Fathers Day - Quotes & Sayings

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My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

Jim Valvano

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

Euripides

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.

Unknown

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

William Shakespeare

Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.

Naveen Jain

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend.

Dante Hall

I have a Father's Day every day.

Dennis Banks

I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing.

Mark Wahlberg

I think my mom put it best. She said, 'Little girls soften their daddy's hearts.'

Paul Walker

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.

Anne Sexton

You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.

Robert Frost

My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'

Michael Jordan

Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.

Victor Hugo

When it comes to Father's Day, I will remember my dad for both being there to nurture me and also for the times he gave me on my own to cultivate my own interests and to nurture my own spirit.

Jennifer Grant

I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.

T. D. Jakes

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.

Henri Frederic Amiel

I imagine God to be like my father. My father was always the voice of certainty in my life. Certainty in the wisdom, certainty in the path, certainty always in God. For me God is certainty in everything. Certainty that everything is good and everything is God.

Yehuda Berg

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.

Bo Jackson

One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.

Ben Okri

In our house, Mother's Day is every day. Father's Day, too. In our house, parents count. They do important work and that work matters. One day just doesn't cut for us.

Margaret Heffernan

Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children.

Ezra Taft Benson

I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding.

Christopher Meloni

I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.

Gordon Brown

We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.

Matthew Modine

We looked up to our father. He still is much greater than us.

Wynton Marsalis

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.

Liza Minnelli

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.

William Graham Sumner

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

Sidney Poitier

I would love to be a father. I had a great father who taught me how gratifying that is. I'm not going to deny myself that. I think I'd be good at it. Everybody wants that experience. I definitely do.

Mike Myers

Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I'm just glad I can share my voice.

Dwyane Wade

To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.

Wendell Phillips

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much.

Hedy Lamarr

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.

Lee Iacocca

I'm a strong person, I'm a strong family man, I'm a strong husband and a strong father.

David Beckham

To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father.

Nick Lachey

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.

Gloria Naylor

I admire my father greatly.

Kojo Annan

The number one thing I've been doing is being daddy.

Austin Peck

I was raised by my father; I was daddy's girl.

Amber Heard

I wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it.

Sammy Davis, Jr.

Father's Day is hopefully a time when the culture says, 'This is our moment to look at who our men and boys are.'

Michael Gurian

I'm always going to love my father.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments - and you get the tears at the end, too.

Harlan Coben

Our dad was a great guy and we will never forget him.

Lara St. John

Being a father helps me be more responsible... you see more things than you've ever seen.

Kid Rock

The best thing about being a dad? Well, I think it's just the thing that every man wants - to have a son and heir.

George Best

I'm a good dad; I spend a lot of time with my kids.

Steve Zahn