50 Best Quotes and Sayings For a First Time Dad

50 Warm Quotes and Sayings for a New Dad

Becoming a father for the first time is a thrilling experience for any guy. If you are a new dad or know one, make sure to inspire and celebrate with these new father quotes.

Best First Time Dad Quotes and Sayings

Here are some inspiring quotes for becoming a father for the first time quotes, new daddy quotes, and first fathers day quotes.

  1. “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman, he     turns her back again.”– Enid Bagnold
  2. “Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” – Anne Geddes
  3. “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and   singers of song.” – Pam Brown
  4. “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” – Billy Graham
  5. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who     thinks he’s wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth
  6. “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. “– Pope   John XXIII
  7. “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence   Budington Kelland
  8. “What makes you a man is not the ability to make a child. It’s the courage to raise one.”   – Barak Obama
  9. “It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. “ – Johann   Schiller
  10. “The greatest thing a father can do to his children is to love their mother.” –  Anjaneth   Garcia Untalan
  11. “Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he   can look up to.” – Wayne Rooney
  12. “Being a father helps me be more responsible. You see more things than you’ve ever   seen.” – Kid Rock
  13. “When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you   realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape. “– Dave Atell
  14. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter
  15. “There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.” – Alison Lohman
  16. “Nothing ever fits the palm so perfectly, or feels so right, or inspires so much protective   instinct as the hand of a child.” – Gregory David Roberts
  17. “Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back, and taught me how to be a better person.” – Naveen Jain
  18. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”   – Sigmund Freud
  19. “Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a   child that makes you a father.” — Barack Obama
  20. “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert
  21. “The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something   perfect men do, but something that perfects the men. “– Frank Pittman
  22. “Father’s Day is hopefully a time when the culture says, ‘This is our moment to look at   who our men and boys are.” – Michael Gurian
  23. “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.” – Michael Ratnadeepak
  24. “Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every day.” –   Mike Myers
  25. “No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word father. “– Lydia Maria Child
  26. “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.” – Bill Cosby
  27. “The gift of a Father cannot be seen by our eyes, yet he sacrificed his every breath,   sweat and everything to comfort us, his family.”– King Tony .S.Singh
  28. “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by the little scraps of wisdom.”–     Umberto Eco
  29. “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter. “– Euripides
  30. “Until you have a son of your own, you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling   that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.” – Kent Nerburn
  31. “The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams, and aspirations he sets not   only for himself but for his family.” – Reed Markham
  32. “I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father, and friend.” – Dante Hall
  33. “I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.”– T.D. Jakes
  34. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in   me.” –  Jim Valvano
  35. “You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s.” –   Robert Frost
  36. “I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father’s life.” – Sidney Poitier
  37. “Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as   there is room in heaven for all the stars.” – Victor Hugo
  38. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”–   William Shakespeare
  39. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”– Anne   Sexton
  40. “Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, Dad, has always been the best.” – Ken   Norton
  41. “To be as good as our fathers, we must be better; imitation is not discipleship.”– Wendell Phillips
  42. “To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a   good father. “– Nick Lachey
  43. “It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.” – Johann   Friedrich Von Schiller
  44. “It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.”– Liam Neeson
  45. “Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I’m just glad I can share my   voice.”– Dwyane Wade
  46. “Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn.” – Matthew       McConaughey
  47. “A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.”– Susan Gale
  48. “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” – Tim Russert
  49. “I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me.” – Calvin Johnson
  50. “My father was my teacher. But most importantly, he was a great dad.” – Beau Bridges

Use these warm and beautiful quotes and sayings to wish a new dad. These quotes are good to inspire any man to become a great father.

Also Read:

Importance & Role of Father in Child Development
How to Be a Good Father
Useful Tips for New Dads

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Aarohi Achwal holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in English Literature. While working as an intern for an English daily, she realised that she likes writing above anything else. The idea of being heard without having to speak appeals to her. She likes to write research-based articles that are informative and relevant. She has written articles on pregnancy, parenting, and relationships. And she would like to continue creating content on health and lifestyle.