Happy Father's Day

In addition to being a great source of some of the best groaners, dads offer some of the best nuggets of lived-in wisdom. Giving good advice is one of the biggest parts of being a dad. Check out below the words of wisdom shared with us in our Father’s Day tribute.

My dad, Rudy Cardozo taught by example – the way he lived his life was how he passed on wisdom and integrity to his 8 children. His most common phrase was “Have Faith”. We are truly blessed to have had him as our Dad.
Doreen Cox, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.
Amy Kouse, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Always give a firm handshake and look the person in the eye with a warm smile.
Dave Tennant, Aspire Energy

Easy off the clutch.

Brittnee Baker, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

It’s nice to be intelligent, but it’s intelligent to be nice!

Brianna Patterson, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
My father told me, “Son, no matter what career path you choose, don’t choose it for money, choose it because it’s something you enjoy. It won’t feel like a job, and eventually the money will come.”
Richard Welsh, Eastern Shore Natural Gas
My dad’s advice: “If you’re gonna be stupid you gotta be tough.”
My advice to my kids: “Don’t be intimidated by the unknown, be encouraged by what you can learn!”
Jason Woody, Eastern Shore Natural Gas
My dad’s advice and sayings include; “Sunshine Follows Rain”. “When you love doing something give it all you got and do it to the best of your ability while you can, because there will come a time in life when you’re unable to do it any longer, enjoy life and always give God thanks everyday”.

My dad, Joseph Clinton Jones Sr., was the best dad ever, he was a Deacon in the church I grew up in, an organist, piano player and drummer. Dad loved his family unconditionally, he was a strong kind man and loved LIFE.

Shelly Burrowes, Eastern Shore Natural Gas

Be honest with your questions and feedback, take constructive criticism with grace, and never hold a grudge.

Matthew Petito, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

“My Dad who was an immigrant and came to this country at a very young age, always told us kids to work hard, don’t be lazy, be respectful, and you will always find your way in life. I am proud to say, I followed his words, and so have my children!!!”

Rosemarie Livezey, DNG
My grandfather shared his life verse with me – Micah 6:8 “The Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”
Anne Risser Lee, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

The best advice my dad ever gave me was to (question things)…
“If something doesn’t make sense to you, don’t be afraid to ask why.”

Maggie Sluka, FPU

“There’s nothing too hard for God” – Bishop Linwood Rideout III – My dad

Lynette Harris, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
I had to learn the dad part on my own. Made a lot of mistakes myself along the way as a father. Just try to get better each and every day.
Keith Hall, FPU
When all you have is a hammer, the whole world looks like a nail.
Bill Hancock, Peninsula Pipeline
Work hard, be loyal and remember, you are only as good as your word!
Christopher Cafarella, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Never buy something from somebody who is yelling or shouting at you to buy it.
Chris Metzger, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation