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Share these Father quotes with that special man in your life or with new fathers. You will find quotes about being a father, about fatherhood, about what is a good father, inspirational quotes about father and daughters and famous quotes about father. These are great to use on Fathers Day to wish your Dad a happy day. Or great just to send an encouraging email or note. Fathers are special people in our lives. Many times they are our heroes. Other people sometimes play a father role in our lives. No matter who you consider your Father use these quotes to brighten and add a positive thought to their day.

  • "I think a father is someone, Who loves unconditionally, There is no perfect formula, To who a father can be." Julie Hebert

  • "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." Walter Scott

  • Father, Dad, Papa, no matter what you call them they influence our lives and they are the person we look up to. Catherine Pulsifer

  • "My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem."Gwyneth Paltrow

  • "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

  • "I would define a leader as a person who puts the welfare of the group above himself. It's the same thing with fathers." Etan Thomas, Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge

  • "Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful." William Hurt

  • "Recently I noticed my father's watch in a dark corner of my safety deposit box. Its presence there exemplified the great value I had assigned it. As I turned the watch in my hand, I remembered my father's commitment to being on time ... always ... if not early." Harold Ivan Smith, On Grieving the Death of a Father

  • "Part of the reason that Lombardi's players were willing to work with him was that he nurtured and cared for them like a father. When Lombardi succeeded, so did they." Donald T. Phillips, Run to Win: Vince Lombardi on Coaching and Leadership

  • "To be a father requires patience, love and giving up the 'all about me' attitude." Catherine Pulsifer

  • "The most important influence in my childhood was my father." DeForest Kelley

  • "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

  • "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

  • "The extension of the positive characteristics of a father can contribute more to the healing of a nation than all the money-laden do good programs combined. It is these caring, compassionate, respectful and loving attributes that can not only encourage and heal a family, but can be extended outward to a neighborhood, a town, a city, a territory, a region, and a country." Byron R. Pulsifer

  • "I encourage all fathers to focus on the intangibles, because those are the gifts that make the difference." Asha Patrick, introduction to the book, Fatherhood

  • "Part of being a successful father is taking extreme care of our children. The other part of that equation is that we must also take extreme care of their mother." Nate Dallas, Hacking Fatherhood: Preparing For Success in the Biggest Role of Your Life

  • "What works for one couple or father may not work for another couple or father. You will need to research to locate or help find your comfort zone for you and your growing family." Jacob Westlin, The Expectant Dad's Manual An Ultimate Guide for Balancing Work with Fatherhood and Coping with the Responsibilities of Having a New Baby in the Family

  • "You may not have an earthly father that cares for you, but you have an heavenly one that does." Angelina Talpa, Love Yourself

  • "Being a father means you have to think fast on your feet. You must be judicious, wise, brave, tender, and willing to put on a frilly hat and sit down to a pretend tea party." Matthew Buckley, Fatherhood: The Manliest Profession

  • "The guys who fear becoming fathers don't understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent." Frank Pittman

  • "...that the most precious things a father can provide are time, attention, and love." Tim Russert, Wisdom of Our Fathers: Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons

  • "Fathers provide not only support but also encouragement." Catherine Pulsifer

  • "Fatherly love is the act of giving your life for the sake of someone else's needs." Nate Dallas, Hacking Fatherhood: Preparing For Success in the Biggest Role of Your Life

  • "Regardless of the personal relationship you have with your own father, you have to aim to be better." Kirsten Watson

  • "No man can possibly know what life means, what the world means, until he has a child and loves it. And then the whole universe changes and nothing will ever again seem exactly as it seemed before." L. Hearn

  • "I have repeatedly stated and emphatically declared that the key to the restoration and preservation of a sane and healthy society is the salvaging of the male, especially as a responsible father." Myles Munroe, Fatherhood Principle, The: God's Design and Destiny for Every Man

  • "As fathers, we understand that we have the opportunity to image forth God's love to our family." Matt Click, Famous Dad: A Hero In His Home

  • "Being a father is a PRIVILEGE. It is nothing short of amazing!" Larry Hagner, The Dad's Edge: 9 Simple Ways to Have: Unlimited Patience, Improved Relationships, and Positive Lasting Memories

  • "Being a father truly is a blessing and a role not to be taken for granted."Derek Polen, Next Level Dad: Bringing Faith and Fun to Fatherhood

  • "The guys who fear becoming fathers don't understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent." Frank Pittman

  • "A father should present the fundamental qualities of leadership, responsibility, and accountability, as well as the capabilities of planning, disciplining, and loving. Fathering is a full-time job." Myles Munroe, Fatherhood Principle, The: God's Design and Destiny for Every Man

  • "Never before in the history of men and women have expectant fathers been so involved in the pregnancy process." Harlan Cohen, Dad's Expecting Too

  • "So, like all proud fathers do, I boasted about all of their successes and all of the joy they bring to my wife and me." Dennis Lominac, My Family is My Life

  • "You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together." Erika Cosby

  • "I believe the heart of the heavenly Father is reflected in the heart of the earthly father." Nathan Lorick, Dying to Grow

  • "Fathers are an integral part of the family for their contribution to the household by care giving and ensuring the healthy development and well-being of children and families." Ola Akinmade, Celebrating Dads: 365 Quotes and Sayings About Fathers

  • "At home I was blessed with a strong role model for a father, and on the field I was equally blessed to have the best coaches an athlete could ask for. Each and every lesson a coach taught me has shaped me into the person and father I am today." Tom Limbert, Dad's Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time

  • "God does have a plan for fathers." Jay Payleitner, 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad

  • "A father is a banker provided by nature." French Proverb

  • "No duty in my life is more important or more sacred than my role as a husband and father. That is where my true character is most accurately seen, and it is the best single gauge of my overall success or failure as a leader and role model." John MacArthur, Brave Dad: Raising Your Kids to Love and Follow God

  • "Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!"Lydia M. Child

  • "I'm convinced that a father's role in child-raising should never be underestimated. underestimated. Fathers play a crucial role in their children's emotional and physical well-being and in the choices they make about how to live their lives now and in the future. " Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad: Lessons I Learned From My Father About What Makes A Good Dad

  • "We are coming to understand as fathers that our relationships with the important people in our lives - especially our children - are of paramount importance to feeling good about ourselves and feeling that our lives have meaning." Bruce Linton, Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad

  • I will always be your father, and I'II always do the best with the time I have with you. Byron Wilson, 44 Questions for Black America

  • "A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty." Author Unknown

Father and Son Quotes

  • "Father and son relationships can be complicated - mine certainly is. Love. Hate. Respect. Fear. Worship. Disdain. Pride. Disappointment. Happiness. Anger. Joy. Sadness. The list goes on." John H. Clark III, Dying: A Father and Son Talk about Life, Regrets and Making up Lost Time

  • Perfectly imperfect sons become perfectly imperfect fathers. I pray that I'm as good a parent as my mother and father. Nick Vujicic

  • "No amount of money can be paid for the relationship between a father and his sons and a father and his daughters." Willie Williams, 7 Steps to Parenting Power

  • "To be your father is the greatest honor I have ever received. It allowed me to touch mystery for a moment, and to see my love made flesh. If I could have but one wish, it would be for you to pass that love along. After all, there is not much more to life than that." Kent Nerburn, Letters to My Son - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Father's Wisdom on Manhood, Life, and Love

  • "A father never gives up on a son, not really, no matter how poorly he behaves at times or how many stupid decisions he makes. He tries to help that son learn how to become the man he was meant to be." Aleksandra Layland, Far Haven

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