Quotable Sunday

Sunday, June 21, 2009

For this edition of Quotable Sunday, I chose to focus on fathers and family. I hope you all have a beautiful day surrounded by those you love.


A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. ~Author Unknown

Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name. ~William Wordsworth

One father is more than a hundred Schoolemasters. ~George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs, 1640

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. ~Ruth E. Renkel

A father carries pictures where his money used to be. ~Author Unknown

The greatest gift I ever had
Came from God; I call him Dad!
~Author Unknown

I love my father as the stars - he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart. ~Adabella Radici

Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~Author Unknown

Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. ~Evan Esar

When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers

There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps. ~Herbert Prochnov


And the last two for my husband. The biggest TJ fan I know ;)

The happiness of the domestic fireside is the first boon of Heaven; and it is well it is so, since it is that which is the lot of the mass of mankind. ~Thomas Jefferson, 1813

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. ~Thomas Jefferson


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kiddiescorner said...

Oh all the quotes are wonderful I hope you have a great day!

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Love your quote choices! :) This one made me laugh:

There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps. ~Herbert Prochnov

Enjoy your Sunday! :)

Stacie said...

Loved all the quotes. Have a great day!

Jennifer said...

Great quotes, all are so beautiful.
This is so very true: " Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance." ~Ruth E. Renkel

Jaime said...

great quotes. and i love that picture.

Jana said...

I loved your quotes today. My favorite one was

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. ~Author Unknown

I hope you have a great weekend.

LT said...

Great Father's Day quotes! I picked this one too: A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. One of my favorites. Thanks for sharing!

AudreyO said...

I love the quote by Thomas Jefferson. Being home with family can be such a special time.

Kekibird said...

When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers

Love this one! Thanks for sharing. Hope your Sunday was awesome!

Sissy said...

I love all the Father's Day quotes. Happy Quotable Sunday - nevermind that it's Monday already.

Online Printing said...

Those are very touching quotes. Made me missed my dad even more. :(
Happy Father's day to all the fathers!

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