Father Quotes

~Wonderful Father Quotes~

"A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father." Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is soap-on-a-rope." Bill Cosby

"The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf." Bertrand Russell

"Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers." Lewis Mumford

"It is a wise father that knows his own child." William Shakespeare

"I just owe almost everything to my father [and] it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election." Margaret Thatcher

"Giving The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men." Henry Ward Beecher

"Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old." English Proverb

~My Favorite Father Quote~
"When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." Mark Twain

"Divorced fathers measure time by memories, not by the clock." Ken Lewis

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"To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship." Wendell Phillips

"All we have of freedom - all we use or know - this our fathers bought for us, long and long ago." Rudyard Kipling

"What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!" Terence

"Noble fathers have noble children." Euripides

"You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together."
Erika Cosby

"Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development." David Gottesman

"Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later...that the man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of a sense of duty and, perhaps love, adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life." Tom Wolfe

"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," my dad would reply, "we're raising boys." Harmon Killebrew

"The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears."
Francis Bacon

"The kind of man who thinks that helping with the dishes is beneath him will also think that helping with the baby is beneath him, and then he certainly is not going to be a very successful father." Eleanor Roosevelt

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