89+ Best Being A Dad Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Becoming a father is one of the most important and fulfilling experience you will have in your life. Profoundly inspirational being a dad quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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There are times when parenthood seems nothing more than feeding the hand that bites you. – Peter De Vries

Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch. – Jon Stewart

As fathers, we understand that we have the opportunity to image forth God’s love to our family. – Matt Click

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. – Jim Valvano

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Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories. – John Wilmot

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

If you ever want to torture my dad, tie him up and right in front of him, refold a map incorrectly. – Cathy Ladman

Fathers, be your daughter’s first love and she’ll never settle for anything less. – Unknown

A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men. – Unknown

In the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown. – Unknown

It was my father who taught me to value myself. – Dawn French

A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life. – Dr. James Dobson

My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it. – Unknown

Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world. – John Mayor

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. – Mother Teresa

There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself. – John Gregory Brown

When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape. – Unknown

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You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic. – Stanley T. Banks

I smile because you’re my father. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it. – Unknown

A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness. – Ben Sirach

A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice-cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later. – Unknown

Dad, you’ve always been the coolest like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’ – Unknown

You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. – Robert Frost

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. – Robert Fulghum

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. – Sigmund Freud

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

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be. – Frank A. Clark

Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad. – Wade Boggs

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

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. – Emilie Buchwald

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. – Theodore Hesburgh

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father. – Frank Abagnale

Until you have a son of your own… you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. – Kent Nerburn

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

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. – Billy Graham

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. – Plato

Whoever does not have a good father should procure one. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Every son’s first superhero is his father, and it was the same for me. For me, he was Superman and Batman combined. – Tiger Shroff

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A boy needs a father to show him how to be in the world. He needs to be given swagger, taught how to read a map so that he can recognize the roads that lead to life and the paths that lead to death, how to know what love requires, and where to find steel in the heart when life makes demands on us that are greater than we think we can endure. – Pastor Ian Morgan Cron

To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself. – James E. Faust

Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person. – Naveen Jain

Two toddlers can get hectic, but I wouldn’t change it for anything. Every day they teach me different things. The love is there. When you have a two-year-old saying every other hour, Papi, I love you,’ it can’t get better. – Ricky Martin

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. – Charles R. Swindoll

There is no greater name for a leader than mother or father. There is no leadership more important than parenthood. – Sheri L. Dew

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. – Umberto Eco

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass.’ ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys. – Harmon Killebrew

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son. – William Graham Sumner

My father always taught me that when you help other people, then God will give you double. And that’s what has really happened to me. When I have helped other people who are in need, God has helped me more. – Cristiano Ronaldo

I have learned that raising children is the single most difficult thing in the world to do. It takes hard work, love, luck, and a lot of energy, and it is the most rewarding experience that you can ever have. – Janet Reno

My father always said, ‘Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their bookshelf’ so I make sure I read. – Emilia Clarke

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

When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it’s a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year but for time and eternity. – Rose Kennedy

Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted. – Garrison Keillor

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own. – Doug Larson

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. – James Baldwin

Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them. – Bill Ayers

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood. – Susie Bright

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, story-tellers, and singers of songs. – Pam Brown

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. – Antoine Francois Prevost

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

A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us. – Emile Gaboriau

The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking. – Dan Pearce

Fathers provide not only support but also encouragement. – Catherine Pulsifer

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Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it. – Mike Myers

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap on a rope. – Bill Cosby

Being a father is about adaptation and about making the most of the opportunities that are given to you. – Colin Adams

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

Being a father truly is a blessing and a role not to be taken for granted. – Derek Polen

If you take being a father seriously, you’ll know that you’re not big enough for the job, not by yourself. Being a father will put you on your knees if nothing else ever did. – Elisabeth Elliot

Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. – Martin Mull

Becoming a good father is not about learning five practical handy techniques that can be pulled out of the kitbag whenever they’re needed. It’s a mind game. It’s about having a set of attitudes and ideas that shape what you do in the thousands of different situations you find yourself in as a dad. – Tony Payne

Any man can be a father. It really does take someone extra special to be a dad! – Anne Geddes

The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family. – Reed Markham

Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis. – Jack Handey

A successful father is not more successful than his children. – Raheel Farooq

A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star. – Reed Markham

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them. – Confucius

Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow. – Reed Markham

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. – Anonymous

It is much easier to become a father than to be one. – Kent Nerburn

Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough. – Wilhelm Busch

Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do. – Aristotle

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. – Johann Schiller

He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime. – George Saunders

Becoming a dad is one thing being a dad is many things. – Steve Chapman

Fatherly love is the act of giving your life for the sake of someone else’s needs. Nate Dallas

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. – Charles Wadsworth

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