145 Best Fatherhood Quotes And Sayings

Being the father of a child is a huge responsibility. But being a good father can be just as great of an accomplishment. Although it may not be easy, these fatherhood quotes are here to help you succeed. From being there for your son or daughter to helping them find their own path, being a good parent is more than just being a presence in their life Read more

It takes care, love, patience, and understanding. These quotes about fatherhood are sure to inspire you to be the best father you can be.

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I think that the best thing we can do for our children is to allow them to do things for themselves, allow them to be strong, allow them to experience life on their own terms, allow them to take the subway... let them be better people, let them believe more in themselves. C. Joybell C.
A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a...
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A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God? Stephen Colbert
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Original sin is not only the violation of a positive command … but … attempts … to abolish fatherhood, destroying its rays which permeate the created world, placing in doubt the truth about God who is Love and leaving man with only a sense of the master-slave relationship. John Paul II
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To be the father of growing daughters is to understand something of what Yeats evokes with his imperishable phrase 'terrible beauty.' Nothing can make one so happily exhilarated or so frightened: it's a solid lesson in the limitations of self to realize that your heart is running around inside someone else's body. It also makes me quite astonishingly calm at the thought of death: I know whom I would die to protect and I also understand that nobody but a lugubrious serf can possibly wish for a father who never goes away. Christopher Hitchens
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What is less often noticed is that it is precisely the kind of moral instruction that parents are constantly trying to give their children – concrete, imaginative, teaching general principles from particular instances, and seeking all the time to bring the children to appreciate and share the parent's own attitudes and view of life… The all-embracing principles of conduct J.I. Packer
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An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom. From his own father, he said, he first learned that Fatherhood must be at the core of the universe. [speaking of George MacDonald] C.s. Lewis
No true...father would be unconcerned about discord in his family...
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No true...father would be unconcerned about discord in his family that may cause it to disintegrate in his absence... Janvier ChouteuChando
Not a few millions of parents strongly hope that their...
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Not a few millions of parents strongly hope that their own children will step in by instantly becoming their own parents’ foster parents, if and when the parents reach their second childhood. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily...
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Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily or only to increase our fathers’ chances of not being left by our mothers, or vice versa. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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About my father... My father was a very simple person. When I was small I never understood why he is so simple actually I disliked it. He use to go to office and return late and have dinner with us. I use to think he never stood for me on anything. But he was the person who uses to take me to the market for Diwali shopping. He uses to give me 20 Rs to eat at school when he had only 30. He tried to fulfill all my wishes in his range. He uses to take me on his bicycle after school tuition and walk while making me sit on bicycle. He uses to scare away lizards for me. He uses to play with me. He was the one who told me to work hard when I failed. He never scolded me for studies but only when I killed an insect intentionally. He was the one who taught me physics and mathematics. Once he found a wounded parrot on the road and he bought him home. He brought medicine for him and applied it on his wounds. Later on a cat took that parrot and he ran after her but the parrot died. He did not had proper food for three four days. He spent each and every penny of his earning for our happiness and never forgot to return any pending amount. He use to talk to us but very less and joke sometimes. His style was very different, we use to tell him to use dye or color on his hairs but he always refused. And when he smiled and laughed he doesn’t stop. For every question he had one answer:-“ T R U S T GOD HE WILL DO EVERYTHING, HE IS THE ONE WHO DOES EVERYTHING”. He uses to discuss with us lot on Bhagwat Gita. Once he told me:- “ Bade prem se milna jag mae sabse aye insaan na jane kis vesh mae tujse mil jayen bhagwaan(meet each person with full love as you never know in which form god will come in front of you)”. To that I replied:-“ But according to Bhagwat gita this is kalyug and all will deceive you if you do that”. He never drunk alcohol or had non-veg. His habits were like —“If he don’t want to do something he will not do it”. But later on he started consulting me (A foolish person like me). I use to shout at him each time I was leaving home as he use to put my wallet at some secret safe place. And when he had not kept it even I use to say “you must have kept it”. He just kept quiet. But later I came to know about the place and it was always the same and I myself realized that why am I shouting at him. Once he said to me “ bache apne aap he sekhtae hain( Children learn by themselves)”. I daily use to woke up walk up to him and say something and then lie down beside him and sleep again. I had lot of fights with him and he was never angry on me. He was just realizing that I am becoming responsible son and we had lot of dreams together and we use to plan a lot. His smile, his eyes, his habits, his innocence, his politeness , his sense of responsibility , his teachings , his knowledge , his humble nature, his moral values, his love for humans and animals, being non arrogant , no anger, he was never hungry for money , his voice :-“ hello Sonu beta , theak ho ( My Son — Sonu , are you fine)” , his watch, his mobile case, his phone, his shoes, his specs , his laugh, his jokes and all the qualities that were infinite. Amit Dixit
The father who has selflessly poured himself into the life...
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The father who has selflessly poured himself into the life of his children may leave no other monument than that of his children. But as for a life well lived, no other monument is necessary. Craig D. Lounsbrough
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You know you are getting old when yesterday turns out to be a fading memory you have difficulties recollecting, when today becomes a challenge that is hard to grasp and when tomorrow promises an uncertainty that you dread encountering. Janvier ChouteuChando
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Never go for someone that represents something that is more of a fantasy than reality in this crazy world of lonely people, unless it is for the shortest time possible, and unless you have clearly figured out an exit strategy. Janvier ChouteuChando
You can’t say you love man as an individual if...
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You can’t say you love man as an individual if you have not dealt with the person’s complex personality, his or her unfamiliar habits, disturbing impulses and biological makeup. Janvier ChouteuChando
Unsettling emotions are capable of messing up the most beautiful...
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Unsettling emotions are capable of messing up the most beautiful minds in this world. Janvier ChouteuChando
The depth or humaneness of our love depends on the...
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The depth or humaneness of our love depends on the wideness of our souls. Janvier ChouteuChando
Why do we complicate life, when it was meant to...
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Why do we complicate life, when it was meant to be very simple? Janvier ChouteuChando
Life is so sweet even though it is full of...
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Life is so sweet even though it is full of lies and half truths... Janvier ChouteuChando
Nothing crushes the soul of a father more than the...
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Nothing crushes the soul of a father more than the loss of the beloved son he failed to lavish his love on. Janvier ChouteuChando
I know, from the three visits I made to him,...
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I know, from the three visits I made to him, the blended composite of love and fear that exists only in a boy's notion of his father. Donald Miller