Quotes for New Dads that Are Inspirational and Touching

Quotes for New Dads

There is that popular statement about how any man can father a child, but that it takes a real man to raise one and be there for all the struggles, joys and ups and downs. It may be cliche, but it is true on so many levels. Beyond providing financial support to a child, a real dad invests time, energy, love, support, encouragement, worry, advice, and affection in his kids. As these seven carefully selected dad quotes show, new dads are standing on the threshold of something that will change their lives forever, and which will teach them many valuable lessons along the way.

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

-American humorist Franklin P. Jones

Fathers, be good to your daughters
Daughters will love like you do

-Excerpt from the song Daughters by John Mayer

New Dad Quotes

My baby has no name yet;
like a new-born chick or a puppy,
my baby is not named yet.

What numberless texts I examined
at dawn and night and evening over again!
But not one character did I find
which is as lovely as the child.

-Excerpt from the poem My Baby Has No Name Yet (translated from the Korean) by Kim Nam-Jo

Real men change diapers.

-From a car bumper sticker

quotes for new dads

Quotes for New Dads

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

-Proverbs 22:6

Christopher Gardner: I met my father for the first time when I was 28 years old. I made up my mind that when I had children, my children were going to know who their father was.

-Christopher Gardner (played by Will Smith) in the movie Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

"Your marriage goes to a whole new level. You not only fall in love with your wife in a new way, but you're forced to pull together. You have to become a united front."

-Hugh Jackman on being a new dad, in an interview for Good Housekeeping

We hope you've enjoyed these quotes for new dads.

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