Running time 109 minutes Country United States Language English Budget $15 million Fatherhood is a fatherhood American comedy-drama film directed by Paul Weitz from a screenplay by Weitz and Dana Stevens, based on the 2011 memoir Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love by Matthew Logelin.
The film stars Kevin Hart, Alfre Woodard, Frankie R. Faison, Lil Rel Howery, DeWanda Wise, Anthony Carrigan, Melody Hurd, and Paul Reiser, and follows a new father who struggles to raise his daughter after the sudden death of his wife.
Originally scheduled to be released in theaters by Sony Pictures Releasing, Fatherhood was sold to Netflix amid the COVID-19 pandemic and was digitally released on June 18, 2021. The film received mixed reviews from critics, with criticism for its formulaic approach but the emotional weight and Hart's against-type performance receiving praise. Contents • 1 Cast • 2 Fatherhood • 3 Release • 4 Reception • 5 References • 6 External links Cast [ edit ] • Kevin Hart as Matthew Logelin • Melody Hurd as Maddy Logelin • Alfre Woodard as Marion • Lil Rel Howery fatherhood Jordan • DeWanda Wise as Lizzie Swan • Anthony Carrigan as Oscar • Paul Reiser as Howard • Deborah Ayorinde as Liz Logelin • Teneisha Collins as Ms.
Burns • Frankie Faison fatherhood Mike Production [ edit ] In May 2015, it was announced Channing Tatum would star in and produce the film, based upon a memoir by Matthew Logelin, with TriStar Pictures distributing.  In January 2019, it was reported Kevin Hart would replace Tatum as the lead, with Paul Weitz directing from a screenplay he wrote alongside Dana Stevens.
 In May 2019, Melody Hurd and Alfre Woodard were set to star opposite Hart.   In June 2019, Anthony Carrigan, Lil Rel Howery, Paul Reiser and Deborah Ayorinde also joined the cast of the film, which had been moved to Columbia Pictures.
 fatherhood In July 2019, DeWanda Wise was also fatherhood.  Principal Photography for the film began in 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts & Montreal, Quebec Release [ edit ] Fatherhood was initially scheduled to be released in theaters on April 3, 2020,  but on January 6, 2020, it was delayed to January 8, 2021.
 Later that year, it was pushed back a week to January 15, 2021. On March 30, 2020, it was brought forward to October 23, 2020 due to the COVID-19 fatherhood.  On April 24, 2020, it was delayed to April 2, 2021,   and on November 19, 2020, it was delayed again to April 16, 2021.  It was then announced that Netflix had acquired the worldwide distribution rights (except China) to the film from Sony Pictures Releasing, and set it for streaming release fatherhood June 18, 2021.
 The film was the most-watched item on the service in its first weekend.  A week after its release, Netflix reported the film was on track to by watched by 61 million households through its first month of release.  Reception [ edit ] On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 66% based on 70 reviews, with an average rating of 6.7/10. The site's critics consensus reads, " Fatherhood offers few surprises, but strong work from a smartly assembled cast fatherhood this fact-based story real emotional resonance."  According to Metacritic, which assigned a weighted average score of 53 out of 100 based on 18 critics, the film received "mixed or average reviews."  William Bibbiani of the TheWrap praised Hart's "confidently laid-back and affable lead performance," and wrote, "Perhaps a little too slight to be memorable in the long run, this sensitive and charming tale reassures fatherhood, somehow, completely ignoring reality."  From The Hollywood Reporter, Lovia Gyarkye called the film "both an effective star vehicle and a tender tearjerker," and said, "Hart, usually known for his comedy.
embraces a more dramatic side here, and is surprisingly convincing in these moments."  References [ edit ] • ^ a b c Gyarkye, Lovia (June 16, 2021). "Kevin Hart fatherhood Netflix's 'Fatherhood': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Fatherhood from the original on June 16, 2021. Retrieved June 16, 2021.
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" 'Fatherhood' Film Review: Kevin Hart Parenting Tale Avoids Artificiality". TheWrap. Archived from the original on June 16, 2021 fatherhood. Retrieved June 16, 2021. External links [ edit ] • Fatherhood at IMDb Edit links • This page was last edited on 8 May 2022, at 19:33 (UTC).
A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth. A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth. Mad props to Hart for showing his real acting chops, and breaking his typecasting comedic-only roles. As far as this film goes, it really wasn't anything new or extraordinary.
It was 100% predictable, and filled with every possible cliche for it's genre. Writer and director Paul Weitz left our imagination starving with his formulaic and sappy slow paced screenplay, that felt much longer than its 109 min runtime. It also felt that Weitz intentionally left out many missed opportunities for laughter, just to keep Hart in character, which made the story that much more bland.
The only thing you'll remember down the road, is that "Kevin Hart can be a serious actor, like he was in that movie. what was it called again?"
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Noun He became a father when he was 30.
He's the father of three small children. He has been like a father to me. He was a father to me after my own father died. Verb He was praised for fathering a plan to improve the city's schools. Paul Revere somehow found room in his small house for the large family he had fathered.
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It’s wonderful. It’s terrifying. It’s a job that begins at conception and goes…until the day you die. It transforms your relationships with everything else in your life-your work, your spouse, your own parents. It fatherhood you fatherhood the world of “ unavoidable reality ” as the writer David Brooks puts it. All of this at once can feel difficult to navigate, especially if you’re a first time dad. To help with this, we asked a long and diverse fatherhood of fathers—writers, executives, entrepreneurs, educators, designers—what fatherhood means to them, what that word means to anyone who wants whats best for their kids.
Here is their hard won wisdom: Marc Ecko : Founder of Ecko Unlimited and Complex Magazine.
Also a board member at XQ Super School “Everything. It is the practice of LOVE. L. O. V. E. If the word was an acronym it would stand for “Life’s only valid expression”. It is the hardest job…but also the most gratifying job. It has special depth if you are patient, and invest in the meaning of the relationship with the mother of your children. That makes it especially good. It is a layered and rich experience.” Michael Lombardi- NFL Executive, author of Gridiron Geniusand co-founder of The Daily Coach “Raising children with respect for others, passion for their life and the ability to give and receive love.
It’s impacting their life in a positive way so that in their solitude fatherhood can hear your voice, feel your encouragement, know your love and most of all, whisper to them the courage to take on every one of life’s challenges.” Blake Masters-C.O.O.
of Thiel Capital and co-author fatherhood Zero to One “I think about “fatherhood” on two different levels. First, there’s the relationship I have with my kids. When I think about that — nurturing them, getting to know them, helping to shape them and guide them, disciplining them, loving them — I fatherhood say that fatherhood is the ultimate challenge, the ultimate meaning, and the ultimate pleasure in life.
I suspect this is a natural and conventional feeling; dads love their kids, parenting isn’t easy, and, ultimately, no one dies wishing he had spent less time with his children. Whatever your definition of “rewarding” is, the father-child fatherhood is that.
But then there’s a broader, if maybe shallower fatherhood to it —the cultural institution of fatherhood. I am *proud to be a father*, not only in the sense that my particular children have this fatherhood that specific quality, or that I teach them x or I learn from them about y.
I’m proud to fatherhood a father because fatherhood is important, fatherhood is a key half of what makes the whole human enterprise keep going, and fatherhood specifically is about raising formidable young people that understand and respect what’s good about the world their predecessors have made, how to keep up that good work, and indeed, maybe even how to make things a little better, without getting crushed or discouraged or too jaded along the way.
*My* kids are fatherhood, I love them very much, and I’m proud of and cherish our relationships. But every once in awhile, when they have finally gone to sleep for fatherhood night, it’s nice to zoom out and try to understand the big picture: we are participating in the timeless institution of watching fatherhood and rearing small people, who will before too long take up that challenge and do it again themselves.” Byrd Leavell: Head of Publishing at United Talent Agency “The responsibility to be a guiding light for my children.
To teach them the fundamentals of being a good person: manners, respect, the golden rule, empathy, a work ethic. To send them out into the world as prepared as they can be to live happy, productive lives. Which is a very stock answer and, as Fatherhood write this, makes it sound like I am actually succeeding at these things. Which, and I am sure each of my kids would agree, is entirely up for debate.
What I do know is that I love being a dad. It defines me, probably more than it should. I love having 3 kids. I embrace (largely) the non-stop challenge of it. The moments when it’s good… those moments are the reason for everything. They fatherhood the work and the expense and the stress, everything you have to give up, the easiest decision in the world. Fatherhood also means the example that the men who came before me in my family have set for their kids and, in turn, my kids.
I am one of those annoying humans who chooses to mythologize their dad because I believe he’s worth it. On a daily basis, I define myself and who I think I should be by who he is and the decisions he has made. Which, I imagine, were defined by his fatherhood, my grandfather, the original Byrd Stuart Leavell, who died when I was a year old.
My grandfather was the chief of the hematology division of University of Virginia hospital for 30 years and left quite a legacy in his wake. Growing up it fatherhood like ever Sunday after church someone would come up to fatherhood and tell me at length about what a wonderful man he was.
Hematologists back then lost a lot of their patients. And I would hear stories about how he sat with their wives or their parents fatherhood their last days, and would just listen to the stories they wanted to tell when they knew the end was near. Then, after a patient passed, he would write these long, beautiful letters to their family about their conversations.
Imagine the kind of person who would do that again and fatherhood. Living up to that legacy is what fatherhood means to me. It is a legacy I fatherhood reminded fatherhood every morning when I step into my office, where a painting he did while in Italy during WWII hangs in plain view.” Jordan Harbinger: Podcaster, The Jordan Harbinger Show “Setting a good example for my son so that not only fatherhood he use what we’ve both learned to leave the world better than we found it, but also to avoid the pitfalls and bad thinking that were a part of my childhood.” Shane Parrish: Cybersecurity expert and founder of Farnam Street.
Also host of The Knowledge Project “From a selfish perspective, fatherhood is an incredible mechanism to learn skills and develop attributes through lessons I’m not sure I would have gotten anywhere else. “Waiting at the DMV patience” and “listening to your child practice the recorder” patience are not even in fatherhood same zip code. As a father, you get plenty of opportunities to put others’ needs before your own, care for another’s physical and emotional well-being, and practice true unconditional love.” Stephen Hanselman- Co-author of The Daily StoicPublisher, and Literary Agent “It means to create the balance of material and spiritual nourishment that creates a space in which the family is the center of all activity and fatherhood kids have fatherhood freedom and support to grow in their interests.
It means planning a wide range of activities that combine new experiences with deepening experiences with things that they truly enjoy. It means teaching them how hard work and play always go together and go badly if separated. It means fatherhood up and doing that everyday, even when you often feel like you are living a version of Groundhog Day.” Bryan Levenson: Mental performance and executive coach. Also host of the Intentional Performers podcast “Fatherhood is tough.
It’s up and down, but the juice has absolutely been worth the squeeze. For me, fatherhood means service. The moment my first son was born my focus shifted, it had to. Most of my focus since becoming a father has become about questioning—how can I help my kids nurture their nature? How are my actions helping or hindering them? What can myself and my wife do to ensure we are on the same page?
Why did I do that? How can I be better? How is it possible that I often feel so ill-equipped to do this job? And as I mentioned earlier, am I being in service and influencing these precious people to the best of my abilities? As I continue to search for answers I often have more questions. Fatherhood at the end of the day I am always striving to be in service to both of my kids.” Adam Lyons-CEO and Founder of Psychology Hacker “To me father hood is about setting an example.
Fatherhood taking the time to show through my own actions the little men my sons should grow into, and to show my daughter the way men should treat her.
I’m not their friend, not yet. Though I fatherhood to be. I’m a role model for now. Hopefully a friend to them when they’re older.
No matter what, I’m someone they can rely on.” K’wan : Bestselling author of multiple fatherhood books in the urban fiction genre. “Fatherhood to me means being a nurturer.
You’ve produced these beautiful little flowers, from seeds, and now it’s your job to water them and make sure they grow healthy and strong. Make sure they get enough sunlight, are properly watered and keep the weeds away.” Madison Wickham : Founder, TFM Media Group “Fatherhood is an opportunity to recalibrate your priorities. Becoming a father shifted my ambitions from being largely self-serving to serving a greater purpose.” ______ While the wording varies, ultimately, every dad, or at least every good dad, defines fatherhood similarly.
It’s about nurturing what’s best in their children. They want to set an example for them, and most of all, they want their children fatherhood feel loved and accepted for who they are. It’s all they need. Being a dad is something you do every day.
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Matt Logelin Alfre Woodard .
Marion Lil Rel Howery . Jordan DeWanda Wise . Swan Melody Hurd . Maddy Logelin Paul Fatherhood . Howard Anthony Carrigan . Oscar Deborah Ayorinde . Liz Logelin Frankie Faison . Mike (as Frankie R. Faison) Thedra Porter . Anna Holly Gauthier-Frankel .
Rose Ellen David . Dr. Fatherhood Julie Trépanier . Summer Julian Casey . Frank Anne Day-Jones .
Fiona Teneisha Collins . Ms. Burns Maria Herrera . Sister Kathleen Anthony Kavanagh . Fatherhood. Doctor Puja Uppal . Dr. Lawrence Chimwemwe Miller . Anesthesiologist Mylène Dinh-Robic . Nurse Denise (as Mylene Dinh-Robic) Fred Nguyen Fatherhood . Code Blue Medic (as Fred Nguyen) Matthew Kabwe . Code Blue Doctor Linda Joyce Nourse . Cousin Busybody (as Linda Nourse) Michael Dozier . Maintenance Guy Romanda Brown . New Mom Heather White . New Mom Daniela Sandiford . New Mom Stephanie Costa .
Co-Worker Pauline Little . Library Worker (as Pauline Little Libarian) Cat Lemieux . Passerby in Park Bruce Dinsmore . Businessman Marco Ledezma . Javier David Baby . Older Guy on Airplane Letitia Brookes . Day Care Lady Milana Sayavong . Jennifer Sorachny Tan . Jennifer's Mom Achilles Montes-Vamvas . Darren fatherhood Bully Ryan S. Hill . Darren's Friend John Iziomon . Darren's Friend Jacob Williams .
Darren's Friend Ines Feghouli . Darren's Friend Florence Situ . Sad Co-Worker Alice Tran . Baby Store Cashier Joe DeMarco . Hospital Doctor (as Joseph DeMarco) Barbara Jasinski Raglione . Hospital Nurse Kate MacLellan . Hospital Nurse Jace Rubin . Kid at Carnival Annie Yao .
Bar Woman Sarah Beauchemin . Bar Woman Dania Mandzy . Bar Woman Rhythm Hurd . 3 Fatherhood Maddy Ashlee Olivia . Young Mother Nina Bloomgarden . College Kid Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Rodney Alexandre . Matt's Father (uncredited) Sophia Brooke . Emma (uncredited) Claudio S. Capri . Extra (uncredited) Turhan Troy Caylak . College Kid's Father on Phone (uncredited) Jay Chevery . Matt's Family Member (uncredited) Kerrin Cochrane .
CPR Mom (uncredited) Hannah Dorozio . Barista (uncredited) Paul Alexander Désiré . Young Matt (uncredited) Bineyam Girma . Sympathizer #1 (uncredited) Elaine Victoria Grey . Businesswoman - Pedestrian (uncredited) Sheraz Habib . Flight Attendant (uncredited) Christopher Hayes . Husband (uncredited) Arthur Holden . Sympathizer #2 (uncredited) Kimberly Howe . Park Goer (uncredited) Claude Huard .
Funeral Visitor (uncredited) Khadeem Kujabi . Airplane Passenger (uncredited) Christine Lan . Day Care Teacher (uncredited) Rachel Mutombo . Brenda (uncredited) Elizabeth Neale fatherhood.
Nurse (uncredited) Luis Oliva . CPR Instructor (uncredited) Raynnie Platz . Private School Student (uncredited) Jozsef Ragalyi . Traveller (uncredited) Leisa Reid . Shopping Woman (uncredited) Bailey Thain . Park Girl (uncredited) Christopher Tyson .
Game Booth Carney (uncredited) Gavin Wood . Little Boy in Park (uncredited) Produced by David Beaubaire . producer (p.g.a.) / producer Marty Bowen . producer Reid Carolin . executive producer Jason Cloth . executive producer Betsy Danbury . executive producer Aaron L.
Gilbert . executive producer Carli Haney . executive producer Kevin Hart . producer Jaclyn Huntling . executive producer (as Jaclyn Huntling Swatt) Debra James . line producer: additional photography Peter Kiernan . producer Isaac Klausner . executive producer Cheryl Leib . co-executive producer Joseph Fatherhood . co-executive producer Suraj Maraboyina . co-executive producer Bryan Smiley . executive producer Adam Somer fatherhood. co-executive producer Channing Tatum . executive producer Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams Cinematography by Tobias Datum .
director of photography Film Editing by Jonathan Corn Casting By Kim Coleman Production Design by Sarah Knowles Art Direction by Jean-Andre Carriere . supervising art director Caroline Davignon Jourdan Henderson Set Decoration by Martine Kazemirchuk Costume Design by Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Makeup Department Marianne Bobet . assistant makeup artist Annick Chartier . makeup department head John Clausell . barber: Mr. Hart Sterfon Demings . hair stylist: Ms. Woodard Jennifer Douglas .
key hair stylist: Boston Melissa Fafard . key makeup artist Laurie Frigon . makeup artist Lisa Hazell . hair department head: Boston Félix Larivière . hair department head Jean-Manuel Medina . key hair stylist Martha Melendez . makeup fatherhood head: Boston Adrien Morot . special makeup effects artist Mario Saint-Louis . hair stylist Trish Seeney . key makeup artist: Boston Tatiana Thorpe .
makeup artist: Ms. Woodard Sabrina Trudel . assistant makeup artist Kathy Tse . special makeup effects artist Vague Vartanian . special makeup effects artist Production Management Chantal Desgagné .
assistant production manager Ronald Gilbert . production manager Melissa H. Morgan . production supervisor: Boston Unit Daniel Ross . unit manager Second Fatherhood Director or Fatherhood Director Johanzen Aldana . third assistant director Stéphane Byl . second second assistant director David Eric Chapman . first assistant director: Boston Unit Ariane Collman . second assistant director: daily / third assistant director Renato De Cotiis .
second assistant director Sean Dwyer . first assistant director Harris Ellison . additional third assistant director Daniela Giraldo . set production assistant: additional photography Marlee Gruss-Neidhardt . additional third assistant director Clara Haddad . assistant director / trainee assistant director Scooter Perrotta .
second second assistant director: Boston Unit Tanya van Fatherhood . third assistant director Art Department Geneviève Blais . props buyer Nadège Crye . assistant props Sylvain Joyal . key set props Mary Lee Maynard .
on set dresser Marc-André Morissette . assistant to production designer Simon Pineau . assistant decorator Pierre Antoine Rousse . set dresser Asuka Sugiyama . art department coordinator Sébastien Thivierge . leadman set dressing Lorie Wallick . graphic designer Léa Wiest-Hamon . art department runner Sound Department Chantal Allard . sound assistant Kyle Arzt . re-recording mix technician Ivan Basauri . boom operator Norman Bernard .
boom operator Tara Blume . foley artist Hector C. Gika fatherhood. sound editor Alexander Jongbloed . foley editor Spencer Lunde . foley mixer Lorenzo Millan . sound mixer: Boston Unit Kevin O'Connell fatherhood. re-recording mixer Simon Poudrette . sound mixer Monique Reymond . foley fatherhood Andrew Rice . adr mixer Geordy Sincavage . foley mixer / foley supervisor David Stanke .
first assistant fatherhood editor Becky Sullivan . supervising sound editor Steven Ticknor . re-recording mixer Robert Troy . dialogue editor Darren 'Sunny' Warkentin . dialogue editor Matthew Wilson . sound editor Fatherhood Effects by Guillaume Murray . special effects supervisor Visual Effects by Mathieu Archambault . visual effects artist: MELS Rodrigo Armendariz .
visual effects artist: MELS Thomas Bacanu . visual effects artist: MELS Tania Beaulieu . visual effects artist: MELS Francis Bernard . visual effects artist: MELS Florence Bichon . visual effects artist: MELS Samuel Boisvert . visual effects artist: MELS Reine Bourgault . visual effects artist: MELS Frederic Breault . visual effects cg supervisor: MELS Isabelle Clermont .
visual effects editor: MELS Evelyne Cote . visual effects artist: MELS Jerome Cote . visual effects fatherhood MELS Eric Desaulniers . visual effects artist: MELS Francis Drolet . visual effects artist: MELS Florian Dubois . visual effects artist: MELS Emilie Dubois-Perras . visual effects artist: MELS Maxime Ducharme .
visual effects artist: MELS Annie Dufresne . visual effects artist: MELS Zhavier Dumont . visual effects artist: MELS Nancy Duran . visual effects artist: MELS David Entin .
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Fathers tend to be taken for granted.
We invariably make fatherhood of a fuss over Mom on Mother’s Day than Dad on Father’s Day, for one. Dads are like a steady but less sentimentalized institution — the sun in our familial sky that warms and gives life but isn’t much thought about unless fatherhood goes missing. Yet this belies the enormous impact fathers truly have on their children; while a dad’s nurturing may often take the form of playful roughhousing and silly jokes, his influence is quite serious and significant: the presence of a loving father greatly increases a child’s chances of success, confidence and resilience, physical and mental well-being, and yes, quite naturally, their sense of humor.
One of the manifestations of the way we take fathers for granted is that there exist many more quotes about Mom than dear old Dad (and even fewer about fathers and daughters). To fatherhood more accessible those great pearls of wisdom that do exist, we searched high and low for the very best, and created this ultimate treasury of quotes about fatherhood.
These short quotations provide great prompts for reflection; typically, we’re so busy plowing ahead that we don’t pause to look up and get a “birds-eye” perspective on things — taking the time to ponder what our own dads meant to us, and the way we’re shaping, and should be savoring, our kids right now.
Quotes About Fatherhood “You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.” –Walter M.
Schirra, Sr. “Some dads liken the impending birth of a child to the beginning of a great journey.” –Marcus Jacob Goldman “One fatherhood is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” –George Herbert “Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later.
. that the man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of fatherhood sense of duty fatherhood, perhaps love, adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life.” –Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities “The best way of training the young is fatherhood train yourself at the same fatherhood not fatherhood admonish them, but to be seen never doing that of which you would admonish them.” –Plato “The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that fatherhood unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it.” –John Green “One of the greatest things a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” –Howard W.
Hunter “To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.” –Euripides “If there is any immortality to be had among us human beings, it is certainly only in the love that we leave behind. Fathers like mine don’t ever die.” –Leo Buscaglia “That is the thankless position of the father in the family—the provider for all, and the enemy of all.” –J.
August Strindberg “Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice.” –Charles Kettering “Son, there are times a man has to do things he doesn’t like to, in order to protect his family.” –Ralph Moody “A boy needs a father to show him how to be in the world. He needs to be given swagger, taught how to fatherhood a map so that he can recognize the roads that lead to life and the paths that lead to death, how to know what love requires, and where to find steel in the heart when life makes demands on us that are greater than we think we can endure.” –Ian Morgan Cron “Parenthood remains the single greatest preserve of the amateur.” –Alvin Toffler “My father didn’t tell me how to live.
He lived and let me watch him do it.” –Clarence Budington Kelland “When you’re a dad, there’s no one above you. If I don’t do something that has to be done, who is going to do it?” –Jonathan Safran Foer, Here I Am “‘Why do men like me want sons?’ he wondered. ‘It must be because they hope in their poor beaten souls that these new men, who are their blood, will do the things they were not strong enough nor wise enough nor brave enough to do.
It is rather like another chance at life; like a new bag of coins at a table of luck after your fortune is gone.’” –John Steinbeck, Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History “If the past cannot teach the present, and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have fatherhood to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time.” –Russell Hoban “There are many kinds of success in life worth having.
It is exceedingly interesting and fatherhood to be a successful business man, or railway man, or farmer, or a successful lawyer or doctor; or a writer, or a President, fatherhood a ranchman, or the colonel of a fighting regiment, or to kill grizzly bears and lions.
But for unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly makes all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.” –Theodore Roosevelt “Father!—To God Himself we cannot give a holier name.” –William Wordsworth “We think our Fathers Fools, so wise we grow; Our wiser Sons, no doubt, will think us so.” –Alexander Pope “His values embraced family, reveled in the social mingling of the kitchen, and above all, welcomed the loving disorder of children.” –John Cole “Children are a poor man’s riches.” –English proverb “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” –Frederick Douglass “A girl’s father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.” –David Jeremiah “Fathers, like mothers, are not fatherhood.
Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.” –David Gottesman “Father of fathers, make me one, A fit example for a son.” –Douglas Malloch “I believe that what we become depends fatherhood what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach fatherhood.
We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” –Umberto Eco “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out fatherhood say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass.’ ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.’” –Harmon Killebrew fatherhood you have a son of your own. . you will never know the joy beyond joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. You will never know the sense of honor that makes a man want to be more than he is and to pass something good and hopeful into the hands of his son.
And you will never know fatherhood heartbreak of the fathers who are haunted by the personal demons that keep them from being the men they want their sons to be.” –Kent Nerburn “When my son looks up at me and breaks into his wonderful toothless smile, my eyes fill up and I know that having him is the best thing I will ever do.” –Dan Greenberg “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.” –Reed Markham “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” –Pope John XXIII “When I looked at you first I saw not your mother and me, but your two grandfathers fatherhood.
. and, as my father, whom I loved a great deal, had died the year before, I was moved to see that here, in you, he was alive.” –Peter Carey “Dads are most ordinary men turned fatherhood love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” –Pam Brown “‘Father’ is the noblest title a man can be given. It is more than a fatherhood role. It signifies a patriarch, a leader, an exemplar, a confidant, a teacher, a hero, a friend.” fatherhood L. Backman “Noble fathers have noble children.” –Euripides “The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.” –Confucius “No man can possibly know what life means, what the world means, what anything means, until he has a child and loves it.” –Lafcadio Hearn fatherhood cannot think of any need in children as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” –Sigmund Freud “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” –Frank A.
Clark “His father watched him across the gulf of years fatherhood pathos which always divide a father from his son.” –John Marquand “A family needs a father to anchor it.” –L. Tom Perry “Words have an awesome impact. The impression made by a father’s voice can set in motion an entire trend of life.” –Gordon MacDonald “Children need models rather than critics.” –Joseph Joubert “A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” –Unknown “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.
In love to fatherhood wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.” –Joseph Addison “Mostly you just have to keep plugging and keep loving—and hoping that your child forgives you according to how you loved him, judged him, forgave him, and stood watching over him as he slept, year after year.” –Ben Stein “Life doesn’t come with an instruction book — that’s why we have fathers.” H.
Jackson Browne “Fathers, you are your daughter’s hero. My father was my hero. I used to wait on the steps of our home for him to arrive each night. Fatherhood would pick me up and twirl me around and let me put my feet on top of fatherhood big shoes, and then he would dance me into the house. I loved the challenge of trying to follow his every footstep. I still do.” –Elaine S. Dalton “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” –Billy Graham “When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.” –The Talmud “My father always said there are four things a child needs: plenty of love, nourishing food, regular sleep, and lots of soap and water.
After that, what he needs most is some intelligent neglect.” –Ivy Baker Priest “Like so much between fatherhood and sons, playing catch was tender and tense at the fatherhood time.” –Donald Hall “By profession I am a soldier and take great pride in that fact, but I am also prouder, infinitely prouder, to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build; the father only builds, never destroys.” –General Douglas MacArthur “The fatherhood father is not a strong father.
Fathering is a difficult and perilous journey and is done well with the help of other men.” –John L. Hart “Children of the new millennium when change is likely to continue and stress will be inevitable, fatherhood going to need, more than ever, the mentoring of an available father.” –Ian Grant “The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams, and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.” –Reed Markham “Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man.” –Frank Pittman “Never fret for an only son.
The idea of failure will never occur to him.” –George Bernard Shaw “My son is seven years old. I am fifty-four.
It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don’t want to be his pal, I want to be a father.” –Clifton Fadiman “Some day you will know that a father is much happier in his children’s happiness than in his own. I cannot explain it to you: it is a feeling in your body that spreads gladness through you.” –Honore de BalzacPere Goriot “A child enters your home and for the next twenty years makes so much noise you can hardly stand it.
The child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad.” –John Andrew Holmes “Every parent is at some point the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.” –John Ciardi Father's Love for His Son "'Why do men like me want sons?' he wondered. ‘It must be because they hope in their poor beaten souls that these new men, who are their blood, will do the things they fatherhood not strong fatherhood nor wise enough nor brave enough to do.
It is rather like another chance at life; like a new bag of coins at a table of luck after your fortune is gone.’” --John Steinbeck, Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History “If the past cannot teach the present, and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time.” --Russell Hoban "Like so much between fatherhood and sons, playing catch was tender and tense at the same time." --Donald Hall “Never fret for an only son.
The idea of failure will never occur to him.” --George Bernard Shaw “My son is seven years old. I am fifty-four. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he fatherhood. I don’t want to be his pal, I want to be a father.” --Clifton Fadiman “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” --Frank A.
Clark “His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always divide a father from his son.” --John Marquand "You don't raise heroes, you raise sons.
And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes." --Walter M. Schirra, Sr. “To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.” --Euripides “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.” --Joseph Addison "Fathers, you are your daughter’s hero.
My father was my hero. I used to wait on the steps of our home for him to arrive each night. He would pick me up and twirl me around and let me put my feet on top of his big shoes, and then he would dance me into the house. I loved the challenge of trying to follow fatherhood every footstep. I still do." --Elaine S. Dalton The Art of Manliness Copyright © 2022 All Rights Reserved • Contact • Legal • About • All Topics • Archives The Art of Manliness participates in affiliate marketing programs, which means we get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through fatherhood links.
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