Father Quotes

"I'm sorry, Father. I tr...

"I'm sorry, Father. I tried, I tried..." Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride
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"I grew up to have my father's looks, my fath...

"I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's opinions and my mothers's contempt for my father." Jules Fieffer
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β€œBy the time a man realizes that hi...

β€œBy the time a man realizes that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth
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"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a da...

"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 great struggle for independence." - Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948)
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The idea of bringing someone into the world fills me with horror. I would curse mys...

The idea of bringing someone into the world fills me with horror. I would curse myself if I were a father. A son of mine! Oh no, no, no! May my entire flesh perish and may I transmit to no one the aggravations and the disgrace of existence. Gustave Flaubert
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love gives a man strength, o...

love gives a man strength, often at the cost of his mind. -Father Pyrlig (The last kingdom)
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β€œMy father says almost the whole world's asleep. Everybody you know, everybody...

β€œMy father says almost the whole world's asleep. Everybody you know, everybody you see, everybody you talk to. He says only a few people are awake. And they live in a state of constant total amazement.” - Patricia, Joe vs. The Volcano (1990)
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"The time not to become ...

"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war." β€” E. B. White
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"... Want to hold a light to paradise and see if I could sleep, I want to feel the way our f...

"... Want to hold a light to paradise and see if I could sleep, I want to feel the way our fathers felt when it swept them off their feet, I want to know about that higher love you saw that can't be seen. The only obvious equation, you believe it or you don't." - Manchester Orchestra
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"What we become depends on what our fathers teach us...

"What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom." - Umberto Eco
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When I was a kid, my father would sit by my bed every night before I went to sleep. He'd say to m...

When I was a kid, my father would sit by my bed every night before I went to sleep. He'd say to me, "Percy, if you don't wake up tomorrow, if it turns out that today is your last day on earth. Will you be proud of what you've done in this life? Because if you ain't, you better start getting square"
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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend,...

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity. ...Benjamin Franklin
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"It doesn't matter if you feel useful going fr...

"It doesn't matter if you feel useful going from one disaster to another - the trick I guess is to just keep moving." - Father Mulcahy (M*A*S*H)
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"In peace, sons bury thei...

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus
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"My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, b...

"My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you've been mean to someone, they won't believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it's time to stop being nice, then destroy them." --Laurell K. Hamilton
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β€œWhere is home? I’ve wondered where home is, and I realized it’s not Mars or someplace like that...

β€œWhere is home? I’ve wondered where home is, and I realized it’s not Mars or someplace like that, it’s Indianapolis when I was nine years old. I had a brother and a sister, a cat and a dog, and a mother and a father and uncles and aunts. And there’s no way I can get there again.” Kurt Vonnegut
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I... I see. Merciful god, you have se...

I... I see. Merciful god, you have sent me an apostle. Guard your life,son, you have a calling.-Father Martin, Outlast
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"You can tell what was the best year of your ...

"You can tell what was the best year of your father's life, because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out." β€” Jerry Seinfeld,
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β€œI believe what we become depends on what...

β€œI believe what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us." -Umberto Eco
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"I am determined that my children shall b...

"I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is." β€” Charles Lamb
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β€œYou know, everybody dies. My parents died. Your father died. Everyb...

β€œYou know, everybody dies. My parents died. Your father died. Everybody dies. I'm going to die too. So will you. The thing is, to have a life before we die. It can be a real adventure having a life” - John Irving
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"I believe what we become depends on what...

"I believe what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. " - Umberto Eco
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"I am become Death, destroyer of worlds." -- J...

"I am become Death, destroyer of worlds." -- J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atomic bomb) after witnessing the first nuclear test in history.
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"Put as much distance between you and the truth as you want. It changes nothing. Pretend ...

"Put as much distance between you and the truth as you want. It changes nothing. Pretend to be everything you are not. Teacher. Husband. Father. But there is one unavoidable truth you will never escape. You cannot change. You will always be...a monster." -Athena, God of War
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Hey Victor! I remember the time your father took me to Denny's, and I had the Grand Slam Brea...

Hey Victor! I remember the time your father took me to Denny's, and I had the Grand Slam Breakfast. Two eggs, two pancakes, a glass of milk, and of course my favorite, the bacon. Some days, it's a good day to die. And some days, it's a good day to have breakfast-Thomas Builds-The-Fire.
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"My father didn't tell me how to ...

"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." --Clarence Budington Kelland
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"The time not to become ...

"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war." β€” E. B. White
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"If our Founding Fathers wanted to care about...

"If our Founding Fathers wanted to care about the rest of the world, they wouldnt have declared their independence from it." - Stephen Colbert
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"My father hated radio and could not...

"My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too." β€” Peter De Vries
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"When one has not had a ...

"When one has not had a good father, one must create one." --Friedrich Nietzsche
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β€œHumility is the mother of giants. One sees great ...

β€œHumility is the mother of giants. One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.” ― G.K. Chesterton, The Innocence of Father Brown
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Necessity and dou...

Necessity and doubt are the mother and father of invention.
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"In peace, sons bury thei...

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus
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"Love is the strongest force in the...

"Love is the strongest force in the world, and when it is blocked, that means pain" - Corrie Ten Boom's father.
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"Never be cheap with anything that sepa...

"Never be cheap with anything that separates your ass from the ground. Shoes, tires, a mattress ect." - Unknown / My Father
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Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the l...

Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth. Menachem Begin
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"Yes," answered Father Brown, "I believe in miracles. I believe i...

"Yes," answered Father Brown, "I believe in miracles. I believe in man-eating tigers, but I don't see them running about everywhere. If I want any miracles, I know where to get them." - G. K. Chesterton
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What makes a kid a boy is...

What makes a kid a boy is falling in love, what makes a boy a man is being a father
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"She got her looks from...

"She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon." β€” Groucho Marx
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"In peace sons bury fathers, but...

"In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons." - Herodotus
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"There is a light that can overcome the darknes...

"There is a light that can overcome the darkness. There is no darkness that can overcome the light." - Father Cyprian Consiglio, Camaldolese Hermit
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"Poop washes off." ~E...

"Poop washes off." ~Every new mother to every new father, everywhere.
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Beauty has sent a lot of lady int...

Beauty has sent a lot of lady into marriage but character was busy returning them to their fathers house.
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He may have been you...

He may have been your father boy, but he wasn't your daddy - Yondu
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Behind every ...

Behind every good kid, there is a Great Father!
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My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean l...

My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you've been mean to someone, they won't believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it's time to stop being nice, then destroy them.
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"Most men, the herd, have never tasted solitude. They leave father and mo...

"Most men, the herd, have never tasted solitude. They leave father and mother, but only to crawl to a wife and quietly succumb to new warmth and new ties. They are never alone, they never commune with themselves" -Hermann Hesse
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