Father Quotes

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

Bertrand Russell

We never know through what Divine mysteries of compensation the great Father of the universe may be carrying out His sublime plan; but those three words, "God is love " ought to contain, to every doubting soul, the solution of all things.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

Gueorgui love to the forest, the forest as old as a legend, gentle as a mother and stern as a father.

Nicolai Levkov

Jesus brooded upon the Divine imminence until at last he could declare, "I and my Father are One

James Allen

Work is often the father of pleasure.


Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.

William Wordsworth

My father liked Iowa. He lived his whole life in the state, and is even now working his way through eternity there, in Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

William Cullen Bryant

Yes, to obviate his becoming such a gentleman as his father.

Anne Bront

Digression is the soul of wit. Take the philosophic asides away from Dante, Milton or Hamlet's father's ghost and what stays is dry bones.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

If for thy Father askt, say, thou hadst none;And for thy Mother, she alas is poor,Which caus\'d her thus to send thee out of door.

Anne Bradstreet

At the dinner table when I was very little, I would hear people bickering the father saying something, the mother choosing to defend herself. To escape the bickering, I started modelling the soft bread with my fingers. With the dough of the French bread sometimes it was still warm I would make little figures. And I would line them up on the table and this was really my first sculpture.

Louise Bourgeois

England is very, very important to me, because in my family the English could do no wrong. When my father picked a mistress, it was always an English girl: if he made her pregnant, she could be shipped back to England and he would not be held responsible. It never happened, but I've made a lot of work called The English Can Do No Wrong.

Louise Bourgeois

Thou wilt draw nigh! Father it is no dream that Thou art near No dream that, in my sin and misery, I may look up to Thee, May hide beneath the shadow of Thy wings, From all the restlessness of outward things, And from my own heart's self-accusing fears For Thou art nigh.

Hetty Bowman

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Russian Proverb

Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father

Jean de la Bruyere
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