You can't measure success if you have never failed. My father has taught me that if you really do want to reach your goals, you can't spend any time worrying about whether you're going to win or lose. Focus only on getting better.— Steffi Graf
Floundering mother father quotes that are about good father
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
When I was 17, my father was so stupid, I didn't want to be seen with him in public. When I was 24, I was amazed at how much the old man had learned in just 7 years.
I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold.
Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.
Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself — and I will obey every law or submit to the penalty.
Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad.
One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.
Watch your thoughts for they become words.
Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become habits. Watch your habits for they become your character. And watch your character for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that... and I think I am fine.
I had a right to my own political opinions.
I am a Southern woman, born with Revolutionary blood in my veins. Freedom of speech and of thought were my birthright, guaranteed, signed and sealed by the blood of our fathers.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person, he believed in me.
A Brother may not be a Friend, but a Friend will always be a Brother.
People ask me, what special is in my mentorship which has made Malala so bold and so courageous and so vocal and poised? I tell them, don't ask me what I did. Ask me what I did not do. I did not clip her wings, and that's all.
The first Republican I knew was my father and he is still the Republican I most admire. He joined our party because the Democrats in Jim Crow Alabama of 1952 would not register him to vote. The Republicans did. My father has never forgotten that day, and neither have I.
Every father should remember that one day his will follow his example instead of his advice
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
My father chose my name , and my last name was chosen by my ancestors .
That’s enough, I myself choose my way
My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all.
The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution.
Respect for women is one of the greatest gifts a father can show to a son.
My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument."
Listen carefully, my child, to your master's precepts, and incline the ear of your heart. Receive willingly and carry out effectively your loving father's advice, that by the labor of obedience you may return to Him from whom you had departed by the sloth of disobedience.
My father was a slave and my people died to build this country and I am going to stay here and have a part of it just like you.
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.
How can you just leave me standing? Alone in a world that's so cold? (So cold) Maybe I'm just too demanding, Maybe I'm just like my father too bold.Maybe you're just like my mother She's never satisfied (She's never satisfied) Why do we scream at each other? This is what it sounds like when doves cry.
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.
Never love anything that can't love you back.
As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps.
I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted.
We still wading in the water... Cocaine, blunts, marinating in the water. Lean and took a puff, and then she gave it to my father, Used to take the bullets out so I could play with the revolver. Satan serenading ever since I was a toddler, Tell 'em talk is cheap...niggas living for the dollar.
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.
I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don't inhale. That was his own aphorism, and I think it's the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject.
I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria.
My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
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I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister.
.. because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.
My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself.
He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine; so he became a pharmacist, but he believed in that hardly more.
My father was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years.
My father, who had previously been a civil engineer, died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918.
My father was in the civil service. I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain, and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of the holiday if we had behaved.
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.
My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets.
My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children.
Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat, to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played.
What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.