Quotes: parents

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  • Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan
    American basketball player and businessman 1963-
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    My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
  • Betty Cuthbert
    Betty Cuthbert
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    My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life. We were always taught to respect things and other people. It's so different today, because children are just not taught the right way.
  • My parents always said that I would be a lawyer or pilot or doctor - and I always just thought that's what I would do.
  • Brandi Chastain
    Brandi Chastain
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    My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played.
  • Anita Hill
    Anita Hill
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    My parents are older, and they lead a somewhat sheltered life. It was difficult to talk with them about things that were embarrassing to me, and that I had never spoken to them about.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
    Brigitte Bardot
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    My parents gave me a strict upbringing, which at times has caused me to suffer distress but today I am grateful to them for it.
  • Bre Pettis
    Bre Pettis
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    My parents had a software company making children's software for the Apple II+, Commodore 64 and Acorn computers. They hired these teenagers to program the software, and these guys were true hackers, trying to get more colors and sound and animation out of those computers.
  • My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.
  • Bill Burr
    Bill Burr
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    My parents have a ridiculous work ethic; my dad just works, works, works, works, works. I think it would be hard to find a guy who's logged more hours than that guy.
  • Bar Paly
    Bar Paly
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    My parents have always given me whatever I wanted. Took me to the ballet, the opera, museum exhibitions. I was always surrounded by art. It's their fault I've become an actress.
  • Bonnie Blair
    Bonnie Blair
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    My parents put skates on me at age 2, the way it should be if you're serious, and I've always liked it.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
    Source: An American Story: The Speeches of Barack Obama : a Primer
  • My parents taught me many of the things that people need in life to feel confident: practical things, such as managing finances, mucking out the goat barn, cleaning a house, doing repairs, mending a broken roof or a toilet.
  • Atom Egoyan
    Atom Egoyan
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    My parents taught me to believe that through the creative act, we're able to transcend and give a response to desecration.
  • Ben Stiller
    Ben Stiller
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    My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.