Father Betrayal Quotes

Then, there's the modern mother-in-law. In her mid 40s, she is the compact car of her breed: efficient, trim, attractive and in harmony with her times. She's pretty stiff competition for the plain young matron who's overweight and under-financed. If there is going to be friction in this relationship, it could start from envy and resentment in the younger woman. But Father Time is on her side, even if Mother Nature played her a dirty trick

Abigail Van Buren

A lawyer's dream of Heaven: Every man reclaimed his own property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.

Samuel Butler

My family has never suggested to me that my identity or value to them depended on my station in life. I knew that they did not consider me any more or less valuable because I held some political office. They valued me as a husband and father, whether or not I won an election. Nor did they regard holding office on Capitol Hill or in the Missouri statehouse as the epitome of success. Quite the contrary, my family had endured numerous personal sacrifices because of my public positions.

John David Ashcroft

At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.

Chinese Proverb

Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife

Jonathan Schattke

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.

Pope John XXIII

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.

Homer

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

William Shakespeare

Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.

Margaret Mead

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.

Johann Schiller

A father's words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house

Paul Lewis

Small boy’s definition of Father’s Day: It’s just like Mother’s Day only you don’t spend so much.

Unknown

The wish is the father of the deed.

American Proverb

Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.

Lewis Mumford

I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.

Mark Twain

There's an old saying that victory has hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Work is often the father of pleasure.

Voltaire

Our Founding Fathers would shudder to see how easily forces outside the mainstream now seem to effortlessly push some Senate leaders toward conduct the American people don't want from their elected leaders: Abusing power. Inserting the government into our private lives. Injecting religion into debates about public policy. Jumping through hoops to ingratiate themselves to their partys base, while step by step, day by day, real problems that keep American families up at night fall by the wayside here in Washington.

John Kerry

A great part of the pleasure of travel lies in the fulfillment of early wishes to escape the family and especially the father

Sigmund Freud

A son should inherit his father's money - not his religion; he may be too lazy to build upon a new fortune but never too slow to catch up with a new creed.

Unknown

Rather would I have the love songs of romantic ages, rather Don Juan and Madame Venus, rather an elopement by ladder and rope on a moonlight night, followed by the father's curse, mother's moans, and the moral comments of neighbors, than correctness and propriety measured by yardsticks

Goldman, Emma

We live longer than our forefathers; but we suffer more from a thousand artificial anxieties and cares. They fatigued only the muscles, we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves.

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family.

Jack Bowman

He doth entreat your grace, my noble lord, To visit him to-morrow or next day: He is within, with two right reverend fathers, Divinely bent to meditation, And in no worldly suits would he be moved To draw him from his holy exercise.

William Shakespeare

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