Quotes on Fathers Day Inspirational

He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch. Chelsea Clinton

I just sit there and make up songs and sing to [my son] in gibberish. I'm very good at gibberish now. Elton John

There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father. Alison Lohman

There should be a children's song: 'If you're happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep'. Jim Gaffigan

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

My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work. Steve Young

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

To her, the name of father was another name for love. Fanny Fern

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

It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home-it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love. Margaret Truman Daniel

Fathers have skills that they never use at home. You run a landscaping business and you can't dress and feed a four-year-old? Take it on! Louis C K

I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work 15 and 16 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

It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. Phyllis Diller

Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you're 12, but every day. Mike Myers

I've never been part of anything so great as those three kids. Al Roker

A father is a man who fails every day. Michael Chabon

Noble fathers have noble children. Euripides

The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get. Timothy J. Russert

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad. Anne Geddes

There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself. John Gregory Brown

My father would lift me high. And dance with my mother and me and then. Spin me around til I fell asleep. Then up the stairs he would carry me and I knew for sure I was loved. Luther Vandross

Parenting is about being competent and responsible. It's not about gender, necessarily. Dan Savage

He never stopped wanting to save the world. Ron Reagan

The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you're unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it. John Green

When I was a kid, my father told me every day, 'You're the most wonderful boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.' Jan Hutchins

What makes Will the best father in the world to me is that he's there, not just there in a way that's traditional. The emotional support he offers his children is immeasurable. Jada Pinkett Smith

There must always be a struggle between a father and son, while one aims at power and the other at independence. Samuel Johnson

Spread the diaper in the position of the diamond with you at bat. Then fold second base down to home and set the baby on the pitcher's mound. Put first base and third together, bring up home plate and pin the three together. Of course, in case of rain, you gotta call the game and start all over again. Jimmy Piersall

It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors. George Washington

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week. Mario Cuomo

Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. Max Lucado

My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn. Louis Adamic

You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes. Wally Schirra

I imagined the hard things that pulled us apart Will never again, sir, tear us from each other's hearts. Bruce Springsteen

I had watched Dad climb into the biggest arena and succeed. I wanted to find out if I had what it took to join him. George W Bush

When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you', Jerry Lewis

I want my son to wear a helmet 24 hours a day. Will Arnett

What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity. Jean Paul

One of the unseen benefits of having children is that they deliver you from your own selfishness. There's no going back. Martin Amis

No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word-father. Lydia M Child

Christianity is the only true and perfect religion... Benjamin Rush

I found out that I'm a pretty bad father. I make a lot of mistakes and I don't know what I'm doing. But my kids love me. Go figure. Louis C K

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

We have this day restored the Sovereign to Whom all men ought to be obedient. He reigns in heaven and from the rising to the setting of the sun, let His kingdom come. Samuel Adams

Having children is like living in a frat house - nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up. Ray Romano

If your dad is anything like mine, then you have no clue what to buy him for Father's Day. The only Father's Day tradition in my family is the annual conversation he and I have where I say, 'Hey, Dad, what do you want for Father's Day this year?' and he says, 'Nothing.' Then I ask my mom what I should get him and she says, 'He likes sandalwood soap, dangly jewelry and Chanel No. 5 perfume.' Michael Showalter

Why is it that, next to the birthday of the Savior of the world, your most joyous and most venerated festival returns on this day (the 4th of July)? Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior?. John Quincy Adams

As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless. Lord Chesterfield

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten. Conrad Hall

The most amazing feeling I feel Words can't describe what I'm feeling for real Maybe I paint the sky blue My greatest creation was you. Jay-Z

My sisters and I can still recite Dad's grilling rules: Rule No. 1: Dad is in charge. Rule No. 2: Repeat Rule No. 1. Connie Schultz

He was a father. That's what a father does.Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime. George Saunders

Whenever one of my children says, 'Goodnight, Daddy,' I always think to myself, 'You don't mean that. Jim Gaffigan

My dad used to say 'Always fight fire with fire,' which is probably why he got thrown out of the the fire brigade. Harry Hill

When my kids were younger, I used to avoid them. I used to sit on the toilet 'til my legs fell asleep. You want to know why your father spends so long in the toilet? Because he's not sure he wants to be a father. Louis C K

I don't have a kid, but I think that I would be a good father, especially if my baby liked to go out drinking. Eugene Mirman

The kind of man who thinks that helping with the dishes is beneath him will also think that helping with the baby is beneath him, and then he certainly is not going to be a very successful father. Eleanor Roosevelt

"Honour thy father and thy mother" stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness Aeschylus

I have carefully examined the evidences of the Christian religion, and if I was sitting as a juror upon its authenticity I would unhesitatingly give my verdict in its favor. I can prove its truth as clearly as any proposition ever submitted to the mind of man. Alexander Hamilton

I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. T D Jakes

I think my mom put it best. She said, 'Little girls soften their daddy's hearts.' Paul Walker

The only way I can describe it-at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows like five times? Everything is full; it's just full all the time. Matt Damon

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

Don't confuse [Father's Day] with Valentine's Day, and here's why. Boy, will you creep him out. I can just tell you from last year, uh, even if they do like chocolate, they don't want it from their son. Jon Stewart

On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning of the world to this day, have been quarrelling, fighting, burning and torturing one another, for abstractions unintelligible to themselves and to all others, and absolutely beyond the comprehension of the human mind. Thomas Jefferson

A man is not complete until he has seen the baby he has made. Sammy Davis Jr

I'm a strong person, I'm a strong family man, I'm a strong husband and a strong father. David Beckham

My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.' Michael Jordan

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

My son, a perfect little boy of five years and three months, had ended his earthly life. You can never sympathize with me; you can never know how much of me such a young child can take away. A few weeks ago I accounted myself a very rich man, and now the poorest of all. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards. Robert Orben

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father. George Herbert

Each day can be one of triumph if you keep up your interests. George Matthew Adams

During the sole argument we had when [Chelsea] was in high school, the subject of which I don't even remember, I looked at her and said, 'As long as you're in this house, being president is my second most important job'. William J Clinton

I want my son to wear a helmet 24 hours a day. If it was socially acceptable I'd be the first one to have my kid in a full helmet and like a cage across his face mask. Will Arnett

I'll never forget the moment I became a dad. It's hard to describe-that level of responsibility, the desire to give such joy, the clarity: Nothing is more important than this. Tom Cruise

I'm probably the most uncool guy that [my daughters] know-as far as they are concerned anyway-'cause I'm Dad. I mean dads just aren't cool-especially when I dance! They don't want me to dance. Tim Mcgraw

When you have kids, there's no such thing as quality time. There's just time. There's no, 'Ooh, his graduation's better than going to the mall.' It's all kind of equal. Changing her diaper and her winning a contest - it's all good. Chris Rock

Men should always change diapers. It's a very rewarding experience. It's mentally cleansing. It's like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes. Chris Martin

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