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
By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I have a HUGE list of inspirational quotes by topic here.
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?