Happy Fathers Day

Quotations About Fathers

A father who was discussing his wayward son with a friend, received this reply:
"If he were my son, I would kick him out."

The father answered:
"Yes, if he were your son, so would I. But he isn't your son; he's my son, and I can't do it."

When a young man had been sentenced, the judge reminded him of the distinguished career of his father, a famous lawyer.

The youth recalled, "Whenever I went to him for advice or for companionship, he would look up from a book on the law of trusts and say, 'Run away, boy. I am busy.' My father finished his book, and here I am."

"Father! To God himself we cannot give a holier Name. "
--William Wordsworth
"He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too."
--Benjamin Franklin
"It is a wise child who knows his own father."
"It is a wise father who knows his own child."
"Children are poor men's riches."
--Anonymous Proverb
"As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man, so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them."
--Psalm 127:4-5
"A wise son maketh a glad father."
--Proverbs 10:1

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