Father quotes

Some father quotes for all the sons and daughters visiting my website.

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

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

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

“A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.” ~Enid Bagnold

“Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.” ~Gloria Naylor

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

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

“Role modeling is the most basic responsibility of parents. Parents are handing life’s scripts to their children, scripts that in all likelihood will be acted out for the rest of the children’s lives.” ~ Stephen R. Covey

“It is impossible to please all the world and one’s father.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

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

“A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez quotes

“To be a successful father…there’s one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years. ” ~ Ernest Hemingway

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~Clarence Budington Kelland

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

“A father is a banker provided by nature.” ~ A father saying
“To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck.” Buddha

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

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.”~ Irish Proverb
More Irish Sayings

“The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.”~ Francis Bacon, Sr.

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

“We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.”~ Henry Ward Beecher

“To be a successful father…there’s one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

“A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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

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  1. What a wonderful collection of quotes about Father. There is so much truth in them. Thanks for putting together such a great collection.

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