father Quotes

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

Don Williams, Jr

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

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

When parents put gold into the hands of youth, when they should put a rod under their girdle--when instead of awe they make them past grace, and leave them rich executors of goods, and poor executors of godliness, then it is no marvel that the son being left rich by his father's will, becomes reckless by his own will.

John Lyly

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

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

We never know through what Divine mysteries of compensation the great Father of the universe may be carrying out His sublime plan; but those three words, "God is love " ought to contain, to every doubting soul, the solution of all things.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
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