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Dads And Sons Quotes


"All societies that have survived have survived based on their ability to prepare their sons to be disposable, in war and at work-and therefore as dads." - Warren Farrell

"Just as the Depression left a generation of dads feeling they never had enough money, so father deprivation is leaving a generation of sons and daughters with different psychic wounds." - Warren Farrell

"People get that dads have a place in the lives of their sons. But you have to be just as present with daughters, maybe even more so. You have to get in there and be part of the game." - Steve Schirripa

"I never saw my dad cry. My son saw me cry. My dad never told me he loved me, and consequently I told Scott I loved him every other minute. The point is, I'll make less mistakes than my dad, my sons hopefully will make less mistakes than me, and their sons will make less mistakes than their dads." - James Caan

"My dads my best mate, and he always will be." - Cher Lloyd

"Normally I play dads, good guys, and little animals." - Frank Welker

"In every movie and every TV show, the dads are morons. And dads tend to react by doing what dads do best: They check out. They say, 'Ask your mother.'" - Steve Schirripa

"Dads don't need to be tall and broad-shouldered and clever. Love makes them so." - Pam Brown

"Dads are the leaders in their homes, and our kids need leaders." - Greg Schiano

"Programs like WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) subsidize the exclusion of dads." - Warren Farrell

"I have three dads: my biological father, God and Bob Dylan." - Jack White

"The deeper purpose of a more positive attitude toward men is a better life for the children who are parented by the men who are their dads and stepdads; less shame for our sons who will become men; and, for our daughters, a deeper understanding of men's desire to please that leaves them feeling their willingness to please is not unrequited but returned-allowing our daughters to feel less lonely and more loved. If we earn more and love less, we pay for a home in which we do not live." - Warren Farrell

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

"One of the tragic consequences of divorce is that the kids are legally obligated by the courts to spend a fixed amount of time with their dads. In normal families, dads and children happily ignore each other." - C.D. Payne

"Working moms, and increasingly working dads, don't want a government handout, but they do need a hand up." - Madeleine M Kunin

"Abandon your animosities and make your sons Americans!" - Robert E Lee

"And live like Nature's bastards, not her sons." - John Milton

"Men call their sons Paul and their dogs Nero today." - J. Vernon McGee

"But sons have to be soldiers. And soldiers adapt." - Alexander C. Irvine

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

"Luxury, that baneful poison, has unstrung and enfeebled her sons." - Abigail Adams

"I believe in the freedom of God's sons and daughters." - Pat Buckley

"My sons...I was crazy about my sons and I think I've done a super job in bringing them up." - Indira Gandhi

"I'm a widower with three sons and seven grandchildren. One of my sons is my partner on the ranch." - Wilford Brimley

"Dads are awkward because they're older guys who aren't cool anymore and are figuring out who they are, and they often make bad choices in fashion and music." - Tim Heidecker

"Every year, dads will dress up as Santa and try to surprise their kids by coming down the chimney, and every year, a dad gets stuck and dies." - Kyle Dunnigan

"My dads great. Hes an amazing artist. A sculptor. Hes wonderful and supportive. I love going to museums with him - we talk about... everything." - Grace Gummer

"Dads - and people in general - should keep in mind that we as mothers put enough pressure on ourselves. We don't need outside pressure put on us." - Mila Kunis

"Women work as much as men now, if not more. There's a resurgence of dads in the home and moms working." - Morena Baccarin

"When moms and dads put their kids in acting class, good luck. Because you're just filling them with stuff they don't need yet." - Anna Chlumsky

"I've seen women who don't have great relationships with their dads, and it all comes down to this: You have to tell girls you love them every day." - Chris Rock

"I did have two dads; one was a socialist, and one was a capitalist. I really decided I would rather be a capitalist." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I think a generation ago, dads went to work, they came home, and they had their dinner, had a drink, and then went to bed. I don't know what it was like in your house, but that is how it was in mine. I think it is cool to have the dads in the trenches and doing the real parenting work." - Zach Cregger

"We can buy you one of those books they have for little kids 'Timmy Has Two Dads'. Except I don't think they have one called 'Timmy Has Two Dads and One of Them Was Evil'. That part you're just going to have to work through on your own." - Cassandra Clare

"I have to study politics and war so that my sons can study mathematics, commerce and agriculture, so their sons can study poetry, painting and music." - John Quincy Adams

"The Manifested Sons of God doctrine teaches that these Sons will be equal to Jesus Christ: immortal, sinless, perfected sons who have partaken of the divine nature. They have every right to be called gods and will be gods" - Bill Hamon

"You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes." - Wally Schirra

"You won't always be here. But before you go, whisper this to your sons and their sons The work was free. Keep it so." - L Ron Hubbard

"It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons." - Friedrich Schiller

"My daughter and two sons are the flowers in my heart and garden." - Ana Monnar

"Fathers and sons are much more considerate of one another than mothers and daughters." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Vanity bids all her sons be brave, and all her daughters chaste and courteous." - Laurence Sterne

"We are the sons of Sorrow; we are the poets and the prophets and the musicians." - Khalil Gibran

"It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons." - Friedrich Schiller

"With sons and fathers, there's an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you." - Brad Pitt

"I have a very rich and wonderful personal life, and at its core are my sons." - Kate Mulgrew

"Today, Arizona's sons and daughters, mothers and fathers are proudly serving their country." - Jane D Hull

"My father was a food lover and a deadbeat dad, and maybe a connection between good food and bad dads was forged early, in the deepest folds of my subconscious, where we make so many decisions about our parents." - J R Moehringer

"Sons of Anarchy has the perfect combination of character and action." - Christopher Golden

"Oh, doughty sons of Hungary! May all success Attend and bless Your warlike ironmongery!" - Walter Raleigh

"We are sons of God And must be even as he." - Sri Aurobindo

"In Christ we become God's sons, man's servants and the devil's masters." - John G. Lake

"If honor calls, where'er she points the way The sons of honor follow, and obey." - Charles Churchill

"Christians aren't finished products. We're God's sons and daughters in process." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I'm John Morrison, and if God have 2 sons i would be the better looking one." - John Morrison

"You'll regret the day you ever messed with Philadelphia Collins and sons" - Phil Collins

"I have three sons, and I think were both fierce protectors of our children." - Jami Gertz

"...don't criticize what you can't understand, your sons and your daughters are beyond your command." - Bob Dylan

"My sons and their wives landed on Mars to start another race." - Jimi Hendrix

"When there are duties to perform [true] servants and sons serve their labors." - Confucius

"Baseball is sunshine, green grass, fathers and sons, our rural past." - Albert Theodore Powers

"If honor calls, where'er she points the way The sons of honor follow, and obey." - Charles Churchill

"Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"You will triumph, O Iraqis, and with you the sons of your Arab nation" - Saddam Hussein

"No president can easily commit our sons and daughters to war." - George H W Bush

"I'm in Hollywood right now, surrounded by nothing but the sons and grandsons of movie stars." - Gore Vidal

"Life is a banquet, and most poor sons-of-bitches are starving to death! Live!" - Jerome Lawrence

"Great actions are not always true sons Of great and mighty resolutions." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable." - Albert Camus

"Baseball is fathers and sons. Football is brothers beating each other up in the backyard." - Donald Hall

"Currently we breed cowards and snitches. Whored society of sons of whores!" - Janusz Korwin-Mikke

"In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece." - Nia Vardalos

"Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds." - Miguel De Cervantes

"I have three sons, and I think we're both fierce protectors of our children." - Jami Gertz

"'Sons of Anarchy' has the perfect combination of character and action." - Christopher Golden

"I want education for the sons and the daughters of all the extremists, especially the Taliban." - Malala Yousafzai

"My two sons are the biggest pigs - always dirty, sweaty, burping and farting." - Judy Gold

"Few sons attain the praise Of their great sires and most their sires disgrace." - Homer

"Chaplin was notoriously strict with his sons and rarely gave them spending money." - Gene Tierney

"I am so glad my wife tolerates me. And we have three wonderful sons." - Donald Sutherland

"Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us." - Daniel Burnham

"Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child's life and it's like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities." - Gary Smalley

"Stay away from drugs and alcohol. Listen to your moms and dads. In this great country of ours you do whatever you set your mind to. Make us proud of you." - Mickey Mantle

"Like many dads I know, I've long been motivated in all aspects of my life by my love for my children - and my desire to make the world better a better place for them, my grandchildren and my great-grandchildren." - Thomas Carper

"I do want children. I study dads more. I watch what they go through. I admire my father more than I ever did and my brother and my sister." - Adam Sandler

"I think we should have a day off for Father's Day. Dads work very hard. And to be fair, a day off for Mums too, as they work hard. And more bank holidays. They rock." - Peter Andre

"Great pressure is put on kids who don't have dads to get out and make money, and make life easier for everybody. It was always, 'Hurry up, grow up, make money, there's no man to do it for us.'" - Tracey Ullman

"Like many dads I know, I've long been motivated in all aspects of my life by my love for my children - and my desire to make the world better a better place for them, my grandchildren and my great-grandchildren." - Tom Carper

"Did you know that nearly one in three children live apart from their biological dads? Those kids are two to three times more likely to grow up in poverty, to suffer in school, and to have health and behavioral problems." - Tony Dungy

"When I'm home, I've got the kind of time that other dads who live there full time don't have. I can go and have lunch with my kids at school and that sort of thing." - Thomas Gibson

"When I first knew I was having children, I thought I wanted boys, but then I thought I'd be better with girls. I'm quite sensitive, and you get more cuddles with girls. And they like their dads." - Kelly Jones

"In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child." - Michael Mccaul

"What I want to be best at is being a dad. There's no room for sucky dads, and that's another thing I'm proud of my bandmates for - they're all really good parents." - Adrian Young

"I took a year and a half off, when my kid was born, because I didn't want to be one of those dads where the kid doesn't know who his dad is." - Michael Pena

"Two dads have sent me letters that said my books changed their daughters' lives. I send them packages with T-shirts and posters because, come on... that's the coolest." - Simone Elkeles

"I came in the Dawson's Creek era; it was all about tiny guys who looked like teenagers, and I haven't looked like a teenager ever. So I was, like, auditioning to be their dads. At 25." - Jon Hamm

"It's important for moms, but also dads, to recognize that they're role models when it comes to their kids' physical health, when it comes to working out, and when it comes to nutrition." - Dominique Dawes

"But there's no substitute for a full-time dad. Dads who are fully engaged with their kids overwhelmingly tend to produce children who believe in themselves and live full lives." - Tony Dungy

"One of the greatest challenges in collecting child support is that deadbeat dads move from job to job and state to state. it's hard to keep track of them." - Rod Blagojevich

"Kids seem to get me when I play colleges - they like it because I go after them. They'll come up after and say I am like their dads, only funny." - Lewis Black

"Mums ask me how to get their husbands off the couch as well as asking me to marry them. But kids ask me to get their mums and dads to play with them more as well." - Magnus Scheving

"More of him came from my step-dad, who is now passed away. The initial creators of the show kind of based the character on their dads and then I added my dad." - Kurtwood Smith

"Of the many horrors of divorce, the most egregious is that it robs a kid of the best of both worlds. Dads can do many things that even the best moms can't, and vice versa." - Rob Lowe

"I know this is a weird niche, but a lot of my female friends have these strange stories where there their dads have seen the small successes of their daughters and have decided that they are creative as well." - Casey Wilson

"I think once I fail enough as a dad, I'll be looking for help wherever I can get it. I just need enough time to screw things up and then I'll start looking to TV dads for advice." - Ty Burrell

"Cursing dads are terrifying, you know? Cursing dads are - I don't know why, but no. It just doesn't seem to me that that would be funny. I mean it might be - you could try it and see. I suppose anybody just losing it and sputtering curses is pretty funny. But I think it would be more of a challenge, much more of a challenge, to make a cursing dad funny." - Ian Frazier

"Sons love moms forevermore." - Juan Williams

"My dads music was a great inspiration to me." - Julian Lennon

"Relationships are interesting to me. Not just between men and women, but fathers and sons, brothers and sisters and friends." - Steve Buscemi

"All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters." - Gordon Lightfoot

"And, when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine." - John Milton

"And when night, darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine." - John Milton

"It makes me happy when my sons come home and tell me, 'We bumped into Donatella and she says hi." - Stephanie Seymour

"Where were you... when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons (and daughters) of God shouted for joy?" - Bible

"With my family, my sons both love music and play music, and they're really good at it." - Billie Joe Armstrong

"Right and a true woman will see that. And I have kids, so I'm always telling my sons...shower!" - Ginuwine

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy." - John Adams

"I have two sons in America, and all they care about in Chinese culture is Jackie Chan and Jet Li." - Ang Lee

"If a man can't put his arms around his sons and help them, then what's the world coming to?" - Richard J Daley

"I decline to go fox hunting (nor did she want her sons William and Harry to be involved in hunting)." - Princess Diana

"I don't want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban." - Malala Yousafzai

"How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons." - Adrienne Rich

"The impulse of the American woman to geld her husband and castrate her sons is very strong." - John Steinbeck

"Saudi Arabia has lost one of its dutiful sons, a leader among the most dear of its leaders and men." - Hosni Mubarak

"My sons are very protective and loving towards me, but I don't know what's in their secret minds about me." - Kola Boof

"Whoe'er amidst the sons Of reason, valour, liberty, and virtue Displays distinguish'd merit, is a noble Of Nature's own creating." - James Thomson

"Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself." - Khalil Gibran

"The collier's wife had four tall sons Brought from the pit's mouth dead, And crushed from foot to head" - William Henry Davies

"Iran seeks to uproot the sons of Sunnis in Baghdad and make Iraq a village of Iran." - Adnan Dulaimi

"We are the sons of Light and children of God. Glory unto the Lord, we will succeed." - Swami Vivekananda

"Among us all men were created sons of God and stood erect, as conscious of their divinity." - Charles Eastman

"I love my family, they love me. And my little brothers, they're like my sons. I raised them." - Mosab Hassan Yousef

"Our sons and daughters must be trained in national service, taught to give as well as to receive." - Emmeline Pankhurst

"I have a PC. My sons have a Mac and swear by it, but I have a couple PC's." - Mitt Romney

"Anyone who reads my work will see that there are often difficult relationships between fathers and sons." - Salman Rushdie

"Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!" - Honore De Balzac

"Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government." - Sun Myung Moon

"For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers." - Homer

"At cheaper and nearer seats of Learning parents with slender incomes may place their sons in a course of education putting them on a level with the sons of the Richest." - James Madison

"Madam, don't bring up your sons to detest the United States Government. Recollect that we form one country now. Abandon all these local animosities, and make your sons Americans." - Robert E Lee

"The sons of York will destroy each other, one brother destroying another, uncles devouring nephews, fathers beheading sons. They are a house which has to have blood, and they will shed their own if they have no other enemy." - Philippa Gregory

"Wicked sons do not have the Holy Ghost in the same way as do beloved sons, and yet they do have Baptism. So, too, heretics do not have the Church as Catholics have, even though they have Baptism." - Saint Augustine

"O sons of Peace, sons of the One Catholic, walk in your way, and sing as you walk. Travelers do this in order to keep up their spirits. (p. 427)." - Saint Augustine

"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"As a father ,supports his sons, so let the eldest support his younger brothers, and let them also in accordance with the law behave towards their eldest brother as sons ,behave." - Guru Nanak

"I have two sons. Good sons. They're both businessmen." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Good fathers make good sons." - Anonymous

"Horny-handed sons of toil." - Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquis of Salisbury

"To you, Mom and Dad, and to all the moms and dads and families and faithful people everywhere, I thank you for sacrificing for your children, and for other people's children, for wanting so much to give them advantages you never had, for wanting so much to give them the happiest life you could provide" - Jeffrey R. Holland

"I don't like writing straight-up thrillers. I like writing about families hurled into crisis and danger - soccer moms and regular dads and husbands who might have to rescue their daughters or who are, say, hedge fund managers and have one foot on the sidelines watching their kids and the other in nefarious cover-ups and conspiracies." - Andrew Gross



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