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A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
~ Gabriel GarcA­a MA!rquez | (Colombian writer. ) | 1928-? | Fathers
quotes Division : American writers   
     
An angry father is most cruel toward himself.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Fathers
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Fathers
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Fathers
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care.
~ William Penn | ( British religious leader. ) | 1644-1718 | Fathers
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Fathers
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
~ Anaïs Nin | ( French author. ) | 1903-1977 | Fathers
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Fathers
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
~ William Penn | ( British religious leader. ) | 1644-1718 | Fathers
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Fathers
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Noble fathers have noble children.
~ Euripides | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | BC 480-BC 406 | Fathers
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Fathers
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Fathers
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Fathers
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
The American father is never seen in London. He passes his life entirely in Wall Street and communicates with his family once a month by means of a telegram in cipher.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Fathers
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Fathers
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
~ Bertrand Russell | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Fathers
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
There are fathers who do not love their children, but there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Fathers
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Fathers
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
~ Euripides | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | BC 480-BC 406 | Fathers
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Fathers
quotes Division : American writers   
     
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Fathers
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!
~ Terence | (Playwright of the Roman Republic. ) | 195/185 BC-159 BC | Fathers
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Fathers
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     

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