Father Quotes, Sayings about Fathers - Page 2

True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his daughters’ girlfriends and he accepts it.
– Larry McMurtry

I’m so ugly My father carries around a picture of the kid who came with his wallet.
– Rodney Dangerfield

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers–and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
– David M. Gottesman

We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.
– Henry Ward Beecher

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in fifty years what my father taught by example in one week.
– Mario Cuomo

What you have inherited from your father, you must earn over again for yourselves, or it will not be yours.
– Johann Wofgang

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

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

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

Children learn to smile from their parents.
– Shinichi Suzuki

A girl’s father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.
– David Jeremiah

My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
– Clarence Kelland

A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.
– Carol Coats

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

Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
– Colossians

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
– Red Buttons

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

It is impossible to please all the world and one’s father.
– Jean de La Fontaine

Father to God himself we cannot give a holier name.
– William Wordsworth

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
– Gloria Naylor