"When my father died in my arms it had such a profound affect on me that at that very moment when my dad passed I realized that I needed to face my own fears."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Criss Angel on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Criss Angel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Criss Angel 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."Criss Angel on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Criss Angel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The magic kit we developed with Idea Village is an extraordinary success in 40,000 stores across America. The TV commercial we shot for it has produced amazing results - unbelievable."
"I had an amazing childhood, lots of love. But my dad worked his tail off, getting up at 4 in the morning and going off at 5, 6 o'clock, yet he always had time to spend with his kids and his wife."
"Magic is the oldest part of the show business profession. It can now be used as a forward-thinking tool to build a child's confidence. It has been an amazing part in many entertainers' lives, including Steve Martin and the late Johnny Carson."
"It's so funny looking back, but my so-called overnight success actually took 15 years. I remember when I didn't have any money, and my only car was mom's Hyundai."
"I have mentally overcome situations most of you would be terrified to ever attempt: heights, fire, needles, spiders, snakes, angry monkeys, being shot, being hit by a car, going blind - you name it, I have been in a situation where I have had to mentally overcome my inherent fears to do my job."