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Picture quote by Emily Dickinson about world

Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them. ⏤ Emily Dickinson

Picture quote by Jim Valvano about believe

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person, he believed in me. ⏤ Jim Valvano

Picture quote by Howard W. Hunter about love

One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. ⏤ Howard W. Hunter

Picture quote by Sayings about respect

Respect for women is one of the greatest gifts a father can show to a son. ⏤ Sayings

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Every father should remember that one day his will follow his example instead of his advice

Picture quote by Pele about family

Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father. ⏤ Pele

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I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Jesus Christ, leader

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us.

Umberto Eco, novelist

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

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

My father was a man of love. He always loved me to death. He worked hard in the fields, but my father never hit me. Never. I don't ever remember a really cross, unkind word from my father.

Johnny Cash, musician

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

Euripides, poet

The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same.

Mark Davis, writer

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.

Confucius, philosopher

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

J. August Strindberg,

Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.

William Penn, leader

She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

Anne Bronte, novelist

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert, poet

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

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.

Conrad Hall, film cinematographer

A father is a banker provided by nature.


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

Robert Frost, poet

My father was often angry when I was most like him.

Lillian Hellman, dramatist

It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.

Harper Lee, novelist

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!

Lydia Maria Child,

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

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, novelist

An angry father is most cruel toward himself.

Publilius Syrus, writer

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.

Frank A. Clark,

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in fifty years what my father taught me by example in one week.

Mario Cuomo, politician

Noble fathers have noble children.

Euripides, poet

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

Anais Nin, author

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.

Jesus Christ, leader

There are fathers who do not love their children, but there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.

Victor Hugo, author

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I think I've always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success.

Amy Tan, novelist

The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children.

Denis Diderot, editor

My father felt that children should make their own way.

Ron Reagan, journalist

I should have been an abortion. The only reason I wasn't was that my father was a Christian.

Neko Case, musician

It was something she didn't want me to do because she thought the rejection would ruin my self-esteem. My father was, like, 'If she wants to try it, let her try it.'

Ellen Muth, actress

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years.

Frank Butler,

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

Enid Bagnold, author

Call no man your father upon the earth, for one is your Father, which is in heaven.


We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.

Alexander Pope, poet

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

Anne Sexton, poet

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.

Angela Carter, novelist

On the king's gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead.

Helen Hunt Jackson, writer

He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame.

June Carter Cash, musician

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.

Roger Von Oech,

An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright

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, comedian

There wasn't a rich father or rich family that paid for everything that I have right now, so I worked my way.

Marat Safin, athlete

When one has not had a good father, one must create one.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Sidney Poitier, actor

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.

Homer, poet

When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, scientist

When Socrates was about 30, and his father was long dead, he was still pursuing the art of sculpture, but from necessity, and without much inclination.

Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher

All my friends were in the park smoking weed and getting pregnant. I didn't want to be the young black girl having a baby, a baby's father, being on welfare. That wasn't going to be my story.

Foxy Brown, musician

He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.

George Martin, producer

The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.

Austin O'Malley, physicist

My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!

Thomas Ken, clergyman

But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors.

Tobias Wolff, writer

I have done everything I can to make sure my daughter knows her father because you form your own identity by rebelling against your parents - but first you have to know them.

Greta Scacchi, actress

On October 28th, 1887, I became the mother of a girl baby, the very image of its father, at least that is what he said, but who has the temper of its mother.

Calamity Jane, soldier

That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?

Joseph Addison, writer

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, journalist

My father was having an affair with a 16-year-old when Mum was pregnant with me. She found out when I was three weeks old and left, not surprisingly.

Carol Vorderman, entertainer

My father had never watched tennis, never liked tennis too much. He said, 'OK, we buy a racket, we watch together,' because we didn't know anything. It was a process of learning together that made it more interesting.

Novak Djokovic, tennis player

Just talk to me as a father - not what the Constitution says. What do you feel?

Joe Biden, vice president

I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.

Miguel Indurain, athlete

Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There's that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?

LeBron James, basketball player

My father is black and my mother is white. Therefore, I could answer to either, which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger, caught between two communities.

Wentworth Miller, actor

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

Groucho Marx, comedian

All we ask is that we have peace with the whites. We want to hold you by the hand. You are our father.

Black Kettle, leader

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

Jay London, comedian

My father was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody, and I was not to see him until I was eighteen.

George Weinberg, psychologist

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

Giordano Bruno, philosopher

For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime - as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed - even one of those years would have been a precious gift.

Michael Milken, criminal

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.

Publilius Syrus, writer

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.

Anais Nin, author

What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!

Terence, writer

My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist.

John E. Walker, scientist

True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends - and he accepts it.

Larry Mcmurtry, writer

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

Anthony Edwards, actor

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.

Herbie Hancock, musician

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.

David Rockefeller, businessman

I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him "father."

Will Rogers, actor

My father's a protector. My father's old-school. He's a cowboy.

Paul Walker, actor

I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.

Imelda Marcos, celebrity

When I was growing up my mother would say, 'Your dad may have to learn about being a father because he lost his own and that would have affected him'.

Tom Hooper, director

I believe the most compelling explanation of Obama's actions is that he is, just like his father, an anti-colonialist.

Dinesh D'Souza, author

Obama gets his identity and his ideology from his father.

Dinesh D'Souza, author

It is important not to copy other people's careers but set the tone of who you want to be. My father's always encouraged me to do that.

Nicole Richie, actress

My father was very much a handy person round the house, and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him.

John Henry Carver, physicist

My father never talked about the sacrifices that the family made for me.

Novak Djokovic, tennis player

My dear brother Barack Obama has a certain fear of free black men. As a young brother who grows up in a white context, brilliant African father, he's always had to fear being a white man with black skin. All he has known culturally is white. He has a certain rootlessness, a deracination.

Cornel West, educator

What I'm not saying is that all government spending is bad. It's not - far, far from it, but there is no free lunch, as a former colleague of mine used to say. There is no public tooth fairy. Father Christmas does not work on the Treasury staff this year. You can never bail someone out of trouble without putting someone else into trouble.

Arthur Laffer, economist

My mother and father are very involved with music. It's completely part of their soul.

P. J. Harvey, musician

My father died during open-heart surgery on March 29 of my senior year in college. I was getting set to go to law school. I remember sitting in the waiting room when the doctor walked in. I said to myself, The worst possible thing just happened. What will you do?

Steve Wynn, businessman

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.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

In our town there was a Gestapo officer who loved to play chess. After the occupation began, he found out that my father was the chess master of the region, and so he had him to his house every night.

Bruno Schulz, novelist

I've gone through that with my mother and father and here I was in a similar situation. I've wronged her and I've wronged the family. Because when these things happen, it doesn't just happen to you, it happens to the people around you and the family.

John Prescott, politician

Going to the movies was a big event in my youth. My father would be the initiator - he'd have me put on a jacket to see a film.

Ralph Fiennes, actor

The most important thing in my father's life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom.

Sean Lennon, musician

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