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Father Quotes

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Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

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So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

 

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

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My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

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

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

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

My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
- Quentin Crisp

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

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

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

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

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
- H. G. Wells

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

My father taught me how to substitute realities.
- Mira Sorvino

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

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

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

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all.
And I think I've been a good father to all of them.
- Anthony Quinn

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

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

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

Whenever I fail as a father or husband...
a toy and a diamond always works.
- Shahrukh Khan

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy


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