Fathers are incredibly important. They are the foundation of a family and their child’s first role model. They provide security, strength, wisdom and love to their children.
My children are lucky to have a wonderful father. He is kind, compassionate, and patient. He loves to listen to their stories and watch them grow and learn. He shows and tells them that he loves them every day.
In honor of Father’s Day, here are ten quotes about fatherhood that will make you cry.
If you’d like to see more, follow my Fatherhood Quotes Pinterest board.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. – Jim Valvano
My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland
It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. – Anne Sexton
Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it – Mike Myers
You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes even if it’s just in your own eyes. – Walter M. Schirra, Sr.
My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. -Liza Minnelli
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. -Unknown
Imagine who you want your kids to become. Be that. – Anonymous
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty – Unknown
When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back – Linda Poindexter
They are all so touching. Our fathers will never know how important they were in our lives.
So fun to see how you’ve built this amazing site! 🙂 And beautiful quotes!
Erin Sturm says
Lisa Favre says
I love the quote by Mike Myers! These are all so touching – I am sure my husband would get a little teary with this!!
Erin Sturm says
That one is my favorite because those are my boys in the picture. <3
Becca Wilson says
These are some amazing quotes. Fathers really don’t get enough credit.
Margaret Smith (@letslearntosew) says
These are all great quotes about dads!
Julie Hoag says
These are so heart-warming to read! Love the sentiments!
These are all so sweet but I think the one about imagining who you want your kids to become is my favorite!
Leigh Suznovich says
Very sweet and touching, love these!!