“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
“It is a wise father that knows his own child.” – William Shakespeare
“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud
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“There’s no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it.” —George R. R. Martin, A Clash of Kings
“One father is more than a hundred Schoolmasters.” — George Herbert, 1640
“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” — Rev. Theodore Hesburgh
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