MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WDTN) — Happy Father’s Day, Miami Valley!
In honor of the day all about dads, we asked our 2NEWS viewers to share the best advice, or “dad-vice,” their father has ever given them. In less than an hour, we had received hundreds of comments ranging from hilarious to sweet.
Whether your dad gave you the most insightful piece of knowledge you have ever heard or something silly that has stuck with you over the years, we have something here for everyone.
Below, we have compiled a list of the best comments that our 2NEWS viewers submitted:
Be true to yourself and love unconditionally.Jan
Always trust your gut instincts.Julie
When traveling, never pass up an opportunity to pee. You never know when you will get another chance.Jeffrey
He who buys cheap buys twice.Nicole
You only have one reputation.Faye
If you must have an answer now, the answer is no.Annette
Follow your own path, not someone else’s. It might send you over the cliff.Susan
Sleep on it. Tomorrow you will know.Rick
Tell the truth no matter how badly it hurts.Ed
When in doubt, don’t.Linda
Make the choices that allow you to look at yourself in the mirror.Mike
Things can be replaced, memories can’t.Kim
The eyes tell the story.Virginia
Work hard, play hard. You only go around once!Julie
You don’t have to be friends with anyone, but you have to friendly to everyone.LaDonna
It’s a great thing when you can sleep at night knowing you don’t owe anybody anything. Stay out of debt, pay as you go, don’t overspend.Dave
An education is something no one can ever take from you.Matthew
Always believe in yourself and stand up for what is right, even if that means standing alone.Grace
Do what you love, and it will never feel like a job.Nicole
Two wrongs don’t make a right, but two Wrights made an airplane.Andy
It was you or another cat. Make sure I don’t regret this.Dane
Say your prayers before going to sleep. You never know whether you will wake up in the morning or not.Betty
If you are standing in the middle of a minefield and don’t know what to do, stand still until you think it through.Liesel
Trust God, and try not to do anything stupid!Jesse
And of course, the best dad-vice that has ever been given…
Listen to your mother.Dozens of commenters!
To read through the hundreds of comments we received on our post asking for advice from dads, click HERE.