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|Topic: Father's Day Quotes - Happy
Fathers Day Quotes, Sayings and Greetings
|A father is always making his baby into a little
woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look
like his father.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to
duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may
not be lost to the world.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call
Lydia M. Child
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right,
he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him
Clarence Budington Kellard
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need
for a father's protection.
I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich.
Colonel Potter from M*A*S*H
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers
Friedrich von Schiller
It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill
you quicker if they didn't.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide
forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother
would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass."
"We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're
Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their
fathers sooner or later that the man before him was not an aging
father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up
and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of a sense
of duty and, perhaps love, adopted a role called 'Being a Father'
so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely
important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic
and catastrophic possibilities of life.
The Bonfire of the Vanities.
Spread the diaper in the position of the diamond with you at
bat. Then, fold second base down to home and set the baby on
the pitcher's mound. Put first base and third together, bring
up home plate and pin the three together. Of course, in case
of rain, you gotta call the game and start all over again.
Jimmy Piersall - on how to diaper
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally
guilty with the son who neglects them.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is
to love their mother.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
There's something like a line of gold thread running through
a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over
the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your
hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.
John Gregory Brown
When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper
things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red
thing and blurted, "She's more beautiful than the Brooklyn
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
Author Unknown - often erroneously
attributed to Mark Twain
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