15 Powerful Quotes about Fathers

Everyone has an earthly father. Some fathers are absent or are not positive role models – but God’s original design was to have the father as the leader of the family. Whether your father was a godly leader or not, you can always look to God the Father as the ultimate example.

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    The really great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G.K. ChestertonTweet this quote

G.K. Chesterton Quote - "The really great man is the man who makes every man feel great."

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    Family education and order are some of the chief means of grace; if these are duly maintained, all the means of grace are likely to prosper and become effectual.

Jonathan EdwardsTweet this quote

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    I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.

1 John 2:13Tweet this quote

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    I believe the family was established long before the church, and my duty is to my family first. I am not to neglect my family.

Dwight L. MoodyTweet this quote

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    If gratitude is due from children to their earthly parent, how much more is the gratitude of the great family of men due to our father in Heaven?

Hosea BallouTweet this quote

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    Train up a child in the way he should go – but be sure you go that way yourself.

Charles SpurgeonTweet this quote


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    Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4Tweet this quote

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    A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian… and most of all, his family ought to know.

Dwight L. MoodyTweet this quote

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    I try to spend as much time as possible with God and my family. That’s more important than anything I’m doing in baseball.

Albert PujolsTweet this quote

Albert Pujols Quote - God and Family

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    There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Henry Ward BeecherTweet this quote

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    All great change in America begins at the dinner table.

Ronald ReaganTweet this quote

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    Be careful, father, or while you are taking one lap around the devil’s track your boy will make six.

Billy SundayTweet this quote

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    Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6Tweet this quote

Proverbs 22:6 Quote

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    God is the archetypal Father; all other fatherhood is a more or less imperfect copy of his perfect fatherhood.

F.F. BruceTweet this quote

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

Henry Ward BeecherTweet this quote

My hope is that you have found inspiration, encouragement, and comfort in this collection of quotes. God the Father loves each and every person as His very own child, and He gives earthly fathers everywhere the wisdom and guidance to live the Christian life.

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