Quotes For Fathers
Quotes for fathers aren't mere words to be read and forgotten. These quotes are gems to remind you of the great role that a father plays in his child's life. Reading quotes for fathers will help you appreciate the importance of your involvement in your child's life. They will also give you the push you need to keep going through the stresses of parenting.
There was an interesting study that was conducted to test the relationship of a father's positive involvement with the child's health and well being. It was found that children with fathers who were involved in their lives were less stressful, more empathic, had more acadmiec success, and displayed less deliquent behavior. How is that for a list of positive effects due to the involvement of the father!
The positive effects of paternal involvement also included, lower levels of depression, higher self-accepatance, higher IQ levels and more positive peer relations. Wow! While the father's role of generating an income should not be undervalued in any way, however, his need for emotional involvement is even greater.
A father is where a child gets his self confidence. He is the source of strength and bravery for his child. Without the father the child is like the moon without the sun. A son's character can't shine through without the needed confidence that he reflects from his father.
The idea that the father is the bread winner and does not need to be involved with his children is the most dangerous notion when raising your children. Here are some inspiring quotes for fathers to remind you of the importance of fatherhood.
"Good fathers make good sons" Unknown
" One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." George Herbert
" My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it" Clarence Kelland
" By profession I am a solider and take pride in that fact. But I am prouder, infintely prouder to be a father" General Dogulas Mac Arthur
" I could not point to any need in childhood as strong as that for a father's protection" Sigmund Freud
" The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother" Theodore Hesburgh
" A father is a banker provided by nature" French proverb
" To become a father is not hard, to be a father is, however" Wilhelm Busch
"It is a wise father who knows his own child" William Shakespeare
"An angry father is most cruel towards himself" Pubilis Syrus
"The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty as the son who neglects them." Confucsis
"Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!" Lydia Child
"It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was." Anne Sexton
"A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty." Anomyous
"A good father lives so he is a credit to his children." Arnold Glasow
"A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again." Enid Bagnold
"Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance." Ruth E. Renkel
"Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad." Unknown
"A father's words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house." Paul Lewis