|Memorable quotes to honor dads on this Father's Day: |
• I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
— Harry S. Truman
• He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father’s care.
— William Penn
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.
— Jim Valvano
• The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering-galleries, they are clearly heard at the end and by posterity.
— Jean Paul Richter
• A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
— Bill Cosby
• It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
— Anne Sexton
• 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 he had learned in seven years.
— Mark Twain
• I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
— Sigmund Freud
• A father carries snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be.
• By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
— Charles Wadsworth
• The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
— Henry Ward Beecher
• It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
— Kent Nerburn