8 Wise sayings from everyday Dads.

These Dads passed on valuable lessons to their children.

Maybe we can learn something from their words of wisdom.

8 Wise Sayings From Everyday Dads. By Erin McHugh from the book Like My Father Always Said …

Dave, father of Wendy

Is It Kind?

“Before you speak: Is it kind? Is it true? Is it necessary?”

Dick, father of Dick Jr. and Patty


“Manners go a long way, and they don’t cost a dime.”

Dominique, father of Michele

Be Good

“Be good or be careful.”

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.’”

Matt, father of Sarah

The Universe

“The universe is full of magical things, waiting for our wits to grow harper.”

Olive, daughter of Tom

Dull Moment

“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

“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?’”

Doug, son of Steve

Before Speaking

“My dad would say, ‘Before speaking, you should think about what you’re going to say for at least ten seconds. Then, hopefully, you’ll say nothing.’ I still follow this advice; it drives my wife crazy.”

Do you have any wise sayings you are passing on?

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