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May 10, 2019

FATHER’S DAY QUOTATIONS & SCRIPTURE

“A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.”
–Unknown

"Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.  Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court."
-Psalm 127:3-5

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”
–Clarence Budington Kelland, American writer (1881-1964), about his father

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”
–Umberto Eco, Italian novelist (1932-2016)

“My father will leave me nothing to do.”
–A young Alexander the Great, future king of Macedonia (356-323 B.C.)

“His heritage to his children wasn’t words or possessions, but an unspoken treasure, the treasure of his example as a man and a father.”
–Will Rogers, Jr., American politician (1911–93)

“A father’s a treasure, a brother’s a comfort, a friend is both.”
–Benjamin Franklin, American statesman (1706-90)


–attributed to Mark Twain, American writer (1835–1910) 


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