Thursday, 22 November 2012

Fathers

A father is a banker provided by nature. - French Proverb

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be. - Frank A. Clark

A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. - Billy Graham

A man’s children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season. - Unknown

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father. - Frank Abagnale

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. - Unknown Author

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad. - Anne Geddes

Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee. - Margaret Courtney

Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person. - Naveen Jain

Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow. - Reed Markham

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

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

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

It is a wise father that knows his own child. - William Shakespeare

It’s really bad when dads cry. - Sarah Ockler

One father is more than a hundred school masters. - George Herbert

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

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

The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them. - Bertrand Russel

The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you're unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it. - John Green

The reservedness and distance that fathers keep, often deprive their sons of that refuge which would be of more advantage to them than a hundred rebukes or chidings. - John Locke

There is probably no more terrible enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man – with human flesh. - Frank Herbert

You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway. - Robert Brault

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