"You just have this little human that's a product of yours and your partner's love. And I think that's really incredible to see ourselves reflected in our little child that we get to raise and teach and nurture, and I'm excited to do that."
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"The last few weeks for me have been a very different emotional experience, something I never thought I would feel myself. And I find, again it's only been a short period, but a lot of things affect me differently now."
"She has me so far wrapped around her finger, it's dumb. She says 'Dada' and I will walk through a cement wall to get to her. It's crazy...I love it. I truly worship that kid."
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“It sounds so clichéd, but I never knew that life could be this fun and this great."
"What I've realized is that life doesn't count for much unless you're willing to do your small part to leave our children—all of our children—a better world. Even if it’s difficult...That is our ultimate responsibility as fathers and parents. We try. We hope."
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“[Fatherhood] is the most insanely amazing, most beautiful, unbelievable thing that can ever happen to you.”
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"Kids hold up a mirror to you....You can't make excuses. You've got to make sure they've brushed their teeth and eaten a good breakfast. You want to be present if they wake up with a bad dream...I never knew I was capable of experiencing so much love."
"I've never protected the president [in], but I have been a new dad, and I can tell you that being a new dad is pretty terrifying. I'm pretty sure that something about the president makes the stakes a little higher, but to me as a new father, nothing is more important or scary than protecting a daughter."
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"I thought I would be more inspired to have all these new feelings to talk about, but I really just want to hang out with my daughter. I want to enjoy this time for what it is."
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"It's legitimately the greatest thing ever...It just makes me wanna be better."
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“[Otis] calls me Dada. I think that’s hilarious, mind-blowingly hilarious...I never thought that was going to happen and that it would be so intoxicating when it did.”
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"In my career there’s many things I’ve won and many things I’ve achieved. But my greatest achievement is my family. What matters is being a good father and a good husband—just being connected to family as much as possible. Being a dad is more important than football, more important than anything. I adore children. I love the fact our children are part of both of us. It’s one of the most amazing things ever."
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“There is a mirror that is held up to me now. You have someone watching you. You have to lead by example.”
"I didn't think it was going to be this fun. But everything just gets heightened when you have a baby. The volume gets turned up on life. I never knew I could be this happy, and that's the truth."
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"The only way I can describe [fatherhood]—it sounds stupid, but—at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows, like, five times its size? Everything is full; it’s just full all the time."
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