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Quotes of the Day for 18 June 2000 – Father's Day

Some thoughts for Father's Day.

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The quotes:

It seems to be a law of our own minds that we find the art forms of our fathers hideous, the art forms of our grandfathers amusing and those our great-grandfathers attractive and even beautiful.
     - James Laver

The trick in life is to decide what's your major aim - to be rich, a golf champion, world's best father, etc. Once that's settled, you can get on with the happy, orderly process of achieving it.
     - Stanley Goldstein

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
     - Mark Twain

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
     - Charles Wadsworth

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