Words from a Father

Husband of One, Father of Four

Month: April, 2010

268. Dad’s Quotes: Chivalry’s Death

“The death of chivalry is the result of infected morality.”

—Your Dad

267. Choose Essay

If you have a choice between multiple choice or writing an essay, pick the essay. It is a different kind of work to formulate your thoughts into a strong, full-spectrum argument, but there’s more room to draw on resources to justify your position.

266. Big Decisions

There are no small decisions after high school.

265. Safe

Mess up while you still live with us. We might be hurt or upset, but we’ll be the safest place for your heart.

264. Learn

Inhabit the nobility of being alive. Always be learning.

263. Quotes: Dr. Seuss on Personhood

“Though you can’t hear them or see them at all, a person’s a person no matter how small.”

—Theodor Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), from Horton Hears a Who

262. Judge

Judge yourself more harshly than you judge others.

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