Dad - Quotes & Sayings

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A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.

Frank A. Clark

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.

Conrad Hall

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.

DeForest Kelley

My parents couldn't give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I've definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.

Ashton Kutcher

Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.

Wade Boggs

When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that's happened that day just melts away.

Hugh Jackman

My dad is my best friend, my father, and my boss. When I do something that is exciting and he likes it, it feels three times as good as you can imagine.

David Lauren

Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero.

Bindi Irwin

My dad has given me the best gift anyone has ever given me. He gave me wings to fly.

Adria Arjona

My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.

Tiger Woods

My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.

Spike Milligan

I just wish I could understand my father.

Michael Jackson

The child is father of the man.

William Wordsworth

I like a decent funeral, and God knows in my family we've seen enough of them. Looking through family photographs now is like watching an episode of 'Dad's Army.'

Matt Roper

The best money advice ever given me was from my father. When I was a little girl, he told me, 'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'

Dinah Shore

My dad discouraged me and my older sister watching too much TV. I don't want to portray them as crazy hippies, but I definitely feel like I was influenced by their creativity. But did I want to have an acting career myself? I didn't think so. I think my goal really was to direct. I really wanted to make stories in that capacity.

Georgia King

My dad and my uncles used to always be in the studio at my house.

Lil' Romeo

I had a great bond with my father. Even when I was a kid, my bond with my dad made me want to be a father myself one day.

Kevin Frazier

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think, because you can't change it.'

Daisy Donovan

My dad taught me everything. It's been fun walking in his footsteps. He played for his whole life and traveled the country and had a great career. He taught me everything about life and playing golf and how to act. Just everything. I learned so much from him and those days hanging around the driving range.

Scott Harvey

My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.

Anna Lee

No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair.

Margaret Turnbull

I'm a middle-aged dad, which means I have no social time or life to speak of, and so I connect with my buddies with my Xbox.

Dee Bradley Baker

I want to know everything there is to know about Lewis and Clark. And I want to do the Sunday crossword in less than an hour. I want to be the best dad in the world. I want to play Richard II, and I want to win another Tony award.

Robert Sean Leonard

I'm being a dad and a good husband.

Chad Smith

My father loved people, children and pets.

Tony Visconti

As a brother and sister, our tastes were pretty different growing up. He liked a lot of early hip hop. My dad didn't understand it and would try to talk him out of it.

Taryn Manning

I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.

Charley Pride

We never had books at home, but my dad, seeing how keen I was to read, took me to Islington Library when I was about eight and we pulled out two - a Biggles and a science fiction novel. I never got the ace fighter pilot but fell in love with all things to do with the future and space. Isaac Asimov soon became my guiding star.

Gary Kemp

Can I play a southern character? You betcha. Can I do the voice of Tourist Dad and Carnival Barker? Ya betcha. Can I do Fix-It Felix? Ya betcha. But I don't want to just play southern characters, so I hide it; I bury it. I tamp it down like a secret. Like a dirty little secret.

Rob Huebel

When I knew I was pregnant four years ago with a boy, a friend suggested I call him Cary, but I initially resisted. There was only one Cary Grant. But a week before he was due, I started thinking it would be wonderful to pass the name on to him. And anyway, my father wasn't Cary to me. He was Dad.

Jennifer Grant

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.

Simon Newcomb

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship. Yes, baby.

Star Jones

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.

Michael Bergin

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.

Tatum O'Neal

I'm just naturally quite toned. My dad was like a body builder, so I've got my dad's body. Not all of it, thank God.

Rebecca Mader

People often ask me when I realised that I was different. Some people seem surprised that it's a question that I cannot answer. I was never told that I was different. I was always just Sinead; I was just like my dad.

Sinead Burke

My parents were big music fans, and my dad plays music, so I grew up with Madonna, Frank Zappa, the Beatles, Alice In Chains... it was all over the place. I had a Third Eye Blind record, but I also had Korn, Courtney Love, and Shania Twain.

Madi Diaz

Being a dad is like - there's nothing more important. So the exploration of that in stories, with parents and fathers and brothers, siblings, I just think that you're always in the terrain of love, whether it's absence of love or the giving of love or the desire for love.

Gavin O'Connor

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed.

Lou Brock

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.

Marc Davis

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother.

Broderick Crawford

I respect my dad, and he's amazing. He's my hero. He's the Beatles, man - or one of them.

James McCartney

I definitely had a weird thing of being attracted to older men. Never my family friends, never my dad's friends.

Alia Shawkat

I watched Leicester City lose in the 1969 FA Cup final with my dad and granddad when I was eight and cried all the way home. I have seen them get promoted and relegated. I played for them for eight years. I even got a group of like-minded fans and friends to stump up a few quid to salvage the club when they went into liquidation.

Gary Lineker

If I didn't already sense that I was different, I certainly was reminded, whether by my parents or by the other school kids. Not just reminded. Told... I was made to believe it wasn't right. If I went a little bit too off - slap! It was Dad's upbringing and it was Victorian, and that's the way he was.

John Galliano

My dad was a great movie companion. He wouldn't diminish 'The Jerk.' If I liked it, he liked it. He could see it through my eyes.

Noah Baumbach

Ours was a very progressive Protestant family, but my parents were God-loving rather than God-fearing. We went to church, and I still go with my mum and dad when I return home - it's a family thing. I played flute in my dad's marching band, but I had an integrated upbringing. We had a lot of Catholic friends.

James Nesbitt

Unfortunately, my dad had a brain tumor, and my father-in-law passed away from leukemia, so I spend a lot of time on those two causes. I also tend to support military charities like Warrior Gateway, which helps guys transition from combat back into civilian life.

Anthony Scaramucci

Not much shocked me. You know, I worked in a home for Alzheimer's patients and my dad used to be really into murders and stuff, so I saw dead bodies. It desensitised me to a lot of things.

Ellie Goulding