10 best quotes about dads

Where’s Mom?

I want Mom.

Go ask your mother.

It’s tough coming in second to mom. But as American Evangelist Billy Graham once said, “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”

Let’s sing, praise, and notice all of the dads, real fathers, and real men out there who make our house a home. We need you. We love you. You make our little world go ’round. And make the everyday moments more magical.

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad…” – Wade Boggs, Athlete

“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII, Clergyman

“A real man loves and respects his wife and is not only a good father but a man that his kids want to call ‘Daddy.'” – Frank Abagnale, Celebrity

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

“To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father.” – Nick Lachey, Musician

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

“Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.” – Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

“He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.” – Tom Wolfe, Author and Journalist

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by the little scraps of wisdom.” – Umberto Eco, Novelist

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland, Writer

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A Final Thought – From the Pillow

“A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” – Unknown

So give a special dad you know a little love today.

What makes a father a dad?

6 thoughts on “10 best quotes about dads

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  1. Coming from a blended family, I can agree that DNA does not make you a dad, it make you a father. But a dad? You’ve definitely made consistent effort, even when it doesn’t seem worth it. Looks like you’ve got a keeper!!!

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