Father Quotes Page 2

"Fathers provide not only support but also encouragement." Catherine Pulsifer
Words of Encouragement   |  


Part of being a successful father is taking extreme care of our children. The other part of that equation is that we must also take extreme care of their mother.
Nate Dallas, Hacking Fatherhood: Preparing For Success in the Biggest Role of Your Life
Inspirational Quotes  |  


I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
Orson Scott Card
Hope   |  


What I think is happening is not that men value work less, but that fatherhood is becoming equally important. While work was once the only source of meaning for a man, fatherhood and parenting have become as important to his self-esteem as his work.
Bruce Linton, Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad
Confidence   |  


Through much trial and error I have learned that parenting is an iterative process of discovering what works to keep my family working, playing, learning, talking, and arguing, but most importantly doing these things together.
Rob Ruiz
Mistakes   |  


Studies show that when a baby, child, or teenager has a good father, that child will soar. Meg Meeker
Studies show that when a baby, child, or teenager has a good father, that child will soar.
Meg Meeker, MD
Good   |  


Being a father is a PRIVILEGE. It is nothing short of amazing!
Larry Hagner, The Dad's Edge: 9 Simple Ways to Have: Unlimited Patience, Improved Relationships, and Positive Lasting Memories
Opportunity   |  


Like countless other dads, I believe that my children are the best kids on the planet. Not a day goes by that I don't thank God for placing them in my life.
Charles Marshall, The Good Dad Guide: 7 Things That Matter Most to Your Kids
God   |  


Becoming a father is a challenge to any man's psyche and there is a fundamental reorganization that you cannot avoid when you begin this journey. Sharing the journey with other dads makes a world of difference.
Bruce Linton, Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad
Challenge   |  


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
Fear   |  


My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh - anything but work.
Abraham Lincoln
Work   |  


Fatherly love is the act of giving your life for the sake of someone else's needs. Nate Dallas
Fatherly love is the act of giving your life for the sake of someone else's needs.
Nate Dallas, Hacking Fatherhood: Preparing For Success in the Biggest Role of Your Life
Motivation   |  


"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. A father should present the fundamental qualities of leadership, responsibility, and accountability, as well as the capabilities of planning, disciplining, and loving. Fathering is a full-time job."
Myles Munroe, Fatherhood Principle, The: God's Design and Destiny for Every Man
Accountability   |  


"If you fully understood just how profoundly you can influence your daughter's life, you would be terrified, overwhelmed, or both."
Meg Meeker, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know
Funny   |  


"The connection between father and daughter took me by surprise. Her birth revealed a love that I never knew existed."
Kevin Patrick, Fatherhood
Daughter   |  


"New dads arenít aware that infants are both blessings and black holes that drain sleep, time and passion."
Brick Scorn, Fatherhood: License Required And Other Observations
Passion   |  


"What I would like to say is something so simple that it can be done in just two small words: Be there. Those seven letters encompass the Tao of fatherhood."
Etan Thomas, Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge
Giving   |  


Being a father truly is a blessing and a role not to be taken for granted. Derek Polen
"Being a father truly is a blessing and a role not to be taken for granted."
Derek Polen, Next Level Dad: Bringing Faith and Fun to Fatherhood
Appreciation   |  


"Never before in the history of men and women have expectant fathers been so involved in the pregnancy process."
Harlan Cohen, Dad's Expecting Too
Positive   |  


"Dad, you are needed today and every day. Thank you for doing your part in saving our youth and making our society better."
Martin Henderson, Fatherhood: A Message to Men
Thanksgiving   |  


"Becoming a father is one of the most important, exciting, absorbing and life-changing events in a man's life." There is nothing like it, and nothing that can fully prepare you for it.
Tim Atkinson, Fatherhood: The Essential Guide
Change   |  


"So, like all proud fathers do, I boasted about all of their successes and all of the joy they bring to my wife and me."
Dennis Lominac, My Family is My Life
Joy   |  


We need fathers to realize that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child, it's the courage to raise one. President Barak Obama
"We need fathers to realize that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child, it's the courage to raise one."
President Barak Obama
Courage   |  


"I would rather be the daddy of a romping, roguish crew, of a bright-eyed chubby laddie and a little girl or two, than the monarch of a nation, in his high and lofty seat, taking empty adoration from the subjects at his feet."
Edgar A Guest , Daddies
Choices   |  


"A good father wants his son to succeed in life. But a good father knows that success is not having an easy life where everything is just provided, requiring nothing more from his son than a request."
Gary Schulz, God's Creation of Work
Success   |  


"Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Pete Marivetch, John Maxwell, and others are all examples of a father's strong influence in the success of their children. Sometimes that influence leads in right directions and at other times not. But the strong father's influence provides identity, values, and confidence in the son or daughter."
William Johnson, Destiny: Who Am I? Why Am I Here, Now What Do I Do?: Your Path to a Successful Life
Influence   |  


"My Father, my friend, my mentor, to you I want the very best that Christmas has to offer. This Christmas reminds me of how often you've been there for me. On this Christmas Day, I send you love and the very best."
Catherine Pulsifer, Christmas Messages
Christmas   |  


Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example rather than his advise. Charles F. Kettering
"Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example rather than his advise."
Charles F. Kettering
Example   |  


"At home I was blessed with a strong role model for a father, and on the field I was equally blessed to have the best coaches an athlete could ask for. Each and every lesson a coach taught me has shaped me into the person and father I am today."
Tom Limbert, Dad's Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time
Coaching   |  


"Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did."
Martin Andersen-Nexo
Mother   |  


"The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born."
Pearl S. Buck
Age   |  


"As an adult I see you as a person in your own right as well as my Father and my love for you have become much deeper. I can't imagine my life without you, thank you Dad for all you have done for me."
Catherine Pulsifer
Life   |  


You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together. Erika Cosby
"You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together."
Erika Cosby
Going To Sleep Did Not Help   |  


"God does have a plan for fathers."
Jay Payleitner, 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad
Trust   |  


"A father is a banker provided by nature."
French Proverb
Proverbs   |  


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


"There are fathers who do not love their children, but there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson."
Victor Hugo
Grandfather   |  


"My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back."
Tiger Woods
Sharing   |  


"It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was."
Anne Sexton
Memory   |  


Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. Ruth E. Renkel
"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance."
Ruth E. Renkel
Children   |  


"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."
Pope John XXIII
Messed Up   |  


"A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty."
Author Unknown
Family   |  


"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years."
Mark Twain
Funny Quotes about Life   |  


"A Dad is one who is always there can always be counted on always has time, always encouraging, that is you Dad, Thanks for all you do!"
C Lynch, Happy Fathers Day Poems
Time   |  


"I would define a leader as a person who puts the welfare of the group above himself. It's the same thing with fathers."
Etan Thomas, Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge
Leadership   |  


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


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


"It is a wise father that know his own child."
William Shakespeare
Wise   |  


"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."

Author Unknown

Prayer   |  

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