25+ Bittersweet Father and Son Relationship Quotes
|A father is his son's first her and daughter's first love. - Anonymous|
There is a complex relationship between a father and a son. They share sweet moments. They share bitter moments. And in this bitterweetness, they share a bond that cannot be broken. Here is a compilation of such bittersweet words that defines a father-son duo relationship.
It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.
Friedrich von Schiller
I knew my father had done the best he could, and I had no regrets about the way I’d turned out. Regrets about journey, maybe, but not the destination.
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
A father is his son’s first hero and his daughter's first love.
Behind every great man is a man greater, his father.
When a child is born, so is a father.
It’s a father’s duty to give his sons a fine chance.
George Eliot, Middlemarch
The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.
Antoine François Prévost
A boy is a magical creature – you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can’t lock him out of your heart.
No love is greater than that of a father for his son.
Dan Brown, Angels & Demons
‘Dad, how does it feel having the best son in the world?’ I don’t know, ask your grandfather.
You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.
Walter M. Schirra
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Francis Child
By the time a man realises that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
Clarence Budington Kelland
Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice.
[My father] loved me tenderly and shyly from a distance, and later on took a naive pride in seeing my name in print.
Children are gifts. They are not ours for the breaking. They are ours for the making.
My father sacrificed his life for our family when I was growing up. He was one of the bravest, wisest, and most unselfish goats I have ever known, and I will miss his cheese dearly.
Forget Batman: when I really thought about what I wanted to be when I grew up, I wanted to be my dad.
If you can’t pay your own way, then don’t go.
Billy Noel Meeks
That was when the world wasn’t so big and I could see everywhere. It was when my father was a hero and not a human.
There is nothing like wounded affection for giving poignancy to anger.
But even though I was with my father again, I never felt really secure deep down. I don’t know how to put it exactly, but things were never really settled inside me. I always had this feeling like, I don’t know, like somebody was putting something over on me, like my real father had disappeared forever and, to fill the gap, some other guy was sent to me in his shape.
Haruki Murakami, After Dark
To be calm when you’ve found something going on
I’m so proud of you that it makes me proud of me. I hope you know that.
Sometimes we wait too long for the forgiveness of our fathers.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
I saw my father as a man, and not, as a man who was my father.
There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry.
Joni Eareckson Tada
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