“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our country.”

Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist

Psalm 103:13

As a father has compassion on is children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him; (NIV)

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”

Theodore Hesburgh, Catholic Priest and President
Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. (NIV)

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”

Clarence Budington Kelland, U.S. Writer

Hebrews 12:7

Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? (NIV)


“How true Daddy’s words were when he said: ‘All children must look after their own upbringing.’ Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”

Anne Frank, German Jew and Holocaust Victim

Proverbs 17:27

A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered.

“It is much easier to become a father than to be one.”

Kent Nerburn, U.S. Author and Educator

“My dad has always taught me these words: care and share.”

Tiger Woods, U.S. Professional Golfer

“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.”

Proverbs 23:22

Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. (NIV)

“Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!”

Lydia M. Child, U.S. Author

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. (NIV)

“We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.”

George Will, U.S. Journalist