Father Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

A Father is a male of an offering who is also the parent of the offering. He is the head of the family. The word father refers to a person who is parallel to mother. A father is the person who is having all the major responsibilities of that particular family.

Father Quotes and Sayings

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

A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be.

A father is a banker provided by nature.

A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.

A Man’s children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season.

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

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.

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

Every mother generally hopes that her daughter will snag a better husband than she managed to do…but she’s certain that her boy will never get as great a wife as his father did.

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

Fifth Commandment: Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Father asked us what was God’s noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.

For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time, each eager to help the other to his side, but neither quite able to desert the loyalties of his contemporaries. The relationship is always changing and hence always fragile; nothing endures except the sense of difference.

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

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

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

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

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.

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.

If you think about it seriously, all the questions about the soul and the immortality of the soul and paradise and hell are at bottom only a way of seeing this very simple fact: that every action of ours is passed on to others according to its value, of good or evil, it passes from father to son, from one generation to the next, in a perpetual movement.

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

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

My father died many years ago, and yet when something special happens to me, I talk to him secretly not really knowing whether he hears, but it makes me feel better to half believe it.
– Natasha Josefowitz

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

My father always told me, ‘Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.

My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
– Abraham Lincoln

My father told me that all businessmen were sons-of-bitches, but I never believed him until now.
– John F. Kennedy

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

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
– George Herbert

People see Archie Bunker everywhere. Particularly girls; poor girls, rich girls, all kinds of girls are always coming up to me and telling me that Archie is just like their dad.
– Carroll O’Connor

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

The greatest gift I ever had. Came from God, and I call him Dad!

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat.

They didn’t believe their father had ever been young; surely even in the cradle he had been a very, very small man in a gray suit, with a little dark mustache and flat, incurious eyes.

To her the name of father was another name for love.

The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, ‘Daddy, I need to ask you something,’ he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.

When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted, ‘She’s more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge.’
– Helen Hayes


5 Comments »

  • Robert said:

    “You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular.”
    — Robert Frost

  • Lorance said:

    “My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, you’ve had a great life.”
    — Elbert Hubbard

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