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“It's hard to always be the leader.”
“I hear an officer shout out, ‘He’s reaching for a gun.’”
“She exceeded our expectations.”
“We were just the cook and the janitor.”
“I just knew that you needed me and I was going to be there.”
“I had the patron saint of dads for sissies and no I didn’t know it."
“My basketball teammates were my first babysitters.”
“I went as macho as I could be to mask what I was underneath. ”
“I don't think that this is ever really gonna be over for any of us.”
“As he’s walking away, I’m like, ‘Hey, you forgot something.’”
“What's your life like now, Dad?”
“We make a very odd couple.”