I believe the heart of the heavenly Father is reflected in the heart of the
Nathan Lorick, Dying to Grow
Sensible children bring joy to their father;
foolish children despise their mother.
Proverbs 15:20 (NLT)
Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
Amy Heckerling Mother |
Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
John Ciardi Hope |
My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all - the gift
of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be,
and much less about what we would do.
Mitt Romney Giving |
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
Beau Bridges Teacher |
But there's no substitute for a full-time dad. Dads who are fully engaged
with their kids overwhelmingly tend to produce children who
believe in themselves and live full lives.
Tony Dungy Believe In Yourself |
I'm very at ease, and I like it. I never thought I would be such a
family-oriented guy; I didn't think that was part of my makeup.
But somebody said that as you get older you become the person
you always should have been, and I feel that's happening to me.
I'm rather surprised at who I am, because I'm actually like my dad!
David Bowie Age |
Being a great father is like shaving.
No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.
Funny Quotes about Life |
We all have stories to tell about a father and some of these stories
are funny, some are of love, some are of encouragement and some
filled with sorrow.
It's a funny thing about remembering incidents that happened years ago
and some of these incidents taught us a great lesson.
Byron Pulsifer, Going To Sleep Did Not Help
Inspirational Stories |
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.
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
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
My father taught me a good lesson:
Don't get to low when things go wrong.
And don't get too high when things are good.
Inspirational Quotes |
We are coming to understand as fathers that our relationships
with the important people in our lives - especially our children - are
of paramount importance to feeling good about ourselves and feeling
that our lives have meaning.
Bruce Linton, Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad
As fathers, we look to the dads a few stages ahead of us as
we equip ourselves to be the parents our children need on any given day.
One of the greatest needs of this age is for responsible and committed fathers.
Bishop Charles Edward Blake Sr.
Regardless of the personal relationship you have with your own father,
you have to aim to be better.
Words of Encouragement |
No man can possibly know what life means,
what the world means, until he has a child and loves it.
And then the whole universe changes and nothing will ever
again seem exactly as it seemed before.
Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of
achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about
reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how
to be a better person.
Fatherhood is a lifetime responsibility with its challenges,
sweetness and bitterness.
Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo, Good Dads, Bad Dads
Becoming a dad is one thing - being a dad is many things.
No duty in my life is more important or more sacred than my role
as a husband and father. That is where my true character is
most accurately seen,
and it is the best single gauge of my overall success or
failure as a leader and role model.
John MacArthur, Brave Dad: Raising Your Kids to Love and Follow God
I'm convinced that a father's role in child-raising should never
be underestimated. underestimated. Fathers play a crucial role
in their children's emotional and
physical well-being and in the choices
they make about how to live their lives now and in the future.
Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad: Lessons I Learned From My Father About What Makes A Good Dad
Fathers are an integral part of the family for their contribution
to the household by care giving and ensuring the healthy development
and well-being of children and families.
Ola Akinmade, Celebrating Dads: 365 Quotes and Sayings About Fathers
A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to
take us there but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed,
and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.