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18:40  10 june  2019
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Quotes About Fatherhood . “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 “The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it.”

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Notable Thoughts About Fatherhood© Provided by Hearst Magazine Media, Inc. Here's a list of the smartest things said about fatherhood from Men's Health magazine.


"Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later . . . that the man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could . . . adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life." -Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities


"Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln

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Thoughts on fatherhood are something I am starting, because I am becoming a father. My wife is pregnant with our first child. We are having a girl and I am very excited to be a dad.

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"My mother protected me from the world, and my father threatened me with it." -Quentin Crisp


"There must be many fathers around the country who have experienced the cruelest, most crushing rejection of all: Their children have ended up supporting the wrong team." -Nick Hornby


"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


"You don't put kids under surveillance: It might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze." -Garrison Keillor


"A man that doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man." -Marlon Brando as Don Corleone in The Godfather

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The distance between what I saw in the New Testament and what I saw in my dad was slight. He was the most Christlike man I’ve ever known, the kind of man, the kind of father, I long to be. In no particular order, here are ten lessons on fatherhood I learned from watching him, each lesson living on in my


"When I was a boy of 14 my father was so ignorant that 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 only 7 years." -Mark Twain


"Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express." -Joseph Addison

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