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Fathers Quotes

My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. - Clarence Budington Kelland

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

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain. - John Adams

The father who would taste the essence of his fatherhood must turn back from the plane of his experience, take with him the fruits of his journey and begin again beside his child, marching step by step over the same old road. - Angelo Patri

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.  -  William Shakespeare

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development. - David M. Gottesman

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.  - Pope John XXIII

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.  - Charles Wadsworth

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.  -  Enid Bagnold
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in Heaven give good things to them that ask him?  - Matthew 7:11

 

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