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Fatherhood Quotes

Quotes About Fatherhood and Life


These fatherhood quotes will lend a new meaning to fatherhood and life. The turmoil of fatherhood is best described in these quotes. Read them to know more.
  • Clarence Budington Kelland
    Henry James once defined life as that predicament which precedes death, and certainly nobody owes you a debt of honor or gratitude for getting him into that predicament. But a child does owe his father a debt, if dad, having gotten him into this peck of trouble, takes off his coat and buckles down to the job of showing his son how best to crash through it.

  • Bill Cosby
    Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is "soap-on-a-rope."

  • J. August Strindberg
    That is the thankless position of the father in the family... the provider for all, and the enemy of all.

  • Stanley T. Banks (Father of the Bride)
    "Who giveth this woman?" This woman. But she's not a woman. She's still a child. And she's leaving us. What's it going to be like to come home and not find her? Not to hear her voice calling, "Hi, Pops" as I come in? I suddenly realized what I was doing. I was giving up Kay. Something inside me began to hurt.

  • Nat King Cole
    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.

  • Kent Nerburn
    Until you have a son of your own... you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. You will never know the sense of honor that makes a man want to be more than he is and to pass something good and hopeful into the hands of his son. And you will never know the heartbreak of the fathers who are haunted by the personal demons that keep them from being the men they want their sons to be.
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