Words from a Father

Husband of One, Father of Four

Tag: greatness

424. Newborn Worries

Don’t worry. You’re going to be a great parent. Better than us probably.

417. Quotes: Your Dad on How to Be

Think deeply then live greatly.

388. Quotes: Your Dad on Familial Love

“Without love, man finds no great home.”

—Your Dad, poem entitled “Great Home”

385. Pursuing Excellence

Pursuing excellence means pushing past the good and even the very good.

372. Quotes: Your Dad on Giving In or Maturing

“Giving in takes no courage or wisdom or greatness within; it only takes a weak fool. The shrinking violet eschews maturity by giving in to illicit choices, but the inspiring and hardy rose rises above even the thorns growing from within.”

—Your Dad

371. Dedicate Yourself

Dedicate yourself to something greater than what can decay.

305. Quotes: Eleanor Roosevelt on Minds

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

—Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Roosevelt

290. Great Love

The greatest love comes at the greatest cost.

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