Fathers Day Quotes

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  • Mencius - The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.

    Mencius - The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.

  • Kelly Tobey - I’ve learned that a father’s blessing can fill a son’s soul to the brim.

    Kelly Tobey - I’ve learned that a father’s blessing can fill a son’s soul to the brim.

  • Abraham Lincoln - No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.

    Abraham Lincoln - No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.

  • Harmon Killebrew - 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 b

    Harmon Killebrew - 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 b

  • Gordon MacDonald - "Words have an awesome impact. The impression made by a father’s voice can set in motion an entire trend of life."

    Gordon MacDonald - "Words have an awesome impact. The impression made by a father’s voice can set in motion an entire trend of life."

  • Euripides - Noble fathers have noble children.

    Euripides - Noble fathers have noble children.

  • Christopher Meloni - “I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it’s definitely a journey I’m glad to be taking.”

    Christopher Meloni - “I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it’s definitely a journey I’m glad to be taking.”

  • George Strait - “Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end.”

    George Strait - “Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end.”

  • Emile Gaboriau - A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.

    Emile Gaboriau - A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.

  •  Margaret Truman - It’s only when you grow up and step back from him - or leave him for your own home - it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.

    Margaret Truman - It’s only when you grow up and step back from him - or leave him for your own home - it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.

  •  Stephen Colbert - A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the c

    Stephen Colbert - A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the c

  •  Dan Zevin - Lately all my friends are worried they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not.

    Dan Zevin - Lately all my friends are worried they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not.

  • Gloria Naylor - Old as she was, she still missed her Daddy sometimes.

    Gloria Naylor - Old as she was, she still missed her Daddy sometimes.

  • Cher Lloyd - My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.

    Cher Lloyd - My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.

  • John Green - The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it.

    John Green - The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it.

  • Mike Meyers -  Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re twelve, but every day.

    Mike Meyers - Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re twelve, but every day.

  • Tom Wolfe - He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.

    Tom Wolfe - He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.

  • Jay Z - The most amazing feeling I feel, words can’t describe what I’m feeling for real. Maybe I paint the sky blue. My greatest creation was you.

    Jay Z - The most amazing feeling I feel, words can’t describe what I’m feeling for real. Maybe I paint the sky blue. My greatest creation was you.

  • Ryan Reynolds - Being a dad isn’t just about eating a huge bag of gummy bears as your wife gives birth. It means being comfortable with the word hero.

    Ryan Reynolds - Being a dad isn’t just about eating a huge bag of gummy bears as your wife gives birth. It means being comfortable with the word hero.

  • Chelsea Clinton - He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.

    Chelsea Clinton - He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.

  • Billy Graham-“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”

    Billy Graham-“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”

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

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

  • Conan O’Brien - Buying your kid a goldfish is a great way to teach them about responsibility for 24—36 hours.

    Conan O’Brien - Buying your kid a goldfish is a great way to teach them about responsibility for 24—36 hours.

  • Hugh Jackman - Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life.

    Hugh Jackman - Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life.

  • Lydia Maria Child - “Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.”

    Lydia Maria Child - “Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.”

  • Reed Markham - Great fathers don’t find fault. Great fathers find solutions.

    Reed Markham - Great fathers don’t find fault. Great fathers find solutions.

  • Spike Milligan - “My father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.”

    Spike Milligan - “My father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.”

  • Paul Lewis-"A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house.”

    Paul Lewis-"A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house.”

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

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

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

  • French proverb - A father is a banker provided by nature.”

    French proverb - A father is a banker provided by nature.”

  • Linda Poindexter - A good father is one whose only reason for putting down a laughing baby is to pick up a crying one.

    Linda Poindexter - A good father is one whose only reason for putting down a laughing baby is to pick up a crying one.

  • Nelson Mandela - "To be the father of a nation is a great honor, but to be the father of a family is a greater joy."

    Nelson Mandela - "To be the father of a nation is a great honor, but to be the father of a family is a greater joy."

  • Billy Graham - A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.

    Billy Graham - A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.

  • George Strait - Daddies don't just love their children every now and then, it's a love without end.

    George Strait - Daddies don't just love their children every now and then, it's a love without end.

  • Antoine François Prévost - The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.

    Antoine François Prévost - The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.

  • Pam Brown - Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.

    Pam Brown - Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.

  • Richelle E. Goodrich - The best fathers have the softest, sweetest hearts. In other words, great dads are real marshmallows.

    Richelle E. Goodrich - The best fathers have the softest, sweetest hearts. In other words, great dads are real marshmallows.

  • Gordon Brown - I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.

    Gordon Brown - I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.

  • David Jeremiah - A girl's father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.

    David Jeremiah - A girl's father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.

  • Amit Ray - There is no teacher equal to mother and there's nothing more contagious than the dignity of a father.

    Amit Ray - There is no teacher equal to mother and there's nothing more contagious than the dignity of a father.

  • Jim Valvano - My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

    Jim Valvano - My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

  • Steve Martin - A father carries pictures where his money used to be.

    Steve Martin - A father carries pictures where his money used to be.

  • Tim Russert - “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.”

    Tim Russert - “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.”

  • Erika Cosby - “Fathers just have a way of putting everything together.”

    Erika Cosby - “Fathers just have a way of putting everything together.”

  • Susan Gale - “A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.”

    Susan Gale - “A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.”

  • George Herbert - “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.”

    George Herbert - “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.”

  • Justin Ricklefs - “The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.”

    Justin Ricklefs - “The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.”

  • Julius Erving- I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.

    Julius Erving- I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.

  •  Vicki Lawrence- I hear from many a man around Halloween that's dressed up as Mama for Halloween. It's a great costume.

    Vicki Lawrence- I hear from many a man around Halloween that's dressed up as Mama for Halloween. It's a great costume.

  • Markus Zusak - Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.

    Markus Zusak - Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.

  • Keith Urban - I only hope when I have my own family that everyday I see a little more of my father in me.

    Keith Urban - I only hope when I have my own family that everyday I see a little more of my father in me.

  • Henry Van Dyke - What do I owe my father? Everything.

    Henry Van Dyke - What do I owe my father? Everything.

  • H. Jackson Brown, Jr. - Life doesn’t come with an instruction book; that’s why we have fathers.

    H. Jackson Brown, Jr. - Life doesn’t come with an instruction book; that’s why we have fathers.

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

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

  • Pope John XXIII - “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.”

    Pope John XXIII - “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.”

  • Shinichi Suzuki - “Children learn to smile from their parents.”

    Shinichi Suzuki - “Children learn to smile from their parents.”

  • Neil Patrick Harris - “What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children—all of our children—a better world.”

    Neil Patrick Harris - “What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children—all of our children—a better world.”

  • Clarence Budington Kelland - “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”

    Clarence Budington Kelland - “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”

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

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

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

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

  • Frank A. Clark - A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.

    Frank A. Clark - A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.

  • Marinela Reka - Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.

    Marinela Reka - Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.

  • Gregory E. Lang - A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men.

    Gregory E. Lang - A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men.

  • Joni Eareckson Tada - There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry.

    Joni Eareckson Tada - There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry.

  • Max Lucado - My father didn’t do anything unusual. He only did what dads are supposed to do be there.

    Max Lucado - My father didn’t do anything unusual. He only did what dads are supposed to do be there.

  • Matthew McConaughey - Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn.

    Matthew McConaughey - Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn.

  • Jim Gaffigan - There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep.

    Jim Gaffigan - There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep.

  • Liza Minnelli - My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.

    Liza Minnelli - My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.

  • Reed Markham - A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star.

    Reed Markham - A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star.

  • Ama H. Vanniarachchy-A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.

    Ama H. Vanniarachchy-A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.

  • Dan Pearce-"The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.”

    Dan Pearce-"The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.”

  • Paul L. Lewis - “Fatherhood is a marathon, not a sprint.”

    Paul L. Lewis - “Fatherhood is a marathon, not a sprint.”

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

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

  • Henry Ward Beecher - We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

    Henry Ward Beecher - We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

  • Melanie White - “You gotta love dads. At my wedding, when I tripped on my wedding dress and fell flat on my face, Dad said, “Don’t worry, you’ll do better next time.”

    Melanie White - “You gotta love dads. At my wedding, when I tripped on my wedding dress and fell flat on my face, Dad said, “Don’t worry, you’ll do better next time.”

  • Clarence Budington Kelland - "My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”

    Clarence Budington Kelland - "My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”

  • Dave Attell - “When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.”

    Dave Attell - “When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.”

  • Reed Markham - “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow."

    Reed Markham - “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow."

  • Frank A. Clark - “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.”

    Frank A. Clark - “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.”

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez - “A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”

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

  • Mat Johnson - "A man's daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world."

    Mat Johnson - "A man's daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world."

  • Linda Poindexter - When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back.

    Linda Poindexter - When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back.

  • Roy Lessin - The imprint of a father remains forever on the life of the child.

    Roy Lessin - The imprint of a father remains forever on the life of the child.

  • Michelle Obama - My father taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word.

    Michelle Obama - My father taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word.

  • Harry S. Truman - I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

    Harry S. Truman - I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

  • Al Unser - Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.

    Al Unser - Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.

  • Frank Pittman - Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man.

    Frank Pittman - Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man.

  • Terri Guillemets - Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds.

    Terri Guillemets - Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds.

  • Charles Kettering - Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice.

    Charles Kettering - Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice.

  • Hedy Lamarr - No man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much.

    Hedy Lamarr - No man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much.

  • Linda Poindexter - When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.

    Linda Poindexter - When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.

  • Lydia Maria Child - “No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word father.”

    Lydia Maria Child - “No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word father.”

  • Fanny Fern - "To her, the name of father was another name for love.”

    Fanny Fern - "To her, the name of father was another name for love.”

  • Dimitri the Stoneheart - “A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.”

    Dimitri the Stoneheart - “A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.”

  • Marisol Santiago  - “A girl’s first true love is her father.”

    Marisol Santiago - “A girl’s first true love is her father.”

  • William Shakespeare - “It is a wise father that knows his own child.”

    William Shakespeare - “It is a wise father that knows his own child.”

  • Tech N9ne- Halloween is my favorite holiday. It's like my Christmas.

    Tech N9ne- Halloween is my favorite holiday. It's like my Christmas.

  • Joe Manganiello- I was kind of a dark kid. I loved Halloween, and I loved vampires and the black and white old monster movies.

    Joe Manganiello- I was kind of a dark kid. I loved Halloween, and I loved vampires and the black and white old monster movies.

  • Laura Whitmore- I love Halloween.

    Laura Whitmore- I love Halloween.