"The child is father of the man."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."William Wordsworth on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."William Wordsworth on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."William Wordsworth on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."William Wordsworth on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."William Wordsworth on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind."
"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."
"Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them."
"The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this."
"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."