"A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society."
“Lookin' back all I can say about all the things he did for me is I hope I'm at least half the dad that he didn't have to be.”
“A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men.”
“A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.”
"There's no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it."
"Daddies don't just love their children every now and then, it's a love without end."
"What you teach your children, you also teach their children."
"An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom."
"On behalf of every man looking out for every girl, you are the God and the weight of her world."
"I only hope when I have my own family that everyday I see a little more of my father in me."
“When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.”
“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”
"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."
“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.”
"A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.”
"He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector."
"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."
"It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons."
"A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow."
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."
"It's only when you grow up and step back from him—or leave him for your own home—it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it."
"My father didn't tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it."
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me."
"To her, the name of father was another name for love."
"A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way."
"The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family."
"Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song."
"Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes."
"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance."
"Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad."