What did your father say?
Did your father or a father figure have a saying he repeated often?
Was it any good? Did you heed it?
Did your father or father figure have any one-time advice or information that proved accurate or outrageously wrong? Mine did: “If you come out of the closet,” – he told his teenage gay son – “you’ll be kicked out of the house onto the street.”
What did your father or father figure say that had a lasting impression on you?
This question is in the General Section. Responses must be helpful and on-topic.