"Kids need fewer critics and more models."
—Thomas S. Monson
"Nobody can do for little children what a loving father can do.
He sprinkles stardust over their lives."
"You don't have to worry about what a child will be tomorrow,
if you remember he is someone today."
"The word no carries a lot more meaning
when spoken by a father who also knows how to say yes."
"Teaching his children is the mark of a civilized man."
—J. Ganz Cooney
"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."
"Fathers create the sunshine of childhood."
Definition of a successful father: a man willing to make substantial, long-term sacrifices of his time, money and personal fulfillment and dedicate his efforts to rearing the next generation.
These seven fathers are my heroes.