Dad Quotes

“Obedience and respect should not be automatic. They should be earned. They should be based on parents’ performance.” –George Carlin

“I realize that all my accomplishments in the world aren’t as important as getting my little girl to smile so big that her pacifier falls out of her mouth.” –Arun Gupta

“Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.” –Bill Cosby
“One father is more important than a hundred schoolmasters.” –George Herbert
“For rarely are sons similar to their father: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.” — Homer
“Until you have a son of your own…you will never know the joy, the love beyond the feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. You will never know the sense of honor that makes a man want to be more than he is and to pass something good and hopeful into the hands of his son.” –Kent Nerburn
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.” –Mother Teresa
“The more kids appreciate the outdoors, the easier it is to kick them out of the house when they turn 18.” –Nathan Greenberg
“If you don’t consider your child’s education important, why should they?” –Nathan Greenberg
“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love his mother.” –Henry Ward Beecher
“Don’t let anyone call you ‘Mr. Mom’. You’re a Dad and proud of it!” –Nathan Greenberg
“One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.” –Chinese proverb
“Treasure your families – the future of humanity passes by way of the family.” –Pope John Paul II
“He who has a daughter is always a shepherd.” –Proverb
“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if its just in your own eyes.” –Walter M. Schirra, Sr.
“Oh, my son’s my son till he gets a wife. But my daughter’s my daughter all her life.” –Dinah Mulock Craik
“Its easier to beat a child than to raise it.” –Morgan Freeman as Detective Somerset, Se7en
“We need fathers to understand that their work doesn’t end with conception.” –President Barack Obama
“To become a father is not hard. To be a father is however.” –Wilhelm Busch
“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” –Clarence Budington Kelland
“Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” –Ruth E. Renkel

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