We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Father Figure Quotes from Alia Shawkat, Jesse White, Tamlyn Tomita, Tiffany Trump, Guy Pearce. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Mitch Hurwitz was like a father figure to me. He was so sweet, and he’s just so smart.
These kids are looking for direction, for identification. Kids join gangs because they need a father figure or they want to be part of a group.
The wonderful John Avildsen was a hero and father figure who was really present in my life even though we didn’t have day-to-day or year-to-year.
I don’t know what it’s like to have a typical father figure. He’s not the dad who’s going to take me to the beach and go swimming, but he’s such a motivational person.
I tend to project my father figure onto any director that I’m working with, or mother, if I’m working with a female, or it can be confused.
He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.
I didn’t have a father figure in the house.
All composers who came after were influenced by Beethoven, even during his lifetime, both by his personality and by his music. He was a father figure for generations.
I don’t see myself as a father figure but as someone who the younger players can come to and talk to about cricket. Not just batting but cricket in general and I am ready to impart with any information or advice I have.
You’ll hear guys talk all the time about coaches being a father figure. Well I’m 45 years old and I’ve never met my father. I consider Jerry Tarkanian my father.
My mom is just incredible. She’s delved into both the mother and father figure in my life.
I didn’t really like light-skinned people. I’d always thought about a tall, dark, handsome guy. But Bob had something different. He was very disciplined, just like a father figure, which I respected, especially as my own father was away.
All my books explore fatherhood. I look at what it means to have a big father figure at the centre: sometimes they’re a good father, sometimes bad.
If the role is challenging enough, I don’t see why I shouldn’t play an older man or a father figure. It is not about playing what you are in real life. We are called actors for a reason!
Sting is a father figure to us all.
My sensei was a British karate champion named Brian Fitkin. He was my mentor and because I had a hard relationship with my dad, he became a father figure to me.
You have to learn to stand on your own two feet without a father figure around. You have to set an example.
When I came into the Perry family, it was one of those deals where it was the only family I had. I didn’t have a father figure growing up like that, somebody who genuinely cared about me. Governor Perry taught me how to be a good man.
In some ways, I was looking for a father figure, and I found that in Donald Trump.
From being my coach as a kid, and starting his own AAU team for myself and my brothers to play… my father was a father figure for a lot of people I grew up with. We’ve done amazing things together. It’s the type of father-son bond that nothing will separate us.
I would say Triple H is the biggest influence on my career. He’s almost like a father figure. If I slip up, or there’s a problem, he lets me know.
The Marine Corps was the first father figure I had ever known.
I know there are a lot of kids who aren’t lucky enough to have a father figure in their lives. That’s a really tough obstacle to overcome.
I’m very moved by chaos theory, and that sense of energy. That quantum physics. We don’t really, in Hindu tradition, have a father figure of a God. It’s about cosmic energy, a little spark of which is inside every individual as the soul.
I think being the girl of such a huge father figure, you want to be that tomboy… because you are so close to your dad.
Growing up, my mom was my mother and father figure. She was my role model. I looked up to her. She was all we ever needed.
Pu La was like a father figure to people of my generation. I thank him for the characters his literary works offered us. They personify full-fledged human beings and have always given me company.
I grew up without a father figure.
My father passed away when I was very young, so I was head of household for a very long time. Whether it came to cooking food or having to braid hair to get kids out of the door for school, I’ve been one that has – with the help of my mother – has been a father figure for a lot of young ladies.
I was obsessed with Nelson Mandela. I had big posters of him in my bedroom and he became my proxy father figure. He was in jail, so I could project all sorts of things about what he would say to me.
I grew up not really having a father figure, and it didn’t bother me, because he wasn’t there in the first place. But then he started other families, and I was jealous. It was like he was happy without our family.
You need to have a very strong relationship with your coaches. For me, Freddie Roach is like a father figure.
The father figure is something I love, but also suffocate from and want to work against.
It’s become a habit to make films where the father is absent. My father impresses me, but the father figure does not.
Please don’t try and dramatize my relationship with Woody Allen. He was never any kind of father figure to me.
Mark O’Toole from the FAI has looked after me well back in England to the point that I consider him a father figure.
I’ve always wanted to tell a story about Lincoln. I saw a paternal father figure; I saw someone who was completely, stubbornly committed to his ideals, to his vision.
Growing up without a dad and not having a father figure – I noticed a hole in my life. For the longest time, I would run away from my problems instead of confronting them. I felt empty at one point. Not depressed, but empty.
My father was murdered when I was two. Duane, even though he was only a year and 18 days my elder, he became a father figure to me. I would have done anything for my brother – I loved him so much.
With every year that passes, I get further away from my target audience, and while I’ve been happy to think of myself as a father figure to these kids, I’d be a little distressed to be thought of as a grandfather figure.
I’m the youngest of four boys, and my oldest brother, Todd, was like a father figure to me. We were very close even though we were 23 years apart. When my parents were working, he was the one there for me. He was diagnosed with lung cancer when he was 15 years old.
Every song is personal, but ‘Ohio,’ on my first EP, was on another level. I really opened up about the lack of relationship I had with my father. We stopped talking about four years ago, and I haven’t had a father figure in my life since.
My life has always been with my dad. Since I can remember, I was raised by my father my entire life. So he’s kind of been that mom and father figure – always.
My dad’s not a very intimidating father figure.
The father figure doesn’t impress me. I have a very friendly relationship with my father, but that wasn’t always the case. My mother had custody, and I only saw him every other weekend. I never knew him well enough for him to inspire me.
It’s important for girls to have a strong father figure in their lives.
Growing up with just my mom, it went so well. It worked out so well. It was normal to me. I wasn’t really looking for a father figure.
The one thing I’ve always said is I don’t want them growing up without a father, and they’re my inspiration to make sure I’m the best man I can be. I want them to have the father figure that I never had.
When you find a guy who is powerful, a big father figure, you latch onto him immediately.
I know a lot of people feel like they get eaten alive by New York, but I feel it more as a father figure or something – this huge presence watching over me. I definitely feel better and work freer here.