Fathers Day Quotes, Sayings for Dad

Fathers Day Quotes, Sayings for Dad
Fathers Day Quotes, Sayings for Dad

My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it – Abraham Lincoln.

For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time – Alan Valentine.

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well – Alexander the Great.

How true Daddy’s words were when he said: “All children must look after their own upbringing.” Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands – Anne Frank.

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad -Anne Geddes.

It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was – Anne Sexton.

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t – Barbara Kingsolver.

I’ve had a hard life, but my hardships are nothing against the hardships that my father went through in order to get me to where I started – Bartrand Hubbard.

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right – Bill Cosby.

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope – Bill Cosby.

A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be – Carol Coats.

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong – Charles Wadsworth.

He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it – Clarence Budington Kelland.

I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich – Colonel Potter.

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them – Confucius.

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development – David Gottesman.

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body – Elizabeth Stone.

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again – Enid Bagnold.

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again – Enid Bagnold.

You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together – Erika Cosby.

To be a successful father.. There’s one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years – Ernest Hemingway.

To her the name of father was another name for love – Fanny Fern.

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father – Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

One father is more than a hundred Schoolmasters – George Herbert.

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes – Gloria Naylor.

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass”. “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply. “We’re raising boys” – Harmon Killebrew.

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother -Henry Ward Beecher.

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers – Homer.

Father, whom I murdered every night but one, That one, when your death murdered me – Howard Moss.

The Bush administration has apparently approved a plan to oust Saddam Hussein. I think that’s President Bush’s Father’s Day gift to his Dad – Jay Leno.

That is the thankless position of the father in the family – the provider for all, and the enemy of all – J. August Strindberg.

It is impossible to please all the world and one’s father – Jean de La Fontaine.

My father always told me, “Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life” – Jim Fox.

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons – Johann Schiller.

It is much easier to become a father than to be one -Kent Nerburn.

My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn – Louis Adamic.

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father! – Lydia M. Child.

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week – Mario Cuomo.

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years – Mark Twain.

It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge – Phyllis Diller.

An angry father is most cruel towards himself – Publilius Syrus.

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected – Red Buttons.

The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat – Robert Frost.

You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular – Robert Frost.

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards – Robert Orben.

If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time – Russell Hoban.

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance – Ruth E. Renkel.

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection – Sigmund Freud.

The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get – Tim Russert.

It is a wise father that knows his own child – William Shakespeare.

Father! – to God himself we cannot give a holier name – William Wordsworth.

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