- That is the thankless position of the father in the family -- the provider for all, and the enemy of all. (J. August Strindberg)
- Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
(Lydia Maria Child)
- The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
- To become a father is not difficult, but to be a father is.
- It is a wise father that knows his own child.