My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense. 254
[ Any Children Except Father Hand His Never Raised Self-Defense]

I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed. 539
[ Any Bottles Completely Father Finding His House Just Kid Life More Seeing Smashed Want]

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. 764
[ Again Always Baby Back Father Her His Into Little Making She Turns Woman]

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool. 1293
[ Disappointment Father Powerful Tool Very]

I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him. 1346
[ Any Because Comes Father Filled Find Him Into Know Life Man Never Only Other Void Will]

But the love of adventure was in father's blood. 1413
[ Adventure Blood Father Love]

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching. 1576
[ Absent Children Day During Father His Home Only Receive Returns Six Teaching Temperament]

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it. 1699
[ Caught Cure Died Disease Father Invented Mother Unfortunately Which]

Being a father to my family and a husband is to me much more important than what I did in the business. 1718
[ Being Business Did Family Father Husband Important More Much Than]

My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. 1919
[ Dad Father Great Importantly Most Teacher]

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed. 1955
[ Animals Bed Cut Dad Imagine Kid Legs Off Problem Quickly Running Solved Told Under Used]

I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more. 2034
[ Father Matters More Most Nothing]

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years. 2301
[ After Amazed Dumb Father Find Got How Learned Much Out Pretty Thought Three While Years]

So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued. 2462
[ Age Answered Because Father Had Intrigued Knew Lied Lot Never Person Question Things Young]

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father. 2497
[ Am Children Father Good Hope Remembered]

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them. 2588
[ Aged Back Carried Even Father His Known Never Perhaps Ruins Them Troy Whether]

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes. 2798
[ Dress Ever Eyes Father Her Lady Look Met Must Straight Told Yours]

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. 2938
[ Every Father His Hope House Keep Nothing Open Parent Prodigal Some Time]

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law? 2957
[ Always Based Ever Father-In-Law Heard Humor Joke Modicum Truth]

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be, A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be. 2959
[ Carries Expects Father Good His Man Meant Money Pictures Someone Son Used Where]

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother. 3452
[ Always Even Father Himself Mother Perfect Telling]

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful. 3454
[ Become Father Husband Really Sexy Watching Wonderful Your]

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser. 3785
[ Father Something]

I wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it. 3799
[ Anything Father Knew Loved Special Them]

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think, because you can't change it.' 4119
[ Always Because Change Dad Said Think Worry]

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other. 4474
[ Alphabet Birch Bit End Father Learnin Other Paid]

My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him. 4540
[ Even Father Him Knew Never Picture Seen]

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. 4628
[ Daughter Dearer Father Growing Nothing Old Than]

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career. 4662
[ Asks Career Combine Ever Father How Manages Marriage Nobody]

My father was never anti-anything in our house. 4966
[ Father House Never Our]

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father. 4989
[ Father Impossible Please World]

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship. 5016
[ Come Comic Context Love Opportunities Relationship Up]

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office. 5016
[ Age Coal Dad Did Early Forest Knew Man Office Ranger Very Want Wanted Which Work]

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning and watches the Discovery Channel. I don't know why there's this big rush to do this. 5100
[ Big Channel Clock Discovery Father-In-Law Gets Know Morning Rush Up Watches Why]

It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life. 5180
[ Beautiful Father His Life Most Myself Precious Taught Thing Told Uncommonly Value]

You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. 5230
[ Deserve Father Love Mother Your]

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father. 5259
[ Always Disney Father Second Thought Walt]

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten. 6151
[ Dad Forgotten Gone Never Wherever Will]

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend. 6152
[ Father Friend Great Legacy Son Want Would]

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father. 6235
[ Careful Dazzle Father Forget Husband Much World]

Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of. 6527
[ Babies Baby Care Fathers Mothers Need Needs Someone Taken Taking]

No, I never thought about my father's money as my money. 6537
[ Father Money Never Thought]

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. 6627
[ Father Hundred More Schoolmasters Than]

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker. 6927
[ Baker Father Grounded Man Very]

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. 6943
[ Atone Fathers Sins Undeservedly Will Your]

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me. They don't mean anything. 7035
[ Anything Father Just Mean Stepfather Those Titles]

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things. 7035
[ Families Fathers Many Modern Things Today]

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful. 7142
[ Being Father Feel Friend Make Successful Things Those]

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers. 7165
[ Always Charmed Disillusioned Fathers Rebellious Sons Their Which Wish]

I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do. 7216
[ Always Bad Calm Farmer Father Good Harvest Inherited Need Something Sow Wait Weather Working]

I just wish I could understand my father. 7317
[ Could Father Just Understand Wish]

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. 7483
[ Children Easier Father Real Than]

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship. Yes, baby. 7602
[ Baby Dad Every Relationship Taught True Use Words Yes]

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house. 7610
[ Allow Father Get House Tv Us]

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life. My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land. 7626
[ Away Father Grave Hand Him His Land Life Passed Pressed Protect Smiled Spirit Told Would]

My father... had sharper eyes than the rest of our people. 7626
[ Eyes Father Had Our Rest Sharper Than]

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers. 7770
[ Fathers Men Rich Seldom Sons]

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me. 7806
[ Coming Daydream Father Girl Horse Little Real Rescue Used White]

The most important influence in my childhood was my father. 7837
[ Childhood Father Important Influence Most]

Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works. 7967
[ Always Diamond Fail Father Husband Toy Whenever Works]

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him. 8176
[ Alcoholic Anything Benefit Father Having Him Motivated Never Really Sometimes Violent Wanted Weird]

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad. 8232
[ Dad Dramatic First Stand Thing Time Up Your]

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much. 8362
[ Am Any Ashamed Equal Ever Father Loved Man Met Much Never Other Say]

I was raised by free-spirited people, though my father gave me a very strong work ethic. 8403
[ Ethic Father Gave Raised Strong Though Very Work]

My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer. 8589
[ Always Been Comforted Episcopalian Father Minister Power Prayer]

Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table. 8732
[ Employee Family Fathers Need Needs Plate Put Step Table Their Up]

I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife. 8878
[ Always Decisions Father Fun Good Hard Went Wife]

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument. He told me to knock myself out. 8956
[ Blunt Bought Father Instrument Knock Music Myself Out Take Told Up Wanted]

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't measure up to the standard he set. 9264
[ Comfortable Failed Father Felt Measure More Set Standard Than Up Whatever Whenever Wrong]

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying me in one arm with a picket sign in the other. 9303
[ Arm Carrying Earliest Father Memories Other Picket Sign]

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please. 9345
[ Considered Done Father Never Please Somebody Wanted Would]

My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be. 9345
[ Brother Father Wants]

I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back. 9365
[ Always Anything Back Been Cannot Father Girl Love Material Never Told]

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father. 9404
[ Because Begins Father Growing His Knows Look Man Old]

Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents. 9793
[ Accidents Biological Fathers Necessities Social]

The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush. Now I want to share it with the world. 9833
[ Fatherhood Finding Inner Mush Now Share Surprising Thing Want World]

It is much easier to become a father than to be one. 10582
[ Become Easier Father Much Than]

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men. 10602
[ Dispassionate Father Men Most Rational]

I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern. 10669
[ Ago Father Long Loving Pattern Remained Slavery Stopped Time]

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle. 10818
[ Blowing Father Lifestyle Punished Whistle]

I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father. 10961
[ Away Decision Father God Going Made Passed Preach Try]

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem. 11056
[ Every Father Guy Problem Rock Went]

Child-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father. 11240
[ Father Hands-On Hands-On Interest Main Now]

To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship. 11367
[ Better Fathers Good Imitation Must Our]

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life. 11475
[ Decided Did Father Life Nothing Positively Reflect Would]

I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries. 11615
[ Cries Cry Everybody Father Grew Him Liking Much Must Never Saw Up Very]

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all. And I think I've been a good father to all of them. 11709
[ Been Children Father Good Love Them Think Thirteen]

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill. 11843
[ Because City Father Hill Shining]

Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted. 11843
[ Adult Dad Ever Male Only Trusted]

Being a father helps me be more responsible... you see more things than you've ever seen. 12175
[ Being Ever Father Helps More Responsible See Seen Than Things]

My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale. 12176
[ Along Carnegie Father Grandfather Large Philanthropy Pioneer Practiced Scale Then Very Which]

If my father had hugged me even once, I'd be an accountant right now. 12241
[ Accountant Even Father Had Hugged Now Once Right]

My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more. 12284
[ Anything Father Good Make More Only Practice Some Taught Then Way]

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them. 12438
[ Children Competitive Credit Defect Fathers Fundamental Our Society Their Them Want]

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. 12438
[ Family Father Golf Modern Particularly Place Plays Small Suburban Very]

Feels good to try, but playing a father, I'm getting a little older. I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle. 12581
[ Father Feels Getting Good Lifestyle Little More Now Older Playing See Serious Taking Try Want]

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn't perfect. 12581
[ Example Father Had Just Learned Led Must Never Perfect Speech]

My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him. 12871
[ Along Always Father Good Got Him Relationship Scold Very]

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. 12951
[ Father Matter Matters Remember]

The best money advice ever given me was from my father. When I was a little girl, he told me, 'Don't spend anything unless you have to.' 13121
[ Advice Anything Best Ever Father Girl Given Little Money Spend Told Unless]

My father taught me how to substitute realities. 13479
[ Father How Realities Substitute Taught]

There is too much fathering going on just now and there is no doubt about it fathers are depressing. 13666
[ Depressing Doubt Fathering Fathers Going Just Much Now Too]

That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and the enemy of all. 13851
[ Enemy Family Father Position Provider Thankless]

As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation. 13951
[ Anticipation Daddy Life Percent Said]

An angry father is most cruel towards himself. 13993
[ Angry Cruel Father Himself Most Towards]

What harsh judges fathers are to all young men! 14115
[ Fathers Harsh Judges Men Young]

My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States. 14394
[ After Failure Father President States United]

No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair. 14436
[ Affair Entirely Father His Man Mother Responsible]

I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him. 14472
[ Although Critical Dad Definitely Him His Love Much Pants Really Sometimes Supportive Tight Too Try]

Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows. 14512
[ Dad Everything Know Knows Taught Teach Unfortunately]

My father loved people, children and pets. 14679
[ Children Father Loved Pets]

Do you know that other than my father, I've never had a man take care of me? 14874
[ Care Father Had Know Man Never Other Take Than]

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone. 14929
[ Block Everyone Father Guy Hi Said]

I kept my babies fed. I could have dumped them, but I didn't. I decided that whatever trip I was on, they were going with me. You're looking at a real daddy. 15110
[ Babies Could Daddy Decided Dumped Fed Going Kept Looking Real Them Trip Were Whatever]

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war. 15114
[ Become Before Eighteen Father Time War Years]

The child is father of the man. 15495
[ Child Father Man]