Father's Day Quotes @www.2Learn.ca
|What Is A Dad?
A dad is someone who
|My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another
person, he believed in me.
|Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn't teach me
everything he knows.
Al Unser, Jr.
|Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him
Lydia M. Child
|One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the
kind of man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed, Dear God,
Make me the kind of man my son wants me to be.
|Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest
Ruth E. Renkel
|The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.
|Dad - ask him when Mom says no.
|The greatest gift I ever had came from God, and I call him Dad!
|A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where his money
used to be.
|You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything
|A small boy's definition of Father's Day: It's just like Mother's
Day only you don't spend so much.
|He opened the jar of pickles when no one else could. He was the
only one in the house who wasn't afraid to go into the basement by
himself. He cut himself shaving, but no one kissed it or got excited about
it. It was understood when it rained, he got the car and brought it around
to the door. When anyone was sick, he went out to get the prescription
filled. He took lots of pictures ... but he was never in them.
|A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
Knights of Pythogoras
|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
|Small boys become big men through the influence of big men who care
about small boys.
|There are 3 stages in a man's life: 'My Daddy can whip your Daddy.'
'Aw, Dad, you don't know anything.' 'My father used to say . .
|What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your
|Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and
fathering is a very important stage in their development.
David M. Gottesman
|Children seldom misquote you. They more often repeat word for word
what you shouldn't have said.
Delightful and loving,
|When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could
hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one,
I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
|I've had a hard life, but my hardships are nothing against the
hardships that my father went through in order to get me to where I
|By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he
usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
|Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight
of her world.
|I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work
fifteen and sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the
bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to
speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and
hard work by the simple eloquence of his example.
|It is easier for a father to have children than for children to
have a real father.
Pope John XXIII
|He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do
Clarence Budington Kelland
|It is not flesh and blood but the heart, which makes us fathers and
|It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he
|My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why
we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it
works, it works.
|A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like
Gabriel García Márquez
|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."
|I'm just fulfilling my destiny as a meal ticket.
|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
|To her the name of father was another name for love.
|I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years
what my father taught by example in one week.
|A man's children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding
done during the growing season.
|Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so
fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and
joined in thy innocent glee.
|Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is
|Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they
|A child's job is to test her boundaries, a parent's is to see that
she survives the test.
Dr. Roger MacDonald
|Good parents give their children Roots and Wings. Roots to know
where home is, Wings to fly away and exercise what's been taught them.
|The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and
Francis Bacon, Sr.
|It is a wise father that knows his own child.
William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice (Launcelot at II, ii)
|When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his
father, both cry.
|You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your
|All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers
and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their
real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye.
|I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to
study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and
philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation,
commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study
painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and
|One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
|Education is something you get when your father sends you to
college. But it isn't complete until you send your son there.
|I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a
|When you teach your son, you teach your son's son.
|A Father Means:
A father means so may things...