Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.
To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
A spirit is, like, your mother, my dad, who've made it. They can come around, but they come around in a loving way because they've already made it to God. Most people make it.
Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.
I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be.
My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT, and my mother taught high school English.
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods.
My father was a schoolteacher and my mother came from a teacher's family.
My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
My mother, Dorothy Watson, had met my father in a Greek class at Northwestern University.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.
Forgiveness is God's command.
No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.