Famous quotes about fathers….

‘A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again’ – Enid Bagnold  ‘It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all’ – Alice Walker  ‘That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the enemy of all’ – J. August Strindberg  ‘It is a wise father that knows his own child’ – William Shakespeare  ‘One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters’ – English Proverb  ‘It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was’ – Anne Sexton  ‘None of you can ever be proud enough of being the child of SUCH a Father who has not his equal in this world-so great, so good, so faultless. Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don’t be discouraged, for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be. Try, therefore, to be like him in some points, and you will have acquired a great deal’ – Victoria, Queen of England  ‘To be a successful father . . . there’s one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years’ –  Ernest Hemingway  ‘Those who trust us educate us’ – TS Elliot    ‘A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father’ – Gabriel García Márquez  ‘I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection’ – Sigmund Freud  ‘Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance’ – Ruth E. Renkel  ‘Father I cannot tell a lie. I did it with my little hatchet’ – George Washingon