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Fathers Quotes

By profession, I am a soldier and take pride in that fact. But I am prouder – infinitely prouder – to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build; the father only builds, never destroys. The one has the potentiality of death; the other embodies creation and life. And while the hordes of death are mighty, the battalions of life are mightier still. It is my hope that my son, when I am gone, will remember me not from the battle field but in the home repeating with him our simple daily prayer, 'Our Father who art in Heaven.' - Douglas Macarthur

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. - Knights of Pythagoras

I felt something impossible for me to explain in words. Then, when they took her away, it hit me. I got scared all over again and began to feel giddy. Then it came to me... I was a father. - Nat King Cole

To her the name of father was another name for love. - Fanny Fern

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

Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of. - Amy Heckerling

To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter. -Euripides

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. - Anne Sexton

Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express. - Joseph Addison

The country clubs, the cars, the boats - your assets may be ample, but the best inheritance you can leave your kids is to be a good example. - Barry Spilchuk

 

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