"If anybody had a reason to become a delinquent, to become a criminal, to be angry at the man, to be angry at the white man, to be angry at America, it's my dad, but he did not feel that way at all."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Larry Elder on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Larry Elder on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Larry Elder 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."Larry Elder on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Larry Elder on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My dad was a Marine. He was one of the Montford Point Marines. Those are the equivalent of the Tuskegee Airmen for Marines. He's a tough, tough guy. When I was 15 we had a fight, and I didn't speak to him for 10 years."
"My mom and my dad were married 56 years, and the fact that I reconciled with my dad I think made their marriage a little bit better as well."
"America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to."
"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
"Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system."
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