By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was
right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
Small boy's definition of Father's Day: It's just like Mother's Day only you don't spend so much.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is
A new father quickly learns that his
child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times
when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for
this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the
Any man can be a Father,
but it takes someone special to be a dad.
A man's children and his garden both
reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season.
hath no fury like a Dad whose tools are messed up.
He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
Clarence Budington Kelland
I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his
children the richest inheritance.
Ruth E. Renkel
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers
My father taught me to work; he did not
teach me to love it.
My father used to play with my brother and
me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing
up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply.
"We're raising boys.
decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever
to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is
a very important stage in their development.
David M. Gottesman
A father carries
pictures where his money used to be.
My father said,
'Politics asks the question: Is it expedient? Vanity asks: Is it
popular? But conscience asks: Is it right?'
Dexter Scott King
My father always
used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends,
you've had a great life.
Father! - to God himself we cannot give a
A wise son maketh a glad father.
The greatest gift I ever had came from God;
I call him Dad!