Fatherhood/Father's Day Quotes

"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me." 
- Jim Valvano

"The greatest thing a father can do to his children, is to love their mother."
- Anjaneth Garcia Untalan

"I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life."
- Sidney Poitier

"It is a wise father that knows his own child."
- William Shakespeare 

"I wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it." 
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

"Noble fathers have noble children."
- Euripides

"Any man can be a Father, but it takes someone special to be a dad."
- Anne Geddes

"It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was."
- Anne Sexton

"The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
- Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years."
- Mark Twain

"A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be."
- Author Unknown


"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."
- Clarence Budington Kelland

"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance."
- Ruth E. Renkel

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

"It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons."
- Johann Schiller

"A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be."
- Frank A. Clark

"Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world."
- John Mayer

"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

"Any fool can be a Father, but it takes a real man to be a Daddy."
- Philip Whitmore

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

"Dads don’t need to be tall and broad-shouldered and clever.  Love makes them so." 
- Pam Brown

"His heritage to his children wasn’t words or possessions, but an unspoken treasure, the treasure of his example as a man and a father." 
- Will Rogers Jr.

"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance." 
- Ruth E. Renkel

"A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child." 
- Knights of Phythagoras