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My father was a tomato farmer. There is the phrase that says he or she worked their fingers to the bone, well, that's my dad. And he was a very good man.

Sidney Poitier in Good, Father, Man

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My father was a tomato farmer. There is the phrase that says he or she worked their fingers to the bone, well, that's my dad. And he was a very good man.

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But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity.

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I know how easy it is for one to stay well within moral, ethical, and legal bounds through the skillful use of words - and to thereby spin, sidestep, circumvent, or bend a truth completely out of shape. To that extent, we are all liars on numerous occasio

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I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.

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To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.

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I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values.

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I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life.

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So much of life, it seems, is determined by pure randomness.

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