Father’s Day Quotes
It’s only when you grow up and step back from him―or leave him for your own home―it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.
Margaret Truman, in an address to a joint session of Congress (1984)
Your father, Jo. He never loses patience―never doubts or complains―but always hopes, and works and waits so cheerfully that one is ashamed to do otherwise before him.
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.
Tim Russert, Big Russ and Me
I’d love to have a beer with you, Dad.
Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane on Frasier
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
To her, the name of father was another name for love.
Fanny Fern, Fresh Leaves
No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word―father.
Lydia Maria Child, Philothea: A Romance
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents
[He] adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector.
Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities