June 20, 2015 by Leave a Comment
“‘Why do men like me want sons?’ he wondered. ‘It must be because they hope in their poor beaten souls that these new men, who are their blood, will do the things they were not strong enough nor wise enough nor brave enough to do. It is rather like another chance at life; like a new bag of coins at a table of luck after your fortune is gone.'” —John Steinbeck, Cup of Gold
“A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us.” —Émile Gaboriau, File No. 113
— Johann Schiller
Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.
— Conrad Hall
It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
— Anne Sexton
There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.
— Alison Lohman