51 Dad Quotes



To the WORLD you are a dad. To our FAMILY, you are the world. Author Unknown


One of the great lessons I remember my dad constantly emphasizing in our family while I was growing up was "Use your R&I." That is, use your resourcefulness and initiative. He taught us that we were not victims of the circumstances surrounding us, but rather masters of our own destiny. Stephen M. R. Covey


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


Daddy, a Son's first hero and daughter's first love. Author Unknown


A dad is someone you should look up to no matter how tall you grow. Author Unknown


Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever. Author Unknown


"A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again." Author Unknown


"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


"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


"My Father, my friend, my mentor, to you I want the very best that Father's Day has to offer. This special day reminds me of how often you've been there for me. I send you Catherine Pulsifer


"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


"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


Dads are most ordinary men turned into heroes. Pam Brown "Dads are most ordinary men turned into heroes." Pam Brown


"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


"The greatest gift I ever had came from God; I call him Dad!" Author Unknown


"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." Matt Schneider


"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


"How can we repay,
A loving and giving Dad.
Who is always there for us,
Even when he is mad."
Julie Hebert, Can We Every Give Back Enough


"Whenever I need advice or someone to just listen, Dad is always the man. The confidence he has in me is terrifying and encouraging all at the same time." Asha Patrick, introduction to the book, Fatherhood


A good Dad is able to smile when there is little to smile about. Jake Slope "A good Dad is able to smile when there is little to smile about." Jake Slope, How to Be a Good Father


"Parents are not perfect, nor are they saints. Dads and moms make mistakes all the time. How you handle these situations will be an important life lesson for your children." Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad: A Guide to Being a Loving and Supportive Father to Raise Happy and Successful Children


"As an educator, I’ve seen the positive influence that fathers have on their children." Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad: Lessons I Learned From My Father About What Makes A Good Dad


A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men. Gregory E. Lang


"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


"Everything is so normal for the dad up until the very moment of birth. Particularly the first pregnancy. There are no other kids to care for, so all he does is exactly whatever it is he normally does whenever he wants." Andrew B Knott, Fatherhood: Dispatches From the Early Years


"The power of a dad in a child's life is unmatched." Justin Ricklefs


"My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail." Sara Blakely


"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

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Dad Quotes From Son

"When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed." Lou Brock


Dad was good because he was great in the smaller, unseen corners of life. He insisted on greatness in every facet of the daily grind. Nowhere was this clearer than in his role as our father. Mark Shriver, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver


My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. Tiger Woods My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend. Tiger Woods


He was there when I didn't understand, he was there when I was wrong, he was there when I cried, he was there when I lied. For some reason my dad was always there, when I needed him the most. His love was never ending. And now that he's gone, there is an emptiness in my world but not in my heart." Michael Jordan


"I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind, and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate, and I've got a lot of that in me as well." Joel Osteen


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


My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. Beau Bridges

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Being A Dad Quotes

"As a father you must have the mindset that being a dad is your most important job." Mark Merrill


Being a father is about adaptation and about making the most of the opportunities that are given to you. Colin Adams "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


"If you take being a father seriously, you'll know that you're not big enough for the job, not by yourself. Being a father will put you on your knees if nothing else ever did." Elisabeth Elliot


"Children look up to the father for stability and strength and, therefore, every dad must strive to be a good role model for his children." Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad: A Guide to Being a Loving and Supportive Father to Raise Happy and Successful Children


"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


"The dramatic life change that took place when I became a dad for the first time would be more than welcomed if I had it to do all over again. I wouldn’t trade the life I have with my kids for anything in the entire world!" Todd Anderson, 21 Must Know Tips For New Dads "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


"Being a father is about adaptation and about making the most of the opportunities that are given to you." Colin Adams


"The praise meter in our home should rise to new heights. As dads especially, we should be the most generous praisers on the planet." Matt Click, Famous Dad: A Hero In His Home


"Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person." Naveen Jain


"Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do." Aristotle


"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


Becoming a dad is one thing - being a dad is many things. Steve Chapman "Becoming a dad is one thing - being a dad is many things. " Steve Chapman


"New dads aren't aware that infants are both blessings and black holes that drain sleep, time and passion." Brick Scorn, Fatherhood: License Required And Other Observations


"Being a grandfather gives us a second chance at being a dad without all the day-to-day duties of being a dad." Dr Richard B Liposky, Grandpa and Andy: A Grandfather's Handbook


"Listen, there is no way any true man is going to let children live around him in his home and not discipline and teach, fight and mold them until they know all he knows. His goal is to make them better than he is. Being their friend is a distant second to this." Victor Devlin

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