Father’s Day Quotes

Kings, presidents, poets, comedians, philosophers and more have all weighed in on fatherhood. For Father’s Day this year, we’ve chosen a few entertaining quotes below and a few honorable mentions. Continue reading “Father’s Day Quotes” »

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My father was frightened of his father, I was frightened of my father and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me. – King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1910-1936)

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected. – Red Buttons, Award-winning American comedian and actor

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. – Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Notre Dame President (1952-1987)

A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child. – Confucius, Chinese teacher and philospher

A father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. – George Herbert, English poet

Honorable Mentions

A few other great Father’s Day quotes that we didn’t design:

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. – Sigmund Freud

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.  – Author Unknown

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is soap-on-a-rope. – Bill Cosby

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass.”  “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply.  “We’re raising boys.”  – Harmon Killebrew

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.  – Ruth E. Renkel

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