Saturday, June 20, 2009

Fantastic Father

The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him.
~ Proverbs 20:7

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
~ Sigmond Freud

One father is more than a hundred Schoolmasters.
~ George Herbert

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.
~ Helen Rowland

Small boys become big men through the influence of big men who care about small boys.

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
~ David Gottesman

Noble fathers have noble children.
~ Euripides

Train up a child in the way which he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.
~ Proverbs 22:6

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
~ Lydia M. Child

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.
~ Mario Cuomo

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
~ Pope John XXIII

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
~ Knights of Pythagoras

Don't wait to make your son a great man - make him a great boy.

When you teach your son, you teach your son's son.
~ The Talmud

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.
~ Chinese Proverb

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is Soap-on-a-Rope.
~ Bill Cosby

You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway.
~ Robert Brault

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
~ William Shakespeare

By the time a man realizes his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he is wrong.
~ Charles Wadworth

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
~ Clarence Budington Kelland

There are three stages of a man's life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn't believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
~ Confucius

Boys are beyond the range of anyone's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 99 years.
~ James Thurber

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
~ Jim Valvano

Fathers are angels sent from heaven.

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys."
~ Harmon Killebrew

For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time.
~ Alan Valentine

Happy Father's Day
to my good-looking, kid-raising, big-smiling, hard-working, fun-finding, chore-helping, sweet-kissing, good-loving, dream-sharing, hand-holding, heart-warming
You're everything I ever wanted in a man - and then some.
I love you - Kell

1 comment:

  1. You did a good job Kelli Ann...he's lucky to have you and Reid in his family!