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Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world ~ John Major

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development ~ David M. Gottesman

Fifth Commandment: Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee ~ Exodus 20:12
 
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers ~ Homer

Girls are complicated. The instruction manual that comes with girls is 800 pages, with chapters 14, 19, 26 and 32 missing, and it's badly translated, hard to figure out ~ Hugh Laurie

Great fathers do what weak fathers don't want to do ~ Reed Markham

Great fathers don't find fault. Great fathers find solutions ~ Reed Markham

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it ~ Clarence Budington Kelland

Henry James once defined life as that predicament which precedes death, and certainly nobody owes you a debt of honor or gratitude for getting him into that predicament.  But a child does owe his father a debt, if Dad, having gotten him into this peck of trouble, takes off his coat and buckles down to the job of showing his son how best to crash through it ~ Clarence Budington Kelland

High quality time is important for successful fathers. These fathers recognize the cliche- no deposit, no return ~ Reed Markham



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Honour thy father and thy mother' stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness ~ Aeschylus

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well ~ Alexander the Great
 
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection ~ Sigmund Freud

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

I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich ~ Colonel Potter (M*A*S*H)

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week ~ Mario Cuomo

I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around.  But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years ~ Anonymous

I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example ~ Mario Cuomo
 
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

If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time ~ Russell Hoban



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If you think about it seriously, all the questions about the soul and the immortality of the soul and paradise and hell are at bottom only a way of seeing this very simple fact: that every action of ours is passed on to others according to its value, of good or evil, it passes from father to son, from one generation to the next, in a perpetual movement ~ Antonio Gramsci

In times of trouble you can count on yourself. In times of disaster you can count on your friends. In times of sorrow you can count on your Father ~ Chae Richardson

Intercourse make’th the father, heart make’th the dad ~ Michael Sage

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was ~ Anne Sexton

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

It is better for a father not to leave their children and inheritance of money but rather an inheritance of the 8 pillars of life – love and support, truth and honesty, knowledge and wisdom, direction and a large dash of discipline. These eight pillars will ensure they have riches beyond measure ~ Michael Sage

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father ~ Pope John XXIII

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons ~ Johann Schiller

It kills you to see them grow up.  But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't ~ Barbara Kingsolver

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 ~ Phyllis Diller



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