60+ Best Father Quotes to Fill Your Heart with Love

Father is a male parent. Profoundly inspirational dad quotes will remind you the meaning of a father and help you express appreciation for his loving presence.

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Most Famous Father Quotes

It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping. – John Sinor

You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes. – Walter M. Schirra, Sr.

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. – Jim Valvano

To her, the name of father was another name for love. – Fanny Fern

If you ever want to torture my dad, tie him up and right in front of him, refold a map incorrectly. – Cathy Ladman

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When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape. – Unknown

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be. – Frank A. Clark

I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. – Liza Minnelli

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. – Enid Bagnold

You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic. – Stanley T. Banks

I smile because you’re my father. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it. – Unknown

Every dad, if he takes time out of his busy life to reflect upon his fatherhood, can learn ways to become an even better dad. – Jack Baker

My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be. – Cher Lloyd

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Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best. – Ken Norton

A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness. – Ben Sirach

A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice-cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later. – Unknown

Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’ – Unknown

Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice. – Charles Kettering

My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland

Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right. – Wade Boggs

Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad. – Unknown

Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man. – Unknown

There is this girl who stole my heart and she calls me Daddy. – Unknown

A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever. – Unknown

My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. – Euripides

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. – Sigmund Freud

It’s only when you grow up and step back from him-or leave him for your own home-it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. – Margaret Truman

Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life. – Marinela Reka

One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever gotten came from God. I call him daddy. – Unknown

Dad. He can play like a kid, give advice like a friend, and protect like a bodyguard. – Unknown

The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family. – Reed Markham

An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom. – C.S. Lewis

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You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. – Rober Frost

A father carries pictures where his money used to be. – Steve Martin

He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector. – Tom Wolfe

Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian, and simply being there every time I need a hug. – Agatha Stephanie Lin

No one in this world can love a girl more than her father. – Michael Ratnadeepak

This relationship has something special about it, that makes every father and every daughter in the world speak warmly about it. – Unknown

Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it. – Mike Myers

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. – George Herbert

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. – Pope John XXIII

When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away. – Hugh Jackman

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. – Gloria Naylor

Ordinary father-daughter love had a charge to it that generally was both permitted and indulged. There was just something so beautiful about the big father complementing the tiny girl. Bigness and tininess together at last-yet the bigness would never hurt the tininess! It respected it. In a world in which big always crushes tiny, you wanted to cry at the beauty of big being kind of and worshipful of and being humbled by tiny. You couldn’t help but think of your own father as you saw your little girl with hers. – Meg Wolitze

No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child. – Abraham Lincoln

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. – William Shakespeare

Fathers, be your daughter’s first love and she’ll never settle for anything less. – Unknown

A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men. – Unknown

In the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown. – Unknown

It was my father who taught me to value myself. – Dawn French

A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life. – Dr. James Dobson

My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it. – Unknown

Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world. – John Mayor

He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime. – George Saunders

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. – Mother Teresa

There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself. – John Gregory Brown

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