Quotations About / On: FATHER

  • 1.
    Soon, soon we shall begin to hear, first as a whispher- then as a clamor- the woman is the father of the house, the woman fathers the home, Mary is my father, Hillary is my father, Elizabeth is my father, Ada is my father, and we shall hear too- Paul is my mother, Stephen is my mother, Colbert is my mother. #All a social construct.
    (A Traveller)
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  • 2.
    In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons.
    (Croesus (d. c. 560 B.C.), Lydian king. quoted in Francis Bacon, Apophthegms, no. 149. Said to the Persian king Cambyses.)
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  • 3.
    Psychoanalysts are father confessors who like to listen to the sins of the fathers as well.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 4.
    Dont be a mother/father that your mother/father was the world will not understand you.
    (Should be ourselves.)
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  • 5.
    Mathematics is the father of management; while logic is the father of mathematics.
    (to my students)
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  • 6.
    'A child becomes a father when a father cultivates his childhood'.
    (- - pijush biswas, indian poet, [12 July,1988])
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  • 7.
    That you fathered a child does not make you a father.
    (Life)
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  • 8.
    There is too much fathering going on just now and there is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. Everybody's Autobiography, ch. 3, Random House (1937).)
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  • 9.
    No people ever lived by cursing their fathers, however great a curse their fathers might have been to them.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Cape Cod (1855-1865), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 22, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 10.
    My father, at the death of his father, was but six years of age; and he grew up, literally without education.
    (Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. letter to Jesse W. Fell, Dec. 20, 1859. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 3, p. 511, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)