Father Betrayal Quotes

If you ever come to feel any doubt of my character or of my heartfelt devotion to you... the title of Father of My Country will give me no additional honor, but will be a reproach to you, either for your hasty action in conferring the appellation upon me, or for your inconsistency in changing your estimate of my character.

Tiberius Caesar

My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.

David Rockefeller

I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.

Abraham Lincoln

There is a certain class of people who prefer to say that their fathers came down in the world through their own follies than to boast that they rose in the world through their own industry and talents. It is the same shabby-genteel sentiment, the same vanity of birth which makes men prefer to believe that they are degenerated angels rather than elevated apes.

W. Winwood Reade

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

Russian Proverb

Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.

Yiddish Proverb

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

Enid Bagnold

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.


My father, now in heaven, is a keeper of the birds. And his eye is on his sparrow

Don Williams, Jr

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.

Anne Sexton

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.

Sigmund Freud

When we say a woman is of a certain social class, we really mean her husband or father is.

Zoe Fairbairns

He went home to Kentucky to deal with the loss of his father and the funeral arrangements and so on.

Orlando Bloom

Sin hath the devil for its father, shame for its companion, and death for its wages

Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety

Henry H. Tweedy

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