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

Related topics: Dad

No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
- Miguel de Cervantes

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

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

 

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
- Herbert Kaufman

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
- Horace

In peace, sons bury their fathers.
In war, fathers bury their sons.
- Herodotus

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Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
- Margaret Mead

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest
aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise...
specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
- Allan Bloom

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting,
the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers
should be commended for serving the purpose that the
Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
- Hugo Black

Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do.
Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
- Amy Heckerling

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.
- Abraham Lincoln

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like
doing for their babies is usually best after all.
- Benjamin Spock

The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers,
and failure is an orphan.
- Alan Price

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned
by that which charmed their fathers.
- Aldous Huxley

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because
they are more certain they are their own.
- Aristotle

There is too much fathering going on just now and there
is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
- Gertrude Stein

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society,
is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell

Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put
their family needs on the table.
- James Levine

I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
to the third and fourth generations.
- Exodus 20:5

We criticize mothers for closeness.
We criticize fathers for distance.
How many of us have expected less from our fathers
and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of
us always let them off the hook?
- Ellen Goodman

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it,
leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences;
wrongly understood,
as it has been so tragically in our time,
it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
- Barry Goldwater

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

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

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
- Marion Jones

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

My father taught me how to substitute realities.
- Mira Sorvino

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
- Christie Hefner

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

If my father had hugged me even once,
I'd be an accountant right now.
- Ray Romano

She got her looks from her father.
He's a plastic surgeon.
- Groucho Marx

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

My father was my teacher.
But most importantly he was a great dad.
- Beau Bridges

My father wants me to be like my brother,
but I can't be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
- Tatum O'Neal

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
- Quentin Crisp

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

Whenever I fail as a father or husband...
a toy and a diamond always works.
- Shahrukh Khan

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things
that make me feel successful.
- William Hurt

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


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