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Father Son Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Father Son.

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Related topics: Family Relationship Sad Feeling-Down

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

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.
- Frank Howard Clark

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

 

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

You can love someone like your son, even if he's not your biological son,
and you can love someone like your father,
even if he's not your biological father.
- Oliver Hudson

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Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
Praise Him, all creatures here below!
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host!
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
- Thomas Ken

I knew Henry Fonda was my father, but I didn't know who I was.
They all thought of me as Henry Fonda's son.
Unfortunately for them, they never got to know me.
- Peter Fonda

I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie.
The father-son situation was written so movingly,
I fell in love with the project.
- Tom Bosley

Any father whose son raises his hand against him is
guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him.
- Charles Peguy

Frank Capra was a prop man, I think.
John Ford was a prop man.
It was a little bit of a father and son thing,
and you kind of worked your way up.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Until you have a son of your own...
you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling
that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.
- Kent Nerburn

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

The relative property of the Son is to be begotten,
that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant
of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
- William Ames

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.
- Alan Ladd

I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always
being aware of what my A story was -
the love story between a father and his son,
and that son and his daughter.
- Ted Demme

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise,
productive skill, prudent self-denial,
and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
- William Graham Sumner

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father,
but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Like father, like son, four years and this president is done.
- Dick Gephardt

Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son.
- Evelyn Waugh

His father watched him across the gulf of years and
pathos which always must divide a father from his son.
- John Phillips Marquand

You know my father as governor, as president,
but I knew him as dad.
I was so proud to have the Reagan name and to be Ronald Reagan's son.
- Michael Reagan

The father is always a Republican toward his son,
and his mother's always a Democrat.
- Robert Frost

If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son,
then history need not have bothered to go on,
and the world has wasted a great deal of time.
- Russell Hoban

The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the
one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue.
It has brought me deep happiness.
- Clayton Christensen

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

As the youngest, I wanted to be my father's son and
perpetuate the family name.
- Connie Chung

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology,
the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
- James A. Baldwin

Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same
nature and spirit of his father;
so with the sons of God,
and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
- Elias Hicks

I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting.
That's how much a son wishes to avenge his father.
That is how much two young people can love each other.
- Ben Kingsley

I'm the son of an everyman.
My father is a teacher.
He teaches physics at a boys' school in Sydney.
- Alex O'Loughlin

On the king's gate the moss grew gray;
The king came not.
They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son,
one day, Slave in his father's stead.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

James Brown became my father.
He would talk to me the way a father talked to a son.
He became the father I never had.
- Al Sharpton

It is funny the two things most men are proudest of
is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way,
that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
- Gertrude Stein

The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one
of the stories the father tells.
The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the
tales that he tells is how he met his wife.
- Danny DeVito

My character Esteban is a guy who really didn't think
he was gonna be there at this point in his life.
He's in his early 30s.
He's got a son.
He's raising his son as a single father.
- Esai Morales

The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background.
My father was the son of an Italian immigrant,
and I've seen the fire of the Italian temperament.
It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic.
- Dominic Chianese

On the day I was born, or possibly on one of the following days,
my father went on a walk in the forested hills and
thought of a name for me.
His first son was called Daniel, and Samuel in memory
of one of his forefathers.
- Immanuel Velikovsky

I worked with my son when he was much younger;
we did L.A.
Law together, where I played his father and he played
a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something.
It was great.
- Rene Auberjonois

When I auditioned for my high school band the band
director was excited because my father was known to be a great musician.
When he heard me, he said 'Are you sure you're Ellis's son?'
- Wynton Marsalis

My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused
much of an upheaval in the home.
It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of
pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.
- Conrad Veidt

My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the
United States from Ireland.
My father never knew his parents.
His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth,
and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area.
- George J. Mitchell

I haven't done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch,
because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young;
so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero,
it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership.
- Blair Underwood

But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present,
let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on
the righteousness of His Son,
expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
- Donald Cargill

I coached against Dave the last couple of years,
and I was very proud to be the first time a father
ever coached against his son.
He beat me for 30 minutes the first time and 59 and
a half minutes the second time.
- Don Shula

And let me tell you, you boys of America,
that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man,
a good citizen, and a good son, brother,
or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.
- John Sergeant Wise

It used to be that a son could look at the father,
and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult.
There was confidence in that, and comfort in that,
and frustration also.
- Clancy Brown

What goes on between a father and a son,
which is usually such a private matter,
is that they are able to be honest with each other,
and be honest with me, as a director.
It's just remarkable.
- Lee Grant

You think about child abuse and you think of a father
viciously attacking a daughter or a son,
but in my family it was my mother.
My mother, I would say, was a...
very brutal disciplinarian.
- Lynn Johnston

The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father,
the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which
otherwise we have no pretence to.
It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.
- Mary Astell

My son is 7 years old.
I am 54.
It has taken me a great many years to reach that age.
I am more respected in the community,
I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is.
I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father.
- Clifton Paul Fadiman

God the Father and God the Son cannot be everywhere present;
indeed they cannot be even in two places at the same instant:
but God the Holy Spirit is omnipresent -
it extends through all space,
with all other matter.
- Orson Pratt

In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim.
All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal,
but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son
that really gets under your skin.
- Danny DeVito

My father was the son of immigrants,
and he grew up bilingual,
but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me.
America's strength is not our diversity;
it is our ability to unite around common principles
even when we come from different backgrounds.
- Ernest Istook

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

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

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.
- Frank Butler

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier


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