It is a wise father that knows his own child.
The Merchant of Venice (2.2.73)
Why, ’tis a happy thing
To be the father unto many sons.
Henry VI, Part III (3.2.103-4)
Who would be a father!
To you, your father should be as a god;
One that compos’d your beauties, yea, and one
To whom you are but as a form in wax
By him imprinted, and within his power
To leave the figure or disfigure it.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1.1.50-4)
I would my father look’d but with my eyes.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1.1.61)
How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is
To have a thankless child.
King Lear (1.4.280)
Had he not resembled
My father as he slept I had done ’t.
Alack, what heinous sin is it in me
To be asham’d to be my father’s child!
The Merchant of Venice (2.3.15-16)
The sins of the father are to be laid upon the children.
The Merchant of Venice (3.5.1)