Quotes About Dad
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns
her back again." -- Enid Bagnold
"It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this
time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all." -- Alice Walker
"None of you can ever be proud enough of being the child of SUCH a Father who has not his
equal in this world-so great, so good, so faultless. Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don't be discouraged,
for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be. Try, therefore, to be like him in some points,
and you will have acquired a great deal." -- Victoria, Queen of England
"That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the
enemy of all." -- J. August Strindberg
"It is a wise father that knows his own child." -- William Shakespeare
"It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was." -- Anne Sexton
"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." -- English Proverb
"To be a successful father . . . there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look
at it for the first two years." -- Ernest Hemingway
"A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father." -- Gabriel
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."
-- Sigmund Freud
"I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and sixteen hours
a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak
the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example." -- Mario
"Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young,
Who loved thee so fondly as he?
caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue,
And joined in thy innocent glee."
-- Margaret Courtney
"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 fifty percent chance of being right." -- Bill Cosby
"Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!" -- Lydia M.