father Quotes

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

Orlando Bloom

Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety

Henry H. Tweedy

The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.

Jean Paul Richter

DELUSION, n. The father of a most respectable family, comprising Enthusiasm, Affection, Self-denial, Faith, Hope, Charity and many other goodly sons and daughters.

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments.

Osama bin Laden

Young people must learn that none of the exciting and entertaining fun things are worth it if they take you off the path that will lead you back home to your Heavenly Father.

William R. Bradford

In a husband there is only a man; in a married woman there is a man, a father, and mother, and a woman.

Honore de Balzac

The departure of our boys to foreign parts with the ever-present possibility that they might never return, taught the real value of photography to every father and mother. To many a mother the photograph of her boy in his country's uniform was the one never-failing consolation.

Louis Fabian Bachrach

My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.

Aldous Huxley

I remember distinctly telling my father-in-law, barring a miracle, we're going to have to terminate the pregnancy. Her health has to come first

Chris Higgins

When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning

Marv Levy

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

Bertrand Russell

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

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

William Wordsworth

That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the enemy of all.

J. August Strindberg

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

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

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
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