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Fathers Quotes

166 Fathers quotes:

"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years."
"The longer I live the more convinced I become that God governs in the affairs of men. And have we now forgotten that powerful friend? Or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately"
"It's time we asked ourselves if we still know the freedoms intended for us by the Founding Fathers. James Madison said, "We base all our experiments on the capacity of mankind for self-government." This idea that government was beholden to the people, that it had no other source of power, is still the newest, most unique idea in all the long history of man's relation to man. This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves. (October 27, 1964)"
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"If any question why we died, Tell them, because our fathers lied"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago"
Author: Kipling Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"The American father is never seen in London. He passes his life entirely in Wall Street and communicates with his family once a month by means of a telegram in cipher."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"Father I cannot tell a lie. I did it with my little hatchet."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"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 at how much he had learned in seven years."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"He follows his father with unequal steps."
Author: Virgil Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"Mention not a rope in the house of one whose father was hanged"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"Knowing those two individuals as fathers and individuals, I would think that if they could speak from beyond the grave, I'm not sure they would want another father to be taken from his child or his family."
Author: Lepley Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers."
Author: Depew Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"None of you can ever be proud enough of being the child of SUCH a Father who has not his equal in this world -- so great, so good, so faultless. Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don't be discouraged, for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be. Try, therefore, to be like him in some points, and you will have acquired a great deal."
Author: Victoria Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to thy commandments, / And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not."
Author: Bible Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"Our argument is that fathers should have the same right,"
Author: Davis Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"I want to speak directly to the kidnappers of my daughter Jill, who could be fathers like me."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"Seeing fathers-in-law, all those kinsmen, and other dear ones standing in the ranks of the two armies, / Arjuna was overcome with great compassion and sorrowfully said: O Krishna, seeing my kinsmen standing with a desire to fight, / My limbs fail and my mouth becomes dry. My body quivers and my hairs stand on end."
Author: Gita Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes

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