That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the enemy of all.
Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.
The departure of our boys to foreign parts with the ever-present possibility that they might never return, taught the real value of photography to every father and mother. To many a mother the photograph of her boy in his country's uniform was the one never-failing consolation.
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance
What is the Church? She is the body of Christ. Join to it the Head, and you have one man: The Head and the body make up one man. Who is the head? He who was born of the Virgin Mary. ... And what is His body? It is His Spouse, that is, the Church.... The Father willed that these two, the God Christ and the Church, should be one man. All men are one man in Christ, and the unity of the Christians constitutes but one man. And this man is all men, all men are this man; for all are one, since Christ is one.
The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
There is a religion in all deep love, but the love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Small boy’s definition of Father’s Day: It’s just like Mother’s Day only you don’t spend so much.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety
What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation.
One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
Now that the wars are coming to an end, I wish you to prosper in peace. May all mortals from now on live like one people in concord and for mutual advancement. Consider the world as your country, with laws common to all and where the best will govern irrespective of tribe. I do not distinguish among men, as the narrow-minded do, both among Greeks and Barbarians. I am not interested in the descendance of the citizens or their racial origins. I classify them using one criterion: their virtue. For me every virtuous foreigner is a Greek and every evil Greek worse than a Barbarian. If differences ever develop between you never have recourse to arms, but solve them peacefully. If necessary, I should be your arbitrator. You must not consider God like an autocratic despot, but as a common Father of all; so your behavior may resemble the life siblings have in a family. On my part I should consider all equals, white or blacks, and wish you all to be not only subjects of the Commonwealth, but participants and partners. As much as this depends on me, I should try to bring about what I promised. The oath we made over tonights libations hold onto as a Contract of Love.
My father was a simple man. My mother was a simple woman. You see the result standing in front of you, a simpleton.
One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
Galileo called doubt the father of invention;
it is certainly the pioneer.
Youth today must be strong, unafraid, and a better taxpayer than its father.
By profession I am a Soldier and take pride in that fact, but I am prouder to be a father
Whoever in prayer can say, "Our Father," acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind
Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich
Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.