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Love Quotes for Dad - What You've Learned from Dear Old Dad

Love Quotes for Dad

Picking up a greeting card or buying a bumper sticker for a dad is easy enough to do...but these oftentimes carry cliche and tired sentiments. As these seven touching, original, and wise love quotes for dad indicate, letting a father know and feel how special he is can be expressed in many different and unique ways. From scientific data to song and poetry, through to biblical and philosophical verse, there is always some way to make a dad feel loved and honored.

"When you give me this award, you honor my father, Paul Sorvino, who has taught me everything there is to know about acting. I love you very much, Dad."

-Mira Sorvino's speech after winning the Best Supporting Actress award in the 1996 Oscars

"Sea horses are probably the best example of fathers caring for their young in the animal world," said Heather Masonjones, a biologist at the University of Tampa in Florida. The male sea horse, Masonjones said, "develops what looks almost like a placental relationship with the embryos." Within the male's pouch, this connection transports oxygen to the developing sea horses and removes waste.

-Excerpt from a 2004 National Geographic News article

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Words can't express my boundless gratitude for you
I appreciate what you do
You've given me such security
No matter what mistakes I make you're there for me

-Excerpt from the song Daddy by Beyonce Knowles

Love Quotes for Dad

Listen to your father, who gave you life

-Excerpt from Proverbs 23:22

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.

-Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo

When I got a bike, he ran alongside me for at least a thousand miles until I got the hang of it.
I was afraid of everyone else's father, but not my own. Once I made him tea. It was only sugar water, but he sat on a small chair and said it was delicious.

-Excerpt from I Remember Papa by Erma Bombeck

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.

-Sigmund Freud

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