"By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right,
he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong."
Fathers Day Poems
"Fathers advice is least heeded, when fathers advice is most needed."
Poems about Life
"Your presence and your commitment to your family are more important
than checking off all the 'best father ever' milestones."
Poems About Family
"A father has to provide all the needs for his children and parents
should not over indulge their children with things so that they may be
able to appreciate things which their fathers do for them."
Lexington Nyama, Being a Good Husband and Father
Poems of Encouragement
A father's behaviours actions and body language must portray what is the proper ways to behave in all situations and not taught as "you should do" but rather as "what I also do".
A Father's Prayer
"Children need not only the presence of a father,
but also love and care from him, in order to become well-adjusted
Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad
"Nothing can ever replace the wisdom, guidance and love of a good father."
"As a matter of fact one of the most important figures in a woman's
life … is her Dad."
Paul Kendall, Family Matters: 100 Short Stories to Help You Build a Better Family
Short Fathers Day Verses
I wish I were as right a man in all this earthly show, as broad and high and long a man, as strong a man, as fine a man, as pretty near divine a man as one I used to know.
Berton Braley, An Ideal
Funny Fathers Day Poems
I'm glad that you're the sort of Dad that has always understood the "whys" and "wherefores" of my acts whether bad or good.
Mrs. Fred C. Wilbanks, To Dad
Babies are truly loved by all...but when those eyes open wide Mom and Dad are full of pride.
Catherine Pulsifer, Button Nose
"A father is one whom a child looks up to and always depends on."
"There is something ultimate in a father's love.
Something that cannot fail, something to be believed against the whole world."
Frederick William Faber
"In short, the only way to be a dad who leads well is to be a dad who lives well."
John MacArthur, Brave Dad
"And although you aren't our real Dad.To us you've been a friend,
we are so lucky and so glad."
Step Dad Poems
"We need good fathers in our homes whose hearts are full of grace.
Who by their love and earnest prayers, make home a pleasant place."
Walter E. Isenhour
A Father Is . . . . love, an encourager, an advisor, supportive, determined...
A Father Is
When you become a Father, you are leaving a legacy for your children. What do you
want them to remember you for?
"A fathers encouragement is the greatest motivational tool on earth."
"A father is a person who is forced to endure childbirth without an anesthetic."
"A father finds out what is meant by spitting image when he tries to
feed ceral to his infant."
Imogene Fay Underwood
Many of us were lucky enough to have a parent or grandparent to teach us how to cast for fish, and more importantly, to make the time to take us fishing.
Peter Kaminsky; Gregg Schwipps Fishing for Dummies
"I am lucky to have living proof, that dads are someone special."
Thank You Poems
"Every father should remember that one day his son will follow
his example instead of his advice."
"A father is a person who growls when he feels good and
laughs very loud when he's scared to death."
"It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special
place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping."
"He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's
wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care."
"As a father, you are your child's safe harbour in the ocean of life."
"The best gift a father can give his child is the gift of himself - his time.
For material things mean little if there is not someone to share them with."
C. Neil Strait
"The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty
with the son who neglects them."
"Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as
of a father to a daughter."
Doing with courage stern and grim, the deeds that his father did for him. This is the line that for him I pen: only a dad, but the best of men.
Edgar A. Guest Only A Dad
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as
the need for a father's protection."
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person,
he believed in me."
"Father, Dad, Pop, Pappa, Daddy - a man known by many names,
with a title that brings with it certain expectations and perceived responsibilities."
"Fathers play a crucial role in their children's emotional and
physical well-being and in the choices they make about how
to live their lives now and in the future."
Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad: Lessons I Learned From My Father About What Makes A Good Dad
"The ability to father a child does not automatically make one a dad."
Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad
"A father has many roles to play, all designed to enrich his life
and the lives of his children."
Jake Slope, How to Be a Good Father
"Each and every day as a dad is a learning experience."
Todd Anderson, 21 Must Know Tips For New Dads
"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could
hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I
was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years."
"It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons."
"The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
Theodore M. Hesburgh
Mothers Day Messages
"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance."
Ruth E. Renkel
"It is a wise father that knows his own child."
I am the father of a boy--his life is mine to make or mar -- and he no better can become than what my daily teachings are
Edgar A. Guest
The Man To Be
"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."
"By profession I am a soldier and take pride in that fact. But I am
prouder - infinitely prouder - to be a father."