Tweeter’s Digest: Celeb Dads’ Quotes #fathersday

Found poetry: Parenting advice and funny quotes from famous dads turn into great tweets, fit for Father's Day.

By Perri O. Blumberg
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    Adam Sandler

    Dad to: Sadie and Sunny

    Retweet if: Your parenting style is less about the rules, more about being the "improv" dad your family can love and respect as chief goofball, who makes it up as he goes along.


    Snoop Dogg

    Dad to: Sons Corde and Cordell, and daughter, Cori

    Retweet if: You're the alpha male in your house—a.k.a., top dog—and you've got a laid-back vibe. Bonus points if you bust rhymes in the shower.


    Ben Stiller

    Dad to: Ella and Quinlin

    Retweet if: You laughed at the idea of having kids, but when they were born you loved the idea of making them laugh at you.


    Dave Matthews

    Dad to: Twin daughters, Stella Anne and Grace Busina, and a son, August Oliver.

    Retweet if:
    You lost your dad at a young age, but he made an enormous impact on you and how you act as dad to your own kids.



     

    Donald Trump

    Dad to: Donald Jr., Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany and Barron.

    Retweet if: You catch yourself dreaming of the day when your big family can all sit around the boardroom, running the family business (while the reality TV cameras roll).

    Chris Rock

    Dad to: Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah.

    Retweet if: You follow Rock's advice: "When you have kids, there's no such thing as quality time. There's just time."

    Jerry Seinfeld

    Dad to: Sons, Julian and Shephard, and daughter, Sascha

    Retweet if: You used to enjoy vacations with your wife. Now you "enjoy" spending vacations on line at Disneyworld, while your kids fight over the last French fry.


    Ozzy Osbourne

    Dad to: Elliot, Jessica, Louis, Aimee, Kelly and Jack

    Retweet if
    : You were the wild one...and now you kind of have to be the mild one


    Tracy Morgan

    Dad to: Bobby, Tracy Jr., and Chris.

    Retweet if
    : You're the dad who will gleefully embarrass the kids, even if it means running down the street in your underwear, waving a light saber.


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    Chris O'Donnell

    Dad to: Lily, Christopher, Charles, Finley, Maeve 

    Retweet if: When the two of you got a puppy together, you thought it'd be just like that having kids. Boy, were you kind of right and kind of wrong.


    Anthony Bourdain

    Dad to: Ariane

    Retweet if: Even if you love life's finer things, your Dad taught you the importance of being humble.


    Matthew McConaughey

    Dad to: Levi and Vida

    Retweet if: You dream of the day when your kids are on the marquee of a movie theater, hitting a homer in the World Series... and also ruling the free world from the White House.


    Jamie Oliver

    Dad to: Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, and Buddy Bear Maurice
    Retweet if: One day, you're gonna start a revolution to make the world a better place for your kids—and everyone else's.

    .@jamieoliver “My kids are always going to be labeled as ‘Jamie’s child’ so they will need to work harder than anyone else. I think my children are very lucky” #quotes #dads 

    Sources:  Adapted from RollingStone.com (Sandler), BonAppetit.com (Bourdain), CD case notes of Some Devil (Matthews), TV Guide (Morgan), and greatpersonalities.com, babycenter.com, brainyquote.com, and thinkexist.com

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    • Miguelediana

      They may be famous but what makes them qualified to give advice to Dads? The best gift a father can give to his kids is to love and be faithful to their mother. How many of these famous dads do that?

    • 1waco64

      NOT ONE biblical father.  No wonder hollywood and the world is a mess.