Absent Father Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old absent father quotes, absent father sayings, and absent father proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


“There would be fewer absent fathers if straight men were turned on only by women with whom they would not mind having children.”-Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana Absent father Quotes

“Sometimes, when one person is absent, the whole world seems depopulated.”-Alphonse de Lamartine


“Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.”-Oscar Wilde


“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, You have to be in their lives today.”-Barbara Johnson


“Fathers have a unique and irreplaceable role in the lives of children.”-George W. Bush


“Fathers, you are the head and strength of the family unit. If you are not in place, there is a weakness in the link.”Anita R. Sneed-Carter


“The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.”-Benjamin Franklin


“My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.”Fred Allen


“Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.”Gloria Steinem


“To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent.”-Robert Copeland


“I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father’s religion if they can find ou.”-Charles Lamb


“A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”-Gabriel Garcia Marquez