13 Quotes About Fathers

  • "God strikes not as an enemy, to destroy; but as a father, to correct."

    - James H. Aughey
    Topics: God, Fathers

  • "A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell."

    - Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Topics: Fathers, America

  • "The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Fathers, Mothers, Parents

  • "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Fathers, Education

  • "God is the archetypal Father; all other fatherhood is a more or less imperfect copy of his perfect fatherhood. The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology"

    - F.F. Bruce
    Topics: God, Fathers

  • "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
    Topics: Fathers

  • "A father's responsibility is not to make the child's decisions, but to let the child watch him make his."

    - Ed Cole
    Topics: Fathers

  • "Being a godly father requires much perseverance and prayer as we seek God's guidance in being the types of fathers He wants us to be."

    - Jonathan Falwell
    Topics: Fathers

  • "One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred son

  • "My son is my son till he have got him a wife, But my daughter's my daughter all the days of her life."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Fathers

  • "When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Humorous, Fathers

  • "I say to all fathers--be as good as you can be--because your sons and daughters will follow in your footsteps."

    - Duane Chapman
    Topics: Fathers

  • "Any man who declares children to be born perfect never was a father. Your child without evil? You without eyes, you mean!"

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Fathers, Children

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