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Father Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Father.

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

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So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

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

 

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

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

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My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

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.
- Bill Cosby

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

When did it become a problem to be a small businessman
and become successful? The small businessman -
like my father,
or like me?
- Glenn Beck

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

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

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

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

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

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

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

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

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

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier

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

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

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

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

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

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

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

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

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

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

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him,
I believe - as with the Holy Spirit -
He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
- Benny Hinn

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
- Quentin Crisp

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

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


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