fathers quotes

Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.Peter Lewis Allen

Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.Joan of Arc

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.Aristotle

In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry.Roger Ascham

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.John James Audubon

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.James A. Baldwin

TV family sitcoms have always been about fathers who know best and mothers who are so enchanted with everything they do. I wanted to be the first mom to be a mom on TV. I wanted to sent out a message about how us women really feel.Roseanne Barr

The fundamental human truth underpinning 'Ox Mountain Death Song' is that men so very often turn into their fathers. The way that everything gets passed down.Kevin Barry

Having robbed children of any sense that their Father is in Heaven and that they are His creation, we then launched an experiment in raising them without earthly fathers too. Having neither a Father in heaven or a father in the home, many young men make gangs their families.Gary Bauer

People are concerned, here again, about life, and haven't given a whole lot of attention to how you make fathers responsible for the lives they bring into the world.Birch Bayh

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 struggle for independence.Charles A. Beard

I think a lot of African-American kids don't have fathers to teach them how to dress, so you end up being taught by pictures in magazine and movies. You see cowboys, Indians, old Hollywood films, Cary Grant. It has an effect on you.Andre Benjamin

Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children.Ezra Taft Benson

In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones.Louis de Bernieres

The Founding Fathers would be sorry to see that America had become so divided and factionalized.Michael Beschloss

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.Hugo Black

I was a good surfer because we grew up a block from the water, and my father took us to the ocean the way other fathers take their kids to the park.Jolene Blalock

When I see daughters with their fathers I wonder what that would be like, although not in a way that immobilises me.Cate Blanchett

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.Allan Bloom

The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law, that is a very viable vision, but instead of that, we have quasi mob rule.James Bovard