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Father Son Quotes

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

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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

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)

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

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The child in me could not die as it should have died,
because according too legends it must find its father again.
The old legends knew, perhaps, that in absence
the father becomes glorified, deified, eroticized,
and this outrage against God the Father has to be atoned for.
The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human,
as man who created a child and then, by his absence,
left the child fatherless and then Godless.
- Anais Nin

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
- the movie National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

Choose a friend as thou dost a wife,
till death separate you.
- William Penn

It ain't over till it's over.
- Yogi Berra

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

Make the most of your regrets;
never smother your sorrow,
but tend and cherish it till it comes to have
a separate and integral interest.
To regret deeply is to live afresh.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure,
till you know there is no hook beneath it.
- Thomas Jefferson

War is a game that is played with a smile.
If you can't smile, grin.
If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
- Winston Churchill

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

An honest man is always a child.
- Socrates

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
- Meister Eckhart

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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