“ That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and the enemy of all. ”

- August Strindberg

“ Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage. ”

- Frances Conroy

“ Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table. ”

- James Levine

“ Being a father to my family and a husband is to me much more important than what I did in the business. ”

- Tom Bosley

“ My humanitarian work evolved from being with my family. My mom, my dad, they really set a great example for giving back. My mom was a nurse, my dad was a school teacher. But my mom did a lot of things for geriatrics and elderly people. She would do home visits for free. ”

- Cat Cora

“ My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So, yes, that is definitely in my DNA. ”

- David Oyelowo

“ I grew up in a very religious family. I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five. ”

- Akhmad Kadyrov

“ I would love a family. I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger. But who knows. ”

- Cameron Diaz

“ I was born on the other side of the tracks, in public housing in Brooklyn, New York. My dad never made more than $20,000 a year, and I grew up in a family that lost health insurance. So I was scarred at a young age with understanding what it was like to watch my parents lose access to the American dream. ”

- Howard Schultz

“ My mother moved abroad when I was 11, my dad wasn't around from the time that I was a baby, so I was not the product of a family, but a product of observation - of watching what went on around me, of watching who I liked, what I didn't like, what I thought was good behavior and what I thought was bad behavior and tailoring myself accordingly. ”

- Mark Strong

“ The one thing that kept our family together was the music. The only thing that our family would share emotionally was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music. ”

- Dennis Wilson

“ We're all comedy fans in my family. My parents mainly wouldn't let me watch stuff that was either annoying to them, or just garbage. My dad wouldn't let us watch 'The Flintstones' if he was home, because he said it was a rip-off of 'The Honeymooners'. But he would let us stay up really late in the summer and watch old 'Honeymooners'. ”

- Tina Fey

“ My mom keeps me going, man. She deserves such a good life. I just wanna give it to her. My dad, too. My family, my friends, they keep me motivated. Just knowing my personal legend, just knowing what I'm supposed to do, that keeps me going. ”

- Big Sean

“ When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover. ”

- Paris Hilton

“ I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that. ”

- Adam Sandler

“ I support gun safety measures, and I'll tell you, I grew up in a family of gun owners and hunters, and I went hunting with my dad as a kid, and you know, I have deep respect for the Second Amendment and the culture of our country. ”

- Eric Swalwell

“ I want to be a young dad. By 25 or 26 I want to see myself, like, married or start looking for a family. ”

- Justin Bieber

“ We all started snowboarding in the beginning as a family just to be closer together, go on trips. It was our soccer, but instead of Dad yelling at me from the sideline he is there riding with me and hitting the jumps even before I am hitting them. ”

- Shaun White