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Quotes About Fathers

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Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other. ~ Joseph Joubert


One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. ~ George Herbert


Dad, you're someone to look up to no matter how tall I've grown. ~ Author Unknown


The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat. ~ Robert Frost


When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. ~ William Shakespeare


When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. ~ Albert Einstein


It is much easier to become a father than to be one. ~ Kent Nerburn


Children learn to smile from their parents. ~ Shinichi Suzuki


Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.  ~ William Wordsworth


It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. ~ Johann Schiller


A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. ~ Billy Graham


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


A man's children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season. ~ Unknown


You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular. ~ Robert Frost


Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad. ~ Anne Geddes


I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. ~ Sigmund Freud


If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons. ~ James Baldwin


The father who would taste the essence of his fatherhood must turn back from the plane of his experience, take with him the fruits of his journey and begin again beside his child, marching step by step over the same old road.  ~ Angelo Patri


My heart is happy, my mind is free. I had a father who talked with me. ~ Hilde Bigelow


When I was ten, my pa told me never to talk to strangers. We haven't spoken since.  ~ Steven Wright


I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof.  ~ Rodney Dangerfield


The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.  ~ Theodore Hesburgh


This is my father. Try what you can with him! He won't listen to me, because he remembers what a fool I was when I was a baby.  ~ George Bernard Shaw


By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. ~ Charles Wadsworth


It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.  ~ Anne Sexton


We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents. ~ Henry Ward Beecher


A father carries pictures where his money used to be. ~ Unknown


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




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