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Fatherhood Quotes

We’ve collected the best Fatherhood Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Bill Cosby, Jeffrey Kluger, Monique Roffey, Katharine Lee Bates, Will Smith. Use them as an inspiration.

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
Bill Cosby
Older fatherhood isn’t all bad: testosterone rates drop about 1% per year as men age, making them less reactive and more patient, and a professionally established middle-aged man is likely to have more time and money to devote to his kids than a twenty-something who‘s just getting started.
All my books explore fatherhood. I look at what it means to have a big father figure at the centre: sometimes they’re a good father, sometimes bad.
Monique Roffey
Spanish children are too often ill-cared for, but despite the abuses of ignorant motherhood and fatherhood, such vivid, vivacious, bewitching little people as they are!
Katharine Lee Bates
There’s so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I’ve got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father – and how come that’s not as newsworthy?
Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.
Fatherhood is an honor, and men should be strong enough to step up to the plate.
I think I’m actually built for fatherhood. I love to have a good time and play, but at the same time I’ve got a really serious side to me, and I think that’s the balance you have to have. Get on your kids’ level, but at any point in time, let them know who the parent is.
The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush. Now I want to share it with the world.
Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.
Well fatherhood has been a joy, it’s been a challenge and it certainly takes a lot of energy! You know, when I leave you start a whole new chapter of work when you come home and it really gives me a picture of what my Heavenly Father is like, looking at me.
Fatherhood is a joy. I feel very lucky to have a family. It gives you a perspective on things.
Fatherhood has changed me a lot.
Fatherhood is the best thing that has happened to me.
I walked into the wrong examination room. I’m bad enough at facial recognition… I saw more that day than I cared to. Fortunately, I didn’t recognize her from that angle, whoever it was, and I didn’t ask. I’m off to a rocky start on the road to fatherhood, but I got a free view.
My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn’t because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.
Bill Cosby
Fatherhood has gone and done much more than marriage. It has made me a far more responsible person.
Fatherhood does affect your work decisions.
You have a kid and realize what’s really important. It actually takes pressure off everything. Nothing will come before fatherhood for me, ever in my life.
Now that we have a true leader who stands for family and has a loving relationship with his wife, maybe black men and women will follow their example. We have a lot of faith and trust in President Obama because his integrity thus far has shown us a new level of manhood, fatherhood and husbandhood.
Fatherhood didn’t change me in the beginning very much.
If I were to compare the Olympic decathlon to fatherhood, I would say fatherhood is a lot tougher.
I always knew one day fatherhood would be great, I just didn’t think it would be this great.
Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I’m just glad I can share my voice.
Fatherhood changed me as a musician.
I had no road map for fatherhood; I had no personal history to draw from.
I have four boys aged 10 and under. Fatherhood is lovely but there is this slightly shocking moment when you realise it is not something you just wear and take off.
Fatherhood is the most amazing thing that could ever have happened in my life.
We all grow up. Hopefully, we get wiser. Age brings wisdom, and fatherhood changes one’s life completely.
That’s a win for me, for people to be able to say, ‘Faith, fatherhood, monogamy exists in hip-hop.’
I was shy talking about certain things, and I was shy with being honest because I didn’t want people to judge me talking about fatherhood and how somebody should have my child around me.
Each child is biologically required to have a mother. Fatherhood is a well-regarded theory, but motherhood is a fact.
The transparency men have enjoyed for generations, about their ability to frankly work while also reveling in fatherhood, is still complicated for women. Which is not to say that anyone can have everything.
Maintaining marriage seems to be tougher than fatherhood: apparently it’s the most difficult thing in the world.
I love every minute of fatherhood, staying up all night, changing nappies, kids crying, I find it really funny and inspiring. It connects you to the world in a new way.
Of course, fatherhood fundamentally changes a lot of your life, but it enriches you, too.
Most single guys I know think fatherhood is terrifying.
You don’t have to be Wilt Chamberlain to get into the Basketball Hall of Fame. If you don’t have a sweet turnaround jumper from 18 feet, the best route to the Hall is fatherhood. Daniel Biasone, aka the ‘father of the 24-second clock,’ made the cut.
I love fatherhood.
I think fatherhood would change anybody when you have your first son. It’s been amazing.
Real fatherhood means love and commitment and sacrifice and a willingness to share responsibility and not walking away from one’s children.
William Bennett
Fatherhood has changed me and my perspective towards life.
Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.
Fatherhood didn’t just happen to me. I am deliberately living it, re-imagining it, and rediscovering it every day. It is as beautiful as I make it, just like anything else in life.
Fatherhood made everything more straightforward. I was relieved that no longer did I have to agonise over what meaning I had in my life.
Fatherhood isn’t always a planned thing, but when it happens you just do it. It’s very natural and in that sense it’s not really difficult.
Fatherhood is something that is personal to me because I didn’t grow up around my father.
They legislate fatherhood in Norway. It’s not an option. That’s a shocking thing to us in America.

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