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15 Inspirational Quotes about Dads

Below are fifteen of our favorite quotes about fatherhood from The Quotable Dad and Wisdom for Dad:

1.       “A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.” –Anonymous

2.       “I cannot understand how I managed to cope without getting cuddled this many times a day.” –Russell Crowe, New-Zealand born actor and producer

3.       “I wasn’t anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it.” –Sammy Davis, Jr., American entertainer

4.       “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” –Frank A. Clark, former American politician

5.       “Men should always change diapers. It’s a very rewarding experience. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes.” —Chris Martin, American singer-songwriter

6.       “Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.” –Robert Downey Jr., American actor and producer

7.       “My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne.” –Hank Williams, Jr., country music singer-songwriter

8.       “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.” —John Sinor, American author and columnist

9.       “Dads make the best friends. That’s why dogs are always hanging out with them.” –Cliff Huxtable The Cosby Show (1985)

10.   “I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in fifty years what my father taught by example in one week.” –Mario Cuomo, former American politician

11.   “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” –Anonymous

12.   “Miss your days as a dude? Stop. The world has too many dudes. What the world needs is more dads. Focus on being a great one.” –@MikeBilleter

13.   “You have the power to fix everything. It’ll require some resourcefulness, but you are their Superhero. Be their Superhero.” –@AmyHydeWeber

14.   “Enjoy each day as a precious gift, new dads. In just 4,745 days, you’ll have a teenager.” –@HughWeber
15.   “The first year has its challenges, but when your baby smiles, your heart melts, your priorities focus, and your life is better.” –@PhillipStutts

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