Absent Father Sayings and 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

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, your 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