1. William Shakespeare
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
2. J. August Strindberg
That is the thankless position of the father in the family – the provider for all and the enemy of all.
3. Ruth E. Renkel
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
4. George Washington
Father I cannot tell a lie. I did it with my little hatchet.
5. T. S. Eliot
Those who trust us educate us.
6. Mark Twain
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
7. Bartrand Hubbard
I’ve had a hard life but my hardships are nothing against the hardships that my father went through in order to get me to where I started.
8. Charles Wadsworth
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
9. Enid Bagnold