"I always told my dad I'd play professional football."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Anthony Doerr on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Anthony Doerr on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Anthony Doerr 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."Anthony Doerr on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Anthony Doerr on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I've been getting into Nick Drake lately, the folk singer. Sad, gorgeous stuff."
"Travel definitely affects me as a writer."