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Father Quotes

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

Related topics: Values Self Self-Esteem

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)

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

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

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all.
And I think I've been a good father to all of them.
- Anthony Quinn

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

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 existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

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

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

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

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

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

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

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

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

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

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

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

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

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

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

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

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

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

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

What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him,
I believe - as with the Holy Spirit -
He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
- Benny Hinn

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

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

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

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

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

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

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

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

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller


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