Happy First Fathers Day Quotes by Anne Sexton, James A. Baldwin, Confucius, Margaret Ann Courtney, Alison Lohman, Denis Waitley and many others.
It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
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.
There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.
Choose a career you love and you will never have to go to work.
Never love anything that can’t love you back.
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.
Oh, the comfort – the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person – having neither to weigh thoughts nor to measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together.
It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
I don’t know what I’m doing, but my incompetence has never stopped my enthusiasm.
There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep’.