8 Wise Sayings From Everyday Dads to Make You Appreciate Your Father
These fathers passed on valuable lessons to their children—and we can all learn something from their words of wisdom.
Todd, son of Ron
“Whenever I was about to do something foolish or dangerous—or something, I suppose, that simply displeased my father—he would say, ‘Don’t let a little fear and common sense stop you.’”
Olive, daughter of Tom
“My father on all his children: ‘Between the hell of their living and the fear of their dying, there’s never a dull moment.’”
Amy, daughter of Jim
“In the ’60s, when my brothers would bring their long-haired hippie friends home to dinner, my father would sit at the end of the dining room table and ask, ‘So, any news on the barber strike?’”