father quotes

“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ”

“I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.”

“Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. ”

“Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. ”

“To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.”

“It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft. ”

“My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”

“Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers”

“Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.”

“There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.”

Father quotes - It is a wise father that knows his own child. Share

“It is a wise father that knows his own child. ”

“Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.”

“I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.”

“It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.”

Father quotes - My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him. Share

“My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him. ”

Father quotes - I don't even know how to speak up for myself, because I don't really have a father who would give me the confidence or advice. Share

“I don't even know how to speak up for myself, because I don't really have a father who would give me the confidence or advice.”

“My father was raised with brothers, he was a football player and a boxer, he was a chief petty officer in the Navy, he was a man of his times. ”

“My father probably thought the capital of the world was wherever he was at the time. It couldn't possibly be anyplace else. Where he and his wife were in their own home, that, for them, was the capital of the world. ”

“If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.”

“To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.”

“Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.”

“She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon.”

“Bad psychoanalysis would say I enjoyed pleasing people, working really hard and pleasing people, which is probably related to my father in some way. But I really liked working hard. When I worked at Disneyland, I'd do 12 hours straight and go home thrilled.”

“The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless.”

“I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.”

“I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle, for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes, and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs.”

“My first memories of religion were being taken to Episcopal church. My father was Catholic, but my mother, I believe, was Episcopal. So I sort of veered off into the watered-down version of Catholicism.”

“A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.”

“And I come here as a daughter, raised on the South Side of Chicago - by a father who was a blue-collar city worker and a mother who stayed at home with my brother and me.”