Pappy: What d'ya want me to do, kiss ya?
Harry: Only when I dressed up like a beer bottle, how about you?
Hon. Joseph Palmer: As punishment for blowing up the McCraw's mailbox with M80s.
Hank: I was 13. THAT you remember! THAT!
Joseph: Old enough to know better.
Hank: You didn't come to my high school graduation or college. Why?
Joseph: Oh, boo-fucking-hoo. "Why?" Jail time, truancy, I don't get to reward anything! None of your shit!
Hank: I graduated from law school, for Christ's sake!
Joseph: As opposed to what? Dropping out?
Hank: Fuck you!
are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
if you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
but make allowance for their doubting too.
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
or being lied about, don't deal in lies,
or being hated don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise. (...)
Yours is the Earth, and everything that's in it!
And, which is more... youíll be a Man... my son!"
And if a man's gonna make it, he's gotta be tough,
And I knew I wouldn't be there to help ya along.
So I give ya that name and I said goodbye.
I knew you'd have to get tough or die,
And it's that name that helped to make you strong."
"Yeah," Wireman said, "There's nothing like an 'Atta boy' from a doubtful dad."
Jack smiled, and as always it illuminated his whole face.
Cliff: Theo... THAT'S THE DUMBEST THING I'VE EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE! No wonder you get D's in everything!
George Sr.: Well, it's never too late to start.
Spock: No, it is not — but it is true that I will miss the arguments. They were, finally, all that we had.
Do everything you did
I hope you're up there with God
Saying, that's my kid
Just to make you happy, hear you tell me that you're proud of me.
For them, I'll kill anything.
Cut the throats of babies for them Break their hearts all day for them
Waiting for you to say
Shepard: It's never that easy.
Tali: When do we get to stop reacting to our parents and start living for ourselves?
Jon [Voight] later told TMZ that heís not farting out a stream of sadness over not getting invited, because he wouldnít have been able to go anyway. Jon had to go to the Emmys on Monday.. You know your daddy hates you when heíd rather go to some boring ass award show and sit with a bunch of assholes (although, heís the asshole of assholes) than go to your wedding. So much for those two 'making amends' a few years ago.
David: One day, Grant Morrisonís going to end up on the main Superman titles, and heís going to retcon Superdickery as a two-year period in Supermanís life where he was possessed by the ghost of Jor-El.
Lt. Tom Paris: I'd tie a guarda hitch knot!
Owen: The fear of long words is:
Owen: A picardy third is:
Tom: Is when you suddenly solve a minor composition in major triad.
Owen: The leg before wicket rule:
Tom: Uh, in Cricket, the batsman's out because he... er, um, no. It's... the bowler is—
Owen: Just as I thought, you're useless!!
Tom: (sobs) I'M SORRY I LET YOU DOWN DAD!
Homer: Of course not, Marge, just for the rest of HIS life. He said I was an accident... he didn't want to have me.
Marge: You didn't want to have Bart.
Homer: I know, but you're never supposed to TELL the child!
Marge: You tell Bart all the time! You told him this morning!
Homer: Yeah, but when I do it, it's cute!
'The phone call might involve the most important and interesting people in the world, being well compensated for his time, and the chance to handle it with A-plus skill,' Dr. Aidinoff said. 'Whereas playing with his 7-year-old might be sort of boring, or unsatisfying; his son might not fully express his appreciation, or the child could even be in a bad mood. So this person might find himself terrified of spending time with his child because itís not an activity he can control or succeed at the high level of accomplishment to which he is accustomed.Ē