To Be A Good Father Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 89 To Be A Good Father Quotes

#1. I hope to be judged as good a man as my father. Before I hear those words "well done" from my Heavenly Father, I hope to first hear them from my mortal father. - Author: Boyd K. Packer
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#2. 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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#3. I received many years of good advice from my father - how to live, how to play, how to be a gentleman. - Author: Arnold Palmer
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#4. I was in no way ready when my daughter was born. But I want to be a good father to her. - Author: El DeBarge
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#5. I want to be remembered as a great friend, an outstanding father, an amazing husband, and a good soul who always strived to serve God and man. And during that time of service on earth, I would like people to think, "He brought joy, love, opportunity, and fulfillment to millions of people." - Author: Tony Robbins
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#6. When my creative side isn't being fulfilled, I see it affect me in a negative way and I'm not able to become that father/husband/man that I want to be. So it's almost like this dark half that you have to satiate in order to become full, in order to become a good person. - Author: Frank Iero
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#7. If you are a good person, you will probably be a good father. Try not to worry too much. If you don't feel apprehensive just before your first child arrives, you are abnormal. Though catastrophe doesn't come as often in childbirth as it did a few generations ago, we naturally fear it. - Author: Clyde Edgerton
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#8. To be a gourmet you must start early, as you must begin riding early to be a good horseman. You must live in France, your father must have been a gourmet. Nothing in life must interest you but your stomach. - Author: Ludwig Bemelmans
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#9. You and I certainly had out issues, Cooper. But I never, for a moment, doubted that you could be trusted. My father told me once that your word was good amber. I have no reason to believe otherwise. - Author: Jayne Castle
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#10. Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then, when I was young, eight or nine years old, ten years old, I just want to be like my father. - Author: Pele
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#11. The training of children is such a serous thing, and it means so much to them to be surrounded from the very beginning with good influences, that I should have thought the holier a man's vocation and the purer his life, the more fit he is to be a father - Author: Ethel Lilian Voynich
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#12. I always had a philosophy which I got from my father. He used to say, 'Listen. God gave to you the gift to play football. This is your gift from God. If you take care of your health, if you are in good shape all the time, with your gift from God no one will stop you, but you must be prepared.' - Author: Pele
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#13. The desire to be a good father is really innate. There aren't a lot of movies that depict that relationship because men, we have to pretend that we're not that emotional about it. - Author: Will Smith
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#14. Poor-country surf communities can be complex and, to some extent, leveling. The fisherman's kid is competing head to head with the plutocrat's gilded son. Your father can't buy you a good frontside hack. - Author: William Finnegan
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#15. I would love to be a father. I had a great father who taught me how gratifying that is. I'm not going to deny myself that. I think I'd be good at it. Everybody wants that experience. I definitely do. - Author: Mike Myers
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#16. I know it's not good for a girl to be without a father these days. But is it any better for a father to be without a daughter? - Author: Gavriel Savit
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#17. What a most unreasonably stubborn man," he said. "One must be more open to opposing views in this world."
"You don't say."
"Oh, indeed! As our late father often said, 'Toleration is good for all or it is good for non. - Author: Daniel Stashower
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#18. My father was a professor of folklore, and my mother was a teacher until she was married. I had a good relationship with them, and the only argument we had was when I went to university and wanted to go into the theater instead of studying to be a lawyer. - Author: Max Von Sydow
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#19. I was a hostess in a restaurant in New York when I was 21, and I was too good of an employee. I was putting most of my energy into that instead of acting. But my father told my sister and me to look at whatever needed to be done and do that job well, no matter what it was. - Author: Emily Deschanel
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#20. What, exactly, is a father if not a man who, once you're grown and gone and out in the world making your own mistakes, all good advice be damned, waits patiently for you to return? And if you don't, well then, you don't. He understands that risk. He knows whose choice it is. - Author: Julia Glass
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#21. The best way to be a good father to your children is to be a good husband to their mother. - Author: Jay E. Adams
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#22. Keep one thing in your mind; your school & friends can never teach you properly ,how to be a good husband & father. - Author: Srinivas Shenoy
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#23. My dad was a complicated man. He was a huge racist, my dad, but he still tried to be a good father, you know? Like, he would tell me that Santa Claus was black - that way, when I found out he didn't exist, it wouldn't be that big a let down. - Author: Anthony Jeselnik
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#24. If we're honest, most of us would accept that a bad boss is a little bit like a bad father or a bad husband ... you find that he tends to do more good than harm. He might be a bad boss but at least he's employing someone while he is in fact a boss. - Author: Tony Abbott
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#25. For me, the most important thing that I have to accomplish is to be a good father. That's the most difficult challenge of my life. That's the most important thing for me, more than films. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#26. When I was a young boy, my father taught me that to be a good Catholic, I had to confess at church if I ever had impure thoughts about a girl. That very evening, I had to rush to confess my sin. And the next night, and the next. After a week, I decided religion wasn't for me. - Author: Fidel Castro
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#27. When I grew up, my father taught us the value of hard work. He wanted us to enjoy ourselves, but he also wanted to know what it took to be successful. He coached a lot of our sports teams growing up. We weren't very good, but we learned about hard work and enjoying life and your teammates. - Author: Andrew Luck
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#28. This is not to say that becoming a father automatically makes you a good father. Fatherhood, like marriage, is a constant struggle against your limitations and self-interests. But the urge to be a perfect father is there, because your child is a perfect gift. - Author: Kent Nerburn
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#29. When we learn from our cause and effect we increase our positives, we chip away and hopefully eliminate our negatives, so we can be beneficial to everyone else. It's not about being good for me, it's about being the best that I can be so I can be a good husband, father, and neighbor. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#30. But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations. - Author: Patricia Richardson
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#31. To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father. - Author: Nick Lachey
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#32. She felt her sanity slipping. She wanted to be a good daughter. She wanted her father to be safe, and she wanted him to be happy. But she wanted a manageable life, too. - Author: Atul Gawande
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#33. Certainly for my father, there were great times, good times, not-so-good times. He might be shooting a Fellini film for six months, then not working for two months. I'm used to that dynamic. - Author: Toby Jones
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#34. Let me be clear. 'The Good Father' isn't a handbook on how to assassinate the president. - Author: Noah Hawley
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#35. It takes time to be a good father. It takes effort - trying, failing, and trying again. - Author: Tim Hansel
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#36. Oh, child,' the Father exclaimed, 'whether it's St Martha or that Mary that made the bitter choice, not one of them ever looked more virtuous than you. Why aren't ye born to be a good man's help-meet? - Author: Ford Madox Ford
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#37. I attribute all of my success to my Catholic faith. My faith has given me the ability to be a good father, a good husband and most importantly a good person. - Author: Mark Wahlberg
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#38. Although sometimes I might sound sometimes idealist or too optimistic but I think my father used to say to me in everything bad there's something good that is going to come out of it and there will always be a tomorrow. - Author: Saad Hariri
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#39. My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking. - Author: James Cagney
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#40. I wasn't close to my father, but I wanted to be all my life. He had a funny sense of humor, and he laughed all the time - good and loud, like I do. He was a gay Irish gentleman and very good-looking. And he wanted to be close to me, too, but we never had much time together. - Author: Judy Garland
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#41. But I like to be thought of as a good father and a good husband. - Author: Treat Williams
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#42. The biggest rebellion I could've ever had with my father would be to work in a bank. He would have disowned me. As long as I was doing something where I didn't have to wear a tie, I was good. - Author: Christian Bale
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#43. A poignant paradox is that sometimes the very desire to be a good mother or father will lead the parent to mistake duty for love. - Author: William Watson Purkey
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#44. My father was a really funny guy. He lived a good long life. And he was the reason I wanted to be funny and become a comedian and a comedy writer, so to say that he's somewhat of a mythic figure in my life would be an understatement. - Author: Carol Leifer
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#45. Happiness does not come from football awards. It's terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don't dream football, I dream the American dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father. - Author: Barry Sanders
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#46. The septons were always going on about how the Father Above judges us all. If the Father would be so good as to topple over and crush Joff like a dung beetle, I might even believe it. - Author: George R R Martin
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#47. I remember my father saying to me once, 'I finally know how to describe you, Charlotte. You're prickly.' And he was right - prickly is a very good description. If I had to be an animal, I'd probably be a porcupine. - Author: Charlotte Rampling
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#48. A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be. - Author: Frank A. Clark
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#49. I hope you grow up to be as good a mother as your father - Author: Robert Rankin
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#50. He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame. - Author: June Carter Cash
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#51. Now, Diane, leave her alone." My father's voice sounded from down the hall and I heard his footsteps approach. Soon he was also in the doorway. He gave me a quick once-over and nodded. "She looks really good. Hopefully he'll be concentrating on the way she looks so she doesn't have to talk so much. - Author: Penny Reid
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#52. The thing that is my main focus is my family. More than anything, I want to be a good husband to my wife and a good father to my kids. - Author: Rex Hudler
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#53. You can only be a good father in relationship to your childhood. - Author: Guillermo Del Toro
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#54. I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing. - Author: Mark Wahlberg
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#55. Panda gazed at her plastic-bag pregnancy. "Here I am, about to be a father, and the sex wasn't even that good." She fought the urge to apologize. - Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
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#56. A guy's got to get a license to drive a Geo, but any doofus with a few good swimmers can be a father. - Author: Lois Greiman
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#57. I remember the master, before he fell into a doze, stroking her bonny hair - it pleased him rarely to see her gentle - and saying - 'Why canst thou not always be a good lass, Cathy?' And she turned her face up to his, and laughed, and answered, 'Why cannot you always be a good man, father? - Author: Emily Bronte
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#58. My father was really good with math. It's a funny thing, I don't remember my father or my mother being so mechanical-minded. My father always wanted to be a doctor, but he came from a really poor family in Georgia, and there was no way he was going to be a doctor. - Author: Herbie Hancock
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#59. God takes pleasure to see you take your little steps; and like a good father who holds his child by the hand, He will accommodate His steps to yours and will be content to go no faster than you. Why do you worry? - Author: Francis De Sales
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#60. As a father, I always want my son to be perfect. When he was young, I tried to train him in martial arts, but he said, 'I don't want to become like Bruce Lee's son, with everybody telling me how good my father was.' I just think my son is too lazy. - Author: Jackie Chan
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#61. My parents have always told me to work hard. My father was a friend, a very good friend, but when he needed to be a father, he was. - Author: Jeev Milkha Singh
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#62. What scares me is not living up to be a good enough father to my son and letting down my family - not being there enough and not being able to give enough of yourself. - Author: Morten Tyldum
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#63. Mr. Beecher used to say that the first thing for a man to do, if he would succeed in life, was to be careful to "choose a good father and mother to be born of. - Author: John C. Carlile
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#64. My father was a negative person. He actually taught me to be negative, if that makes any sense. I remember him saying: 'You know there's no point in expecting anything good to happen because it won't.' I grew up in such a negative atmosphere. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#65. To make a movie is very stressful, especially when you work with your father. You want to think the movie is good. Even when I don't work with my father, I want it to be good. - Author: Louis Garrel
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#66. I had five sisters and one brother, so having a big family is a given for me, but now being a father, and trying to be a good father, I already have my work cut out for me. - Author: David Charvet
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#67. We want, in fact, not so much a father in heaven as a grandfather in heaven: a senile benevolence who, as they say, "liked to see young people enjoying themselves" and whose plan for the universe was simply that it might be truly said at the end of each day, "a good time was had by all." - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#68. Glad to hear it," Randy said. "There should be meat with every meal. Without meat there's no meal, am I right?" "I like this boy," my father said. "He's got a good head on his shoulders. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#69. 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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#70. We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me. - Author: Matthew Modine
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#71. My dad was a good man but an emotionally absent father, and so I had to look for that male attention somewhere else, and found it in a brother-in-law. He just happened to be an alcoholic. - Author: Jim Hamilton
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#72. 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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#73. Like many silly codes of bravery and manliness, the meat of my father's instruction on how to die well can be distilled to a simple slogan: Die angry at maximum volume. (Dying silently is out of the question; the world's last Druid should not go gentle into that good night.) During - Author: Kevin Hearne
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#74. 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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#75. 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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#76. I want to be a dad, first and foremost. I want to be a good father. I've spent so much of my life on the move and travelling around the world that just to set up a home for my family and be a good dad is something that motivates me. - Author: Ricky Ponting
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#77. I don't have a kid, but I think that I would be a good father, especially if my baby liked to go out drinking. - Author: Eugene Mirman
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#78. I need no master to punish me in order to behave as I ought. If I did, I would be no more than a child who obeys his father's rules only because he fears the whip, and not because he actually means good. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#79. And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process. - Author: Rene Auberjonois
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#80. When Elizabeth is old enough to ask questions, I'll tell her that her father...my husband, Lord Baldevar, is a good man, one she should be proud to call Father. - Author: Trisha Baker
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#81. My family wasn't terribly affluent and looked upon money very carefully as something that had to be saved, not spent. My father built the ducting that took air into the copper mines and made about 6 d a yard in the Thirties, which was good money back then. - Author: Wilbur Smith
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#82. And so it's interesting to remember that when Mahatma Gandhi, the father of an earlier freedom movement, came to England and was asked what he thought of English civilization, he replied: 'I think it would be a good idea. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#83. For the first five years of Luca's life, I desperately wanted to be a good mother and not to pass on this trauma and darkness that his father and I had experienced, but there's a danger of suffocating your kids, too. - Author: Janine Di Giovanni
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#84. And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood. - Author: John Sergeant Wise
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#85. ...I'm going to stop worrying about what might happen to us. With the Lord's help we've been able to make ourselves a good living ever since Father died, and the fortune that has befallen us here in Medford certainly doesn't lead me to believe we will be abandoned now. - Author: Ralph Moody
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#86. I would like to be remembered as a good father. A good husband. A good brother. A good friend. A good man. But that is simply not going to happen. Like it or not, I have reached the point of infamy when I am going to be remembered simply as 'Ronnie Biggs', whatever or whoever he is in your mind. - Author: Ronald Biggs
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#87. It is an easy matter, Olav, to be a good Christian so long as God asks no more of you than to hear sweet singing in church, and to yield Him obedience while He caresses you with the hand of a father. But a man's faith is put to the test on the day God's will is not his. - Author: Sigrid Undset
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#88. I really felt that I had accomplished my goals in life. My first passion has always been to be a restaurateur, a good husband and father, and to provide for my family. - Author: Guy Fieri
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#89. You don't need the help of politicians to be a good teacher, Peter. - Author: Audrey Magee
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