June 21, 2009

Quotable Sunday - Happy Father's Day!

Is it just me, or are the weeks flying by at a much faster pace? It's already Sunday - and you know what that means, it's time for Quotable Sunday! Of course this week I chose quotes on Father's, because today happens to be a special day. :) Let's see how many of the same quotes the other participants post...after all, great minds think alike! ;)

"Every mother generally hopes that her daughter will snag a better husband than she managed to do...but she's certain that her boy will never get as great a wife as his father did."
Anonymous

"If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right."
Bill Cosby

"A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station."
Bill Cosby

"A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be."
Unknown

"Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad."
Anne Geddes

“Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.”
Wilhelm Busch

"Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development."
David M. Gottesman

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

"By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong."
Charles Wadsworth

"Small boy's definition of Father's Day: It's just like Mother's Day only you don't spend so much."
Unknown

I can't resist posting this...

Top Ten Things You'll Never Hear a Dad Say

10. Well, how 'bout that?... I'm lost! Looks like we'll have to stop and ask for directions.

9. You know Pumpkin, now that you're thirteen, you'll be ready for unchaperoned car dates. Won't that be fun?

8. I noticed that all your friends have a certain "up yours" attitude ... I like that.

7. Here's a credit card and the keys to my new car -- GO CRAZY.

6. What do you mean you wanna play football? Figure skating not good enough for you, son?

5. Your Mother and I are going away for the weekend ... you might want to consider throwing a party.

4. Well, I don't know what's wrong with your car. Probably one of those doo-hickey thingies -- you know -- that makes it run or something. Just have it towed to a mechanic and pay whatever he asks.

3. No son of mine is going to live under this roof without an earring -- now quit your belly-aching, and let's go to the mall.

2. Whaddya wanna go and get a job for? I make plenty of money for you to spend.

1. Father's Day? aahh -- don't worry about that -- it's no big deal.


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Wishing all the Father's and Father-wannabe's out there a very
Happy Father's Day!

28 Random Sassy Comments:

Trudy said...

This is fun...I love all the quotes, and the last top ten was very funny!

Kekibird said...

Love Bill Cosby's whole stand-up about being a parent. Especially when he talks about giving the kids cake for breakfast! That's my kind of dad.

Jennifer said...

Fabulous quotes and I adore the top 10! My favourite quote is: “Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.”
Wilhelm Busch

Anya said...

Your top 10 is fantastic ;)
Happy fatherday !!

Anya :)
Kareltje =^.^=

Erica said...

"A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be."
Unknown

love that father is also interchangeable with husband in our case. :)

Great top 10 also very funny. :)

Martha in PA said...

My Quotable Sunday

Father's Day is bittersweet in our home, my dad has passed, and Tara's father (my husband now ex), abandoned us when she was just 8 mos old... having no contact whatsoever.

So for me the Anne Geddes quote has special meaning! I guess today should be another day to celebrate ME, since I've been her only parent!

Yaya said...

Oh! I used that 'truly rich man' quote this year for the Father's Day present for the Dad I nanny for! I printed out the quote and then had each of the 4 kids make a paint hand print around it and then I framed it in an 8X10, it was so cute!

Sara Bonds said...

Great choices for Father's Day quotes. I love the ones by Bill Cosby. Happy Father's Day to your hubby :o)

I am Harriet said...

Hi Stacy.
Loved your quotes on what you'll never hear a father say. Too funny. :)
Have a fun day. It's hot here and humid!

http://iamharriet.blogspot.com/2009/06/sunday-sunburn.html

Kritter Keeper said...

that is a cute post! today is not a fun day for me as i lost dad in 2008. but i hope everyone who still has their daddy to be able to experience a wonderful time with him and make good memories!

Sweet Serendipity said...

What a fun post. Great quotes! I think we only had two of the same ones ;)

Enjoy your day!

Hit 40 said...

You need to add to your list..

Let's go get tattoos!!

kiddiescorner said...

Love the top 10 list its great. Have a wonderful day!

Jaime said...

great quotes. you and i have some of the same ones up today. love that top 10 list!

LT said...

The top 10 list is too funny! I love "By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong." So true! Happy Sunday!

Stacie said...

I loved the Father's Day quotes and I really enjoyed the top 10 list... Have a great day!

Amy said...

Oh I love the top 10. I hope your husband has a great Father's Day.

Amy said...

Oh I love the top 10. I hope your husband has a great Father's Day.

The Sleepy Dreamer said...

Great quotes, They are all great. My favorite would be:"A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when
his hands are empty." Thanks for Sharing, hope you have a great day!

Tess said...

Love the father's day post!

Banteringblonde said...

"Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development."
David M. Gottesman and isn't it cool to see how they do it!

Martha said...

Excellent and very cute Father's Day entry :-)

Mrsbear said...

I love the Bill Cosby quotes, not to mention the list. My favorite is #8, why do all teenagers have that certain "up yours" attitude? :) Wishing the hovering hubby a happy Dad's day!

Sissy said...

oh the top 10 list is fantastic!

AudreyO said...

I'm chuckling. I don't believe there's a man around, other than my own dad who ever thinks he's lost. My dad...we get off the freeway and he believes we're lost LOL

otin said...

LMAO! at stopping and asking for directions! It would never happen! LOL!

Buckeroo said...

Great quotes! :)

Casey said...

I was googling Father's Day quotes last night and came across some of the same ones. I love your first one... it's so true. I can't imagine the days when I'll have to let Graham love another woman as much as he loves me. Sheesh.