Writing a Father’s Day card or speech? Putting together a personalized project in honor of Dad? Don’t shy away from expressing those warm feelings to your father! If you want to make him feel special, searching for just the right quote can awaken and rebuild long lost relationships. And if you are a dad yourself, take pride in all that it means to be a father!
Humorous, profound, and loving, here are some favorite quotes to get you started:
A man’s desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
Knights of Pythagoras:
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
Mark Twain, Old Times on the Mississippi:
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 he had learned in seven years.
It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
Ruth E. Renkel:
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
Clarence B. Kelland:
My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
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