Quotes of the Day for 17 June 2001 – Fathers Day
I'm sure I don't need much in the way of introduction to today's quotes, it's Fathers Day. Thanks, Dad: These are for you. No, I didn't get you a new tie.
The fundamental defect of fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell
It's clear that most children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem
John Elway is a great football player. He used to be my son. Now I'm his father.
- Jack Elway
I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.
- Mario Matthew Cuomo
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.
- Marlene Dietrich, 1901 - 1992
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