Father’s Day Text Sms
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.
My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life.
My father died many years ago, and yet when something special happens to me, I talk to him secretly not really knowing whether he hears, but it makes me feel better to half believe it.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
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.
My father was frightened of his mother. I was frightened of my father and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.
My son, a perfect little boy of five years and three months, had ended his earthly life. You can never sympathize with me; you can never know how much of me such a young child can take away. A few weeks ago I accounted myself a very rich man, and now the poorest of all.
One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed, Dear God, Make me the kind of man my son wants me to be.
Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist.
Small boys become big men through the influence of big men who care about small boys.