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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Quotations

Quotes That Make You Think...

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

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
- Clarence Budington Kelland

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
- Gloria Naylor

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

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
- Lydia M. Child

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman, he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
- Bill Cosby

You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.
- Erika Cosby

To be a successful father . . . there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
- Ernest Hemingway

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
- Charles Wadsworth

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garca Mrquez

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
- David Gottesman

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

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
- Red Buttons




Rex Barker here with Quotes That Make You Think...

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

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
- Clarence Budington Kelland

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
- Gloria Naylor

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

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
- Lydia M. Child

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman, he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
- Bill Cosby

You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.
- Erika Cosby

To be a successful father . . . there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
- Ernest Hemingway

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
- Charles Wadsworth

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garca Mrquez

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
- David Gottesman

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

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
- Red Buttons
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Rex Barker here with Quotes That Make You Think...

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

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
- Clarence Budington Kelland

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
- Gloria Naylor

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

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
- Lydia M. Child

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman, he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
- Bill Cosby

You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.
- Erika Cosby

To be a successful father . . . there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
- Ernest Hemingway

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
- Charles Wadsworth

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garca Mrquez

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
- David Gottesman

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

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
- Red Buttons
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