Father’s Day Wishes
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Dads serve many roles, including role models, band-aid applies, book readers, homework helpers, and even superheroes. Being a father while balancing all the challenges of day-to-day living takes a special person.
It’s only proper that we recognize and honor our fathers. Now the question becomes: What is the right message for your father? You’ve come to the right spot. We’ve put together this collection for you to pick and choose from.
Good Father’s Day Wishes to Your Dad
1.) You’re the #1 Dad!
2.) Dad, you work so hard; you need a vacation from all life’s stress, demands, and overbearing egos. I’ll try to get out of the house for a while.
3.) Dad, You’re my favorite parent. If you tell Mom, I’ll deny I ever said it, and you know who she’ll believe.
4.) Dad, You’ve always done what’s best for me even if I didn’t understand it at the time, which isn’t to say I understand it now, either, but I’ll take your word for it.
5.) On a father scale of 1 to 10, I give you a million. Thanks a million, Dad!
6.) Hats off to the greatest father ever!
7.) Thank you, Dad, for everything!
8.) A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.
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9.) Look, no one said raising me was going to be easy. You just made it look that way!
10.) Dad, who else would have taught me how to golf, eat pizza for breakfast, and play poker?
11.) Dad, you were the first one to make dark socks and sandals look cool. You fashion icon, you!
12.) Thanks for pretending you liked the polka-dot socks! Happy Father’s Day.
13.) To the world’s greatest dad – ok, the sample size is limited, but I think you’re very deserving.
14.)How is a baby bird like its dad? He’s a chirp off the old block!
15.) Hopefully, this Father’s Day will provide you as much fun as before you had kids.
16.) Dad, thanks for showing me how to play baseball. Don’t read too much into the fact that the few times I got to play, it was in the right field.
17.) I’d like to apologize for all of your gray hair. Genetics! That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it.
18.) I take some comfort in knowing that in my younger years, I set a family record for time outs — signed, your #1 (son or daughter)!
19.) I have to salute you, Dad, for my Hollywood good looks. The nut doesn’t fall far from the tree!
20.) Dad, you’re the best banker I ever knew.
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21.) I hope I’ve made you proud, Dad, and if not, hey, maybe you ought to lower your expectations.
22.) We share a love of sports that’s brought us closer, especially if we shove the recliners together.
23.) Dad, I notice in your wallet you have photos of where your money used to be.
24.) I love that we have a silent agreement that I’m your favorite kid. Why spoil it for the others?
25.) If you look up magnificent dad on Wikipedia, you’re photo and bio show up. Go figure!
26.) To the man who can do it all! Happy Father’s Day, Pops!
Father’s Day Wishes from Daughter
27.) Dad, you’ve always given me everything I wanted. Either that, or you’re very good at convincing me what I want.
28.) You’ve always been a great father to this girl. Thanks, Dad!
29.) For the guy who gets it done and then some! Thanks, Pops!
30.) The greatest gift I ever received was having you as a father.
31.) I’ll always be Daddy’s girl.
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32.) We have so much in common – like Mom, for instance.
33.) You’ve always provided that needed shoulder to lean on. Happy Father’s Day!
34.) The Checklist: Recliner – Check. Remote – Check. Chips – Check.
35.) Hugs and love for the big guy from his loving daughter, who owes him so much.
36.) I am honored to be your daughter!
37.) You’re appreciated and loved more than you know.
38.) 1. Me – 2. Your family – 3. Everyone who recognizes kindness, caring, and generosity of spirit. Just a shortlist of the people whose lives you’ve touched.
39.) You’re a father and a friend. Happy Father’s Day, Pops!
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Father’s Day Wishes from your Son
40.) I am so fortunate to be your son!
41.) You’ve always inspired me.
42.) Congrats, Dad – I turned out amazing!
43.) Dad, you always led by example. I appreciate all you’ve done for me.
44.) You da Man!
45.) “Like father, like son” – so, do I get out of chores today too?
46.) For all the great advice – I wouldn’t have it any other way. Thanks, Dad!
47.) The best teacher I ever had always lived right in my own house. You’ve taught me so much. Thank you!
48.) Feeling so blessed to be your son.
49.) When I think back of the sacrifices you made, I realize how fortunate I am. Thanks, Dad!
50.) I can always count on you for so many things – thanks, Dad. I’m very grateful.
Short Father’s Day Greetings
51.) To a special Dad who we love so much – The Fam!
52.) Words of wisdom and loving encouragement are your calling cards. Thanks, Dad!
53.) You’ve always been encouraging, accepting, and generous. You’re the best!
54.) You’ve always been there for me.
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55.) A father is a special part of all that’s cherished in the heart.
56.) Daddy, I may be little, but I love you real BIG!
57.) Forever your daddy’s girl.
58.) To the greatest Dad in the whole world!
59.) It’s dads like you that make kids like me happy.
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60.) May all the love you give to others come back to you!
61.) My hero, my helper, my friend, my dad. Happy Father’s Day!
62.) My strength and my friend, I am today what I have become because of you. Thanks, Dad.
63.) No one ever thanks you for all of the little things that you do. The roof over our heads, lights in the hallway, and boogey-man free closets. I love you.
64.) Somehow, in my heart, I always knew that someone unkind and loving and wise as you would turn out to be not just a wonderful husband but a great father as well. I was right.
65.) Thank you for being a good father and a good friend.
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66.) Thank you for being someone that I can always count on and always turn to.
67.) Thanks for being there when I need you the most and even when I didn’t.
68.) I appreciate you’ve given me the best things in life: Your time, your care, and your love.
69.) Thanks for giving me the finer things in life your time, your care, and your love.
70.) There aren’t enough words in any language to express how much I love you.
71.) This is your day, but don’t let me disturb you. It’s best to let sleeping Dads lie.
Father’s Day Greetings
72.) When I was little, Dad, I depended on you for my very existence. Then I figured out how to turn the TV on myself.
73.) You’re so great. I’m really glad you turned out to be my dad!
74.) You’re the best, Dad – No matter what all Mom’s relatives say.
75.) If at first, you don’t succeed, call Dad!
76.) You go above and beyond the call of fatherhood every day – I love you so much!
77.) We won the Dad Lottery! Thanks for being you.
78.) My father: the man, the myth, and the legend!
79.) We’re so lucky to have you in our lives. You’re a great dad!
80.) I’m so proud to be a chip off the old block – or should I say “vintage block? You’re the best dad!
81.) To an amazing father who has always been there for guidance and support.
82.) Dear Dad, You deserve a great day for all you’ve done and continue to do.
83.) There’s a reason we call you “Pop.” You’re the coolest dad around! Let the celebration begin!
84.) To a wonderful father that shows us patience while serving as an inspiration by the way you live your life.
85.) Although we’re far away, I’m sending you a big hug and kiss on your special day. I can’t wait to see you next week.
86.) Have a great Father’s Day. You know I love you to death but will still never accept your Facebook friend request.
87.) You’re such a natural as a dad. It warms our hearts to see you with your little boy.
88.) To my one-of-a-kind Papa – A better father I could never have found. Happy Father’s Day wishes!
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89.) Your new role as dad suits you well. You’re my loving husband, my best friend, and now you can add “Amazing Dad” to your resume.
90.) A lifetime of fun awaits you in your new role as a father. I wouldn’t want to raise a child with anyone else but you. Happy first Father’s Day!
91.) Great job, Dad! My gratitude and appreciation for you as a husband are only growing as I watch you father our child!
92.) I’m blessed to have you as a husband, and I treasure our growing family. You’re the best.
93.) It’s so great we’ve set aside a day to celebrate you. By all rights, it should be a month or at least a week — but one day will have to do.
94.) Happy Father’s Day to my everything! I love our life together.
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95.) I want to formally thank you for the best advice you ever gave me: “Don’t tell your mother!”
96.) To a man who holds a special place in my heart – have an extraordinary Father’s Day. Signed your favorite child (you know which one).
97.) Dad, I love you more than my smartphone and TikTok combined.
98.) Dad, remember that without me being born, you wouldn’t be able to golf 18 holes today. You’re welcome.
99.) Happy Father’s Day, Dad, to one of my favorite parents ever!
100.) Perhaps this is the best time to tell you that I secretly laugh at your Dad Jokes when you leave.
101.) I wouldn’t trade you for anything. To be honest, I haven’t received any offers, but I’m reasonably certain a trade wouldn’t happen.
102.) If it’s any comfort, you only heard about 1/10 of the questionable things I did in high school.
103.) I respect a man who still refuses to ask for directions when totally lost. Happy Father’s Day!
104.) Ain’t no hood like fatherhood! You did it right, Dad.
105.) I love you as much as getting a “2” on Wordle!
106.) When I grow up, I hope I’m as good-looking and funny as you think you are. JK, you’re the best!
107.) I appreciate you pretending to be normal in front of my friends.
108.) No one watches TV with their eyes closed as effectively as you!
109.) We have the perfect father/son relationship. You’re my father, and I’m perfect! Kidding aside, you’re more than perfect. Always have been and always will be.
110.) You’re the most amazing dad ever. I mean, just look at how great I turned out.
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111.) Dear Dad, I get it now. Thanks for everything.
112.) To the cool Dad, I hope your Father’s Day is better than your golf game.
113.) No matter what comes at you in life, you’ll always know that you don’t have ugly grandchildren.
For Your Stepfather
114.) Thank you for stepping into my life. Happy Father’s Day.
115.) Thanks for being there when I needed you (which was frequent)!
116.) Cheers to the man who made being my Dad look it easy. I love you more than ever.
117.) We crammed a lifetime of memories into a few short years. You make my Mom and me so happy.
118.) To a wonderful Stepdad who means the world to me.
119.) I feel blessed that you came into my life just when I needed you. Thank you.
120.) As a role model, you were amazing. As a dad, you were even better. Happy Father’s Day!
121.) You made our family complete, and for that, I am forever grateful. Happy Father’s Day!
122.) You were the missing piece of the puzzle. I love you for all you’ve done and more!
For Your Grandfather
123.) Grandfather, you’ve been an incredible role model for the entire family. Thank you, and Happy Father’s Day!
124.) To the best Grandpa in the world! You’re our anchor and our inspiration. Have the best Father’s Day.
125.) As they say in Ireland, it’s grand to have you lead our family!
126.) Thinking of you today and all the great things you’ve brought to our whole family. You’re a guiding light.
127.) I appreciate the fact that you’re in all my favorite memories. Happy Father’s Day, Grandpa!
Father’s Day is always the third Sunday of June.
By Mike O’Halloran
In addition to being a curator of quotes, Mike is an author, inventor, and entrepreneur. He and his wife have four daughters.
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