Quotes June 19, 2022

“Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every single day.”
Mike Myers
“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”
Steve Martin
“Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end.”
George Strait
“A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.”
Emile Gaboriau
“No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.”
Abraham Lincoln
“He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.”
Tom Wolfe
“By profession I am a soldier and take great pride in that fact, but I am also prouder, infinitely prouder, to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build; the father only builds, never destroys.”
General Douglas MacArthur
“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.”
Wade Boggs
“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.”
Clarence Budington Kelland
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”
Jim Valvano
“No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.”
Hedy Lamarr
“I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.”
Liza Minnelli
“Lately all my friends are worried they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not.”
Dan Zevin
“When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.”
Linda Poindexter
“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”
Umberto Eco, Foucault’s Pendulum
“The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.”
Tim Russert
“There’s no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it.”
George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings
“Every son’s first superhero is his father”
Tiger Schroff
“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”
Frederick Douglass
“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.”
“Some people don’t believe in heroes, but they haven’t met my dad.”
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers, and singers of song.”
“A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.”