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so true …
Unknown? Lou Holtz was just quoted for saying this. #unfollowed
The guys I seem to find love themselves more then me and the kids combined
“The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
― John Wooden, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court
Just to clear up the unknown portion. Now if that is incorrect, I might know where to find the answer.
“The most important thing a father can do for his children”…is to raise them, and HELP their mother.
I googled this quote, because I thought my beloved Prophet Gordon B. Hinckley had quoted it, but alas, I was wrong. Rev. Theodore Hesburgh is credited for saying this. Pres. Hinckley had great respect for womankind and the family. He quoted Rev. Hesburgh on this one quote enough that I remembered it. Thanks to both men. As John Wooden carried on in the tradition of Rev. Hesburgh, he must have run across this quote.
Hinckley was likely quoting David O McKay, who quoted Hesburgh frequently in the 60s. Hesburgh is thought to have penned that quote around the late 50s-early 60s, Wooden became well known around that same time period.
The most important thing a Father can do for his children is to love their Mother. ~Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, University of Notre Dame
This quote is not given the correct source and was not first said by Theodore Hesburgh as he has used it many times. It is also not “unknown”. It was first said and credited correctly by Henry Ward Beecher. How a priest could not research his sources is beyond me and how this error could exist for so long is also hard to believe. And… you are calling it “unknown”? Where in Heaven’s name has responsible journalism gone?
Does this go both ways? Is the most important thing a mother can do for her kids is to love their father?
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