Fathers Quotes

William feathe - not a tenth of us who are in business are doing...
Euripides, phrixus - the gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the...

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
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Smiley blanton - life is all one piece. men err when they think...
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mother and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
Benjamin Spock
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended - Not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
Barber B. Conable, J

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Abraham Lincoln
Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.
Margaret Mead
Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.
Unknown
The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers had, and all their disgust of emotion, and pride in self - Reliance. He is led no longer by Davy Crocketts he is led by cheer leaders, press agents, word mongers, uplifters.
Henry Louis Mencken
The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none.
Philip Caldwell
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Benjamin McLane Spock
Victory has a thousand fathers; defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr [1965]., p289. Comment made by JFK in the aftermath of the fai
On Fathers Day, we again wish you all happy birthday.
Ralph Kine
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Aristotle
All we have of freedom - - All we use or know - - This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
Rudyard Kipling
Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.
Aristotle, Politics
The fundamental defect of fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Bertrand Russell
The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
(Anon.)
No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace - - In peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.
Croesus of Lydia
The freedom fighters of Nicaragua... are the moral equal of our Founding Fathers and the brave men and women of the French Resistance.
Ronald Reagan
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Homer, The Odyssey
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
Charles Austin Beard, historian
Daughters go into analysis hating their fathers and come out hating their mothers. They never come out hating themselves.
Laurie Jo Wojcik
All we have of freedom - - All we use or know - - This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
Kipling
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons - In - Law.
Joan Kise