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" Among my dad's generation, when you gave another man a pocketknife as a gift, it was a show of respect. I'll still give someone the knife out of my pocket. "
" When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years. "
" I don't think I've had a holiday in my entire life that wasn't about my dad's work. "
" The records in the house I really remember were, well, Glen Campbell's 'Wichita Lineman' and 'Galveston.' Even as a kid, I knew these songs were glorious. My dad also had records by Merle Haggard, Charley Pride, Waylon Jennings, and then there was also the Eagles and Don Henley. Anything Texas, which includes Don Henley, was big. "
" I think, if I had a dad, I would have went the normal college route. I'm so stoked my life panned out how it was. "
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" My dad says he likes to bask in my glow. "
" My dad always taught me if I have my education, anything is possible. "
Anything Is Possible
" I've always adored my father's music, but ever since I'd started singing, whether it was while I was still a student at the University of Massachusetts or professionally, I avoided Dad's material. "
" My dad always supported me. Sometimes we didn't have anything to eat for breakfast, but if we could eat lunch and dinner, we weren't poor. "
" You ever try to beat your dad up? It just don't happen. He's got that old man strength. "
" My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night. "
" My family always helped me. I had people around me who always pushed me to be the best: my dad, my mum. My dad used to play and coach as well. But I wasn't born with shiny things. "
" I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.' "
" My mom and my dad were both very sociable, meeting lots of interesting people. "
" People said, 'How could you walk away from music?' But being a dad - there's nothing that can touch that. "
" My mom and dad got divorced when I was very young, and growing up in a family where the head of the household wasn't a man made a big difference. "
" I'd watch the news with my dad, and he'd quietly mock the anchors. An anchorman might say, 'Police are searching for...' and my dad would say in the anchorman's voice, 'the man who gave me this haircut.' This was in the real Ron Burgundy '70s. And I would laugh and start doing it myself. "
" Dad always said, 'Get a degree and do something on your own before you start movies.' He always kept me grounded, telling me the realities of the business and the struggles even the legends had to go through. "
" I lost my dad way too early and it was agonisingly awful. I missed him so much and I hated knowing that I could never again pick up the phone to tell him about my day. "
" It's definitely harder being a dad than a coach. "
" Dad had great people investing in his life at a young age. His mother, his stepfather, his Boy Scout leader, his football coach. That's where integrity is planted, like seeds that are harvested later. "
" My mother was very funny. My dad had a great sense of humor. My grandmother, too. "
" One of the biggest things growing up that my dad taught me is that if I was okay to talk about my feelings and express how I felt and not get angry, then he would listen to me. If I had issues, I would just tell him, 'Here's how I feel, this is what I'm feeling,' either with him or with my mom. "
" I've always been quite mature because of the way my parents brought me up. They were very good at talking to me like a person rather than a baby, and I was around so many actors and directors from such a young age because my dad is an actor. I was more comfortable with adults rather than actually being an adult child. "
" Football was really my least favorite sport and the last sport that I ended up picking up as a kid. My dad started me off with baseball, which most kids did at that time. I really enjoyed basketball. That was my favorite sport. "
" I was a sickly baby, and after two sets of adoptive parents took me home, they returned me to the orphanage because of a serious respiratory infection. But as they say, the third time's a charm, because my mom and dad adopted me and took me into their home where I was raised in a family full of love. "
" First of all, I was a good Christian kid. My mom and dad taught me never to fight. So I never fought. The other kids picked that up right away. They said, 'Oh, he's not going to try to do anything.' They'd push me, shove me, hit me. I'd just stand there and take it. "
" I'm compared to my dad all the time, and I've learned to take it positively by working hard. "
" My dad was into the 1950s doo-wop era. If you look at those groups, or at James Brown, Jackie Wilson and the Temptations in the 1960s, you'll see you had to be sharp onstage. "
" My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men. "
" When I was younger, me and my dad used to do different things. I don't think I would call it community service. It was more just us doing nice things. We used to donate to Goodwill or do can drives. Give people money if they needed it. Little things like that. "