Father's Day Inspirational Quotes

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Here you will find the Father's Day Inspirational Quotes. These inspirational quotes present a lofty picture of the fatherhood in the life of a child, the importance of that relationship and the beauty of it. Feel free to use these quote to feel the connection of this relationship in your life.


Father's Day Quotes in Pictures

Father's Day Quotes in Pictures


 “A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.”
~ Knights of Pythagoras


“When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”
~ Jewish Proverb

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.”
~ Anonymous


A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
~ Gabriel García Márquez

The greatest gift I ever had
came from God; I call him Dad!”
~ Anonymous

A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.”
~ Carol Coats


A father is a fellow who has replaced the currency in his wallet with the snapshots of  his kids.”
~ Anonymous

"To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today."
~Barbara Johnson

A man's children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season.”
~ Anonymous

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.”
~ Anonymous

“It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.”
 ~Johann Schiller

A father is a banker provided by nature.”
~ Anonymous

The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.”
~ Tim Russert

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.”
~ Ruth E. Renkel

I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich.”
~ "Colonel Potter," M*A*S*H

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

"I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example."
~ Mario Cuomo

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”
 ~Clarence Budington Kelland

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.”
~ 17th century English proverb

A man's children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season.”
~ Anonymous

A wise son maketh a glad father”
~ Proverbs 10:1

"Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy."
~ Robert A. Heinlein

Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.”
~ John Mayor

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
~Henry Ward Beecher

A wise son maketh a glad father.”
~Proverbs

“It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”
~Anne Sexton

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
~Shakespeare

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.”
~ Sigmund Freud

“Dad, you're someone to look up to no matter how tall I've grown.”
~ Anonymous

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”
~Elizabeth Stone

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.”
~Charles Wadsworth

"The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him."
~Solomon - Proverbs 20:7

“The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.”
~ Confucius

“If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.”
~ Bill Cosby

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 the old man had learned in seven years.”
~ Mark Twain

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”
~ Bill Cosby

“You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.”
~ Erika Cosby

Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.”
~ Margaret Courtney

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.”
~ Sigmund Freud

“How true Daddy's words were when he said: "All children must look after their own upbringing." Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.”
~ Anne Frank

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.”
~ David Gottesman

To My Father-
It matters not that Time has shed
His thawless snow upon your head,
For he maintains, with wondrous art,
Perpetual summer in your heart.”
~ William Hamilton Hayne

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.”
~ Kent Nerburn

He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care.”
~ William Penn

“It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”
~ Anne Sexton

It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
~ William Shakespeare

“For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time.”
~ Alan Valentine

“It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.”
~ Alice Walker

“My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass."  "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply.  "We're raising boys."
 ~Harmon Killebrew

“Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.”
 ~William Wordsworth

Henry James once defined life as that predicament which precedes death, and certainly nobody owes you a debt of honor or gratitude for getting him into that predicament.  But a child does owe his father a debt, if Dad, having gotten him into this peck of trouble, takes off his coat and buckles down to the job of showing his son how best to crash through it.”
~Clarence Budington Kelland

“Are we not like two volumes of one book?”
  ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

 “Those who trust us educate us.”
 ~ T.S. Eliot

  “A father's words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house”
 ~ Paul Lewis

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.”
~ Confucius

“Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.”
~ Anonymous

My greatest fear is that I won't live up to my father's dreams for me.”
~ Anonymous


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