Author: John Major
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#10. My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.' - Author: Michael Jordan
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#11. My giving story started with my parents - my late mother, Frances Arrillaga, who dedicated her life to philanthropic and community service, and my father, John Arrillaga, whose daily generosity of heart, mind, and hands-on contributions make him one of the most extraordinary philanthropists I know. - Author: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
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#12. Every time I am tempted to buy some dopey thing, I hear my late father's voice: 'Do you really need that?' He was big on saving money and buying as much security as possible. He also encouraged charitable giving. So, I am responsible with currency. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#13. I was born in 1957 as the second son of the late Sat Paul and Lalita Mittal. My father was a politician and, at one point of time, an MP. A gap of two years separates me from both my elder brother Rakesh and younger sibling Rajan. - Author: Sunil Mittal
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#14. Lots of famous people are late bloomers. My father says it's an advantage to be a late bloomer. Because when good things start happening, you're ready for it. - Author: Candace Bushnell
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#15. My father is from Copenhagen and he lived there until he was in his late 20s. We always grew up with a lot of Danish culture at home. My mother is Jewish but we always celebrated Christmas because we loved the traditions of Danish Christmas. - Author: Scarlett Johansson
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#16. My grandfather lived to be late 90s on one side and on the other side, 70s or something. And my father died young, at 63. But he didn't take very good care of himself. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#17. Riding back from the grocery store, I realized my father was two men - one he presented to the outside world, and one, far darker, that was always there, behind the face everybody else saw. In my bedroom late that - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#18. The effect hip-hop had on me was enormous. I was exposed to it by happenstance. My father worked at a radio station in New York called WKTU Disco 92. It was the first radio station in New York City to play disco in the late '70s. - Author: Michael Rapaport
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#19. It's too late. Seventeen-year-olds don't need fathers.
Oh god. I'm thirty-four years old and I need a father. I can't even begin to think what my daughter needs. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#20. Until late in life, I was never quite good enough for my father, and I suppose that is part of what drives me even now, well after his death in 1992. - Author: Richard Smalley
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#21. My father - the late Madhavrao Scindia - was clear about the distinction between being 'loving' and 'strict.' - Author: Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
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#22. We made no inquiries about India or about the families people had left behind. When our ways of thinking had changed, and we wished to know, it was too late. I know nothing of the people on my father's side; I know only that some of them came from Nepal. - Author: V.S. Naipaul
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#23. And that was always my father's favorite part about shooting as well. Often my dad would shoot very, very late, he was quite a workaholic, they would do 20, 20-hour shoots and stuff like that. - Author: Brian Henson
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#24. I remember my late father, who was the biggest football fan I have ever known, used to stress when I was younger that, win or lose, you always have to compete with honor. - Author: Adam Richman
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#25. My late unlamented father taught me one valuable lesson. 'Boy', he would say to me in the thick brogue of a champion drunk, 'the only way to fight is to fight dirty. The only place to hit is below the belt. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#26. My parents were born and brought up in New York City. My father was trained as an electrical engineer, and my mother was an elementary school teacher. They were the children of Jewish immigrants who had come to the United States from England and Lithuania in the late 1800s. - Author: David Lee
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#27. I had a childish attraction to men of my father's generation, as if I still harbored a faint hope of being unorphaned, even at this late date. - Author: William Landay
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#28. 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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#29. My mother left my father in their late 60s. - Author: Dito Montiel
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#30. I started writing serious books so late because I knew I'd be accused of riding on my father's coattails. - Author: Thomas Steinbeck
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#31. One improvement I have learned from my childhood experience with my father: I do not threaten punishment in the morning. That was awful. Late into the night I would lie awake tossing and wondering what he was going to do to me. Usually he did nothing. A quiet, impressive 'talking to' was all I got. - Author: Lincoln Steffens
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#32. People of Haiti, I am the heir to the political philosophy, the doctrine and the revolution which my late father incarnated as president-for-life [and] I have decided to continue his work with the same fierce energy and the same intransigence. - Author: Jean-Claude Duvalier
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#33. I grew up watching and learning from the ultimate partnership, and that is of my father and late uncle. - Author: Jonathan Tisch
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#34. It's a sad commentary on our time - to use a phrase much favored by my late father - that people increasingly celebrate Christmas Day by going to the movies. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#35. Maybe it was the home tutoring, or the late start to formal schooling, or an overly cautious and protective upbringing, but in any case, I never became a talkative person. As an adult, I am not always comfortable in social gatherings with small talk. I must have inherited my father's gentle nature. - Author: Charles K. Kao
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