Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Adam Gopnik
Adam Gopnik

Writing is the process of finding something to distract you from writing, and of all the helpful distractions - adultery, alcohol and acedia, all of which aided our writing fathers - none can equal the Internet.

Adina Porter
Adina Porter

I am first-generation American, so I didn't grow up in the South or have any relatives who were slaves. My forefathers were colonized.

Adrian McKinty
Adrian McKinty

Irish fathers still have certain responsibilities, and by the time my two daughters turned seven, they could swim, ride a bike, sing at least one part of a Woody Guthrie song, and recite all of W. B. Yeats's 'The Song of Wandering Aengus.'

Ainsley Earhardt
Ainsley Earhardt

My two grandfathers fought in World War II.

Alan Price
Alan Price

The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan.

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

Aleksander Kwasniewski
Aleksander Kwasniewski

Every man is responsible only for his own acts. The sons do not inherit the sins of the fathers. But can we say: that was long ago, they were different?

Alexander Nix
Alexander Nix

Success has many fathers and failure is an orphan.

Chris Gardner
Chris Gardner

Unfortunately, some of the best fathers are mothers.