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Becoming a father increases your capacity for love and your level of patience. It opens up another door in a person – a door which you may not even have known was there. That’s what I feel with my son. There’s suddenly another level of love that expands. My son is my greatest joy, out of everything in my life. — Kyle MacLachlan

Racism isn’t born, folks, it’s taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list. — Denis Leary

I come from no country, from no city, no tribe. I am the son of the road… all tongues and all prayers belong to me. But I belong to none of them. — Amin Maalouf

In my travels, I also noticed that kids in Thailand like spicy food, and kids in India love curry. I’m hoping to introduce my son, Hudson, to lots of veggies and spices when he’s young. I say that before he’s started on solid foods, so it could be easier in theory than practice! — Curtis Stone

I was silver-white by the time I was 35, but having grey hair makes me look washed out. My wife and son have both said that grey hair doesn’t suit me because I have a boyish face. — David Cassidy

As we were baptized, so we profess our belief. As we profess our belief, so also we offer praise. As then baptism has been given us by the Savior, in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, so, in accordance with our baptism, we make the confession of the creed, and our doxology in accordance with our creed. — Saint Basil

In Hindu societies, especially overprotected patriarchal families like mine, daughters are not at all desirable. They are trouble. And a mother who, as mine did, has three daughters, no sons, is supposed to go and hang herself, kill herself, because it is such an unlucky kind of motherhood to have. — Bharati Mukherjee

Many very strong fathers have turned out ineffectual sons by not allowing them to grow as men. — John Noble

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I’m Ric Flair! The Stylin’, profilin’, limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin’ n’ dealin’ son of a gun! — Ric Flair

Being a son, brother, uncle and brother-in-law is all I care about. — Chris Burke

Its awfully hard to be the son of a great man and also of a half-crazy woman. — Henry Steele Commager

The darkest period of my life, so far, arrived the summer I was pregnant with my eldest son. The future was growing in me with all of its terrifying unpredictability, and I found myself anxious, unable to work and woefully at sea. — Lauren Groff

My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son. — Farrah Fawcett

I want to try and do as much as I can as an actor. So far I think I’ve done pretty well with being a minister’s son. And now I know I’m pretty darn good at playing a woman too. — Barry Watson

My first name, Benjamin, dates back a thousand years earlier to Benjamin – Binyamin – the son of Jacob, who was also known as Israel. Jacob and his 12 sons roamed these same hills of Judea and Sumeria 4,000 years ago, and there’s been a continuous Jewish presence in the land ever since. — Benjamin Netanyahu

I am a single mom and I’m the breadwinner and I have to work and I have to do these things and that’s just the way it is. I don’t think my son even knows any different. — Charisma Carpenter

A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It’s actually the opposite of that. It’s realizing that we’re all humans, and that’s why God sent his Son to this earth – to save people. — Billy Ray Cyrus

I have a son, Mason, who is disabled – cerebral palsy – and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old. — Laura San Giacomo

I enjoy what I do every minute of the day, even when the going gets tough. When I first began writing, I used to work at a desk in the bedroom, of a small development house. My three sons all under the age of 3 would come running in and out of the room every minute. — Ed McBain

I have a wife, I have sons: all of them hostages given to fate. — Lucan

There is a certain moment in the film when the son is in the nursing home and he goes to the television and turns it off because he sees himself in the image. — Atom Egoyan

I was born and trained to communicate music, just as the sons were born and trained to hunt, and I was lucky to have grown up in Hungary, a country that lives and breathes music-that has a passionate belief in the power of music as a celebration of life. — Georg Solti

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend. — Dante Hall

Find something that you love to do, and find a place that you really like to do it in. I found something I loved to do. Im a mechanical engineer by training, and I loved it. I still do. My son is a nuclear engineer at MIT, a junior, and I get the same vibe from him. Your work has to be compelling. You spend a lot of time doing it. — Ursula Burns

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps. — Alan Ladd

I wanted to get into films, and my parents were against it. I convinced my mom, and finally she convinced my dad. My dad then felt, who best to launch his son than him? So he launched me, and here I am. — Vijay

My son lives in Nicaragua. My daughters live in the United States. — Gioconda Belli

That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in. — Lauryn Hill

My NFL pension can barely pay my son’s tuition. You know, it’s very little money. — O. J. Simpson

If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them – not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone. — Anne Bronte

What are Raphael’s Madonnas but the shadow of a mother’s love, fixed in permanent outline forever? — Thomas Wentworth Higginson

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. — William Shakespeare

My son has two loving parents and an extended family, whether it’s cousins or stepmothers or boyfriends. My son is surrounded by love. — Bridget Moynahan

He’s my father married to my sister. That makes me his son and his brother-in-law. That is such a moral transgression… I cannot see him. I cannot have a relationship with my father and be morally consistent. I lived with all these adopted children, so they are my family. To say Soon-Yi was not my sister is an insult to all adopted children. — Ronan Farrow

Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor’s son to marry. — Elizabeth I

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father, I at least had an immense respect for him, and a great admiration. — Lincoln Ellsworth

I haven’t done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch, because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young; so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero, it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership. — Blair Underwood

I love my son more than anything. I will do whatever it takes to make sure he is raised the right way. — Bristol Palin

Until you have a son of your own… you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. — Kent Nerburn

If you were a son of mine, I wouldn’t want you to be an architect, because it’s a tough way to be in the world. — Peter Eisenman

My son – and what’s a song? A thing begot within a pair of minutes, thereabout, a lump bred up in darkness. — Thomas Kyd

If I had known it I would have told my son, I’d rather shoot you than let you join the SS. But I didn’t know. — Wilhelm Keitel

God the Father and God the Son cannot be everywhere present; indeed they cannot be even in two places at the same instant: but God the Holy Spirit is omnipresent – it extends through all space, with all other matter. — Orson Pratt

The fact is I like Mumbai less and less. My son says, ‘Baba, let’s go for a drive’, and I tell him, ‘Where’s the fun of a drive in this place?’ You get caught in a million traffic jams, and you spend time cooped in your car with all that mad cacophony around you. — Om Puri

The biggest thrill a ballplayer can have is when your son takes after you. That happened when my Bobby was in his championship Little League game. He really showed me something. Struck out three times. Made an error that lost the game. Parents were throwing things at our car and swearing at us as we drove off. Gosh, I was proud. — Bob Uecker

I did nothing to deserve God’s love; in fact, I was living as an orphan, without hope. Yet God chose to pursue a relationship with me, and through the death of his son Jesus, I was adopted into God’s family. — Steven Curtis Chapman

The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I’ve seen the fire of the Italian temperament. It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic. — Dominic Chianese

I do not wear my emotions on my sleeve. I was once described by my own son Stephen as an emotional ostrich. — Pierre Salinger

I’m 64 years old and, yeah, I went through a transition in my life last year, with the death of my son, that woke me up to a lot of things. You know, I’m perfectly happy in my own little groove. Marching along, building my company, and you know, a happy person. — Carl Paladino

You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don’t… you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother’s son. — Witold Gombrowicz

I am utterly in love with my son and my boyfriend and live in the most magical place on Earth. I’ve been in Norway for ten months now and I have loved every minute of it. — Rebecca Loos

‘In the Wake’ was a very bleak book. This relationship was not too good, the father and son. This time around, I wanted a father and a son who really loved each other, which would be visible on the first page and would still be there on the last page. — Per Petterson

I suppose I am a frustrated musician so I annoy my family by playing guitar in the house. I used to be into acoustic stuff but my son Joseph is learning drums, so now I have an electric guitar and we play Metallica. We have an amp and a PA in the garage with his drum kit. — Kevin McKidd

I’m thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I’ve got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony – and my daughter Grammy. — Noah Wyle

My son gave me the permission to accept my success. — Gary Burghoff

I don’t want to be remembered as ‘the son of Bruce Lee’. — Brandon Lee

The bravery of Stanley Kramer’s ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ amounted to two Hollywood legends – Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy – telling the world that a black son-in-law is something they can live with, and so should you, especially if he looks like Sidney Poitier and has degrees. — Wesley Morris

I had a simple goal in life: to be true to my parents and our country as an honorable son, a caring brother, and a good citizen. — Benigno Aquino III

Now that I have a 16-month-old son, my weekend ritual has changed – but it’s better than ever. We get up early and go for a walk on one of the hiking trails near my home in Los Angeles, then meet up with friends at a diner. There’s nothing better than sipping coffee, eating scrambled eggs, and taking three hours to do it. — Connie Britton

I enjoy doing fun things outdoors with my son to stay in shape. We like camping together. After a weekend in the woods, I’m sorer than after a week at the gym! — Beth Riesgraf

He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons. — Carlo Goldoni

I’ve brought the traditions from Spain to the United States: spending the afternoons with my husband and my son, enjoying the little things. — Paz Vega

When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don’t feel very good. — Al Goldstein

My son is pre-K and my daughter is in elementary school. So they don’t watch the show. But my son knows that I’m on it – he says that ‘Breaking Bad’ is his favorite show even though he’s never seen it. It’s really great that he says that, because it makes me look like mother of the year. — Betsy Brandt

I love to try new restaurants and breakfast places I can take my son to. — Beth Riesgraf

In Australia, I grew up watching ‘The Mickey Mouse Club,’ my son grew up watching ‘Sesame Street,’ my grandson’s growing up watching ‘Dora The Explorer.’ So we are sort of saturated with American culture from the day we’re born, and to those of those who do have an ear for it, it’s second nature. — Jacki Weaver

There’s a lot of kids who look up to me, and that’s humbling. Because being human, I don’t want to fail them. But being human, I will. That’s why it’s so important to have your faith put in something that won’t fail you. And that means the Son of God’s kingdom. — Si Robertson

We got off the Clash of the Titans tour and I said that my wife and I were working on having a baby and sure enough we found out that she was pregnant. So I told them nine months in advance that I wasn’t going to tour in September so I could witness the birth of my first son. — Dave Lombardo

I know I did the right thing by taking time off to raise my son. But it also came at a price. I turned down many opportunities over the years because I didn’t want to leave him for long periods of time. And in Hollywood, as in any business, the calls stop coming when you don’t answer. — Arsenio Hall

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost! — Thomas Ken

On the day I was born, or possibly on one of the following days, my father went on a walk in the forested hills and thought of a name for me. His first son was called Daniel, and Samuel in memory of one of his forefathers. — Immanuel Velikovsky

Indians mock their corrupt politicians relentlessly, but they regard their honest politicians with silent suspicion. The first thing they do when they hear of a supposedly ‘clean’ politician is to grin. It is a cliche that honest politicians in India tend to have dishonest sons, who collect money from people seeking an audience with Dad. — Aravind Adiga

Rich men’s sons are seldom rich men’s fathers. — Herbert Kaufman

The best thing about being a dad? Well, I think it’s just the thing that every man wants – to have a son and heir. — George Best

I agree completely with my son James when he says ‘Internet is like electricity. The latter lights up everything, while the former lights up knowledge’. — Kerry Packer

To lose a son under those circumstances – a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart. — Brian Jones

Are you not moved to tears and bitter compassion, when you behold the only Son of God seized by the most impious, dragged away, mocked, scourged, buffeted, spit upon, crowned with thorns, hung upon the infamous cross between two thieves, finally in such a horrible and execrable manner suffering death, for your salvation and that of the world? — Peter Abelard

I love my son, but my daughter has calmed me down. — Ricardo Antonio Chavira

One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding? — James Caan

It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all. — Betty Friedan

I know people have tattooed my ‘Sons of Anarchy’ photos, they’ve painted them, on their bikes. I’ve seen a few of those, sent to me through friends, where they’ve actually taken my 8×10 Tig photo and put it right on their bike. — Kim Coates

The Seventh Day Adventist Church believes that it was specially chosen by God to prepare the world for the Second Coming of His Son Jesus. — Luke Ford

I’m actually in my 22-year-old son Jason’s band, After Midnight Project. The music is like Coldplay-ish rock. — Greg Evigan

Having my son made me grow up. I’m keeping my dangers in the movies. — Tom Guiry

All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters. — Gordon Lightfoot

I do my work and do the best I can. I’m quite happy with my anonymity. All I can ever hope for is that I continue to do great work that will be remembered, and I leave my imprint so that my son can say proudly, ‘That’s my dad!’ — Eamonn Walker

I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing — Gavrilo Princip

Most Glorious and eternal Majesty, Thou art righteous and holy in all thou dost to the sons of men, though thou hast suffered men to condemn Thy servant, Thy servant will not condemn Thee. — Christopher Love

I was the adoring son of a Welsh-Irish father, a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat, a Catholic Knight of Columbus who was a blue-collar, trade union organizer and, not surprisingly, a fervid Nixon-hater. — Bob Gunton

In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece. — Nia Vardalos

The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some of the greatest black artists, dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time. — Guy Johnson

I named all my children after flowers. There’s Lillie and Rose and my son, Artificial. — Bert Williams

Find a good teacher, as I found for my sons. I feel the worst thing you can do is to try and teach your own children yourself, because there is a natural rebellion that occurs. — Keith Emerson

I think there comes a point in probably most father-son relationships where the son kind of starts becoming the parent. — Francois Arnaud

I marvel to think that the Son of God would condescend to save us, as imperfect, impure, mistake-prone, and ungrateful as we often are. I have tried to understand the Savior’s Atonement with my finite mind, and the only explanation I can come up with is this: God loves us deeply, perfectly, and everlastingly. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Joy comes from places you least expect it. It’s usually the simple things, like watching my son play basketball or going through Central Park when the blossoms are blooming. — Dave Gahan

My son’s the most precious thing to me: He’s changed me from being selfish to selfless. — Ricardo Antonio Chavira

Some of my favorite artists are Jason Mraz, Eric Hutchinson, Ben Folds, Bruno Mars, Mumford and Sons, Maroon 5 – their vibe is slightly different from all the pop stuff on ‘Glee,’ although some do fall into that genre. — Grant Gustin

My son is a blessing in every way. — Elizabeth Emken

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship. — Harrison Ford

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