Quotation Explorer - 'Father'

The wild women in his lap,' my father enthused, 'laying their breasts on his head.'There was a moment of stunned silence. Then my mother spoke slowly, with an edge to her voice. 'I think you mean "wild beasts laying their heads in his lap".''Do I? - Patrick Rothfuss
My father said that artists see the world differently than normal people. I see a tree where you mights see a collection of lines, shapes, and shadows. - Stacey H. Lee
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
When I first started racing, my father said, "Win the race as slow as you can." - Richard Petty
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
My father didn't tell me how to live;he lived, and let me watch him do it - Clarence Budington Kelland
Hath not one God created us? Have we not all one Father? - Malachi 2 10
People to be stronger they must have taste from everywhere the stuff, what's the feeling your father to suicide, what's the feeling to see people to die from real nature or from disease(s). That's real life! - Deyth Banger
A father gives his child nothing better than a good education - Anonymous
It isn't what you will do for your children that makes you a great mother or father. It is what you do for God that isn't self serving, which sets the stage for children to learn to care about something other than what is expected. - Shannon L. Alder
Whatever they may say, your story is truly your own. You have a responsibility to it, the way a father has to a child - Miguel Syjuco
My father was often angry when I was most like him. - Lillian Hellman
My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument." Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right. - Desmond Tutu
In times of need I call unto you Abba Father and you answer. - Euginia Herlihy
I believe that it should be the blessing of every child to be born into a home where that child is welcomed, nurtured, loved, and blessed with parents, a father and a mother, who live with loyalty to one another and to their children. - Gordon B. Hinckley
My mother groaned, my father wept,into the dangerous world I leapt. - William Blake
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
We knew our Father. There was no need for persuasion. Would not His Fatherliness be longing to give us our hearts' desire (if I may put it so)? How could we press Him as though He were not our own most loving Father? - Amy Carmichael
A successful father is not more successful than his children. - Raheel Farooq
Every good gift and every perfect present comes from God. He is out Father who will always love His children. - Pazaria Smith
People usualy use "move on" when their heart broke because of love. Most don't understand when father, mother, sister or brother has died, you might have needed more strength to move on. It was like living with no air. - Glad Munaiseche
Thanksgiving Day is a day devoted by persons with inflammatory rheumatism to thanking a loving Father that it is not hydrophobia. - H. L. Mencken
A wise mother is the unifying force between father and children; her seed of love produces a harvest of trust. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The Father is truly the only Promise Maker who is in earnest a Promise Keeper. A promise from God is a promise kept. - Sheila Walsh
If the father cannot, the son will finish the task. - Idries Shah
A child is not likely to find a father in God unless he finds something of God in his father.
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned then its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action. - Shannon L. Alder
A friend once said his father use to say "I don't want to be a millionaire I just want to live like one" if we could all be so lucky. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
In most stories she knows, children have a mother and a father, like Iphigenia had Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, and Helen had Leda and Zeus. Sometimes they have teachers too, but not always, and they never seem to have sergeants. - M.R. Carey
O my soul, is not this enough? Dost thou need more strength than the omnipotence of the United Trinity? Dost thou want more wisdom than exists in the Father, more love than displays itself in the Son, or more power than is manifest in the influences of the Spirit? - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. - Charles Wadsworth
If God the Father and God the Son use light, knowledge, insight, understanding and wisdom to function on the earth, it means that is the greatest power in existence. - Sunday Adelaja
Where once I prayed for forgiveness from a father God who held up huge palms and said Thou shalt not, now I find peace with a sister god who takes my open hands in hers and says, You will. - Betsy Cornwell
Suddenly, in my mind I hear my father say, 'Mind over matter, son. You can do this. You can accomplish anything as long as you really want to. - Marc Ashton
It's something that this country hasn't had to deal with. But there's going to be a whole new generation that doesn't know their father. It's almost selfish of us to die. They train us as warriors. But they don't teach us how to take the pain away. - Jim Sheeler
May the Father be gracious according to your needs.Dear Father preserve their life,relieve them of pain,restore them to good health and strengh.Put them in your fatherly care.Forgive them all their sins. So they may be at peace with you. - Shelley E Williams
A father is a man who fails every day. - Michael Chabon
Everything we know and believe about deity and divinity nowadays, is a direct origin of old civilizations. Everybody, Greeks, Saxons, Assyrians and Soumerians, all imitate the ancient ways of the first tribes of central Africa (Mason father to his son in "The Omniconstant - Christos Rodoulla Tsiailis
I don't understand why some kids git a good school and mother and father and some don't. But Rita say forgit the WHY ME shit and git on to what's next. - Sapphire
Prayer is a spiritual device that links humankind direct to the Father. - Euginia Herlihy
Like a father with his daughter, the writist plays peek-a-boo with the world. His aim is to evoke that sweet smile, the one that says "i remember you. I am glad you are here again". - D.A. Botta
Then you have to be nothing. Want nothing. You can't have them-Kat or Annabel-if you need them. You're not a husband. You're not a father. You're a man with a task. Understand? - Greg Hurwitz
...they needed someone to explain, to spin, the parts of the tale that couldn't be suppressed. Someone reputable and educated. Someone brilliant yet absolutely committed to the faith. Someone like my father. - Martha N. Beck
I've taken care of it," I saidMy father looked at me, shocked.Then I realized "taken care of" had a very specific meaning in his line of work."No, no, I mean he's gone. - Gordon Korman
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. - Abraham Lincoln
When a woman miscarries, the experience of the father is often forgotten. But men grieve pregnancy loss too... - Various
I feel so blessed to be alive and so blessed to have to have a father that loves me no matter how much wrong I do in this world. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability. Not that I'm saying a woman can't provide stability, I'm not saying that...It does take a father though. - Tom DeLay
What is Man? Man is a noisome bacillus whom Our Heavenly Father created because he was disappointed in the monkey. - Mark Twain
There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man--with human flesh. - Frank Herbert
In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
In general there should be gay characters in YA because a) surprise, there are gay folks everywhere and b) in my opinion as a father, there’s not a damn thing wrong with my child encountering gay folks in her literature, because see point a). - John Scalzi
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.Ephesians 4:4-6 (King James Version) - Anonymous
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too. - Peter De Vries
Readers often tell me after they've read the books, they find it difficult to sum up the plot in a simple way. My response is, "It's a story about the love a father shares for his daughter. All the rest is just filler."- MJ Mancini, on his best-selling trilogy, "Revelation". - M.J. Mancini
I'm appalled with description of "Sex Criminal" as recreation. Just responded to "20 minutes of action" by father of Stanford rapist. Lots of women at Goodreads, what are you thinking? - Bawb Cawx
Now, where had I heard drinking and brawling before? Oh right, Ashley’s father. Well, I wasn’t doing that again. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. - Isaiah 64 8
Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking. Peace and not war is the father of all things. Only economic action has created the wealth around us; labor, not the profession of arms, brings happiness. Peace builds, war destroys. - Ludwig von Mises
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. - Jim Valvano
Only a foolish child would go swimming in the river that swallowed his father. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
If not to shape me into a better man; a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, a better friend… then all of my experience, success, and education will have been a selfish waste. - Steve Maraboli
My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.' - Cary Grant
My father was my greatest inspiration. He was a lunatic. - Spike Milligan
You are nothing like my father. And like my father you are nothing. - Eduardo C. Corral
When his dead father touched his hand, Athson almost dropped the arrow. - P. H. Solomon
I didn't cry when they buried my father - I wouldn't let myself. I didn't cry when they buried my sister. On Thursday night, with my family asleep upstairs, my eyes filled as Agassi and Marcos Baghdatis played out the fifth set of their moving second-round match. - Greg Garber
We cannot have a world where everyone is a victim. "I'm this way because my father made me this way. I'm this way because my husband made me this way." Yes, we are indeed formed by traumas that happen to us. But then you must take charge, you must take over, you are responsible. - Camille Paglia
Dipping into the pitcher of the past, his father often said, can only sour the cup of the present. - Gerald N. Lund
How do you know yourself to be a son of God in fact as well as in name?Answer: Because I am baptized in the name of God the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. - (from his catechism) - John Calvin
Abba, Father, I adore You, I exalt You, I glorify You, I bow down before You. I worship You O God! I can't live without You. Jesus, Daddy, I You with all my heart. - Pazaria Smith
A case in point of the difference between Like and Love is that a daughter often likes her Mother but loves her Father. - Anuj Somany
My mother and father held hands. I wondered what that was like, to hold someone's hand. I bet you could sometimes find all of the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Father Nicholas Steno, is often identified as the father of geology. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Thank God you have got a Father that can be angry, but that loves you as much when He is angry as when He smiles upon you. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Our Heavenly Father did not put us on earth to fail but to succeed gloriously. - Richard G. Scott
Satan impregnated my mother one lovely spring morning. We didn’t have the heart to tell my father. - Holly Hood
as a child i used to complain to my father about not having toys and he would say (calvero points at his own head) this is the greatest toy ever created. Here lies the secret of all happiness. - Anonymous
My father told me that it is only a mad man that keeps bushy hairs. I asked him, "what about the great men with bushy hairs?". He replied, "education had made them mad, so study to be wise and sane. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Jesus said when you pray say "Our Father which art in heaven." He did not say "Our Judge which art in heaven". #grace #gospel - John Paul Warren
Your passion dwindling out isn't Father's fault either. You can't blame that on Him. He has you in Merchant for a reason. You may not see it yet. But there is purpose. Father always has a purpose. - Anna M. Aquino
Father God, we thank You for Your Marvelous, Creation! We are Fearfully and Wonderfully made. We give You praise, honor and glory! - Pazaria Smith
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. - Aldous Huxley
I AM A FATHERLESS FATHER FOR MINE IS GONE,HIS DEATH A MYSTERY, HE IS HISTORY, AND THAT IS WHY I LOOK ONLY UPON YOU FOR YOUR JUST GUIDANCE MY FAITHFUL GOD. - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
The worshiper is the father of the gods. - H. L. Mencken
Whoever has My commandments and keeps them loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and show Myself to him. - Anonymous
For Jesus, it was about the Father and us. It was not about Him. Could we say the same about ourselves? From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
You don't want him for a reason. You want him because he's your father. - Madeleine L'Engle
He can neither read nor write and in him broods already a taste for mindless violence. All history present in that visage, the child the father of the man. - Cormac McCarthy
I didn't find out until I became a father. You don't just LOVE your children. You FALL in love with them. - Frasier Crane
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
Dear my brothers there is no more room for wanting to be a thug, BUT there is PLENTY of room for being a father, lawyer, doctor and a teacher. Please take this in consideration! - Surgeo Bell
All I knew is that sometimes my father was sad. I hated that he was sad. It made me sad too. I didn't like sad. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
I stand and feel an overpowering urge to forgive, because I realize that my father can't help himself, that he never could help himself, any more than he could understand himself. - Andre Agassi
Out of humility I label not myself or others. All I can say is this; God is my Father. Jesus is my Savior. And the Holy Spirit dwells in me. - Tom Krause
As a young father it's important to remember that, when you're at the beach, there's a BIG difference between telling your five year old son to just go pee in the ocean and telling him to get in the water at least waist deep and then pee in the ocean. - Spuds Crawford
You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older. - Lillian Gish
Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away? - Sue Townsend
I will tell you something my father once told me. The difference between a brave man and a coward is very simple. It is a problem of love. A coward loves only himself The brave man loves other men first and himself last. (From Meyer's The Son) - Phillipp Meyer
Bear in mind, children, that they listen to you because you are kids—not because you are right. That's how our Father listens to us. - Rich Mullins
I am no more than a child, but my Father lives for ever and I have a Protector great enough to save me. - Augustine of Hippo
I had a love affair with life, and as is the custom, I will lose, but will regain a greater love with my heavenly Father. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
The greatest legacy a father can leave for his children before he departs is PEACE, otherwise his properties will go in PIECES sooner that he dies. - Israelmore Ayivor
All her young life she has tried to please her father, never quite realizing that, as a girl, she never could. - Alice Walker
She got her good looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon. - Groucho Marx
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense. - Fred Allen
She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon. - Groucho Marx
If necessity is the mother of invention, then surely greed must be the father. Children of this odd couple are named: Laziness, Envy, Greed, Jr., Gluttony, Lust, Anger and Pride. - John R. Dallas Jr.
People who say we are just preaching "extreme grace" must not understand how extremely gracious our Father is. - D.R. Silva
A foolish man enjoys the company of prostitutes;a wise man enjoys the company of his wife.The mother of a prudent son will rejoice;the father of a mindless son will groan. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My mother said my father had a drop of dragon blood.Two drops. That, or a cock six feet long. - George R.R. Martin
My father said this to me: "Israelmore, if you don't make any impact on earth, you will die before you die. But if you impress hearts with what you do, you still live even after you are gone - Israelmore Ayivor
I wasn’t anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it. - Sammy Davis Jr.
[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead. - James D. Watson
Father is Everyone's First Preceptor.Happy Father's Day! - Mohith Agadi
I grew up to have my father's looks - my fathers speech patterns - my father's posture - my father's walk - my father's opinions and my mother's contempt for my father. - Jules Feiffer
Babbit was an average father. He was affectionate, bullying, opinionated, ignorant, and rather wistful. Like most parents he enjoyed the game of waiting till the victim was clearly wrong, then virtuously pouncing. - Sinclair Lewis
I crept in to find my father with pennies on his eyes - and looking closer I saw they were made of foil-covered chocolate. Of course I stole and ate them. Magical guilt? Tell me about it - Steve Aylett
Prayer should not be a structured and complicated conversation. It should be a simply and spontaneous conversation between heavenly Father and His sons and daughters. - Euginia Herlihy
A little girl and her father were walking along in the evening. She was fascinated by the stars, and kept looking up at them, but made no comment until her father asked what she was thinking. She replied, "If the bottom side of heaven is so beautiful, how wonderful the other side must be - Francis Gay
All things acceptable to God the Father must come from God the Son, whether us or our works. - paul viggiono
I've always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. - Sara Sheridan
The first person to measure the rate of acceleration of a free falling body was Father Giambattista Riccioli. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Turning back against your responsibilityas a father is the most spineless thing you can do. - Bradley B. Dalina
Love is this divine ingredient. It alone describes what can be our perfect relationship to our Heavenly Father and our family and neighbors, and the means by which we accomplish His work.
Father Break my heart for what breaks yoursGive me open hands and open doorsPut your light in my eyes and let me seeThat my own little world is not about me - Matthew West
.....if he’s not man enough to stand up to your father, and take the crap he has to dish out, then he’s not good enough to be with you. - Crescent, Sam
Prayer is not itself powerful; it is not magic. But its power is unlimited in that the child of God calls on a Father of unlimited goodness and ability. - Peter H. Davids
I once complained to my father that I didn't seem to be able to do things the same way other people did. Dad's advice? 'Margo, don't be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep.' - Margo Kaufman
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
Would you have left a guy being beat up to go find a teacher?' I asked.My father, he wiped his hand across his face, and what was left behind was a smile.Really, a smile.'Not in a million years,' he said. - Gary D. Schmidt
If a father does not altogether embrace a life of uncompromised sacrifice as the core of all principles by which he nurtures his children, he is a father by birth only and no power on earth can ever or will ever make that sufficient. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
To find the Father of all is hard. And when found, it is impossible to utter Him. - Socrates
Father son oily ghost amen. - Ginnetta Correli
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war. - E. B. White
My father chose my name , and my last name was chosen by my ancestors . That’s enough, I myself choose my way - Ali Shariati - علی شریعتی
One afternoon, when I was four years old, my father came home, and he found me in the living room in front of a roaring fire, which made him very angry. Because we didn't have a fireplace. - Victor Borge
Father, in those moments of utter exasperation, help me to want You as much as I need You! - Evinda Lepins
Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears. - Criss Jami
Sometimes daughter who is loved by her father very much and loving her father very much, she is getting hurt by her lover very much. - Glad Munaiseche
Psychoanalysts are father confessors who like to listen to the sins of the father as well. - Karl Kraus
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy in him. - Anonymous
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
Now let's make Virginia Heffernan a man. Can you imagine the same kind of spittle-flecked rage directed at a busy working father who admits to feeding his kids Annie's Organic Mac & Cheese? - Emily Matchar
When Jesus tells us about his Father, we distrust him. When he shows us his Home, we turn away, but when he confides to us that he is 'acquainted with Grief', we listen, for that also is an Acquaintance of our own. - Emily Dickinson
What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children all of our children a better world. Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. - Barack Obama
Answered prayer is the interchange of love between the Father and His child. - Andrew Murray
Yes, Father. They have the bravest hearts, the noblest souls, and the shiniest armor in all the world.Shiniest armor? repeated King Ban. - Gerald Morris
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it. - Benjamin Franklin
Thy wish was father... to that thought. - William Shakespeare
80There is no greater influence in the lives of your children than the words you speak over them. The blessing of the father is incredibly potent and powerful. Your words give your children potential. As their father, you are prophesying their future! - Neil Kennedy
There is good to be found within anything bad. Even within the death of your own father. - Jellis Vaes
I destroyed that doll, hoping the sacrifice would somehow reverse time and bring my father back. I was a mad scientist and an angry child. - Walter Mosley
A father is only capable of giving what he has, and what he knows. A good father gives all of himself that is good. - Vincent Carrella
Tis all in pieces, all coherence gone,All just supply, and all relation;Prince, subject, father, son, are things forgot,For every man alone thinks he hath gotTo be a phoenix, and that then can beNone of that kind, of which he is, but he. - John Donne
Life is what places a border between the chaos and the order and extends it in the favor of the latter. Anything else is predestined to crumble in the face of the time, the ever devouring father. - Osman Doluca
It is a wise father that knows his own child. - William Shakespeare
For me, it’s not just about blessing my generation, I've done that already, I also have to be a father to the fatherless. - Onyi Anyado
As a father, we need to actively listen. - Asa Don Brown
Our Father Who Art in Heaven gathered more meaning for me as my own father joined the Maker when I was still in school. - Andy Paula
At Christmastime, whenever I feel overwhelmed and a little out of sorts, all I have to do is think of my father and the things he'd be doing if he were here and I smile. - Peggy Toney Horton
For the hand of a beauty with honest words and sensibilities so mighty.Though your mother and father had hoped for something more fragile (and flighty), - Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
This is your time. Make it count by dedicating your time to your Heavenly Father. - Kristen Oaks
The child is the father of the man. - William Wordsworth
Everything I do you are here to give me an assurance that I will succeed. What an awesome Father you are. - Euginia Herlihy
It was Francisco de Vitoria, a Catholic priest and professor, who earned the title of father of international law. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
He knows that if his father had been a different man, or his mother another women, he would have been the same. He would have lived all his years the same way. They played no part. Any combination would have produced the same result. The same man. - R.A.Lucas
Can any man or woman choose duties? No more that they can choose their birthplace, or their father or mother. - George Eliot
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether. - Jorge Luis Borges
God the Father and the Son don’t wish you to remain blind. It is men that put blindness upon other people for the purpose of control and manipulation. - Sunday Adelaja
It seems to me, alas, that if you can so thoroughly dissect your children who are still to be born, you don’t get horny enough to actually to father them. - Gustave Flaubert
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life. - Lee Iacocca
No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair.
Arrogance and Conceit are the mother and father of a closed mind.Charles Jennings, "Journey of the Chosen". - Richard Nance
Mother, you have my father much offended. - William Shakespeare
father taught me that the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? If it’s not one of those three, it’s best not to say it - Honor Raconteur Deepwoods
Beautiful is the man who leaves a legacy that of shared love and life. It is he who transfers meaning, assigns significance and conveys in his loving touch the fine art and gentle shaping of a life. This man shall be called, Father. - Stella Payton
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother. - Germaine Greer
You wanted to kill your father in order to be your father yourself. Now you are your father, but a dead father. - Sigmund Freud
Embrace nothing:If you meet the Buddha, kill the Buddha.If you meet your father, kill your father.Only live your life as it is,Not bound to anything. - Gautama Siddharta
My father wrote: "Always question where your loyalties lie. The people you trust will expect it, your greatest enemies will desire it, and those you treasure the most, will, without fail, abuse it. - Emily Thorne
I remember my father, who had served in Vietnam, once talking to me about how real courage is when you're scared out of your mind but you do what you have to do anyway. I didn't feel very courageous at the moment. I felt like a small mouse in the mouth of a lion. - Anna M. Aquino
What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation. - Steve Maraboli
When his dead father touched his hand, Athson almost dropped the arrow." From The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
I can but pray the Father o' a' to haud his e'e upon her, an' his airms aboot her, an' keep aff the hardenin' o' the hert 'at despises coonsel! - George MacDonald
My father moved out a week later. I hugged him at our front door and couldn't bear to watch him leave with so much luggage. - Alison Espach
In a society where women are truly equal to men, a kid bred by a theist mother and an atheist father is born an agnostic. In a patriarchal society, the kid is automatically an atheist. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If God is really my Father, I have rights, and He has responsibilities. I hereby claim my birthright to be protected, educated, and provided for! - Stefan Emunds
The sooner I learn to forget myself in the desire that He may be glorified, the richer will be the blessing that prayer will bring to myself. No one ever loses by what he sacrifices to the Father. - Andrew Murray
One day My father taught me a ‎lesson "never compete with someone who sold the world for his ‎dream"... I have learned the lesson and decided to be this one so, no one can compete with me. - Ahmed El Sokkary
He cannot have God for his Father who will not have the Church for his mother. - Augustine of Hippo
Desperation is the father of ingenuity. - James C Jones II
We, the Hawaiian people, who are born from the union of Papahanaumoku and Wakea, earth mother and sky father, and who have lived in these islands for over 100 generations, will always have the moral right to the lands of Hawai'i now and forever, no matter what any court says. - Lilikalā K. Kame'eleihiwa
If poverty is the mother of all crimes, lack of intelligence is their father. - Jean de La Bruyère
When your mother and your father are having a fight, do you want them to kill each other? Or do you just want them tostop fighting? - Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
I recommend happiness for you all,my wish for you, is you building wall of love,for love is thy father of happiness. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Doesn't seem quite real. It's not meaningful. I can't quite imagine myself being 73. That's the age my father was! [Laughter.] How can I be his age? It's weird. - Don DeLillo
You are loved by your maker not because you try to please him and succeed, or fail to please him and apologize, but because he wants to be your father. - Max Lucado
So reality your mother builds you a room in which to run and test, your father give you the stuff on which to handle. Tests and everything needed and you just upgrade yourself! - Deyth Banger
They are a bunch of bastards - and I'm saying this on my own now, not just because my father told it to me. -- [Comment about businessmen in general, made a few days after the newspaperas printed his statement of 10 April 1962 that his father always told him that businessmen were "sons of bitches."]
The same Everlasting Father who cares for you today will take care of you tomorrow and every day of your life. Either He will shield you from suffering, or He will give you unfailing strength to bear it. Be at peace then, and put aside all anxious thoughts. - Francis de Sales
God is our Father and loves us, even when his silence remains incomprehensible. - Pope Benedict XVI
Right is of no sex, Truth is of no color, God is the Father of us all, and we are all Brethren - Frederick Douglass
And Mrs. Fox said to her children, 'I should like you to know that if it wasn't for your father we should all be dead by now. Your father is a fantastic fox.'Mr. Fox looked at his wife and she smiled. He loved her more than ever when she said things like that. - Roald Dahl
Behind every great man is a man greater, his father. - Habeeb Akande
All peoples and nations are of one family, the children of one Father, and should be to one another as brothers and sisters. - Bahá'u'lláh
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. - Bertrand Russell
I lost my father this past year, and the word feels right because I keep looking for him. As if he were misplaced. As if he could just turn up, like a sock or a set of keys. - Mark Slouka
Thank you Father for another day, for another week, for another month and for another year. Your grace is sufficient for me. - Euginia Herlihy
Fathers are the future's keepers, as it was in the beginning when the only begotten Son became Father to Man and the Great Circle of Father to Son; Son to Father began. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Engage in no pursuit in which you cannot look up unto God, and say, 'Bless me in this, my Father! - Legh Richmond
There is a girl.I named her love.She has a father. His name is desire.Her mother has a name,but not always the same. We call her destiny.Love calls her mommy. - Debasish Mridha
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
Peace is a new father Searching for a jobWith courage and vigorWith a smile and rigorBut with a great need for money. - Debasish Mridha
God fights for us even we are in the wrong and he deals with us afterwards, what a gracious Father. - Euginia Herlihy
PILGRIM, n. A traveler that is taken seriously. A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
... you can love completely without complete understanding.""That I have known and preached." my father said. - Norman Maclean
I Grew Up In A Family With No Prejudices. My Father Always Believed There Were Good And Bad In Every Ethnic Background, And Nationality. - Chris Mentillo
My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it. - Quentin Crisp
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you. - Meryl Streep
It is the ultimate religion, through which the son, the Father and all elements of the universe become unified. - Abhijit Naskar
Your father is the only God. You can also become god but you must follow a simple rule and let that rule be made up of love. - Santosh Kalwar
..the women's movement never left the father Dick's side....We got a share of genocide profits and we love it...If we're Dick's sister and want what he has gotten, then in the end we support that system that he got it all from. - Mary Barfoot
The father of Egyptology was Father Athanasius Kircher. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Are you a devil?""I am a man," answered Father Brown gravely; "and therefore have all devils in my heart. - G.K. Chesterton
From one point my father is dead I need time to get rid of this topic, from other side I will have a big holiday from 3.28.2016 up to the end of the April Vacation. That's awesome, isn't it??I will be a lot of time out of school! - Deyth Banger
It was by faith, nothing wavering, that Joseph saw God our Eternal Father and Jesus Christ, His Son. - Thomas S. Monson
Heroism of your father doesn't make you a hero, heroism of you doesn't make your son a hero. - Amit Kalantri
No man can protect you like your father, No women can love you like your mother. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
It's just a mistake, you understand you don't ya??... and Hello, father 33 days from your dead! - Deyth Banger
Prayer is a conversation with the Father you trust. - Sunday Adelaja
Father of fathers! - Lailah Gifty Akita
My father used to say that when hunting a shark, we should either kill it or let it go. To cage a shark is sheer cruelty, and I cannot live like a shark in a cage any longer. - Micheal Joseph Murano
When God laughs at the soul and the soul laughs back at God, the persons of the Trinity are begotten. When the Father laughs at the Son and the Son laughs back at the Father, that laughter gives pleasure, that pleasure gives joy, that joy gives love, and that love is the Holy Spirit. - Meister Eckhart
Stripped of its arrogance, its desire to make off with half of the patrimony and never be seen again, history belongs at the family table. If theology, the older brother, pretends not to need or notice him it will be a sign that he has forgotten, after all, who his father is. - N.T. Wright
He has been waiting for us, waiting in vain, and His fatherly heart was filled with grief. When He then sought to call us home through chastenings, we rebelled against Him and His actions and again refused to come home to the Father. What else should He do with us? - M. Basilea Schlink
We expect God to be an angry father who demands justice, but through Jesus, He gives us love and grace when we don't deserve it. - Kyle Idleman
The condemned man’s voice is laced with dark promise as he continues. Remember Father, evil is simply ‘live’ spelt backwards." Hellbound - David McCaffrey
DNA, DNA, DNA. You never ever deny it, fool. I thought he is my cold enemy. When he died, he became my father. Says Bhutta (Biography) - M.K. Bhutta
I love God, Jesus Christ, my three children, mother, father, brother, sisters, family in general, my pets, my students, and true friends. - Ana Monnar
A prince ... is only the first servant of the state, who is obliged to act with probity and prudence. ... As the sovereign is properly the head of a family of citizens, the father of his people, he ought on all occasions to be the last refuge of the unfortunate. - Frederick II of Prussia
If it were natural for father to care for their sons, they would not need so many laws commanding them to do so.
Do not trust and depend on someone as a godfather but accept God the father of all fathers. - Osunsakin Adewale
If you think you are unworthy to pray, that thought is not coming from Jesus Christ. More than anything, He wants us to approach Heavenly Father, to have our prayers heard and answered. - Toni Sorenson
If Jesus didn't do it, don't say the Father does. If Jesus did do it, don't say the Father doesn't. - D.R. Silva
If I am truly to become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian...I not only have to become my own husband, but I need to be my own father, too. - Elizabeth Gilbert
My name is , and I'm an Arkansas Razorback. My father is a Jew from Little Rock, Ark., my mother was a Christian from Harrison, Ark., and somehow I'm an atheist now living in L.A. I am a Razorback living in the Razorback diaspora. - Matt Besser
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. - Gloria Steinem
A child playing with its father screams louder, laughs harder, jumps more eagerly, puts more faith in everything. - Lydia Netzer
In my eyes, all readers are my father and mother. You may see a boy, with all of his body and heart bared, resplendently smiling to mom, and that boy is me. - Xue Mo
Father Roger Boscovich is often credited as the father of modern atomic theory. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
I know an alcoholic is the worse, but sometimes I wonder if it's better to have a drinking father that lives at home, or a drinking father, that never comes around. - Anthony Liccione
When I was small I felt like a Superhero as my father threw me up in the air.Now after reaching this success peak I unmask - Real Superhero made me Superhero! - Hasil Paudyal
I Am The Way, The Truth and The Life; no one comes to The Father but by Me - Jesus Christ
My Father said to me!, take the broom and brake it...i did and he said take the bondle and brake it...oh u cant try to be two and make the devil cry all day - Suprime
When I was twenty-something, I asked my father, When did you start feeling like a grownup? His response: Never. - Shannon Celebi
You will know him by the blade he carries and the Dark-born skill with which he wields it, for none who know the love of the Father may defeat the Darkblade, yet all must stand against him. - Anthony Ryan
Every day He humbles Himself just as He did when from from His heavenly throne into the Virgin's womb; every day He comes to us and lets us see Him in lowliness, when He descends from the bosom of the Father into the hands of the priest at the altar. - Francis of Assisi
Our prayer should address our Father with the complete understanding of God’s fatherhood - Sunday Adelaja
I was just four when a hired teenage field hand attempted to molest me. Miraculously, I got away, and I told my dad. My father made three important choices that day: He listened to me, he believed me, and he took action. I was one of the fortunate ones--I had a childhood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
God Father (the Creator) geometrizes, God Mother (Nature) fractalizes. - Stefan Emunds
I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof. - Rodney Dangerfield
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 men, charity. - Francis Maitland Balfour
You think the dead we love ever truly leave us? You think that we don't recall them most plainly when we need? Your father is alive in you Harry and shows himself most plainly when you have need of him. - J. K. Rowling
It's interesting, on your second day of existence, to realize that your father is going to blame all the future failures of his life on you. - Josh Lieb
My heart is crushed, my knees are weakened. My tears drench my pillow, my tears flood my bed every night. Do you know how much I miss you father of my children. - Euginia Herlihy
I'm the way the truth and the life. Only through me you will go to the father. - Yaqub khan
namaste - it means, roughly translated, "I honor the Deity within you." that is precisely what we do when we open our hearts to another; we honor the fact that he or she, like us, is a child or the same loving Father, worthy of all respect and careful attention. - Virginia H. Pearce
Our Heavenly Father did not form us and place us on this planet so that we would manage on our own. Neither does the popular saying, God helps those who help themselves, hold any water. The Truth is we all need help. Those who look strong and contained on the outside may not be so on the inside. - Eve Juurik
Absolution is the most powerful form of forgiveness. A full pardon from suspicion and accountability. It's the liberation of a stolen future. A future my father never lived to see. Absolution is a mercy the people who killed him will never know. - Emily Thorne
My father told us:The worst sin is Feeling Sorry for Yourself. - Mariam Cheshire
All my life, in nameless, indeterminate ways, I'd tried to complete my life with someone else--first my father, then Hugh, even Whit, and I didn't want that anymore. I wanted to belong to myself. - Sue Monk Kidd
Truly, was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century. Ernst W. Mayr - Buffon
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