"My dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years. And when he opened his campaign headquarters back in the early '70s, when I was 5 years old, my mother wanted me to play the national anthem. And they got an upright piano on the back of a flatbed truck and I played it."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Harry Connick, Jr. on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Harry Connick, Jr. on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Harry Connick, Jr. on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Harry Connick, Jr. on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Harry Connick, Jr. on Friedrich Nietzsche
"'The Christmas Song,' by Nat King Cole, is not only a masterful performance to me it just sounds like the holidays. I've never sung it, because Nat's version is so perfect. I gotta leave it alone."
"I love my wife and I know she loves me. We're best friends. We're just lucky to have found each other. It takes a lot of work but I just feel very blessed that I found the right person. It's a very fortunate situation and not everyone has that."
"I've been all over the world. I love New York, I love Paris, San Francisco, so many places. But there's no place like New Orleans. It's got the best food. It's got the best music. It's got the best people. It's got the most fun stuff to do."
"I'm not a movie star. People know me, but they don't necessarily know what they know me for. I get recognised, but it's not like Justin Bieber. It's a nice thing, people are cool."
"I think a dad has to make his daughter feel that he's genuinely interested in what she's going through."
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