Dad Related Quotes
“Was this a preventable explosion? Did our dad have to die? These are just a few of the questions I have. Please do not leave any stone unturned. Twelve men, good family men, lost their lives, and we deserve answers to our questions.”
I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?
My dad's a doctor, and when I was 8, I went to one of his medical conferences where they were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken. I was so mad that a chicken had to die, I never ate meat again.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
“A lot of mannerisms remind me of his dad, kind of the way he skates and the fact he's a real smart player. He really thinks the game well.”
I support gun safety measures, and I'll tell you, I grew up in a family of gun owners and hunters, and I went hunting with my dad as a kid, and you know, I have deep respect for the Second Amendment and the culture of our country.
“With my dad, he's just working so hard to take care of me and give me all the things I needed or wanted, ... It feels good just to tell them they can be done with all that stuff and do whatever they want. Relax. Get up when they want to. It's emotional, a very touching thing.”
“I wouldn't have done any of it if I hadn't taken that course. When I was younger my dad would show me stuff and try to get me interested, but I just never was. Now it's different. Most of my friends here (at Clemson) are avid hunters. Now I have an interest in it, too.”
I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.
But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.