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Father's Day Quotes

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

-Henry Ward Beecher


It is a wise child that knows his own father.



It is a wise father that knows his own child.

-William Shakespeare


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.

-Benjamin Franklin


And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

-Ephesians 6:4


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


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

-David M. Gottesman


A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.

-Gabriel Garcia Marquez


"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


If the new American fathers feel bewildered and even defeated, let them take comfort from the fact that whatever they do in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.

-Bill Cosby


That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all. and the enemy of all.

-J. August Strindberg,
Swedish writer

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.

-Anne Sexton, U.S. poet.


One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

-English proverb (17th century)


I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a fathers protection.

-Sigmund Freud

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