Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there!! If you missed yesterday's post,
please read it. It's important, especially if you have an elderly parent.
As an idea, how about printing out today's quotes and tucking them into your
dad's card today? I hope everyone is having a great weekend! Sending joy
and love to all the dads out there and especially to my dad, D. F., whom I
love dearly! These quotes are dedicated to you, Dad. Love you, Daddeeooo!!
Quotes and a Verse for Father's Day
"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
"Father! - to God Himself we cannot give a holier name."
- William Wordsworth
"It is not flesh and blood, but the heart, which makes us
fathers and sons."
- Johann Schiller
"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived,
and let me watch him do it."
- Clarence B. Kelland
"When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper
things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and
blurted, 'She's more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge.'"
- Helen Hayes
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as
the need for a father's protection."
- Sigmund Freud
"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly
stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was
astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years."
- Mark Twain
"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
"A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child."
- Knights of Pythagoras
"I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich."
- Colonel Potter on M*A*S*H
"Father I cannot tell a lie. I did it with my little hatchet."
- George Washington
"Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young,
who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents
that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee."
- Margaret Courtney
- Dedicated to my Dad, D. F., I love you, Dadddeeeoo!