Father’s Day Quotes

A father carries pictures where his money used to be.
Unknown Author

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 someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.
Unknown Author

A father is someone who is proud to see you get your first car… but secretly wishes it had no keys.
Linda Poindexter

A girls first true love is her father.
Marisol Santiago

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

A 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 world.
Helen Rowland

All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye.
Margaret Atwood

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
Publilius Syrus

Are we not like two volumes of one book?
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
Lord Chesterfield

Average fathers have patience. Good fathers have more patience. Great fathers have an ocean of patience.
Reed Markham

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

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

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

Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.
Unknown Author

Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown.
Unknown Author

Dads are amazing. They have a special way of maneuvering through all the roadblocks you might create and refusing to stop until they reach your heart.
Susan Gale

Every father is the architect of his home life.
Reed Markham

Every man can get children, but not every man can be a father.
Unknown Author

Everyone can be a father, but it takes a lot to be a daddy.
Unknown Author

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

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

Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.
John Mayor

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

Great fathers do what weak fathers don’t want to do.
Reed Markham

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

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

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

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
James Baldwin

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

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

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

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

It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
Alice Walker

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

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

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

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

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

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

No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.
Michael Ratnadeepal

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

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons, one father.
George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
English Proverb

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that, which charmed their fathers.
Aldous Huxley

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

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

The greatest thing a father can do to his children, is to love their mother.
Anjaneth Garcia Untalan

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

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

There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.
John Gregory Brown

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

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

We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
Alexander Pope

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

When 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

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

You 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

Your father gives you many things in a lifetime… most of which you will not appreciate until way after he is gone.
Linda Poindexter