That’s Your Father

Tracing the family tree at the beach


A young boy was looking through the family album and asked his mother, “Who’s this guy on the beach with you with all the muscles and curly hair?”

“That’s your father.”

“Then who’s that old bald-headed fat man who lives with us now?”


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By ancestry, I was born to rule. - Nelson Mandela

Something bad has befelt the family. - Archie Bunker

Our ancestors ... were laborers, not lawyers. - Thomas Jefferson

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. - George Herbert

There's no such thing as fun for the whole family. - Jerry Seinfeld

The presidency is temporary, but the family is permanent. - Yvonne de Gaulle

Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name. - Etheridge Knight

I think the family was from Hungaria. (talking about Noah's Ark) - Archie Bunker

I could tell my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and radio. - Rodney Dangerfield

Live so you won't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers

The meek shall inherit the world, but they'll never increase market share. - William G McGowan

Those who inherit fortunes are often more troublesome than those who make them. - African Saying

It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man. - H L Mencken

Conventions are like coins, an easy way of dealing with the commerce of relations. - Freya Stark

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children. - Clarence Darrow

A perfect parent is a person with excellent child-rearing theories and no actual children. - Dave Barry

One of the most important things a father can do for his children is to love their mother. - Ray Chenoweth

He that has no fools, knaves, nor beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightning. - Thomas Fuller

The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going. - George Carlin

I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married. - Lewis Grizzard

The most important thing my father taught me is that every man has to stand up for his rights. - Ziggy Marley

Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct is of more importance than the highest. - Thomas J. Barnardo

I don't know who my grandfather was, I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. - Abraham Lincoln

We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future. - Gail L. Buckley

If a child, a spouse, a life partner, or a parent depends on you and your income, you need life insurance. - Suze Orman

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. - Matthew 5:14-16

In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents: become a priest or attend Notre Dame. - Phil Donahue

The practical importance of the preservation of our forests is augmented by their relations to climate, soil and streams. - John Muir

Children despise their parents until the age of forty, when they suddenly become just like them, thus preserving the system. - Quentin Crewe

To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. - Ernest Hemingway

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended - and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended. - Robert Frost

When I was nine, my father said 'You can take piano lessons or do karate' - I had a black belt and was competing before I was 19. - Elodie Yung

The family should be a place where each new human being can have an early atmosphere conducive to the development of constructive creativity. - Edith Schaeffer

Fang took the entire family out for coffee and donuts the other night. The kids enjoyed it. It was the first time they'd ever given blood. - Phyllis Diller

Clay. It's rain, dead leaves, dust, all my dead ancestors. Stones that have been ground into sand. Mud. The whole cycle of life and death. - Martine Vermeulen

In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along. - Antonin Scalia

Our ancestors ... possessed a right, which nature has given to all men, of departing from the country in which chance, not choice has placed them. - Thomas Jefferson

Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, and hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kids' therapy. - Michelle Pfeiffer


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20-Aug-2017