?"Never let your right hand know what your left hand is doing" - that was one of his mottos...although I'm not sure why he always said that having worked as a civil servant all his life...Diane Ward
My dad read to me when I was a kid, I fell in love with stories with people and with imagination and creativity #kpccdadTrent Christensen
Lesson: The truth above all When I was very young, my father caught me lying. He told me that he'd never trust me again. Years later, he loaned me his car to drive to work. As I was leaving work at the end of the day, the radio antenna hit a low-lying tree branch and broke off.
After I got home, I told him about it. He asked me how it happened, and, after I considered lying to him, telling him that I didn't know, I decided to tell him the truth. He told me that that was all right and that if I didn't know how it had happened, he wouldn't have loaned me his car in the future, becuase he would have considered it unsafe.
Ever since this incident, I have gone to great lengths to tell the truth. In addition, if I give in to the urge to lie, I go back and confess to the lie and tell the truth. (Brian Epstein)
My Dad always taught me to be honest. I remember him reading the Book of Virtues to me, specifically a story about a father & son who go to the movies. The father asks and pays for 2 regular tickets. The cashier says, "you know, if you got a child's ticket for your son, I wouldn't have known he was older than 12. The father promptly answered that it would have been dishonest, and he wanted to lead his son by example. (or something more eloquent than that). I walked into a bathroom stall yesterday and saw a dollar bill on the ground, and returned it to the woman who had just walked out. The smallest gesture of honesty can go a long way, and I have my Dad to thank for instilling that in me.Jacqueline Scahill
Lesson: A child needs a mother...and a father My parents divorced when I was 5. I remember them fighting a lot. I remember being in the car with my father when he was drinking. After the divorce, he moved to Arizona to avoid paying child support. I saw him perhaps 4 or 5 more times before he died, never for more than an hour.
The one lesson I learned from him is that a child needs both a mother and a father who loves them. If you aren't willing to commit to a lifetime of support, don't have children. (Thomas Keener)
@KPCC My father was my first acting teacher. Teaching me to avoid indicating when I was 9. 2 years later, I won a Tony award. #dadDaisy Eagan
@KPCC My dad taught me that something that has no cost has no value. #KPCCdadNick Waters
My father's best advice is this: "Always leave things as you found them. If the gate is closed, leave it closed." #KPCCDadRandall Reynolds
My dad inspires me to live my dreams by reminding me that this is not a dress rehearsal for my for my life, but the real thing! #kpccdadAlison Bonn