"My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Tom Glazer on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Tom Glazer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Tom Glazer 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."Tom Glazer on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Tom Glazer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these."
"Just this morning, out of a large memory for songs, and having been obsessed by them since childhood, suddenly, at the age of 84, I thought of a song I hadn't thought of in over 50 years. It came into my head unbidden."
"I published, privately, a collection of my serious poetry I had written over the years. I only published 50 copies, which I gave to friends, in a special deluxe edition. It was ridiculously expensive but I'm glad that I did it."
"When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments."