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fathering Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about fathering
  1. #1
    “LEONTES
    You will! why, happy man be’s dole! My brother,
    Are you so fond of your young prince as we
    Do seem to be of ours?
    POLIXENES
    If at home, sir,
    He’s all my exercise, my mirth, my matter,
    Now my sworn friend and then mine enemy,
    My parasite, my soldier, statesman, all:
    He makes a July’s day short as December,
    And with his varying childness cures in me
    Thoughts that would thick my blood.”
  2. #2
    “Let me say for now that we knew once the Creation was broken, true fathering would be much more lacking than mothering. Don’t misunderstand me, both are needed- but an emphasis on fathering is necessary because of the enormity of its absence.”
  3. #3
    “The man died without a penny, yet his children grew up to graduate from college, to become doctors, professors, teachers, and professionals.”
  4. #4
    “Boys look to their dad or key men in their lives to learn who they are as men.”
  5. #5
    “I didn’t think he had it in him.”

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