Dad Quotes

It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.-Dawn French

 

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he’d learned in three years.-Frank Butler

 

 

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

 

 

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.-DeForest Kelley

 

 

My dad always said, ‘Don’t worry what people think, because you can’t change it.’-Daisy Donovan

 

 

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes. – Prince Charles

 

 

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

 

 

If my father had hugged me even once, I’d be an accountant right now.-Ray Romano

 

 

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.-Angela Carter

 

 

When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.-Hugh Jackman

 

 

As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.-Gloria Swanson

 

 

When one has not had a good father, one must create one.-Friedrich Nietzsche

 

 

A father’s disappointment can be a very powerful tool.-Michael Bergin

 

 

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.-Pope John XXIII

 

 

I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.-Halle Berry

 

 

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

 

 

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.-Gwyneth Paltrow

 

 

 

My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.-Spike Milligan

 

 

My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.-Eminem

 

 

Whenever I fail as a father or husband… a toy and a diamond always works.-Shah Rukh Khan

 

 

 

Babies don’t need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.-Amy Heckerling

 

 

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.-Victor Borge

 

 

That is the thankless position of the father in the family – the provider for all, and the enemy of all.-August Strindberg

 

 

No, I never thought about my father’s money as my money.-Christie Hefner

 

 

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.-Horace

 

 

I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.-Miguel Indurain

 

 

 

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love – I love them all. And I think I’ve been a good father to all of them. – Anthony Quinn

 

 

 

My father taught me how to substitute realities.-Mira Sorvino

 

 

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.-Publilius Syrus

 

 

My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.-Harry S Truman

 

 

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.-Anthony Hopkins

 

 

 

My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I’ve always been comforted by the power of prayer.-Anna Lee

 

 

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o’clock in the morning and watches the Discovery Channel. I don’t know why there’s this big rush to do this.-Jeff Foxworthy

 

 

I never had a speech from my father ‘this is what you must do or shouldn’t do’ but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn’t perfect.-Adam Sandler

 

 

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.-Marc Davis

 

 

I’m a father. It isn’t just my life any more. I don’t want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed.-Billie Joe Armstrong

 

 

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful. – Cindy Crawford

 

 

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.-Aldous Huxley

 

 

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.-Fred Allen

 

 

Father or stepfather – those are just titles to me. They don’t mean anything.-Oliver Hudson

 

 

Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.-Joseph Joubert

 

 

I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.-Charley Pride

 

 

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

 

 

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful.-William Hurt

 

 

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me.-Christine Keeler

 

 

Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.-Margaret Mead

 

 

 

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law? – Dick Clark

 

 

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.-John Ciardi

 

 

I’ve had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father – he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?-Kiefer Sutherland

 

 

The child is father of the man.-William Wordsworth

 

 

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.-Damon Wayans

 

 

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.-Orson Scott Card

 

 

But the love of adventure was in father’s blood.-Buffalo Bill

 

 

My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.-David Rockefeller

 

 

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.-Lenny Kravitz

 

 

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship. Yes, baby.-Star Jones

 

 

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.-Bertrand Russell

 

 

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.-Bertrand Russell

 

 

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

 

 

 

I love my dad, although I’m definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.-Liv Tyler

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