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A daughter to a father
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
A father's craft.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
Honore de Balzac
A planted oak
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
A walk among the mountains
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
A wise man
I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.
Deserving father's love
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Laugh or cry?
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
Republican and Democrat
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
Scraps of wisdom
I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.
To be a successful father
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.
You never know
My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'