Hindsight

01/09/2013

Happy Father’s Day.

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This is from Story People by Brian Andreas.

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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh

When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Whoever does not have a good father should procure one.
Friedrich Nietzsche

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child’s board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
Voltaire

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
Sigmund Freud

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
Pope John XXIII

I just owe almost everything to my father and it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.
Margaret Thatcher

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


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