"I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Christopher Meloni on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Christopher Meloni on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Christopher Meloni on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Christopher Meloni on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Christopher Meloni on Mark Twain
"My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking."
"But when you're a working actor - and that's what you keep saying in your head, how blessed you are to have a job - and you are working with heavyweights, working with the best guys in TV, it's pretty cool. Exhausting, but cool."
"It is a weird feeling to have people go, 'Hey Chris' like they know me. But, number one, 99 percent of my experiences have been really cool. People couldn't be nicer and more positive."
"The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush. Now I want to share it with the world."
"My mother raised three children on her own and my dad was a doctor working 16 hours a day."