Being A Dad Quotes

If you are a dad or counting down the days until you hold your baby for the first time, these quotes about being a dad are perfect to describe your emotions.

Being a dad is a life-changing event that comes with responsibilities. Fatherhood can make you become a better father and a better man. Various studies show how being a dad can help with physical activity and job satisfaction, which lower the risks of depression. Being a dad also changes your lifestyle- by making better choices, and quitting bad habits.

Being a dad also increases your ability to nurture and care for others. Research also shows that dedicated fathers are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as substance abuse, illegal activities, and fewer accidents. Being a dad increases life expectancy, as fatherhood can provide a sense of purpose and a duty to fulfill. Being a dad is an exciting journey, as you get to witness your baby growth, graduation, wedding, and grandkids. It can feel like an accomplishment to raise a decent human being and to see your legacy live on.

Browse through a collection of being a dad quotes from celebrities, famous writers and influential men throughout history sharing their experience and advice on being a dad and more. Find being a dad quotes, quotes about dads not being there, being a dad for the first time and many more.

 

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Reed Markham- What Great Fathers Do

Reed Markham- What Great Fathers Do

A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star.

Reed Markham

The most challenging part of being a dad is self-restraint- Michael Chiklis

The most challenging part of being a dad is self-restraint- Michael Chiklis

The most challenging part of being a dad is self-restraint. So often your instinct is to teach and tell. I am constantly reminding myself to listen to them.     

Michael Chiklis

Anita R. Sneed-Carter- Fathers Are The Head and Strength of a Family

Anita R. Sneed-Carter- Fathers Are The Head and Strength of a Family

Fathers, your are the head and strength of the family unit. If you are not in place, there is a weakness in the link.

Anita R. Sneed-Carter

George W. Bush- Fathers Have a Unique Role

George W. Bush- Fathers Have a Unique Role

Fathers have a unique and irreplaceable role in the lives of children.

George W. Bush

Anne Geddes- A Special Person To Be a Dad

Anne Geddes- A Special Person To Be a Dad

Any man can be a father. It really does take someone extra special to be a dad!

Anne Geddes

Tony Payne Quote On Being a Good Father

Tony Payne Quote On Being a Good Father

Becoming a good father is not about learning five practical handy techniques that can be pulled out of the kitbag whenever they’re needed. It’s a mind game. It’s about having a set of attitudes and ideas that shape what you do in the thousands of different situations you find yourself in as a dad.     

Tony Payne

Martin Mull Quote On Having Children

Martin Mull Quote On Having Children

Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.

Martin Mull

Elisabeth Elliot Quote On Being a Father

Elisabeth Elliot Quote On Being a Father

If you take being a father seriously, you’ll know that you’re not big enough for the job, not by yourself. Being a father will put you on your knees if nothing else ever did.     

Elisabeth Elliot

Derek Polen- Being a Father is a Blessing

Derek Polen- Being a Father is a Blessing

Being a father truly is a blessing and a role not to be taken for granted.

Derek Polen

Mike Myers Quote On Fatherhood

Mike Myers Quote On Fatherhood

Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.  

Mike Myers   

Catherine Pulsifer- The Role of a Father

Catherine Pulsifer- The Role of a Father

Fathers provide not only support but also encouragement. 
 Catherine Pulsifer      

Dan Pearce - Mark of a father

Dan Pearce – Mark of a father

The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.

Dan Pearce

Euripides- Father and Daughter Quote

Euripides- Father and Daughter Quote

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

Euripides

Emile Gaboriau- A Father Offering Comfort and Strength

Emile Gaboriau- A Father Offering Comfort and Strength

A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us.    

Emile Gaboriau

Antoine Francois Prevost- The Heart of a Father

Antoine Francois Prevost- The Heart of a Father

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.

Antoine Francois Prevost

Pam Brown- Dads Are Heros

Pam Brown- Dads Are Heros

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, story-tellers, and singers of songs.     

Pam Brown

Matt Click- The Image of a Father

Matt Click- The Image of a Father

As fathers, we understand that we have the opportunity to image forth God’s love to our family.

Matt Click

Frank Pittman - Fear of Becoming a Father

Frank Pittman – Fear of Becoming a Father

The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the men.
-Frank Pittman

 

Charles Wadsworth- Realizing Father Was Right

Charles Wadsworth- Realizing Father Was Right

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.

Charles Wadsworth

Nate Dallas Quote On Fatherly Love

Nate Dallas Quote On Fatherly Love

Fatherly love is the act of giving your life for the sake of someone else’s needs.

Nate Dallas

Steve Chapman Quote On Being a Dad

Steve Chapman Quote On Being a Dad

Becoming a dad is one thing being a dad is many things.

Steve Chapman

 

George Saunders- A Father's Duty

George Saunders- A Father’s Duty

He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.

George Saunders

Johann Schiller- Father and Son Quote

Johann Schiller- Father and Son Quote

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.

Johann Schiller

Theodore Hesburgh- The Most Important Thing a Father Can Do

Theodore Hesburgh- The Most Important Thing a Father Can Do

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Theodore Hesburgh

Aristotle Quote On Being a Father

Aristotle Quote On Being a Father

Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do.     
Aristotle

Stephen Colbert- Father Being Authority Figure

Stephen Colbert- Father Being Authority Figure

A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God?  

Stephen Colbert

  

Wilhelm Busch- Becoming a Father is Easy, Being One is Rough

Wilhelm Busch- Becoming a Father is Easy, Being One is Rough

Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.

Wilhelm Busch

Kent Nerburn- Easier To Become a Dad

Kent Nerburn- Easier To Become a Dad

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.

Kent Nerburn

Frank A. Clark Quote On Fatherhood

Frank A. Clark Quote On Fatherhood

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.   

Frank A. Clark  

Reed Markham Quote On Being a Great Father

Reed Markham Quote On Being a Great Father

Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.

Reed Markham

Confucius On Fatherhood and Parenting

Confucius On Fatherhood and Parenting

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
Confucius

Enid Bagnold- Father and Daughter Quote

Enid Bagnold- Father and Daughter Quote

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.

Enid Bagnold

Natalie L S West- Being a Dad is a Diverse Responsibility

Natalie L S West- Being a Dad is a Diverse Responsibility

More specifically being a dad is a diverse responsibility, and it is also defined by providing support to your partner in the glorious journey of parenthood.     

Natalie L S West

Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo- Fatherhood is a Lifetime Responsibility​

Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo- Fatherhood is a Lifetime Responsibility​

Fatherhood is a lifetime responsibility with its challenges, sweetness and bitterness.     

Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo

Billy Graham- A Good Father

Billy Graham- A Good Father

A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
Billy Graham
Walter M. Schirra, Sr Quote On Raising Sons

Walter M. Schirra, Sr Quote On Raising Sons

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

Matthew Buckley- What Being a Father Really Means

Matthew Buckley- What Being a Father Really Means

Being a father means you have to think fast on your feet. You must be judicious, wise, brave, tender, and willing to put on a frilly hat and sit down to a pretend tea party.

Matthew Buckley

Raheel Farooq- A Successful Father

Raheel Farooq- A Successful Father

A successful father is not more successful than his children.

Raheel Farooq

Reed Markham- The Quality of a Father

Reed Markham- The Quality of a Father

The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.

Reed Markham

Robert Fulghum Quote On Parenting and Children Listening

Robert Fulghum Quote On Parenting and Children Listening

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

Robert Fulghum

Jon Stewart- Fatherhood and Ruined Kids

Jon Stewart- Fatherhood and Ruined Kids

Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.

Jon Stewart

Peter De Vries- Parenthood Feels Like Feeding The Hands That Bites You

Peter De Vries- Parenthood Feels Like Feeding The Hands That Bites You

There are times when parenthood seems nothing more than feeding the hand that bites you.     

Peter De Vries

 

Pratik Patil- The Health of Your Future Kids

Pratik Patil- The Health of Your Future Kids

The health of your future kids does not start with their birth—it starts with you, right now, well before you plan to impregnate your wife.

Pratik Pati

 

Source: Pregnancy and Men