A boy, by the age of three years, senses that his destiny is to be a man, so he watches his father particularly–his interests, manner, speech, pleasures, his attitude toward work…
– Benjamin Spock and Michael B. Rothenberg
Father taught us that opportunity and responsibility go hand in hand. I think we all act on that principle; on the basic human impulse that makes a man want to make the best of what’s in him and what’s been given him.
– Laurence Rockefeller
If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
– Bill Cosby
To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child’s delight added to your own so that there is now a double delight seen in the glow of trust and affection, this is happiness.
– J.B. Priestley