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800 Amazing Unappreciated Dad Quotes (2023)

1. Lately all my friends are worried they're turning into their fathers. I'm worried I'm not.


2. Being a father isn’t always clear skies and smooth sailing. But every bit of the journey, the ups and downs and in-betweens, makes it an even more meaningful adventure. —Courtney Taylor


3. “The battle for mom and dad’s attention begins.”


4. “They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like Christmas. In exchange, he makes a secret promise not to see the awkwardness of her teenage years, the mistakes she makes, or the secrets she keeps.” — Unknown


5. “I’m the one person who wears the words ‘hustle, loyalty, respect’ on my T-shirts and merchandise. My audience is children. It’s very flattering to see a kid wear your T-shirt; it’s even more flattering to have a dad come up to you and say, ‘I watch you with my kid. Keep doing what you’re doing. You’re a role model for my son.’” – John Cena


6. “There’s nothing worse than a man that can be everything to everybody else—except a father to their own child.” – Anonymous


7. “My dad was a good man but an emotionally absent father, and so I had to look for that male attention somewhere else and found it in a brother-in-law. He just happened to be an alcoholic.” – Jim Hamilton


8. God puts a little extra love in a grandfather’s heart. —Keion Jackson


9. A dad is a child’s first hero.


10. “There should be an anti-father day. A bad dad’s day, that way I could truly say, ‘you are the best.'”


11. “Dear absent father from the mother of a dadyless daughter..i just want to say ..Thank you and you are welcome!” – Anonymous


12. “Solo mientras bebemos de la bondad del corazón de Cristo, dejaremos a nuestro paso, dondequiera que vayamos, el aroma celestial, y moriremos algún día, no sin antes haber iluminado el mundo con destellos de una bondad divina demasiado grande para ser considerada como algo que merecemos.”


13. A daughter who follows her dreams is a father’s dream come true. —Jake Gahr


14. “I didn’t have a father growing up, and I was raised with all women, and I didn’t really understand men. I thought they were like women, right?” – Rene Russo


15. “A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men.” – Anonymous


16. “He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.” — George Saunders


17. “My father is my idol, so I always did everything like him. He used to work two jobs and still come home happy every night.” —Magic Johnson


18. “Thank you for forgiving all my childhood flaws, you stood by my side regardless of all my mistakes, you loved me beyond words, and you have forgiven all my mistakes with love. I love you, and I miss your presence in my life, father.” —Unknown


19. Average fathers have patience. Good fathers have more patience. Great fathers have an ocean of patience.


20. A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.