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We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
Charles A. Beard
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It had no mother.
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him 'father.'
It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.
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.'
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
Laurence J. Peter
My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
Clarence Budington Kelland
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy
It is impossible to read for pleasure from something to which you are both father and mother, born in such travail that the writer despises the thing that enslaved him.
In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
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.
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
Harry S Truman
Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son.
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