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Father’s Day Quotes

Images of Fathers and Children
Images of Fathers and Children
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Father’s make a huge impact on their children’s lives and the holiday of Father’s Day is intended to symbolically thank fathers for all that they do. Each June, Father’s Day comes to the United States and, with it, many ideas for events to attend with Dad as well as traditions such as giving greeting cards and gifts to Dads. Due to the important role that father’s play to both families and society, it is unsurprising that there have been many notable quotes uttered about fathers. Below are a few examples:

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Note: All quotes were sourced from and credit to the speaker is listed below each saying.

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”
Jim Valvano

“My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'”
Michael Jordan

“One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.”
Jim DeMint

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
William Shakespeare

“Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children.”
Ezra Taft Benson

“I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.”
Gordon Brown

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