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Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.



I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.



Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.



Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice.



Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.



The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.



I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal.



I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.



Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.



Every success story has a parent who says, ’over my dead body.’ Every success story has an old person who walks up to you and says, when you’re acting the fool, ’you know I worry about you sometimes.’



I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.



In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.



Parents are not interested in justice, they’re interested in peace and quiet.



My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn’t because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.



No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I’m not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.



The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.



A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.



Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.



Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.



Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them.



The heart of marriage is memories and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.



Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.



I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.



Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.



The heart of marriage is memories and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.



Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.



We’re not raising children with the love that we need to.



I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who’ve had luck with it and those who haven’t.



I often try to tell kids to think about all the people who love you, don’t cry over the one person who doesn’t.



Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.