As we celebrate Father’s Day on June 19, Tinseltown’s sweetest dads open up their hearts and reveal what they love about being a parent.

Rapper Jay Z 

“The two things I need, I don’t have … and I have a daughter. It’s [about] the paranoia of not being a great dad… For me, my idea of heaven is in your daughter’s laughter; hell could be if your child is missing for three minutes – you’re in three minutes of hell.”


President Barack Obama 

“Our kids understand that life won’t always be perfect, that times get tough and that even great parents don’t get everything right. More than anything, they just want us to be there-to be present, to care about their lives.”

Actor and comedian Mike Myers

“Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every day.”

Singer David Bowie 

“I don’t expect the human race to progress in too many areas. However, having a child with an ear infection makes one hugely grateful for antibiotics.”

Actor Mark Wahlberg        

“I want to give my kids the world, but I also want them to appreciate everything, to succeed, to be good people, to enjoy life. This is my most important role. If I fail at this, I fail at everything.”

Actor Patrick Dempsey

“Kids take you outside your comfort level because you ask yourself,  ‘How do I answer that question for them?’ You think back to your childhood, and it’s like: I don’t want to give them that, I want to give them this.  My life is my children.”

Actor Forest Whitaker 

“The other night, I was walking down the stairs behind one of my daughters. I was tired, and she was goofing around, you know, like kids do, doing all this stupid stuff on the stairs. And I was thinking, Please just go down the stairs and let’s get you to bed. It’s after your bedtime. I’ve had enough for one day. And then I sort of caught myself. I snapped out of it. I was like, Dude, you should be dancing down the stairs behind her!”

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby

“Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”

Actor Hugh Jackman 

“Your marriage goes to a whole new level. You not only fall in love with your wife in a new way, but you’re forced to pull together.  You have to become a united front.”

Singer Chris Martin   

“Men should always change diapers. It’s a very rewarding experience. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes.”

Actor Brad Pitt      

“Fatherhood is the best thing I ever did. It changes your perspective. You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting, but having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I have taken on.”

 Sigmund Freud  

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”

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