Famous Dad Quotes
Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain forever.
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
– Knights of Pythagoras
I may find my prince, but my daddy will always be my king.
Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.
– Wilhelm Busch
Noble fathers have noble children.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a democrat.
– Robert Frost
If a son is uneducated, his dad is to blame.
– Chinese Proverb
The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
– John Wooden
It doesn’t matter who my father was. It matters who I remember he was.
– Anne Sexton
DAD – A son’s first hero. A daughters first love.
It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
– Kent Nerburn
Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be dad.
– Anne Geddes
There are three stages of a man’s life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.
– Author Unknown
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
– Beau Bridges
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
– Frank A. Clark
Inspirational Dad Quotes
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
– Dawn French
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 cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
– Sigmund Freud
It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
– Pope John XXIII
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
– Jim Valvano
My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.
– Clarence Budington Kelland
When 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
A child look up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put his child on shoulders and helps them to grab a stars.
– Reed Markham
My prescription for success is based on something my father always used to tell me: You should never try to be better than someone else, but you should never cease trying to be the best you can be.
– John Wooden
Every dad, if he takes time out of his busy life to reflect upon his fatherhood, can learn ways to become an even better dad.
– Jack Baker
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
– Sam Ewing
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
– Charles Wadsworth
One 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.
Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows.
– Al Unser, Jr.
Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.
– Reed Markham
Dad Quotes from Daughter
My dad once told me life would get complicated when I grew up. I’m guessing this isn’t what he meant. My mom, on the other hand, agreed with him, and I’m guessing this kind of thing is exactly what she meant.
– Susan Ee
My father was often angry when I was most like him.
– Lillian Hellman
I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
– Halle Berry
Why are men reluctant to become fathers? They aren’t through being children.
– Cindy Garner
A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
– Gabriel Garcia Marquez
My father never talked to me about how to treat people. Every act of kindness I have ever shown another person was because I was trying to imitate him.
– Pamela McGrew
I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
– Imelda Marcos
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
The main reason why a ‘Daughter’ needs a ‘Dad’ is to show her that not all the boys are like the ones who hurt her.
I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.
– Hedy Lamarr
More Dad Quotes
The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
– DeForest Kelley
I’m very close to my dad. He’s about six inches away right now and snoring in my ears.
– Jarod Kintz
A father is always making his baby into a little women. And when she is women, he turns her back again.
– Enid Bagnold
A father’s disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
– Michael Bergin
We fell in love like two medium pizzas in one large stomach. I wish dad would have saved a few slices for us.
– Jarod Kintz
He didn’t say a lot so I tend to remember what he did say. And I don’t remember that he had a lot of patience with havin to say things twice so I learned to listen the first time.
– Cormac McCarthy
Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis.
– Jack Handey
Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
– Martin Mull
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
– George Herbert
The kind of man who thinks that helping with the dishes is beneath him will also think that helping with the baby is beneath him, and then he certainly is not going to be a very successful father.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
In peace, the sons bury their fathers, but in war, the fathers bury their sons.
My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
– Quentin Crisp
Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
– David Gottesman
When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, ‘Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?’ He answered, ‘If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.’
– Jerry Lewis