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  My dad's the one who's always been there; he's my hero, you could say. Even when he was working, he'd do anything for me. He's been the biggest influence in my life.  
 -  Gareth Bale
  

  I have a theory that I really want my kids to know - the only coloration that they make between dad being in films and reality is just a lot of people doing a lot of hard work.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  My dad? He died when I was 19, which is a bad time for your dad to die, because there's an awful lot of things you have to resolve with your parents past your teens if you've been a difficult teenager.  
 -  Robbie Coltrane
  

  Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.  
 -  Wayne Rooney
  

  You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward.  
 -  Andre Agassi
  

  Look, I've got incredible pride for my family. I've absolutely fallen into that cliche of a dad who could just happily talk about my daughter endlessly.  
 -  Christian Bale
  

  My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest.  
 -  Steve Irwin
  

  I never saw my dad cry. My son saw me cry. My dad never told me he loved me, and consequently I told Scott I loved him every other minute. The point is, I'll make less mistakes than my dad, my sons hopefully will make less mistakes than me, and their sons will make less mistakes than their dads.  
 -  James Caan
  

  Well I think one of the things as far as golf, one of the things my dad kept instilling in me was the joy of the game. He made it fun for me. A lot of the times I see a lot of the kids, they don't enjoy being out there and that's a shame, you're supposed to enjoy the game.  
 -  Tiger Woods
  

  Watching wrestling with my old man was the equivalent of playing catch with your dad.  
 -  John Cena
  

  I'm a dad, I'm a husband, I'm an activist, I'm a writer and I'm just a student of the world.  
 -  Michael J. Fox
  

  I'm loving being a dad. I cannot understand how in the past I managed to cope without getting cuddled this many times a day.  
 -  Russell Crowe
  

  And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.  
 -  Angelina Jolie
  

  Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.  
 -  Tim Allen
  

  My dad doesn't get any of my jokes. He laughs at them, but he doesn't understand them. He's just laughing because people around him are laughing.  
 -  Zach Galifianakis
  

  My parents divorced when I was young but I was brought up in two really loving households. I didn't have a contentious relationship with my mom or dad.  
 -  Matt Damon
  

  A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.  
 -  Brandon Lee
  

  As my dad said, you have an obligation to leave the world better than how you found it. And he also reminded us to be givers in this life, and not takers.  
 -  Phil Crane
  

  My Dad used to say 'always fight fire with fire', which is probably why he got thrown out of the the fire brigade.  
 -  Harry Hill
  

  My dad came from Cuba when he was a teenager not speaking English. And I grew up here speaking Spanglish. That's the world in which I grew up, and that's a world in which a lot of second generation immigrants find themselves.  
 -  Ted Cruz
  

  My dad was the biggest influence on my life because he was never boring.  
 -  Christian Bale
  

  My dad was in the army so we moved around a lot and I changed schools every year and had to make new friends, and I found that if I was the funny guy I could do that easier.  
 -  Sunil Gangopadhyay
  

  I've always had an affinity for lawyers. My dad is a lawyer. He's retired now. My brother is a lawyer.  
 -  Scott Bakula
  

  My dad has always taught me these words: care and share.  
 -  Tiger Woods
  

  I wanted to be a skinny little ballerina but I was a voluptuous little Italian girl whose dad had meatballs on the table every night.  
 -  Lady Gaga
  

  Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught my the game and you taught me how to play it right.  
 -  Wade Boggs
  

  Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad.  
 -  Anne Geddes
  

  My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you're a kid, you want to be just like your dad.  
 -  Derek Jeter
  

  I've never heard my dad say a bad word about anybody. He always keeps his emotions in check and is a true gentleman. I was taught that losing it was indulgent, a selfish act.  
 -  Hugh Jackman
  

  I grew up in the world of bad television, on my dad's sets and then as a young schmuck on dating shows and so on.  
 -  George Clooney
  

  My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses.  
 -  Richard M. Daley
  

  My dad was so much fun growing up.  
 -  Abby Elliott
  

  One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.  
 -  Jim DeMint
  

  Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.  
 -  Conrad Hall
  

  Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.  
 -  Jack Handy
  

  You can tell your uncle stuff that you could not tell your dad. That is kind of the role of an uncle. I feel very much like a father sometimes but sometimes I feel like a teammate.  
 -  Dusty Baker
  

  My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  My dad was a high school teacher and made no money.  
 -  Billy Baldwin
  

  My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.  
 -  Eminem
  

  I'm into being a dad, that's where my focus is most of the time. I'm an actor that's my job, but it's not my life. I have a lot of other interests too.  
 -  Paul Walker
  

  My dad was my Little League coach and my Cub Master.  
 -  Billy Baldwin
  

  My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted.  
 -  Jim Carrey
  

  I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.  
 -  Orson Scott Card
  

  I don't think my kids have to worry too much about me embarrassing them because that's not how I would want to grow up, with wacky dad showing up at school and performing for everyone.  
 -  Steve Carell
  

  I'd like to play Matt Damon's daddy. He's a wonderful actor, I really admire him, and I'd like to play his dad one day.  
 -  Larry Hagman
  

  Me and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It's not a popular position.  
 -  Bill Gates
  

  I'm a fun dad, but I don't know if I'm the fun, crazy dad.  
 -  Steve Carell