Quotes About Fathers

Thought Provoking Quotes About Fathers

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What do famous people have to say about fathers? What was the influence of fathers on great men and women? Read these quotes about fathers and you will know. After all, it is only in the hands of a deft artist that wet clay takes a beautiful form.

Quotes About Fathers by Famous Authors

George Herbert
"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."

John Gregory Brown, Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery
"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."

Jean de La Fontaine
"It is impossible to please all the world and one's father."

Marcelene Cox
"Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves."

Margaret Courtney
"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."

Euripides
"To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter."

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

Anonymous
"The greatest gift I ever had came from God, and I call him Dad!"

Fanny Fern
"To her the name of father was another name for love."

Robert Frost
"The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat."

Margaret Atwood, Cat's Eyes
"All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night.

Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye."

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