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Dad Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Dad
  1. #1
    “‘Sailing,’ he liked to joke, ‘is the fine art of getting wet and becoming ill, while going nowhere slowly at great expense.’”
  2. #2
    “‘Dive for dreams,’ he used to say, quoting the e. e. cummings poem. ‘And live by love.’”
  3. #3
    “I don’t know where you picked up that slacker attitude, but you certainly didn’t learn it at home. Probably from the bad influences up here.”
  4. #4
    “Deprived of Victim, Mom and Dad holler at each other. I turn up the music to drown out the noise.”
  5. #5
    “He looked exactly like a rat. Like the human being version of a rat […] Who knew what her mom saw in him; Eleanor’s dad was messed-up looking, too.”
  6. #6
    “‘When you feel homesick,’ he said, ‘just look up. Because the moon is the same wherever you go.’”
  7. #7
    ″... she knew that nothing could hurt her while Pa and Jack were there.”