His words of wisdom are tinged with wit and old-fashioned horse sense.

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When it comes to steering us in the right direction, Daddy might not be as vocal as Mama, but he’s still got plenty to say. We reached out to our Facebook Brain Trust to see who had memories of their dads’ observations and advice—classic dad quotes and funny Southern sayings. Here’s what they said—how about you?

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We all knew Sheriff Andy Taylor would make the cut, didn't we? There was no doubt in our minds that, given Andy's parenting skills, Opie would be raised right.