A father carries pictures where his money used to be.
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.
A father is someone who is proud to see you get your first car… but secretly wishes it had no keys.
A girls first true love is her father.
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.
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.
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
Are we not like two volumes of one book?
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.
Average fathers have patience. Good fathers have more patience. Great fathers have an ocean of patience.
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.
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.
Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown.
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.
Every father is the architect of his home life.
Every man can get children, but not every man can be a father.
Everyone can be a father, but it takes a lot to be a daddy.
Father! – to God himself we cannot give a holier name.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Great fathers do what weak fathers don’t want to do.
Great fathers don’t find fault. Great fathers find solutions.
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.
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.
It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
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.
It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.
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.
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.
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.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
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.”
Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons, one father.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that, which charmed their fathers.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
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.
The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.
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.
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.
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
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.
When my father didn’t have my hand… he had my back.
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.