Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fathers quotes, fathers sayings, and fathers proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
Frank A. Clark
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
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 50 percent chance of being right.
When my kids were younger, I used to avoid them. I used to sit on the toilet ’til my legs fell asleep. You want to know why your father spends so long in the toilet? Because he’s not sure he wants to be a father.
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.
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.
Noble fathers have noble children.