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Papa Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Papa

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It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said,
'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
- Sam Levenson

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Papa continually emphasizes how much remains unexplained.
With the other psychoanalytic writers,
everything is always so known and fixed.
- Anna Freud

Papa always makes it clear that he would like to know
me as much more rational and lucid than the girls and
women he gets to know during his analytic hours.
- Anna Freud

I fed them every day.
So it was a papa that kept food on the table for them.
I did that.
I did my part.
- Joseph Jackson

 

Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism,
are all very good words for the lips.
- Charles Dickens

'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science,
but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'
- W. H. Auden

They used to say, 'If we find a good black player,
we'll sign him.' They was lying.
- Cool Papa Bell

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Melanie is more of a disciplinarian with the little girl than me,
probably because it's my first baby.
She gets everything easy from Papa.
I am more weak.
She takes advantage of me.
- Antonio Banderas

I was criticized at some level within the Republican
Party by those who say government should not be in
the economic development business at all.
My response is that the only country I know that doesn't
have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea.
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.

My role in the Mamas and Papas was basically just to sing.
- Cass Elliot

If you listen to the left track on their album,
if you get The Best of the Mamas and Papas,
you listen to the left track, you can still hear a little bit of my voice.
My son discovered that once.
- Barry McGuire

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

A corporation's primary goal is to make money.
Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of
that money and give it to others.
- Larry Ellison

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.
- Anais Nin

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

The problem with our role is Americans live in a world of illusion.
- Talib Kweli

I literally was saved by a role, from becoming a cab driver.
I never did have to wait tables, though,
so looking back I guess I had it pretty soft.
- Sam Waterston

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

I wanted to start with a very small role,
to get my feet wet.
I'm sure I'm not as good or as experienced as other actresses,
but everybody has to start somewhere.
- Claudia Schiffer

So successful has been the camera's role in beautifying
the world that photographs,
rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful.
- Susan Sontag

As President Bush has said on numerous occasions,
it is the government's role to create the conditions,
the friendly environment, that will attract capital.
- Donald Evans

Community colleges play an important role in helping
people transition between careers by providing the
retooling they need to take on a new career.
- Barack Obama

Chances are that neither the client nor the agency
will ever know very much about what role the ad has
played in sales or profits of the client,
either short-term or long-term.
- Michael Schudson

I felt extremely uncomfortable as the focal point,
in the spotlight.
I really like the behind the scenes role,
because all my freedom is there.
- Brian Eno

This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism.
And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active
role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism
and extremism in their mosques.
- Otto Schily

I never set out to be a role model, but I guess parents
like it because I am dedicated to school.
- Tatyana Ali

If there's a Disney animated feature based in Hawaii,
I knew I had to be part of it.
I'm very proud to be from Hawaii.
There was no question the role was mine.
- Tia Carrere

For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer,
and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model
showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies.
- Joan Chen

The second is that the role of China trade in Japanese economy,
important as it is, has often been exaggerated,
as proven by our experience of the past 6 years.
- Shigeru Yoshida

In reality, for me every role is completely different.
- Hugh Dancy

When I got this role, my daughter Molly said,
'Dad, you've come full circle.
- Jeffrey Tambor

It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate
in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical
awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation.
- Paulo Freire

I am more of a solo bass player and he needed somebody who would keep the role.
- Miroslav Vitous

It's a new perspective where I got a role in and they
are just spewed out of my mouth.
- Kerry King

I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo.
I assist the villain and show up from time to time.
- Keir Dullea

I think everyone needs to be a role model,
period.
- Barry Bonds

One of Alaska's strengths is our pioneer role in environmentally sensitive development.
- Frank Murkowski

For me, my role is about unleashing what people already
have inside them that is maybe suppressed in most work environments.
- Tony Hsieh

We need role models who are going to break the mold.
- Carly Simon

Liberal Democrats are inexorably opposed to tax cuts,
because tax cuts give people more power,
and take away from the role of government.
- Rush Limbaugh

Everyone in society should be a role model,
not only for their own self-respect,
but for respect from others.
- Barry Bonds

This year my role is clear: I am a coach,
a coach to sportsmen.
- Anatoli Boukreev

I am looking forward to a series of productive meetings
in both Austria and Estonia,
particularly what role organized crime plays in the Baltic drug trade.
- Howard Coble

My role model was my grandfather.
He instilled in me the feeling that no matter how successful
you are you have a responsibility to help others.
- Kevin Johnson

When a 'Life of Brian' comes out with Muhammad in the lead role,
directed by an Arab equivalent of Theo van Gogh,
it will be a huge step forward.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I knew that I could be more creative onstage,
to state my own case and deliver my own interpretation
of the role much more aggressively than in the recording studio.
- Kiri Te Kanawa

And I thought, you know, I have to say that maybe the
whacked out mother is my new favorite role,
but I don't want to just do it and become Nurse Ratchett.
- Tea Leoni

The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part.
- Margaret Halsey

Within two weeks of working with her,
I realized how good she was for the role because she
was absolutely with it and she has got terrific instincts,
I think, as an artist, too.
- Albert Finney

One of the things I find about acting is that the less
the audience knows about the actor,
the more they're able to believe in him in the role.
- Hayden Christensen

The Voice has always been an alternative paper.
They have always understood that that was part of their role.
- Sydney Schanberg

Time plays a role in almost every decision.
And some decisions define your attitude about time.
- John Cale

Racial distinctions should not play a role in sport.
- Pierre de Coubertin

I've always wanted to play Don Quixote in some way.
It's a great role.
I think the idealism of the man shows that hope that
we have in the human breast to achieve something.
- Dominic Chianese

The role of a liberal arts college within a university
is to be a genuine part of that university,
giving and responding to the other parts.
- Edward Levi

Music is your own talent and is an important tool.
Even if you don't want to be a role model,
get ready to be in the public eye.
Energy is there, you just have to use it.
- Sean Paul

Also, of course, for most of this time most Americans
thought of America as a white country with,
at best, only a very segregated and subordinate role for blacks.
- Samuel P. Huntington

I just play him as myself, I don't ease myself into any role really.
I stick a beard on and play me.
- Michael Gambon

My role 14 years ago in Richard III -
that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it -
they have all the fun!
- Denzel Washington

For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery.
For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
- Marshall McLuhan

Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model.
People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.
- Brooks Robinson

So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons,
talk to wives who had husbands overseas,
and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of
a friend who was expecting.
- June Allyson

Ireland has a role to play in making the E.U.
united and strong.
- John Bruton

I remember I was like five or six years old;
I played the devil.
That was my first role.
- Raul Julia

The only reason we make good role models is because
you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways.
But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
- Dante Hall

If there is an exotic woman it's always a terrorist role.
- Persis Khambatta


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