Who said this fatherly advice: Ward Cleaver or Lucas McCain?

Who doled out this fatherly advice?

Lucas McCain and Ward Cleaver are two of TV's most famous dads. Though Ward didn't fight outlaws every week and Lucas never wore a cardigan, they shared many similarities — especially when it came to teaching life lessons.

Here are quotes said by the iconic fathers from The Rifleman and Leave it to Beaver. Can you guess who said each one?

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  1. "Believe it or not, I was your age once."
  2. "Everything must be done according to the law."
  3. "Sometimes when people don't understand something, they think it's to be feared or hated. That's wrong, but it takes a long time to learn differently."
  4. "You know what happens to boys who tell lies?"
  5. "Save your breath for cooling your soup!"
  6. "When you make a mistake, admit it. If you don't, you only make matters worse."
  7. "Tomorrow you'd better be ready with some very snappy answers."
  8. "The way you are right now, you'd go looking in a dark closet for a black cat you knew wasn't there."
  9. "I guess I was so anxious to be right that I…I kind of forgot what it felt like when I was a little boy."
  10. "Money is nothing but paper and green ink. The thing that gives it value is how it's earned."
  11. "The older you get, the more questions there are without answers."
  12. "As you go through life, try to improve yourself – not prove yourself."

Who said this fatherly advice: Ward Cleaver or Lucas McCain?

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Bubba77511 5 days ago
11/12 wasnt a huge LITB fan but you can just tell when somethings "Lucas" speak
Randall 6 days ago
# 10 is one of the best lines i have ever heard, something we have collectively forgotten about!!
Greg 16 days ago
Gee dad Beavers dead Lumpy got his dads guns and killed a bunch of kids. Well that's just the price of freedom Wally.
Elkoman 2 months ago
11 of 12, watched the Beaver a lot!
svenlogin 3 months ago
7 out of 12 geez come on lol !
Pilaf 3 months ago
9 out of 12. Don't remember much about The Rifleman. LITB...different story.
HopeDuchaine 3 months ago
11/12. I finally getting the hang of it. LOL
Luvmypups 3 months ago
9/12 Oh well, could've been worse.😊
Lillyrose 3 months ago
9 out of 12. Ward Cleaver is the best Dad on TV!
Shatner1 3 months ago
10/12--Lucas a much better dad than Ward!
JERRY6 3 months ago
8 thought i would do better
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