Being a Dad Quotes

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Being a Dad Quotes

Any man can be a father. It really does take someone extra special to be a dad!

Anne Geddes

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.


Anyone can be a father but it takes someone special to be a dad.


The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.

Antoine Francois Prevost

Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do.


The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.

Bertrand Russell

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap on a rope.

Bill Cosby

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

Billy Graham

Fathers provide not only support but also encouragement.

Catherine Pulsifer

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

Charles Wadsworth

Being a father is about adaptation and about making the most of the opportunities that are given to you.

Colin Adams

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


The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.

Dan Pearce

Being a father truly is a blessing and a role not to be taken for granted.

Derek Polen

If you take being a father seriously, you’ll know that you’re not big enough for the job, not by yourself. Being a father will put you on your knees if nothing else ever did.

Elisabeth Elliot

A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us.

Émile Gaboriau

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

Enid Bagnold

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.


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

Frank A. Clark

The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent.

Frank Pittman

The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the men.

Frank Pittman

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.

George Saunders

Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.

Jack Handey

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

Johann Schiller

Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.

Jon Stewart

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

Kent Nerburn

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!

Lydia M. Child

Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.

Martin Mull

As fathers, we understand that we have the opportunity to image forth God’s love to our family.

Matt Click

Being a father means you have to think fast on your feet. You must be judicious, wise, brave, tender, and willing to put on a frilly hat and sit down to a pretend tea party.

Matthew Buckley

Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.

Mike Myers

More specifically being a dad is a diverse responsibility, and it is also defined by providing support to your partner in the glorious journey of parenthood.

Natalie L S West

Fatherly love is the act of giving your life for the sake of someone else’s needs.

Nate Dallas

Fatherhood is a lifetime responsibility with its challenges, sweetness and bitterness.

Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, story-tellers, and singers of songs.

Pam Brown

There are times when parenthood seems nothing more than feeding the hand that bites you.

Peter De Vries

A successful father is not more successful than his children.

Raheel Farooq

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

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

Reed Markham

The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.

Reed Markham

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

Robert Fulghum

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 concept of God?

Stephen Colbert

Becoming a dad is one thing being a dad is many things.

Steve Chapman

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

Theodore Hesburgh

Becoming a good father is not about learning five practical handy techniques that can be pulled out of the kitbag whenever they’re needed. It’s a mind game. It’s about having a set of attitudes and ideas that shape what you do in the thousands of different situations you find yourself in as a dad.

Tony Payne

You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.

Walter M. Schirra, Sr.

Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.

Wilhelm Busch

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

William Shakespeare

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.

William Shakespeare


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