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My father, Fred Carter, Jr., is definitely an extraordinaire.
- Deana Carter

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

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)

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

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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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

My father was my teacher.
But most importantly he was a great dad.
- Beau Bridges

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

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

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

Being a father to my family and a husband is to me
much more important than what I did in the business.
- Tom Bosley

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

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

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the
ruins of Troy and so do we all,
whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

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

There's really no point in having children if you're
not going to be home enough to father them.
- Anthony Edwards

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

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

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

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

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things
that make me feel successful.
- William Hurt

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

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

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

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

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

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

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

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

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

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

I know that I will never find my father in any other
man who comes into my life,
because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
- Halle Berry

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

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

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

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

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
- Kent Nerburn

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

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

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

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

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

What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him,
I believe - as with the Holy Spirit -
He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
- Benny Hinn

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

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


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