Frank Pittman Quotes

A boy is not free to find a partner of his own as long as he must be the partner to his mother... view

By: Frank Pittman

Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men, men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations, shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper?.. view

By: Frank Pittman

We know how powerful our mother was when we were little, but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?.. view

By: Frank Pittman

Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress... view

By: Frank Pittman

No one, however powerful and successful, can function as an adult if his parents are not satisfied with him... view

By: Frank Pittman

Men who have been raised violently have every reason to believe it is appropriate for them to control others through violence.. view

By: Frank Pittman

Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world, feel strong and good and important, just as he makes his child feel loved and valued... view

By: Frank Pittman

Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith, to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's system of values for a new age... view

By: Frank Pittman

A man doesn't have to have all the answers.. view

By: Frank Pittman