“Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead. But, if the courses be departed from, the ends will change.”

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

“I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy.”

“They are Man’s and they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. This boy is Ignorance and this girl is Want. Beware them both, but most of all beware this boy!”

“I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it link by link and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it.”

“Oh! captive, bound, and double-ironed. Not to know that any Christian spirit working kindly in its little sphere, whatever it may be, will find its mortal life too short for its vast means of usefulness.”

“The happiness he gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.”

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.”

“His own heart laughed: and that was quite enough for him.”

“I don’t deserve to be so happy.”

“If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”

“There is nothing on which it is so hard as poverty; and there is nothing it professes to condemn with such severity as the pursuit of wealth!”

“I would recommend him to all of you, if only for the selflessness he demonstrates in giving his time and his love to those in need.”

“I have come to you to return a kindness I received long ago.”

“When you chose a partner, you chose one for all time.” EMOTIONAL MEANINGFUL FATHERS DAY QUOTES FROM DAUGHTER

“What is Christmas but a time for giving?”

“Spirit! are they yours?” Scrooge could say no more.

“Why do you show me this, if I am past all hope?”

“Oh, that was a wonderful dinner!”

“If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future, the child will die.”

“And by the same argument, it is time to think of me, and time to make amends.”

“You have laboured on it, since. It is a ponderous chain!”

“You don’t know the hate I’ve carried in my heart all these years.”

“You fear the world too much. All your other hopes have merged into the hope of being beyond the chance of its sordid reproach.”

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future!” Scrooge repeated, as he scrambled out of bed.”

“You will be haunted”, resumed the Ghost, “by Three Spirits.”

“No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused!”

“You are changed. When it was undone, you were changed.”