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15 Of Chris Hemsworth’s Best Quotes On Fatherhood

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Chris Hemsworth is best known as Thor, but his favorite superhero role is being a dad to daughter India, 10 and sons Sasha and Tristan, 8. Here are some of his best quotes about fatherhood and parenting.

I definitely have personal things I need to achieve, too ... but we still need to take care of our own. Now my identity is another team, another community – the community being the family.

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There’s definitely a couple of films I could’ve put way more energy into but I was like, ‘No, I’d rather be with my kids.’

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I love [having a child]. It's the greatest thing I’ve ever been a part of. When I am at work, she’s what I'm thinking about, and when I’m not at work, she’s who I’m hanging out with.

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I remember saving up for a surfboard when I was younger .... It taught me so many lessons about appreciation and working hard for something. When I think about my kids, I don’t want them to miss that joy.

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I think [parenthood] brings out the child in all of us. That’s what’s so beautiful. It reminds you of the fascination you had with things, and how you can spend hours just being with someone. It’s amazing.

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My little girl was in the back seat with me and I leaned over and I put my head on her lap and she started patting my head and singing a song through her pacifier. That was such a joy. Oh, there’s nothing better! It was the happiest moment of my life.

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There’s the idea that we as parents spend all this time protecting our children. No: I think they’re protecting us.

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Do you know what’s been the greatest lesson in having kids? For the first time, it’s not about me anymore. This internal dialogue about my own boring story isn’t at the forefront of my thoughts. It’s about them now, their welfare.

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Before I married and had kids, I felt like I could live forever. I could overcome anything. I live with more fear now.

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[My daughter] is my favorite superhero.

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I think Wonder Woman's their favorite [superhero]. It’s definitely my boys’ favorite character. My daughter, I don’t know. We'll see...

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My daughter is full energy, like my wife and I, and strong-minded. My boys, one’s a bit more calm and chill and the other is much more sensitive to things. You see this right away, when they’re first born.

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I’m a bit more choosy, I think, with when I work and how I work because it better be worthwhile to take me away from them.

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[My kids’ cameos in Thor Love & Thunder] felt like a one-off fun family experience. I don’t want them to now go and be child stars and actors. It was just a special experience we all had. They loved it, they had a great time.

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They’re all very active kids with big, vivid imaginations and so am I.

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