'I have never in my life thought it was possible to feel such deep love, such an incredible connection to this amazing little human being. She's an angel' Johnny Depp on his daughter Even if they haven't a clue what they're doing some of the time, the world's best fathers give the impression that they always have the answers. It's this quality that fills our hearts with affection every time we anticipate what they might say. Gathered here are words to inspire new dads as well as veteran fathers and grandfathers who continue to juggle the joys and challenges of family life even after their children have flown the nest. Sure to provoke both knowing smiles and heartfelt tears, Father Knows Best makes the perfect gift for any father or grandfather. David Lyon is the co-author of Boston Off the Beaten Path and 1001 Greatest Things Ever Said About Massachusetts amongst others, and frequently writes for the Boston Globe. 'The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when he daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says 'Daddy, I need to ask you something", he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.' Garrison Keillor
David Lyon is the co-author of Boston Off the Beaten Path and 1001 Greatest Things Ever Said About Massachusetts amongst others, and frequently writes for the Boston Globe.