Reading these father quotes should remind us of how important fathers really are.
Many people didn't have the pleasure of getting to know their fathers
because they chose to take flight than to stand and face the
responsibility of caring for a child.
Any fool can be a Father, but it takes a real man to be a Daddy!! -- Philip Whitmore Snr
Many of you who read this particular quote may be share these
same sentiments about you won father. For those who don't feel that way,
you are blessed.
That means that you father did a pretty decent job raising you.
You probably learned a lot from him and if you ask him - he will
probably tell you that he learned a lot from you too.
Being a father makes a man grow in ways he never thought was
possible. He develops compassion, strength, humility and pride all at
the moment when his child is born.
Yup, that is how your father felt when you were brought into this
world. Nothing can replace his love for you and if he was a good "DAD"
nothing will replace you love for him either.
He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. -- Clarence Budington Kelland
Yet another outstanding quote that sums up all the lessons that
you have learned from your father. These father quotes really does put
in perspective how remarkable your Daddy can be.
If you think that your father is an excellent example then let us
know...share your experiences with us.
Select the quote that best describes your father to you and let us know why you chose that quote; tell us what your favorite father quotes are.
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
-- Author Unknown
"Train up a child in the way which he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it"
-- Proverbs 22:6
night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of
man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed, Dear God, Make me
the kind of man my son wants me to be.
-- Author Unknown
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
-- Jim Valvano
"The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
-- Author Unknown
Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.
-- William Wordsworth
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
-- Knights of Pythagoras
Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked of children.
-- Richard Henry Dana
If a son is uneducated, his dad is to blame.
-- Chinese Proverb
I was a kid, my father told me every day, 'You're the most wonderful
boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.'
-- Jan Hutchins
One father is more than a hundred Schoolmasters.
-- George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
-- Bill Cosby
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 carries pictures where his money used to be.
-- Author Unknown
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
-- Lydia M. Child, Philothea: A Romance
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, "Old Times on the Mississippi" Atlantic Monthly
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
-- Gloria Naylor
the diaper in the position of the diamond with you at bat. Then fold
second base down to home and set the baby on the pitcher's mound. Put
first base and third together, bring up home plate and pin the three
together. Of course, in case of rain, you gotta call the game and start
all over again.
-- Jimmy Piersal, on how to diaper a baby
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
-- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Don't make a baby if you can't be a father.
-- National Urban League Slogan
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
-- Aldous Huxley
man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate
himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the
-- Helen Rowland
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
-- Austin O'Malley
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
-- Charles Wadworth
Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper things for a
new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted, "She's
more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge."
-- Helen Hayes
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
-- William Shakespeare
Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
-- David Gottesman
a child is born, a father is born. A mother is born, too of course, but
at least for her it's a gradual process. Body and soul, she has nine
months to get used to what's happening. She becomes what's happening.
But for even the best-prepared father, it happens all at once. On the
other side of a plate-glass window, a nurse is holding up something
roughly the size of a loaf of bread for him to see for the first time.
-- Frederick Buechner
watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and
sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of
his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the
language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work
by the simple eloquence of his example.
-- Mario Cuomo
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
-- Lee Iacocca
It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
-- Pope John XXIII
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
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
-- Sigmund Freud
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
-- Jewish Proverb
I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
-- Imelda Marcos
fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you.
You're her oracle. You're her hero. And then the day comes when she gets
her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from
that day on, you're in a constant state of panic.
-- Stanley T. Banks in the movie 'Father of the Bride'
There must always be a struggle between a father and son, while one aims at power and the other at independence.
-- Samuel Johnson
son, a perfect little boy of five years and three months, had ended his
earthly life. You can never sympathize with me; you can never know how
much of me such a young child can take away. A few weeks ago I accounted
myself a very rich man, and now the poorest of all.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson, on the death of his son
Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.
-- John Mayor
Noble fathers have noble children.
father is someone that holds your hand at the fair makes sure you do
what your mother says holds back your hair when you are sick brushes
that hair when it is tangled because mother is too busy lets you eat ice
cream for breakfast but only when mother is away he walks you down the
aisle and tells you everythings gonna be ok
-- Author Unknown
father died many years ago, and yet when something special happens to
me, I talk to him secretly not really knowing whether he hears, but it
makes me feel better to half believe it.
It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
-- Kent Nerburn
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Father Quotes Which Quote Describes Him Best?
by Rachel Delagarza