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My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
– Robert E. Lee
My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected.
– Anna M. Uhlich
My faith is that I don't believe in fate! We are not puppets or zombies of destiny. We are the main painters of our life's canvas.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.
– Aldous Huxley
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. (On steel industry executives who increased prices)
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. -- (Comment made 10 April 1962 in reaction to news that U.S. Steel was raising prices by $6 per ton, right after the unions negotiated a modest new contract under pressure from JFK to keep inflation down.)
– John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days," by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
My father always told me, 'Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.'
– Jim Fox
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
– Lee Iacocca
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, you've had a great life.
– Elbert Hubbard
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
– Jorge Luis Borges
My father didn't tell me how to live he lived, and let me watch him do it.
– Clarence Buddinton Kelland
My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.
– Peter De Vries
My father just didn’t want to believe something like that [genocide of the Jews] was possible — it’s very understandable. He just couldn’t believe the humanistic Germans he knew would do such a thin
– Barbara Ledermann
My father just, literally, died in my arms. I notified all my kids and my lawyer notified Dina's attorney. Let's see if she has the decency and respect to bring my kids to the wake and funeral."OK! Magazine: Lindsay's Grandfather Dies (August 28, 2008)1
– Michael Lohan
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
– Fred Allen
My father said, 'Politics asks the question Is it expedient Vanity asks Is it popular But conscience asks Is it right'
– Dexter Scott King
My father said: You must never try to make all the money that's in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won't have many deals.
– J. Paul Getty
My father taught me to work he did not teach me to love it.
– Abraham Lincoln
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
– Abraham Lincoln
My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
– Marianne Moore
My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'
– Cary Grant
My father was a management genius. But what I really wanted was a dad.
– Michael Jackson
My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
– Indira Gandhi
My father was everything to me. Immersed in work as he was, he always spared that daily half-hour. … once my father showed me a very old album full of most exciting pen and ink sketches of an imaginary city called Mopsopolis, inhabited by Mopses. He showed it to me in secret, and I was thrilled to have him share his own childhood secrets with me.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
My father was often angry when I was most like him.
– Lillian Hellman

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