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Fatherhood

By Mormon.org
A father and son spending time together while fishing.

“The title father is sacred and eternal. It is significant that of all the titles of respect and honor and admiration that are given to Deity, He has asked us to address Him as Father.” —LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 1973

“Father!—to God himself we cannot give a holier name.” —William Wordsworth

“Leading a family is the hardest job a man can ever have.” —Dave Ramsey

"He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." —Clarence Budington-Kelland

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.” —Jim Valvano

“It has been said that as goes the family, so goes the world. It can also be said that as goes the father, so goes the family.” —Voddie T. Baucham Jr.

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” —Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

“I have found the very best way to advise your children is to find out what they want to do and advise them to do it.” —President Harry Truman

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.” —William Shakespeare

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” —Sigmund Freud

“Being a father is the most important role I will ever play, and if I don’t do this well, no other thing I do really matters.” —Michael Josephson

“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.

“A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” —Frank A. Clark

Your earth life is a part of the plan of salvation that enables you to become like your Father in Heaven. Request a free copy of the Book of Mormon today to read more about God, Jesus Christ, and Their plan of happiness for you.