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Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
William Feather
The Business of Life, 1949


Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz
Social Studies


The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face.
D.W. Winnicott
Playing and Reality, 1971


Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
Lydia M. Child
Philothea: A Romance, 1836


One father is more than a hundred Schoolmasters.
George Herbert
Outlandish Proverbs, 1640


Fathers represent another way of looking at life - the possibility of an alternative dialogue.
Louise J. Kaplan
Oneness and Separateness: From Infant to Individual, 1978


Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
Gloria Steinem
New York Times, 26 August 1971


It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
Colette
My Mother's House, 1922


The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
Edward, Duke of Windsor
Look, 5 March 1957


It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
Kent Nerburn
Letters to My Son: Reflections on Becoming a Man, 1994


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