Father’s Day Quotes - Page 5

“I imagined the hard things that pulled us apart Will never again, sir, tear us from each other’s hearts.”

– Bruce Springsteen

“The most amazing feeling I feel Words can’t describe what I’m feeling for real. Maybe I paint the sky blue. My greatest creation was you.”

– Jay-Z

“It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.”

– Friedrich Schiller

“I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father’s life.”

– Sidney Poitier

“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.”

– Harry S. Truman

“The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.”

– Tim Russert

“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.”

– Mark Twain

“If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a 50 percent chance of being right.”

– Bill Cosby

“Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.”

– Jon Stewart

“I’ll never forget the moment I became a dad. It’s hard to describe—that level of responsibility, the desire to give such joy, the clarity: Nothing is more important than this.”

– Tom Cruise

“I’m probably the most uncool guy that [my daughters] know—as far as they are concerned anyway—‘cause I’m Dad. I mean dads just aren’t cool—especially when I dance! They don’t want me to dance.”

– Tim McGraw

“I’ve never been part of anything so great as those three kids.”

– Al Roker

“My sisters and I can still recite Dad’s grilling rules: Rule No. 1: Dad is in charge. Rule No. 2: Repeat Rule No. 1.”

– Connie Schultz

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”

– Umberto Eco

“I’m so proud of you that it makes me proud of me. I hope you know that.”

– John Green, David Levithan

“A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”

– Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.”
– Jim Valvano

“I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by [my father].”

– Halle Berry

“I think back to the day I drove Michelle and a newborn Malia home from the hospital nearly 13 years ago—crawling along, miles under the speed limit, feeling the weight of my daughter’s future resting in my hands. I think about the pledge I made to her that day: that I would give her what I never had—that if I could be anything in life, I would be a good father. I knew that day that my own life wouldn’t count for much unless she had every opportunity in hers.”

– Barack Obama

“My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.”

– Steve Young