God takes pleasure to see you take your little steps; and like a good father who holds his child by the hand, He will accommodate His steps to yours and will be content to go no faster than you. Why do you worry?— Saint Francis de Sales
Captivate Good Father quotations
In the United States, the Constitution is a health chart left by the Founding Fathers which shows whether or not the body politic is in good health. If the national body is found to be in poor health, the Founding Fathers also left a prescription for the restoration of health called the Declaration of Independence.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness;
to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
Our problem with President Obama isn't that he's a bad person.
By all accounts, he too is a good husband, and a good father - and thanks to lots of practice, a pretty good golfer.
I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.
My dad was a complicated man. He was a huge racist, my dad, but he still tried to be a good father, you know? Like, he would tell me that Santa Claus was black - that way, when I found out he didn't exist, it wouldn't be that big a let down.
Happiness does not come from football awards.
It's terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don't dream football, I dream the American dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
Who delivered up Jesus to die? Not Judas, for money;
not Pilate, for fear; not the Jews, for envy; - but the father, for love!
Look at me. I was a warrior on this land where the sun rises, now I come from where the sun sets. Whose voice was first surrounded on this land - the red people with bows and arrows. The Great Father says he is good and kind to us. I can't see it.
I am reminded of a piece of advice my father gave me regarding shoes.
...He said it is better to buy one good pair of shoes than four cheap ones. One pair made of fine leather could outlast four inferior pairs and, if well-cared-for, would continue to proclaim your good judgment and taste no matter how old they become.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas.
I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs.
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.
Sometimes we want things we were not meant to have.
Because he loves us, the Father says no. Faith trusts that no. Faith is willing not to have what God is not willing to give. Furthermore, faith does not insist upon an explanation. It is enough to know His promises to give what is good-he knows so much more about us than we do.
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.
It was very important, and I felt like music ran through my blood lines, with my father being a deejay and teaching me about records. I always thought vinyl was just intriguing. A black piece of wax that spins on a turntable and nothing but good sound comes from it. So that inspiration just keeps me going in hip-hop.
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
We did an episode on Good Times which came out of a newspaper article about the incidence of hypertension in black males being higher than whites, and increasing. So we did a show in which James, the father on Good Times, had hypertension.
But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations.
My father was a really funny guy. He lived a good long life. And he was the reason I wanted to be funny and become a comedian and a comedy writer, so to say that he's somewhat of a mythic figure in my life would be an understatement.
When I started racing my father told me, 'Cristiano, nobody has three balls but some people have two very good ones.'
We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.
The best way to be a good father to your children is to be a good husband to their mother.
To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father.
And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.
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.
I don't have a kid, but I think that I would be a good father, especially if my baby liked to go out drinking.
Enrich your soul in the great goodness of God: The Father is your table, the Son is your food, and the Holy Spirit waits on you and then makes His dwelling in you.
Not every successful man is a good father. But every good father is a successful man.
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
So let us not worry, and look instead as it has been taught us to do, as the birds of the air and the lilies of the field, keeping complete faith in Our Father's goodness.
... happily the Government of the United States... gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.
There's that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?