Top 35 Father Figure Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Father Figure Quotes from famous people such as Xavier Dolan, Aamir Khan, Enzo Amore, Ed Davey, Alan Shearer, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

It's become a habit to make films where the father is a

It’s become a habit to make films where the father is absent. My father impresses me, but the father figure does not.
Xavier Dolan
If the role is challenging enough, I don’t see why I shouldn’t play an older man or a father figure. It is not about playing what you are in real life. We are called actors for a reason!
Aamir Khan
I would say Triple H is the biggest influence on my career. He’s almost like a father figure. If I slip up, or there’s a problem, he lets me know.
Enzo Amore
My grandfather was like a father figure to me.
Ed Davey
Basically, a manager is a father figure to 20 or 25 blokes. It’s about trying to get the best out of them and creating team spirit.
Alan Shearer
You have to learn to stand on your own two feet without a father figure around. You have to set an example.
Callum Wilson
I was always looking for the same man – a strong father figure.
Evelyn Keyes
I don’t know what it’s like to have a typical father figure. He’s not the dad who’s going to take me to the beach and go swimming, but he’s such a motivational person.
Tiffany Trump
All composers who came after were influenced by Beethoven, even during his lifetime, both by his personality and by his music. He was a father figure for generations.
Andris Nelsons
Mubarak would meet with me when I was at Central Command. He would lean and put his hand on my knee, as if a father figure, and say, ‘General, don’t ever forget the Arab Street. Listen to the Arab Street.’ I’d like to go to him now and say, ‘Mr. President, what about that Arab Street, what’s that all about?’
David Petraeus
My father was murdered when I was two. Duane, even though he was only a year and 18 days my elder, he became a father figure to me. I would have done anything for my brother – I loved him so much.
Gregg Allman
When I came into the Perry family, it was one of those deals where it was the only family I had. I didn’t have a father figure growing up like that, somebody who genuinely cared about me. Governor Perry taught me how to be a good man.
Marcus Luttrell
Think about one of the most powerful influences on a young child’s life – the absence of a father figure. Look back on recent presidents, and you’ll find an absent, or weak, or failed father in the lives of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
Jeff Greenfield
The one thing I’ve always said is I don’t want them growing up without a father, and they’re my inspiration to make sure I’m the best man I can be. I want them to have the father figure that I never had.
Ant Middleton
I grew up not really having a father figure, and it didn’t bother me, because he wasn’t there in the first place. But then he started other families, and I was jealous. It was like he was happy without our family.
It’s sometimes better to have a father figure to rebel against than nothing, than just a black hole or an absence.
Jean-Michel Jarre
He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.
George Martin
You’ll hear guys talk all the time about coaches being a father figure. Well I’m 45 years old and I’ve never met my father. I consider Jerry Tarkanian my father.
Larry Johnson
I became a victim of my own good work in ‘Buniyaad.’ It established my credentials as an actor but I became Babuji forever, the benevolent father figure with a perpetual smile, who has a discourse on sanskaar ready.
Alok Nath
Please don’t try and dramatize my relationship with Woody Allen. He was never any kind of father figure to me.
Soon-Yi Previn
When you find a guy who is powerful, a big father figure, you latch onto him immediately.
Gordon Ramsay
I didn’t really like light-skinned people. I’d always thought about a tall, dark, handsome guy. But Bob had something different. He was very disciplined, just like a father figure, which I respected, especially as my own father was away.
Rita Marley
I don’t see myself as a father figure but as someone who the younger players can come to and talk to about cricket. Not just batting but cricket in general and I am ready to impart with any information or advice I have.
Brian Lara
With every year that passes, I get further away from my target audience, and while I’ve been happy to think of myself as a father figure to these kids, I’d be a little distressed to be thought of as a grandfather figure.
Anthony Horowitz
For all the good that Alok Nath had done, being perceived as a father figure, the fact that he was hitting on a girl, who was playing his daughter, made me almost want to throw up.
Richa Chadha
I had three stages of knowing Wellington Mara. He was my boss for a long time and he was a father figure. And finally, as we got older, he was my friend.
Frank Gifford
From being my coach as a kid, and starting his own AAU team for myself and my brothers to play… my father was a father figure for a lot of people I grew up with. We’ve done amazing things together. It’s the type of father-son bond that nothing will separate us.
Tobias Harris
I tend to project my father figure onto any director that I’m working with, or mother, if I’m working with a female, or it can be confused.
Guy Pearce
My dad is more credible than almost anybody I know. Growing up, I think I took for granted having a father in my life. I know I shouldn’t have been like that. A lot of my friends didn’t have a father, so for so many people he was the father figure. I look at the way he’s lived his life, sacrificing so much.
Jabari Parker
My mom is just incredible. She’s delved into both the mother and father figure in my life.
Devin Druid
Growing up with just my mom, it went so well. It worked out so well. It was normal to me. I wasn’t really looking for a father figure.
Brook Lopez
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he ha

True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends’ boyfriends – and he accepts it.
Larry McMurtry
Sting is a father figure to us all.
Rachel Tucker
I think being the girl of such a huge father figure, you want to be that tomboy… because you are so close to your dad.
Brooke Hogan
My father passed away when I was very young, so I was head of household for a very long time. Whether it came to cooking food or having to braid hair to get kids out of the door for school, I’ve been one that has – with the help of my mother – has been a father figure for a lot of young ladies.
Nate Parker