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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.
Enid Bagnold

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.
Helen Rowland

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
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.
Charles Wadsworth

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

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
Bill Cosby

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
Clarence Budington Kellard

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Sigmund Freud

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.
William Shakespeare

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.
Friedrich von Schiller

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
Barbara Kingsolver

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
Elizabeth Stone

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 raising boys."
Harmon Killebrew

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
Red Buttons

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
Gloria Naylor

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
George Herbert

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.
Tom Wolfe
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 a baby

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
Confucius

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 Bridge."
Helen Hayes

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 Unknown - often erroneously attributed to Mark Twain


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