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Immanuel Velikovsky Quotes and Sayings

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My father felt that his world of ideas was too liberal
for traditional rabbinical teachings,
and he looked for a chance to find a way in life.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

It is difficult to describe in short the enthusiasm
and devotion provoked by and given to my research.
We lived almost in poverty.
I used pencils, two for a nickel, and could not buy a fountain pen,
when I lost mine.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

On the day I was born, or possibly on one of the following days,
my father went on a walk in the forested hills and
thought of a name for me.
His first son was called Daniel, and Samuel in memory
of one of his forefathers.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

My first name - I have no middle name -
was chosen by my father,
as he told me, on that solitary walk in the forested hills.
He selected it from a verse of the seventh chapter of Isaiah;
there was no Immanuel among our ancestors known to him.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

 

My earliest memory is dreamlike: in a small orchard
or garden I am carried on the arm,
I believe, of my father; there was a group of grown-ups,
my mother among them, and the group was slowly walking in the orchard,
it seems toward the house.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

When I was a child of six or seven my father would
show me the chapter in the prophet Isaiah where the name Immanuel is found;
more than once he spoke to me of the faith he put in me.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

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

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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)

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

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

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

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

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

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

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

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

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
- John Ciardi

There's really no point in having children if you're
not going to be home enough to father them.
- Anthony Edwards

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

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

When did it become a problem to be a small businessman
and become successful? The small businessman -
like my father,
or like me?
- Glenn Beck

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

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

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

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

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

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

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

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.
- Mark Twain

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

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

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

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

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

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

Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

Being a father to my family and a husband is to me
much more important than what I did in the business.
- Tom Bosley

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

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

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier

When you have a good mother and no father,
God kind of sits in.
It's not enough, but it helps.
- Dick Gregory

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

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

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

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

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

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

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

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

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

My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

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

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph


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