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Motivational Father Quotes

May these quotes about Father inspire and motivate you.

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

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So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca


 

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare


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A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

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

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

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

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

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

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

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

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

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

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

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

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

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

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

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

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

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

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

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

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

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

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

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

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
- Marion Jones

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

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
- Kent Nerburn

Whenever I fail as a father or husband...
a toy and a diamond always works.
- Shahrukh Khan

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

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

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

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

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

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

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

It is my feeling that Time ripens all things;
with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
- Francois Rabelais

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

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

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

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

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

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
- Quentin Crisp


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