Fatherhood Quotes

Here’s a few short fatherhood quotes:

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

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

Doubly rich is the man still boyish enough to play, laugh and sing as he carries and emanates sunshine along a friendly road. -Charles R. Wiers

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.

It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping. -John Sinor

Life doesn’t come with an instruction book; that’s why we have fathers. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart. -Mencius

Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college, or because they didn’t. -L.L. Hendren

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

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

He 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

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. -Euripides

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

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

I know I should have looked for a few more…. Do you have any fatherhood quotes you can share below?

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    • namrata
    • October 16, 2010

    hey shawn i dis is one of my best page….really loved it
    thnx for posting so beautiful quotes…!!

    • Lee
    • October 21, 2010

    Hello Shawn, these are all wonderful quotes. Fathers are very special human beings. Fatherhood will give you some of the greatest challenges — and the greatest opportunities — you will ever face. Along with the pleasure your children can bring, you’ll encounter new demands and situations that will help you to change and grow as a person.

    Good fathers are the foundation of families, they give them identity and meaning in both life and in death. Parenting gives you an unparalleled chance to develop new skills and capabilities. From generosity to patience, from sensitivity to communication — the lessons that you learn can help you feel happier and more fulfilled at home, on the job, in your marriage, and as a person.

    Fatherhood brings responsibility, understanding the importance of clear communication within the family, learning how to discipline without anger, and learning how to really value and enjoy the time you spend with your children. Fatherhood can be the experience of a lifetime.

    Hope you have a wonderful day!

    • Tanner
    • December 6, 2011

    Father — Even for God we could not find a holier name.

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