• "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." — George Herbert
• "My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." — Clarence Budington Kelland
• "A man’s children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season". – Unknown
• "By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong." — Charles Wadsworth
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare
“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain