If there’s someone who can be loved just as much as mothers, they have got to be fathers. Breeze through this article to discover famous quotations and sayings on dads, as we know them.

Father Quotes

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. Now, if you know anything about fathers, you wouldn’t find it too difficult to agree with Harmon Killebrew, for fathers, contrary to popular belief, are pretty good at raising kids. While the world goes about doting on mothers, fathers and their love almost always gets sidelined. However, here’s giving fathers all the acknowledgement and respect they rightfully deserve. Read on for a saucer full of famous quotations and sayings on dads.

My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.

- Indira Gandhi

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.

- Bill Cosby

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.

- Bill Cosby

Poets have said that the reason to have children is to give yourself immortality. Immortality? Now that I have five children, my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.

- Bill Cosby

I have two children and they're young yet but all of the children that I know really inspire me.

- Val Kilmer

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

- Brian Tracy

And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.

- Angelina Jolie

In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.

- Herodotus

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

- Sigmund Freud

Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.

- William Shakespeare

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.

- William Shakespeare

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

- Aldous Huxley

The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it.

- Dylan Thomas

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.

- George Eliot

He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.

- George Martin

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn't perfect.

- Adam Sandler

It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.

- To Kill a Mockingbird , Harper Lee

I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.

- Halle Berry

Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.

- Margaret Mead

Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.

- Louisa May Alcott

I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed.

- Billie Joe Armstrong

Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.

- Jay Leno

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

- Jim Valvano

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.

- Gloria Steinem

The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India... has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.

- Ignatius Loyola

I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.

- Imelda Marcos

My father was a soccer player. All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball.

- Steve Nash

Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.

- J. August Strindberg

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.

- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.

- Laurence Sterne

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.

- Lenny Kravitz

I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.

- Gene Tierney

When my father passed away two or three years ago, I didn't listen to music for four days - that's a long time for me.

- Carlos Santana

And my dad wanted me to play the trumpet because that's what he liked. His idol was Louis Armstrong. My dad thought my teeth came together in a way that was perfect for playing the trumpet.

- Jackson Browne

My father died when I was 4 years old, so I can't really say anything about his hearing.

- George Kennedy

I knew real show business from my father, who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing.

- James Earl Jones

Hey, my baby fetches me beers, and she's only 4 months old!... yeah, I'm a proud Dad!

- James Hetfield

I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.

- Charles Lamb

I've just finished my next collection, Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father.

- Augusten Burroughs

Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing.

- Giuseppe Mazzini

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