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12 Of Tom Brady’s Best Quotes On Fatherhood

Throughout his NFL career, the six-time Super Bowl champion has spoken candidly about being a dad.

by Casey Suglia
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That's just a great thing for a dad, and for all of us, when our kids are interested in what we're doing.

I had to put my emotions aside to deal with their emotions.

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I said, 'Guys, look: Daddy doesn't always win. That isn't the way life is. You try really hard — that's the most important thing. If you gave it your best, you live with the outcome.'

They're going to be their own selves, not who you want them to be.

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I was like, 'What do you mean? He's a boy; he should just do all these things that I do.' The reality is Benny just likes different things. And it's great because now I just have to go do what he wants to do. When we do that, we have the best time.

The kids bring so much perspective to our lives and they're the most beautiful things in our life, so joyful.

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My kids see me as dad, so then when you're one-on-one, you're just doing dad things. And when you have them one-on-one, and then they say these things, and it just makes your week, or year, or month. There are some really great moments.

The fact they're getting older and the fact that they get to share this with me is really creating so many memories, obviously for them, but for me, too.

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I need more patience with my kids. I have a quick fuse sometimes, so when they're older, I imagine them going, 'Dad, you were so hard on me.'

That little girl owns my day — owns my life. I cannot say no to anything. Whatever she tells her dad to do, I do.

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There's definitely times when they stop and I go, 'Whoa, yeah that's my kid.' When they pout and when they don't get what they want and when they stammer around the house — my daughter will cross her arms. It's just the best...I'm a little bit like that.

Who knows if they'll play sports. If they do, I think it's great because I can really help them out. But if they don't that's up to them.

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