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Fathers Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about fathers
  1. #1
    “I am not the child my father raised, but he is the father who raised her.”
  2. #2
    “Papa, I got two wild yunguns locked in the kitchen.”
  3. #3
    “Papa, I got two wild yunguns locked in the kitchen.”
  4. #4
    “Few sons are the equals of their fathers; most fall short, all too few surpass them.”
    author
    Homer
    book
    Odyssey
    concepts
    ChildrenFathers
  5. #5
    “Balt Van Tassel was an easy indulgent soul; he loved his daughter better even than his pipe, and, like a reasonable man and an excellent father, let her have her way in everything.”
  6. #6
    “I believed then--and part of me will always believe--that my father’s words ought to be my own.”
  7. #7
    Never could I expect to be so truly beloved and important; so always first and always right in any man’s eyes as I am in my father’s.
    author
    Jane Austen
    book
    Emma
    character
    Emma Woodhouse
    concepts
    LoveFathers
  8. #8
    “I shed my guilt when I accepted my decision on its own terms, without endlessly prosecuting old grievances, without weighing his sins against mine. Without thinking of my father at all. I learned to accept my decision for my own sake, because of me, not because of him. Because I needed it, not because he deserved it.”
  9. #9
    “Jekyll had more than a father’s interest; Hyde had more than a son’s indifference.”
  10. #10
    “Why are they sad and glad and bad? I do not know. Go ask your dad.”
  11. #11
    “Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all, and infinitely more; and to Tiny Tim, who did not die, he was a second father. He became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew, or any other good old city, town, or borough, in the good old world.”
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