Father Quotes

Father, Dad, Papa, Pops, no matter what you call them they are the person you look up to. Let these Father quotes remind you of the challenges and the joys that Fathers face.

"To be a father requires patience, love and giving up the 'all about me' attitude."
Patience   |  

"Becoming a good father is not about learning five practical handy techniques that can be pulled out of the kitbag whenever theyíre needed. Itís a mind game. Itís 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, Fatherhood: what it is and what it's for
Good  |

"Becoming a good father is not automatic - it takes time and effort. We must be willing to invest in this job - our most important, second to being a husband - as any other career we might pursue."
Dr. John C. Maxwell
Time   |

"I have repeatedly stated and emphatically declared that the key to the restoration and preservation of a sane and healthy society is the salvaging of the male, especially as a responsible father."
Myles Munroe, Fatherhood Principle, The: God's Design and Destiny for Every Man
Health   |

"I encourage all fathers to focus on the intangibles, because those are the gifts that make the difference."
Asha Patrick, introduction to the book, Fatherhood
Making The Difference   |

Any man can be a Father it takes someone special to be a Dad.
"Any man can be a Father it takes someone special to be a Dad."
Author Unknown
Wise   |  

"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; Brad White, Fatherhood: A survival Guide for the first time dad
Diversity  |

"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, Fatherhood: The Manliest Profession
Funny Quotes about Life   |

"I realized that to get through this thing called fatherhood, I would have to be stronger emotionally and physically than I had ever been before."
Jeffrey Dumroese, Fatherhood
Motivation   |

"Having a baby is the best thing that can happen to a person, the hard part is to benefit from this opportunity, to handle all the work and on top doing a good job as a father."
Ricardo Oliveira, Fatherhood
Work   |

"By examining the different ideas about fatherhood in the ancient and modern worlds, studying the diaries of fathers, interviewing present-day fathers, and making use of other kinds of empirical research, we learn something that most of us already knew: fathers matter."
Adrienne Burgess
Knowledge   |  

"What works for one couple or father may not work for another couple or father. You will need to research to locate or help find your comfort zone for you and your growing family."
Jacob Westlin, The Expectant Dad's Manual An Ultimate Guide for Balancing Work with Fatherhood and Coping with the Responsibilities of Having a New Baby in the Family
Comfort Zone  |

"By profession I am a soldier and take pride in that fact. But I am prouder - infinitely prouder -- to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build; the father only builds, never destroys."
Douglas MacArthur
Appreciation   |

"To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck."
Mother   |  

"My father taught me that one of the most important abilities in life is to be able to take the pain and persevere, and for years this lesson had served me well."
Perseverance   |

"The one Father who will never disappoint you, who will never leave you, who will always love you, is our Father in heaven."

Love   |  

"My father once said, 'If the whole world wants to go left and you feel like going right, go right. You don't have to follow. You don't have to make a big deal about which way you're going. Just go. It's very easy'."
Being Yourself   |

"I was fourteen when my father died. I missed everything about him. He taught us that we shouldn't be people of success; we should be people of values, because that was the only thing that endured."
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Teacher   |  

"Based on knowledge from the world's leading experts, being a parent does not mean that you have to be all business and serious all the time."
Melissa Arabia-Dimaiwat, 50 Things to Know About Going to the Beach With Children
Funny   |

"Many of the messages of modern society can steer children away from the values that many of us as parents would like to instill in our offspring."
James R Morrison, Parenting
Children   |  

"A father is like none other. We celebrate fathers and reflect back on how wonderful they have been a part of our lives."
Diane Winbush, Reflections of A Father
Quotes about Life   |     |  

"You may not have an earthly father that cares for you, but you have an heavenly one that does."
Angelina Talpa, Love Yourself
God   |  

"Great deals of stress can also be felt in social situations, such as when a relationship is ended or a person is going through problems with his/ her mother and father."
Jamaal Watson, Stress Management
Stress   |  

"He'll never be as good a mother as you. Just like you will never be as good a father as him."
Jacqueline Fisch, Unfussy Mom: simplifying your life
Simplicity   |  

"When you think about positivity, you will certainly have a few people in mind. The person who adds positivity in your life can be your mother, your father, sibling, your grandparents, your friend, neighbor or a teacher."
Marvin Ryan, Self Esteem
Positive   |  

"Being a father is about adaptation and about making the most of the opportunities that are given to you."
Colin Adams, Parenting for New Dads
Opportunity   |  

"No amount of money can be paid for the relationship between a father and his sons and a father and his daughters."
Willie Williams, 7 Steps to Parenting Power
Daughter   |  

"As fathers, we understand that we have the opportunity to image forth God's love to our family."
Matt Click, Famous Dad: A Hero In His Home
Home   |  

"So today on Father's Day, I just want to thank you for being my dad and for having kind and patient love toward me from the time I was a child until now."
Misty Shaeffer, To My Dear Father on Father's Day
Kindness   |  

"The close relationship that derives from this between parents and children ensures better interaction and parents feel the joy of being close to their children. They relish in their ability of becoming a good father or mother who provide the best possible health, happiness and success for their children."
Nathalie Perlman, The Mindful Parent
Joy   |  

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