"Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Mel Torme on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Mel Torme on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Mel Torme 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."Mel Torme on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Mel Torme on Friedrich Nietzsche