father Quotes

Dad never had time to relax. When we were young, he`d get us off to school before he`d go to work as a controller for a nine-hour day, come home, make dinner, make sure we got our homework done, then go right to sleep and do it all over again the next morning. - Chad says of his father`s hectic work and family juggling act.

Chad Michael Murray

It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.

Homer

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.

William Ames

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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.

Victor Hugo

He who can be a good son will be a good father.

Unknown

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

Robert Frost

Tiger father begets tiger son.

Chinese Proverb

What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

Bible

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.

William Graham Sumner

Perhaps my only secret is that I always bear in mind what my father said: "Do the smallest things in daily routine with enthusiasm and sincerity."

Nerrisa Ng

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished by how much he'd learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

A true king is neither husband nor father; He considers his throne and nothing else.

Pierre Corneille

When you serve your mother and father it is okay to try to correct them once in a while. But if you see that they are not going to listen to you, keep your respect for them and don't distance yourself from them. Work without complaining.

Confucius

The father of every good work is discontent, and its mother is diligence.

Lajos Kassak

If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.

David Rockefeller

So great is the modesty of your mind and face, Sophronius that I wonder you should ever have become a father.

Marcus Aurelius

A father may have a child who is ugly and lacking in all the graces, and the love he feels for him puts a blindfold over his eyes so that he does not see his defects but considers them signs of charm and intelligence and recounts them to his friends as if they were clever and witty.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

The best of our theater is standing on tiptoe, striving to see over the shoulders of father and mother. The worst is exploiting and wallowing in the self-pity of adolescence and obsessive keyhole sexuality. The way out, as the poet says, is always through.

Arthur Miller

She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

Anne Bront

He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.

Horace

My father, a bookkeeper who never earned more than $11,000 a year in his life, sat there, writing out a $25 check to the NAACP. When I asked him why, he said discrimination against anyone is discrimination against us all. And I never forgot that. Indeed, his philanthropy was a gift, not just to that organization, but to me.

Michael Bloomberg

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance

Hippocrates
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