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When we fall, our fathers raise us from the ground. When our hearts broke, our fathers became a huge plane tree to protect us. Our dads will always be our heroes. Father’s Day is the perfect time of year to celebrate the loving and caring out fathers. Famous Father’s Day quotes will help you to put your feelings for your dad into words to make him laugh, and sweet sayings will touch his heart in this special day.

A cute card with a heartfelt message for your daddy will let him know how much you appreciate all of his wise advice and endless support. Inspirational notes can help you celebrate all the joys of fatherhood.

If you’re searching for inspirational quotes about family that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of cute father son quotes, famous dad daughter quotes, and happy birthday daddy wishes.

Best Father’s Day Quotes

Dad: A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love. — Unknown

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. ― Mark Twain

I hope and pray that I will be as good as a Dad as you have been. ― Theodore W. Higginsworth

The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched. — Justin Ricklefs

Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows. ― Al Unser

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

It is a wise father that knows his own child. — William Shakespeare

popular father’s day quotes

The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get. ― Tim Russert

A father is like none other. We celebrate fathers and reflect back on how wonderful they have been a part of our lives. ― Diane Winbush

Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown. ― Anon

Dads are amazing people. They can turn problems into opportunities and ordinary days into memories that stay with us a lifetime. ― Catherine Pulsifer

A girl’s first true love is her father. — Marisol Santiago

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father. ― Gabriel Garcia Marquez

When I was young I thought you were too strict, but as I grew older I realized and understood your strict was actually your love and protection. ― Catherine Pulsifer

A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day. — Susan Gale

Dads are like chocolate chip cookies; they may have chips or be totally nutty, but they are sweet and make the world a better place. ― Hillary Lytle

Dad you set the example of what hard work looks like, of what honesty and respect is, and you define the meaning of love in the way you live your life. Thanks for being the example for my life. ― Catherine Pulsifer

meaningful father’s day quotes

A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you. — Dimitri the Stoneheart

If at first you don’t succeed, call Dad. ― Anon

So today on Father’s Day, I just want to thank you for being my dad and for having kind and patient love toward me from the time I was a child until now. ― Misty Shaeffer

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

Fathers just have a way of putting everything together. — Erika Cosby

Who needs a super-hero when I have you as my Dad? ― Anon

Father I don’t tell you enough that I appreciate all that you do and I love you for all that you are. ― Byron Pulsifer

Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing father. — Unknown

Some people don’t believe in heroes but they haven’t met my dad! ― Anon

As an adult I see you as a person in your own right as well as my Father and my love for you have become much deeper. I can’t imagine my life without you, thank you Dad for all you have done for me. ― Catherine Pulsifer

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

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. ― Umberto Eco

Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow. ― Reed Markham

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

I have a Dad that is really wise One who is cooler than most other guys! ― Catherine Pulsifer

No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word father. — Lydia Maria Child

Everyone can be a father, but it takes a lot to be a dad. ― Wade Boggs

A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. ― Billy Graham

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

Some people have super heroes but I have a super DAD! ― Catherine Pulsifer

father’s day quotes

When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back. — Linda Poindexter

The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get. — Tim Russert

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes’ adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs. ― Pam Brown

While I had no say in the matter, I couldn’t have picked a better Father. ― Byron Pulsifer

A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow. — Unknown

Sweet Father’s Day Quotes to Share Your Dad

The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking. — Dan Pearce

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

A dad is someone who wants to catch you when you fall. Instead he picks you up, brushes you off and lets you try again. — Unknown

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

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

It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. — Anne Sexton

My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. — Liza Minnelli

sweet father’s day quotes

No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much. — Hedy Lamarr

My father didn’t do anything unusual. He only did what dads are supposed to do—be there. — Max Lucado

Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever. — Unknown

My father has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch. — Chelsea Clinton

She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father. — Harper Lee

A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way. — Unknown

A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us. — Émile Gaboriau

When you need real understanding, when you need someone to care, when you need someone to guide you… A father’s always there. — Thomas J. Langley

What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity. — Jean Paul

There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father. — Alison Lohman

Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds. — Terri Guillemets

beautiful father’s day quotes

A good father is one whose only reason for putting down a laughing baby is to pick up a crying one. — Linda Poindexter

I realized being a father is the greatest job I have ever had and the greatest job I will ever have. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

You can tell what was the best year of your father’s life, because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out. — Jerry Seinfeld

A father is a banker provided by nature. — French proverb

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

You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular. — Robert Frost

Heartfelt Father’s Day Quotes

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. — Charles Wadworth

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week. — Mario Cuomo

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

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. — Dave Attell

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

A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house. — Paul Lewis

Fatherhood is the greatest thing that could ever happen. You can’t explain it until it happens; it’s like telling somebody what water feels like before they’ve ever swam in it. — Michael Bublé

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

My father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic. — Spike Milligan

A 2-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it. — Jerry Seinfeld

You gotta love dads. At my wedding, when I tripped on my wedding dress and fell flat on my face, Dad said, “Don’t worry, you’ll do better next time.” — Melanie White

The greatest thing a father can do for his children is love their mother. — Anjaneth Garcia Untalan

A happy family is a reflection of a good father and a loving husband. — Unknown

The thrill of being a great father is not seeing your children go on to become successful adults. The thrill of a great father is the journey, experiencing your child’s successes along the pathway to their greatness. — Reed Markham

Being a dad isn’t just about eating a huge bag of gummy bears as your wife gives birth. It means being comfortable with the word hero. — Ryan Reynolds

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

A man’s worth is measured by how he parents his children. What he gives them, what he keeps away from them, the lessons he teaches and the lessons he allows them to learn on their own. — Lisa Rogers

Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father. — Frank Abagnale

Lately all my friends are worried they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not. — Dan Zevin

The reward of child rearing is spending the rest of your life proudly knowing this person you helped guide. — Mike Sager

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. — Knights of Pythagoras

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

Great fathers don’t find fault. Great fathers find solutions. — Reed Markham

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. — Unknown

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

The only thing better than having you for a husband is our children having you for a daddy. — Unknown

My Father’s Day gift to you is letting you pretend to be in charge of the family for a day. — Unknown

Morning without you is a dwindled dawn. — Emily Dickinson

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

There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep.’ — Jim Gaffigan

I always thought you’d make a great dad. Now, I know it. Happy Father’s Day to an amazing husband. — Unknown

A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be. — Unknown

I never knew how much I loved your daddy until I saw how much he loved you. — Unknown

Inspirational Father’s Day Quotes

One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. — Joy Hargrove

Grandpas bring a little wisdom, happiness, warmth and love to every life they touch. — Unknown

Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things. — Unknown

A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. — Unknown

The best dads get promoted to grandpa. — Unknown

To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms, but absolutely terrified of the word boo. — Robert Brault

It’s an ongoing joy being a dad. — Liam Neeson

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. — Henry Ward Beecher

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father. — Lydia Maria Child

When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son. — The Talmud

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. — Ruth E. Renkel

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

There are three stages of a man’s life: he believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus. — Unknown

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/span>

There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry. — Joni Eareckson Tada

An uncle is a blessing. It means so many things. Words could never tell the joy an uncle brings. An uncle is a bond of faith that even time can’t sever, a gift to last all of our lives. An uncle is forever. — Irene Banks

Uncle: someone special to remember with warmth, think of with pride, and cherish with love. — Unknown

Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad. — Anne Geddes

An uncle is like a dad only cooler. — Unknown

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. — Antoine François Prévost

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you. — Desmond Tutu

An amazing uncle is like a glass of refreshing lemonade in the hot summer of life. — Unknown

Other things may change us, but we start and end with family. — Anthony Brandt

Good fathers do three things: they provide, they nurture and they guide. — Roland Warren

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. — Johann Schiller

Only the best brothers get promoted to an uncle. — Unknown

Everyone has an uncle who tried to steal their nose. — Peter Clay

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

Uncles are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet. — Unknown

Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor. — Lailah Gifty Akita

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

The imprint of a father remains forever on the life of the child. — Roy Lessin

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons. — James Baldwin

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

It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. — Barack Obama

The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it. — John Green

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. — Brad Pitt

Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars. — Victor Hugo

Children learn to smile from their parents. — Shinichi Suzuki

Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. — Hugh Jackman

Fatherhood is a marathon, not a sprint. — Paul L. Lewis

Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person. — Naveen Jain

Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re twelve, but every day. — Mike Meyers

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