Dads all around the world have been imparting well-intentioned advice on their kids since the beginning of time. Whether it’s teaching you how to ride a bike, sharing their thoughts on life, politics, or love, Dads  always seem to have a way with words like no one else in our lives.  Here at the Kobo HQ, we polled staff to hear the best “Dad-isms”—from the wise to the absurd, below is a taste of the Fathers who raised us!

So even though Dads may love their clichés, they appreciate originality more—why not get Dad a Kobo Touch for Father’s Day today?

Does he already have one? How about a Kobo eGift Card! Check out the top reads for Dad’s all around the world: