The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart.— Mencius
Undeniable Great Father quotations
Jesus rejected hatred because he saw that hatred meant death to the mind, death to the spirit, and death to communion with his Father. He affirmed life; and hatred was the great denial.
Our fathers were Englishmen which came over this great ocean, and were ready to perish in this wilderness.
We were told that they wished merely to pass through our country.
. . to seek for gold in the far west . . . Yet before the ashes of the council are cold, the Great Father is building his forts among us. . . . His presence here is . . . an insult to the spirits of our ancestors. Are we then to give up their sacred graves to be allowed for corn?
Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
My father, who had previously been a civil engineer, died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918.
Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him -- or so they used to say. It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them.
I hope the Great Heavenly Father, who will look down upon us, will give all the tribes his blessing, that we may go forth in peace, and live in peace all our days, and that He will look down upon our children and finally lift us far above this earth.
This war did not spring up on our land, this war was brought upon us by the children of the Great Father who came to take our land without a price, and who, in our land, do a great many evil things... This war has come from robbery - from the stealing of our land.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
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.
My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
Adoption is the highest privilege that the gospel offers: higher even than justification.. . To be right with God the Judge is a great thing, but to be loved and cared for by God the Father is greater.
Having children is like living in a frat house - nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up.
It was my father who taught me to value myself.
I don't care what they say about me when I'm through with sports.
I don't want to be known as anything else in life but a great father.
When I auditioned for my high school band the band director was excited because my father was known to be a great musician. When he heard me, he said 'Are you sure you're Ellis's son?'
My father... never required me to study anything, but he knew how to inspire in me a great desire for knowledge. Before learning to read, my greatest pleasure was to listen to passages from Buffon's natural history. I constantly requested him to read me the history of animals and birds.
My family joins me in sharing the difficult news that Gerald Ford, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather has passed away at 93 years of age. His life was filled with love of God, his family and his country.
A man's worth is measured by how he parents his children.
What he gives them, what he keeps away from them, the lessons he teaches and the lessons he allows them to learn on their own.
Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.
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.
There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend.
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.
There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus;
he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus.
Father, write Your Word in our heart; make us men and women who understand Your truth.
The great Master Gardener, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, in a wonderful providence, with his own hand, planted me here, where by his grace, in this part of his vineyard, I grow; and here I will abide till the great Master of the vineyard think fit to transplant me.
The greatest gift I ever had Came from God; I call him Dad!
I know when my father [Donald Trump] puts his mind to something he's going to do a phenomenal job with it. He's a great businessman. He has an incredible track record. And I know he understands what this country needs and what it wants.
A father carries pictures where his money used to be.
You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive.
I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me.
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.