"You have your whole life ahead of you. Be smart. Study hard and be independent…You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take away your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home."
- kids: hey dad where are we going for our next vacation
- me: well lets see kids
- me: *throws dart at map of the world*
- me: hm
- me: another trip to the middle of the pacific ocean