Monday, June 4, 2012

Father's Day Sayings and Quotes

I hope these beautiful quotes and sayings about Father's Day will inspire you to honour your father and to celebrate fatherhood.

"Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name."
William Wordsworth

"The greatest gift I ever had
Came from God; I call him Dad!"
Unknown Author

"Before war, my father was ill and old. Today, my father is young and healthy."
Branislav Crncevic

"My father was often angry when I was most like him."
Lillian Hellman

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

"Love and fear.  Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other."
Joseph Joubert

“My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”
 Aldous Huxley quotes

"A fool son is a curse for his father."

"One father is more than a hundred Schoolemasters."
George Herbert

"The father who would taste the essence of his fatherhood must turn back from the plane of his experience, take with him the fruits of his journey and begin again beside his child, marching step by step over the same old road."
Angelo Patri

"A thriftless son is created by a scraping father."

"My father, when he went, made my childhood a gift of a half a century."
Antonio Porchia

"A father is his daughters first love and his sons first hero."
Unknown Author

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

"Son assets continue father's assets."
Armenian Saying

"The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering-galleries, they are clearly heard at the end and by posterity."
Jean Paul Richter

"Any man can be a father.  It takes someone special to be a dad."
 Unknown Author

"I love my father as the stars - he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart."
Terri Guillemets

"Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever."
Unknown Author

"My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne."
Hank Williams, Jr.

"Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later... that the man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of a sense of duty and, perhaps love, adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life."
Tom Wolfe

"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

"You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway."
 Robert Brault

"As is the father, so is the son." / "Qualis Pater - Talis Filius."
Latin Proverb

"Why are men reluctant to become fathers?  They aren't through being children."
Cindy Garner

“Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad”

"Fathers represent another way of looking at life - the possibility of an alternative dialogue."
 Louise J. Kaplan

"I'm so ugly - My father carries around a picture of the kid who came with his wallet”
 Rodney Dangerfield

"Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.'
 Bill Cosby

"To commit any crime, except that of becoming father."
Emil Cioran

"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."
Unknown Author

“Good fathers make good sons”
Old Saying

"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 father is the only one who doesn't envy his son talents."

"He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."
Clarence Budington Kelland

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

"Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land, And don't criticize What you can't understand”
 Bob Dylan

"A father- a neighbour, a mother - a friend."

"A father is always making his baby into a little woman.  And when she is a woman he turns her back again."
Enid Bagnold

"A father carries pictures where his money used to be. "
Unknown Author

"Honour the woman who makes you father."

1 comment:

  1. This post comes handy for this coming Father's Day 2013. I was actually looking for some good fathers day quotes that I can share to my FB profile and write in fathers day cards. Good thing you shared some here. Thank you!