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"Every baby needs a lap."  (Henry Robin)

"Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents."  (Margaret Mead, 1901-78)

"I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw my bath toys were a toaster and a radio."  (Joan Rivers)

"I was a total loner, not by self-design. I just didn't know what the hell to say to people. I was so shy. I used to stammer and lisp and dribble at the mouth."  (Sir Anthony Hopkins, on his youth)

"I was born and raised with crocodiles; they are a piece of cake. But kids are so ... unpredictable."  (Steve Irwin, "Crocodile Hunter")

"I was lousy in school. Real screwed-up. A moron. I was antisocial and didn't bother with the other kids. A really bad student. I didn't have any brains. I didn't know what I was doing there. That's why I became an actor."  (Sir Anthony Hopkins)

"In some ways, I never outgrew my adolescence. I wake up in the morning and think, 'Oh my God, I'm late for a math test!' But then I say, 'Wait a minute. I'm 40.'"  (Daniel Clowes)

"Most people don't realize that large pieces of coral, which have been painted brown and attached to the skull by common wood screws, can make a child look like a deer."  (Jack Handey)

"Mothers spend a lifetime excising from their sons the influence of their fathers."  (Arthur Lotti)

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