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Positive Quotes about Father

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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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

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

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
- John Ciardi

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

When you have a good mother and no father,
God kind of sits in.
It's not enough, but it helps.
- Dick Gregory

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

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

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

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

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

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

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

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

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

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

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

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

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

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

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

When did it become a problem to be a small businessman
and become successful? The small businessman -
like my father,
or like me?
- Glenn Beck

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

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

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

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

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

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

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

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain


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