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Dad Quotes

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A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.
- Lenny Kravitz

My father was my teacher.
But most importantly he was a great dad.
- Beau Bridges

I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes,
like when his pants are too tight.
But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.
- Liv Tyler

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

 

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.
- Conrad Hall

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think,
because you can't change it.'
- Daisy Donovan

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

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Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted.
- Michael Reagan

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
- John Ciardi

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
- Herbert Kaufman

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Being a father to my family and a husband is to me
much more important than what I did in the business.
- Tom Bosley

There is too much fathering going on just now and there
is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
- Gertrude Stein

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
- Gloria Swanson

I have never been a material girl.
My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
- Imelda Marcos

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
- Tatum O'Neal

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned
by that which charmed their fathers.
- Aldous Huxley

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the
ruins of Troy and so do we all,
whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

I know that I will never find my father in any other
man who comes into my life,
because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
- Halle Berry

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush.
Now I want to share it with the world.
- Christopher Meloni

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put
their family needs on the table.
- James Levine

It is easier for a father to have children than for
children to have a real father.
- Pope John XXIII

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society,
is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

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.
- Dawn French

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

If my father had hugged me even once,
I'd be an accountant right now.
- Ray Romano

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things
that make me feel successful.
- William Hurt

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

My father and I have a very good relationship.
We always got along.
But I always scold him.
- Amy Sedaris

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans


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