Absent Father Quotes



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If there's no relationship with a father who's absent, nobody talks about it. Charles Rangel

My father was absent and he was a hero to me. Greta Scacchi

Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased John James Audubon

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching. Robert Bly

Every boy was supposed to come into the world equipped with a father whose prime function was to be our father and show us how tobe men. He can escape us, but we can never escape him. Present or absent, dead or alive, real or imagined, our father is the main man in our masculinity. Frank Pittman

Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be. Rumi

I've only ever chosen men who happen to spend a lot of time out of the country, who have jobs that take them all over the world, and I think that's interesting because my father was absent, and then home, and I've always been in relationships where there's separation. Patsy Kensit

Holy Father, in thy mercy, Hear our anxious prayer. Keep out loved ones, now far absent, 'Neath Thy care. Isabella S. Stephenson

If there's no relationship with a father who's absent, nobody talks about it. Charles B Rangel

Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased. John James Audubon

Today, what most people live in, or with, is the less-than-nuclear family. Working fathers are absent from home during most of the day, the children are schooled outside it, and practically all women who work for money must go outside to earn their living. Elizabeth Janeway

Boys want to grow up to be like their male role models. And boys who grow up in homes with absent fathers search the hardest to figure out what it means to be male. Geoffrey Canada

Think about one of the most powerful influences on a young child's life - the absence of a father figure. Look back on recent presidents, and you'll find an absent, or weak, or failed father in the lives of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Jeff Greenfield

My father was an atheist, absent. He was a salesman; I was four years old when he told me that the end of life was death. Alejandro Jodorowsky

We have really no absent friends. Elizabeth Bowen

Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better. Propertius

I actually think, when you're young, ambitions are somewhat common - you want to prove yourself. It may grow out of different life experiences. You may want to prove that you are worthy of the admiration of the demanding father. You may want to prove that you are worthy of the love of an absent father. Barack Obama

Never speak ill of an absent friend. Plautus

My dad was a good man but an emotionally absent father, and so I had to look for that male attention somewhere else, and found it in a brother-in-law. He just happened to be an alcoholic. Jim Hamilton

The absent partie is still faultie. George Herbert

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