Fatherhood Quotes

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Fatherhood is more than just a whole ball of confusion. Take a peek at other daddy's takes on it.

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. -Sigmund Freud

Being a dad is more important than football – David Beckham

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

The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, 'Daddy, I need to ask you something,' he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan. -Garrison Keillor

"Fatherhood is the best thing I ever did. It changes your perspective. You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting, but having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I have taken on." – Brad Pitt

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

There are three stages of a man's life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn't believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus. -Author Unknown

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys." - Harmon Killebrew

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. - Clarence Budington Kelland

A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station – Bill Cosby