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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.

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The quotes:

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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