Father Betrayal Quotes

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

Tis not her coldness, father, That chills my labouring breast; It's that confounded cucumber I've ate and can't digest.

Richard Harris Barham

A greedy father has thieves for children

Serbian Proverb

Ambition is a vice, but it may be the father of virtue

Quintilian

Ambition is a vice, but it may be the father of virtue

Quintilian

The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat

Robert Lee Frost

Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority

Barber B. Conable

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.

Robert Morgan

For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time.

Alan Valentine

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.

Charles Wadsworth

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development

David M. Gottesman

The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.

Austin O'Malley

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

Johann Schiller

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!

Lydia M. Child

A father is a banker provided by nature.

Proverb

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

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

Anne Sexton

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners