10 Quotes About Fatherhood That Get It Right

There's not a better job out there than being a Dad. We've picked out ten of our favorite quotes from Dads, some that made us laugh, and some that made us cry.

Just in time for Father's Day, here are ten great quotes about fatherhood.

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”
Clarence Budington Kelland

“Everybody thinks their dad’s jokes are corny. I don’t get a free pass on that. In fact, Iris said to me once, ‘Most of your stuff isn’t funny at all. But I’m always surprised you make it work.’ I thought that was a pretty sophisticated way of attacking me.” Judd Apatow

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” ―Ken Norton

“Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.” ―Mike Myers

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"Do I want to be a hero to my son? No, I would like to be a very real human being. That's hard enough." ―Robert Downey Jr. 

"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

"It's amazing that you can be that exhausted and that happy at the same time." Ryan Reynolds

"Whenever one of my children says 'Goodnight Daddy' I think to myself, you don't mean that." Jim Gaffigan

"The bedtime routine for my kids is like this Royal Coronation Jubilee Centennial of rinsing and plaque and dental appliances and the stuffed animal semi-circle of emotional support. And I’ve gotta read eight different books. You know what my bedtime story was when I was a kid? Darkness!" Jerry Seinfeld

"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."Harry S. Truman

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