Happy Father’s Day w/ Quotes


Any man can be a father, but it takes a real man to be a dad. I’d like to wish my dad, and every other great dad out there, a Happy Father’s Day. I’ve provided a list of quotes that are most appropriate for today. Please take a moment to share some of these with your biological father, stepfather, or other special father figure in your life:

“One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.” — Jim DeMint

“Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.” – – Naveen Jain

“I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father’s life.” – – –Sidney Poitier

“I’m a father; that’s what matters most. Nothing matters more.” – – Gordon Brown

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – – Jim Valvano

“I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” – – Liza Minnelli

“I would say my greatest achievement in life right now – my greatest achievement period is – and I’m still trying to achieve it – is to be a wonderful father to my kids.” – – Bo Jackson

“This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end, too.” – – Harlan Coben

“Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children.” – – Ezra Taft Benson

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

“My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.’ – – Michael Jordan

“To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.” – – Euripides

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – – George Herbert

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.” – – Wade Boggs

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” – – T. D. Jakes


PS: The picture of my father and I above was taken two years ago on my wedding day. I get my good looks from him!


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