FATHERS DAY 2017: ODE TO FATHERS - "My Father Believed In Me"

(06/18/2017)

Memorable quotes to honor dads on this Father's Day:

• I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. — Harry S. Truman

• 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

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me. — Jim Valvano

• 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. — Jean Paul Richter

• It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. — Anne Sexton

• 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 he had learned in seven years. — Mark Twain

• I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. — Sigmund Freud

• A father carries snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be. — Anonymous

• By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. — Charles Wadsworth

• The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. — Henry Ward Beecher

• It is much easier to become a father than to be one. — Kent Nerburn


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