Sms For Father’s Day
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
There must always be a struggle between a father and son, while one aims at power and the other at independence.
To her the name of father was another name for love.
When a child is born, a father is born. A mother is born, too of course, but at least for her it’s a gradual process. Body and soul, she has nine months to get used to what’s happening. She becomes what’s happening. But for even the best-prepared father, it happens all at once. On the other side of a plate-glass window, a nurse is holding up something roughly the size of a loaf of bread for him to see for the first time.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic.