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But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have planted these great and prosperous cities along the once lonely trails of our own broad land, received all the fundamentals of civilization as a heritage from their European ancestors.
James H. Breasted
We have a tremendous lack of knowledge of how far we have gotten away from the Constitution of the United States. Democrats and Republicans alike have taken us away from the original intent. You see, I believe in this document as our founding fathers intended it.
I hope the film will help mothers and fathers to be aware that 15 is a very vulnerable age.
Some musicians I know are incredible fathers. Like Keith Richards. A fantastic dad.
Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty, brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain, to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
We were not fathers also to convey the promise, as Abraham was; nor although the promise, as collectively taken, had belonged to us, as to Abraham it did.
Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.
Countries are either mothers or fathers, and engender the emotional bristle secretly reserved for either sire.
In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry.
Many very strong fathers have turned out ineffectual sons by not allowing them to grow as men.
Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act.
Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist.
So the news that divorced fathers are to be denied a legal right to a relationship with their children, in the long overdue review of family law published this week, fills me with horror and despair.
Louis de Bernieres
English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.
I would never, ever desert my child. A lot of my friends didn't have fathers growing up, and they were very upset that their fathers weren't around. I was lucky to have mine around.
Our mothers and fathers want change. They worked all of their lives, but today live in destitution.
Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.
Peter Lewis Allen
Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
Good mothers and good fathers and good families don't always have great children.
My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all. The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution.
Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.
Even now, after whatever gains feminism has made in involving fathers in the rearing of their children, I still think virtually all of us spend the most formative years of our lives very much in the presence of women.
Reaper of enemies; strong of grip; One kind with his fathers.
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