Father Quotes That Stand The Test Of Time

Father Quotes Frederick Douglass

Whether inspirational, funny or insightful, these father quotes from wiseolds far and wide, about being a dad, will hopefully help you through the tougher days.

Father Quotes That Stand The Test Of Time

“Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice.” – Charles Kettering

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert

“The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it.” – John Green

“Papas should be loving their children so much that they cry when they gone. That’s what papas is supposed to do.” – Andrew Galasetti in These Colors Don’t Run 

“The lone father is not a strong father. Fathering is a difficult and perilous journey and is done well with the help of other men.” – John L. Hart

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass (Pictured below)

Frederick Douglass Father Quotes

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

“Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.” – Reed Markham

“A father acts on behalf of his children by working, providing, intervening, struggling, and suffering for them. In so doing, he really stands in their place. He is not an isolated individual, but incorporates the selves of several people in his own self.”  – Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Ethics

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” – Pam Brown

“If there is any immortality to be had among us human beings, it is certainly only in the love that we leave behind. Fathers like mine don’t ever die.” – Leo Buscaglia

“‘Father’ is the noblest title a man can be given. It is more than a biological role. It signifies a patriarch, a leader, an exemplar, a confidant, a teacher, a hero, a friend.” – Robert L. Backman

“He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.” George Saunders in Tenth of December

Sigmund Freud Father Quotes

“I cannot think of any need in children as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud

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