"It was the first time I met openly gay people."
"It felt like I had a knife stuck in the middle of my brain. "
"I guess it's my turn, now."
"I had to get myself straightened out before I could be your dad again."
"I met you the day before John died."
"I'm very proud that he was my son."
"We were given fictitious names."
"You showed me that I'm not alone."
"Ever since I was 10, I knew that I needed to be a dad."
"We really are two sides of the same heart."
"We're scarier than the person that's abusing them."
"I remember saying, 'I'm toast.'"
"The last 22 years would have been hell without you."
"It's not just a tattoo."
"You said, 'Well, I have a medical condition that I probably should share with you.'"
"You want to go over to your ex-husband's for Thanksgiving?"
"We were about as close as people that don't speak the same language can be."
"Every scar in my leg has something to do with you."
"As if high school is not hard enough..."
"We saw, on the side of the road, a guy with a prosthetic leg."
"This medal was very precious to my parents."
"I worked harder than I have ever thought of working."
"I started playing basketball and opportunities just opened up for me."
"There was nothing more that I wanted to do than to protect you."
"I was looking at everyone else, going, 'Why aren't we like that?'"
"What is your legacy?"
"I've never seen you turn anybody away."
"This tall, dark fellow was singing. He had these shades on. I was like, 'Look at this guy.'"
"My dad in Cuba said, 'When you go there you're going to ask for George.'"
"Some guys couldn't handle it."
"I think I could have done another 31 years."
"I never have found another neighborhood like that one."
"I was sick; I had no job; I was lonely—and then Felix called me."
"When I first met Antonio he was 270 pounds..."
"I've been in and around barber shops all of my life."
"I don't think you knew how scared I was..."
"It was probably the loneliest time of my life."
"I just needed a little bit of help..."
"Jimmy, tell me how it all started."
"We really had some adventures..."
"I never particularly liked you."
"When I was in high school I was afraid of you..."
"What was the best tip you ever got?"
"Remember when you were asking me 'Hey Dad were you in a war?'"
"My father took me to the grocery store when I was just big enough to walk..."
"What are the things you believe in?"
"He was my best friend in the whole wide world..."
"I really, at first, didn't want to pick the parents..."
"He said, 'Well, Judge, I'm disappointed in you...'"
"You're the kind of person that we want our child to grow into..."
"There was a lot more to me than you might imagine."
"He was tough on the outside—big, big, soft guy on the inside."
"My first memory of you was at camp when we were 12..."
"We're like the Mutt and Jeff of the painting world; I'm a big girl, and you're just a little slip of a thing."
"I spend more time with Clarice than I do with my own family."
"We were having breakfast at Friendly's and this young couple came in with an autistic child."
"Don't ever let anybody tell you they can do something to you. You're free, man. You don't have to take that."
"He went somewhere; you could see it. And there was no pain. There's a quiet dignity in there."