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Bad Fathers Quotes


"Most pro bodybuilders have bad relationships with their fathers. We want to prove something." - Lou Ferrigno

"Bad laws make bad customs." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones." - Louis De Bernieres

"Success has many fathers." - John F Kennedy

"I have two fathers." - Shania Twain

"I'm a bad Jew, a bad Russian, a bad everything." - Joseph Brodsky

"I'm bad at rationalisation - very bad." - Erin Oconnor

"I think that my experience as a single mom getting into relationships in an impoverished district with men that don't have options resonates with people. I don't get into the deadbeat dad thing. I don't think men innately decide to be irresponsible fathers. I think there's a backstory. They're given really bad choices. It's less deadbeat dads and more unemployed fathers, and some fathers decide to sedate and give up." - Cheri Honkala

"All generalizations are bad." - R.H. Grenier

"Only from bad books." - Peter Greenaway

"Bad women celebrate themselves.." - Janice Mirikitani

"My memory's bad!" - Jeremy Sumpter

"I'm bad at golf." - Seth Macfarlane

"The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it." - Dylan Thomas

"Noble fathers have noble children." - Euripides

"Good fathers make good sons." - Anonymous

"Now that they've finished reading the Constitution out loud, the Teabaggers must call out that group of elitist liberals whose values are so antithetical to theirs. I'm talking of course about the Founding Fathers, who the Teabaggers believe are just like them, but aren't. One is a group of exclusively white men who live in a bygone century, have bad teeth, and think of blacks as 3/5 of a person, and the other are the Founding Fathers." - Bill Maher

"Breathe. It's only a bad day not a bad life." - Ashley Purdy

"The loss was not bad luck. It was bad analysis." - David Einhorn

"There are no bad foods, only bad food habits." - Alton Brown

"When the money goes bad, everything else goes bad." - Bernard von NotHaus

"Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit." - James Allen

"Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit." - James Lane Allen

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"He needed a woman. Bad." - Linda Howard

"Fish recognize a bad leader." - Conan O'Brien

"Experience comes from bad judgment." - Mark Twain

"All middle men are bad." - Syd Barrett

"Good riddance to bad rubbish." - Rodman Philbrick

"A jester, a bad character." - Blaise Pascal

"Heroism in a bad cause." - Karel Reisz

"My English is very bad." - Vladimir Putin

"I'm a very bad baker." - Eric Ripert

"Sanctions are a bad idea." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"Anger is a bad counselor." - Proverbs

"Good people can do bad things, make bad decisions. It doesn't make them bad people." - Sonia

"But the Milanese have made bad choices, bad fashion, and bad jewelry." - Christian Lacroix

"I'm bad at baking. I'm bad at letting go of things. I'm probably bad at reading." - Heidi Klum

"I did translations of Grimms' Fairy Tales and became very charmed about that way of looking at things. Fairy tales tell a lot of truths. Just as a side point, for instance, we always think the bad guys in fairy tales are the stepmothers, who are witches. But where are the fathers when the witches are killing and mishandling their children? Away. They are on a business trip. They are hunting, they are away. Wow, you know! No one says the fathers are the bad guys! It's one of the things you don't say. But my goodness, where are they?" - Lore Segal

"Fathers should speak with their children." - Pope Francis

"See! This our fathers did for us." - John Ruskin

"Our fathers never leave us. Ever." - Brad Meltzer

"Who doesn't desire his fathers death?" - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Fathers should make you feel safe." - Karen Cushman

"Success has many fathers; failures have none." - Philip Caldwell

"Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"... the moral equal of our Founding Fathers." - Ronald Reagan

"Success has many fathers, failure many sons." - Ryan Ross

"Argos is the land of your fathers." - Isocrates

"Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents." - Margaret Mead

"Without fathers you would have no civilization." - Michael Gurian

"Fathers can find great inspiration in faith." - Bruce Feiler

"A foul-mouthed oaf, a drunken laborer lying in a drain, a beaten wife with blackened eyes and torn clothes, cannot be made romantic to a child who sees how other children suffer from bad-tempered parents, from drunken fathers to termagant mothers." - Joyce Cary

"As Americans we place special emphasis on human dignity, justice and freedom. WE measure as good of bad that which meets these goals. Those high ideas have survived and flourished on this soil for two centuries since the Founding Fathers planted them because we have sustained a general public enlightenment through a free and universal public school system." - Henry Clausen

"The reason that stepmothers are often the bad guy in fairy tales is because people died in childbirth, all the time, so fathers remarried and there would be a struggle between the children and the new wife, in terms of who would inherit what." - Chris Weitz

"In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons." - Herodotus

"In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons." - Croesus of Lydia

"Children can find other children to be pals. Children need fathers to be fathers." - Garrison Keillor

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus

"A preacher who doesn't believe he's that bad will attract people who don't think they're that bad. And that's bad." - Tullian Tchividjian

"from the beginning, through the middle years and up to the end: too bad, too bad, too bad." - Charles Bukowski

"Today's business model is bad for people, bad for the economy and bad for stability and democracy," - Sharan Burrow

"Great men are almost always bad men." - Lord Acton

"Stick around. I'm full of bad ideas." - Isaac

"Relax, the bad guys do' knock. (Romeo)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Good music always defeats bad luck" - Jack Vance

"No Such Thing as Bad Results" - Thomas A Edison

"Bad weather makes for good photography." - Ansel Adams

"Bad news is just an excuse." - Neil Young

"A bad dog never sees the Wolfe." - George Herbert

"A bad workman blames his tools." - Daphne Du Maurier

"Advertising never sold a bad product twice." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Fire and fear, good servants, bad lords." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Every bad thing starts from creation." - Wu Shanzhuan

"Convert bad news to good news." - Bill Gates

"I have a bad memory for facts." - Stendhal

"Never, ever, work for bad people" - George Lois

"Sometimes, you know, bad is good." - Bryan Adams

"I've always had a bad attention span." - Charlie Brooker

"You can't avoid mistakes and bad luck." - Mikhail Tal

"I'm pretty bad at seeing new films." - Richard Ayoade

"Bad writers have influences. Good writers steal." - S. M. Stirling

"It was a bad day for love." - Daniel Handler

"Intention, good or bad, is not enough." - John Steinbeck

"The bad guys are the best parts." - Brion James

"Hollywood is kind of a bad world." - Mia Maestro

"Behind every bad law, a deep fear." - Sarah Vowell

"Everybody get drunk and make bad decisions." - Gilbert Arenas

"Oh you is a bad elf, Dobby!" - J K Rowling

"Good design doesn't date. Bad design does." - Paul Rand

"My life is littered with bad decisions." - Will Forte

"There's nothing bad that accrues from baseball." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"I think dieting is bad for you." - Joan Collins

"I'll sign anything except bad legislation." - Kinky Friedman

"We should be firing bad teachers." - Malcolm Gladwell

"You got good and bad people everywhere." - Suge Knight

"Twitter can be great and very bad." - Leann Rimes

"No enemy is worse than bad advice." - Sophocles

"I'm the baddest among the bad guys." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"I'm bad at returning phone calls." - Zac Efron

"Bad excuses are worse than none." - Thomas Fuller

"Better be alone than in bad company." - Thomas Fuller

"There are good characters and bad characters." - Matt Stone

"The deal looks bad and smells worse." - Michelle Malkin

"I so love the bad-boy look." - Jenna Morasca

"Nobody is all good or all bad." - Ashley Madekwe

"Only criminals and bloodsuckers reward bad behavior." - Ted Nugent

"Four legs good, two legs bad." - George Orwell

"When everyone sees good, then bad exists." - Laozi

"I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers." - T D Jakes

"The cynic puts all human actions into two classes - openly bad and secretly bad." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Mediocre art is far worse than bad art. Bad art does not waste our time." - Don Paterson

"Good books get praised, bad books get praised. Good books get ignored, bad books get ignored" - Vikram

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive" - Bo

"Put a good person in a bad system and the bad system wins, no contest." - W Edwards Deming

"A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"A bad year and a bad month to all the backbiting bitches in the world!..." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Good policy always trumps bad public relations. And the best PR can't trump bad policy." - Bob Schieffer

"Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, they make bad movie after bad movie." - Peter Stormare

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"Hard work pays off, dreams come true. Bad times don't last, but BAD GUYS do." - Scott Hall

"The music is all we care about - so if that's bad, then we're bad." - Billy Corgan

"Old age is when you are not bothered with bad dreams, but with bad reality." - Faina Ranevskaya

"Who is the bad guy? Is America possibly the bad guy?" - Mandy Patinkin

"All poets write bad poetry. Bad poets publish them, good poets burn them." - Umberto Eco

"The bad news is that only the bad people reach the news because they are noisier." - Javier Bardem

"Most comic scriptwriters are very bad. The artists are good, but the writers are so bad." - Harry Harrison

"If you don't visit the bad neighborhoods, the bad neighborhoods are going to visit you." - Thomas Friedman

"If you're convinced that you face bad options, then by all means take the least bad." - Michael Ledeen

"Well-reported news is a public good; bad news is bad for everyone." - Jill Lepore

"Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws." - Walter Savage Landor

"I felt hopeful for the future because Obama is here. But nothing has changed. It's time for young kids to get serious again and really think about what their four fathers were like. As African-Americans, we are resilient, we are some bad mf-ers, and we are survivors. So get those i-pods out of their ears and become heroes again like the Freedom Riders." - Lee Daniels

"All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye." - Margaret Atwood

"Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention" - Margaret Mead

"These gentlemen are the moral equivalents of America's founding fathers." - Ronald Reagan

"Same-sex marriage will lead to "fathers marrying sons."" - Jeremy Irons

"As the fathers live, so the children play." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Don't fear the terrorists. They're mothers and fathers." - Rosie O'Donnell

"Victory has 1,000 fathers; defeat has 1,000 kibitzers." - Jeff Greenfield

"Posterity pays for the sins of their fathers." - Quintus Curtius Rufus

"Win for yourself that which your fathers have won." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Our founding fathers never intended that Congress be a career." - Rush Limbaugh

"Loving fathers give their children a sense of their history." - Jennifer Rothschild

"Sons are for fathers the twice-told tale." - Victoria Secunda

"At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons." - Proverbs

"O land of my fathers, O land of my love." - Evan James

"We are all children until our fathers die." - Melissa Bank

"Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers." - Herbert Kaufman

"Don't fear the terrorists. They're mothers and fathers." - Rosie Odonnell



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