Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.

Gloria Naylor

My father, now in heaven, is a keeper of the birds. And his eye is on his sparrow.

Don Williams, Jr.

My father was always getting excited about something. It's genetically inside me somewhere.

Nicolas Cage

I had to be the only child in this country who ever called his father 'The King.'

Kyle Petty

Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.

Mary Ellen Chase

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

My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now.

Cameron Diaz

Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.


Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.


Victory has a thousand fathers; defeat is an orphan.

John F. Kennedy

Even now, where you have single fathers raising their children too, not just single mothers.

Sandra Dials

My father's Jewish. My mother's Jewish. I'm Jewish.

Daniel Pearl

My father's memory is impaired, but mostly he's just an old man.

Joan Felt

Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act.

Alice Meynell

I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.

Charles Lamb

This is not your father's Apollo program.

Chris Shank

To people who remember JFK's assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.

Michael Beschloss

My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all. The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution.

James Meredith

The new generation of fathers is interested in doing this, and fathers are taking more time to be with their children.

Cindy Chu

I don't believe women can be priests any more than they can be fathers or husbands.

John M. Allin

He was not all a father's heart could wish;/ But oh, he was my son! my only son.

Joanna Baillie

Obviously, Tom won by himself, but I think that his father's experience in the political arena was an asset to him.

Mark Proctor

Our argument is that fathers should have the same right.

Martha Davis

The war affects us here in Newfane. It affects us when our mothers and fathers and sons and daughters are sent off to war, and it affects us in our tax dollars to pay for that war.

Dan Dewalt

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.

John James Audubon

I never intended to confront my father, but it became inevitable, ... Ironically enough, it happened on Fathers Day.

Angela Shelton

We are about reuniting children with their fathers, not taking them away.

Matt O'connor

Along the beach I never collected shells from my father's shore.

Corey Hart

The Sins of Our Fathers.

John Browning

People are starting to understand this is not your father's Astroturf.

Chris Payne

Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't.

L. L. Henderson

If our father is our basis for God, and our fathers abandoned us, then what does that tell you about God?

Tyler Durden

The father's injury, in this case, can be connected to guilt at having been away. He was not there for his father.

Maurice Elias

It was my father's death notice in the paper that the Army genealogist was able to trace us.

Frank Crawford

The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.


They weren't a stuffy family at all. They were very well-rounded. The play deals with the issue of the father's death.

Dona Henry

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.


Flags of Our Fathers.

Alicia Witt

About My Father's Business Conference: Merging the Music Industry and Ministry.

John Ramsey

My father?s spirits are high and doctors expect his condition to improve with rehabilitation.

Joel Glazer

Reaper of enemies; strong of grip; One kind with his fathers.


Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house.

Thomas Brooks

Victory has 1,000 fathers; defeat has 1,000 kibitzers.

Jeff Greenfield

She extended those principles of the founding fathers in a way that applies to all of us.

Melvin Watt

You can see her sitting there on her father's tombstone; see his spirit brushing her hair.

Angela Green

Was your father's name Henry?

Dolores Johnson

A friend of my father's bet him a dollar that he wouldn't ask (my mother) out, and he did.

Ben Shelton

I had to call and tell my mother about her father's headstone.

Melissa Taylor

This is not your father's boom.

Rob Hurless

Both of our fathers are veterans.

Carl Hoffman

Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.

Margaret Mead

Perdition. Sons are put on this earth to trouble their fathers.

John Rooney

And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?

Thomas Babington Macaulay

I wrote it just to get my father's attention.

John Prine

To their credit, they?re all their father?s children. There?s never angry words, no recrimination or vengeance-seeking.

Andrea Leblanc

It really isn't your father's job search or your own job search anymore. Things have changed dramatically.

Steve Pollock

Fathers and Mothers! Honor your children and love them.

Otto Rank

It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.

Friedrich von Schiller

I'm sure my mother was murdered, and the murderer was my father's close aide.

John Chiang

The fathers are not active parents.

Amy Kinzley

Father's Day is an interesting holiday because a lot of Dads don't go out and say that this is what they really want.

Brian Lucas

Sins of the Fathers ... Cuba problem.

Robert Ludlum

I don't know if my father's alive or not.

Cheri Fields

The child still needs them (fathers) in their life.

Charles Turner

The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.


One can't carry one's father's corpse about everywhere.

Guillaume Apollinaire

I heard children cry, families scream. Some children were yelling for their mothers and fathers.

Oumar Cisse

It's not your father's A&E.

Tim Brooks

I was holding his hand. He asked me to get his prayer shawl. It was his father's. But we couldn't find it in the chaos.

Stephen Katz

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.

Herbert Kaufman

Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.

Peter Lewis Allen

How many families do you know where the son sleeps with the father's new wife?

John Barrowman

What he did right now, pulling out of Gaza, is in the same path of my father's concept.

Yitzhak Rabin

IN MY FATHER'S day, the way they did things was to make it first, then sell it. But that's not my philosophy. We sell it, make it and then we ship it.

Tony Glinke

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.

Aaron Neville

She enjoyed the spectacle of being anorexic. She showed off the state of her body. My father's funeral — it was awful.

Lark Borden

In my Father's house are many mansions.


It's not your father's chamber of commerce.

Joe Reagan

Safe, for a child, is his father's hand, holding him tight.

Marion C. Garretty

His father's sister had bats in the belfry and was put away.

Eden Phillpotts

The internet has many fathers but he's one of the main ones. He's an evangelist to the internet community and the technical community.

Esther Dyson

We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook?

Ellen Goodman

I was angry before. They didn't ask permission. They just decided to do anything they wanted with my father's song.

Elizabeth Nsele