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Fathers’ Special : Quotes and Lines…(2)

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Father and son

Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
~ Euripedes

It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home – it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love.
~ Margaret Truman

Children have more need of models than critics.
~ Joseph Joubert

Ralph Waldo Emerson, on the death of his son:
My son, a perfect little boy of five years and three months, had ended his earthly life. You can never sympathize with me; you can never know how much of me such a young child can take away. A few weeks ago I accounted myself a very rich man, and now the poorest of all.

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
~ Knights of Pythagoras

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.
~ Mario Cuomo

Fathers Day1Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
~ Ruth E. Renkel

The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.
~ Tim Russert

Noble fathers have noble children.
~ Euripides

One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed, Dear God, Make me the kind of man my son wants me to be.
~ Anonymous

When I was a kid, my father told me every day, 'You're the most wonderful boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.'
~ Jan Hutchins

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

fathers-day-image-resizedThe greatest gift I ever had came from God, and I call him Dad!
~ Anonymous

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

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

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

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