A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
The greatest crimes are to associate another with God, to vex your father and mother, to murder your own species, to commit suicide, and to swear to lie.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
They alone are sons who are devoted to their father. He is a father who supports his sons. He is a friend in whom we can confide, and she only is a wife in whose company the husband feels contented and peaceful.
What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.
Tiger father begets tiger son.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
He who can be a good son will be a good father.
Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.
Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.
As we try to change, we will discover within us a fierce struggle between our loyalty to that battle-scarred victim of his own childhood, our father, and the father we want to be. We must meet our childhood father at close range: get to know him, learn to forgive him, and somehow, go beyond him.
My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.
Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
To sum up: your father, whom you love, dies, you are his heir, you come back to find that hardly was the corpse cold before his younger brother popped on to histhrone and into his sheets, thereby offending both legal and natural practice. Now why exactlyare you behaving in this extraordinary manner.
This is a race in a heavily Democratic state that, for a Republican candidate, will require full-time devotion in order to win... I could not be a senator and a father during this campaign. I could only be a candidate.
He is very foolish who aims at satisfying all the world and his father.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be
Doubt is the father of invention.