Father’s Day falls on June 17 this year, but that shouldn’t stop you from showing love to good ol’ dad 365 days out of the year.
We all are the product of our parents’ influence.
It’s important to take a look at the ways father’s impact their children. The quotes below from thinkers, poets, pastors, athletes and other achievers exemplify just how crucial it is to have the influence of a positive male role model.
If you’re a father or father-to-be, let these quotes inspire and guide you to be the best man that you can be for your family. The love and protection of a father is foundational to the family structure, so resolve to put these quotes to use.
Otherwise, let these quotes provide food for thought, so that once Father’s Day rolls around, you’re ready to do something special for your dad.
“It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
“I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.”
“To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.”
“I imagine God to be like my father. My father was always the voice of certainty in my life. Certainty in the wisdom, certainty in the path, certainty always in God. For me God is certainty in everything. Certainty that everything is good and everything is God.”
“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.”
“I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.”
"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance."
-Ruth E. Renkel
"Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song."
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."