These quotes for Father’s Day will have you thinking about dear old dad.
The world wouldn’t be the same place without fathers. It is the sacrifices and hard work by fathers that have made the world a safer place to live. Father’s Day is dedicated to that man in your life who is constantly striving to make this world a better place for his family.
Whether it is your own father or a loved one or a friend who has been a great father, this is the time to let them know how much they matter – to their family, to the people around them, and to this whole world. Below are some lovely Father’s Day quotes and sayings for your father and other dads.
Father’s Day Quotes and Sayings
- 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.
- Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
Ruth E. Renkel
- A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.
- To her, the name of father was another name for love.
Humorous Quotations For Fathers
The thing to remember about fathers is… they’re men. A girl has to keep it in mind: They are dragon-seekers, bent on improbable rescues. Scratch any father, you find someone chock-full of qualms and romantic terrors, believing change is a threat, like your first shoes with heels on, like your first bicycle…
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
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Quotes for Father’s Day
The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Anjaneth Garcia Untalan
I’ve had a hard life, but my hardships are nothing against the hardships that my father went through in order to get me to where I started.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.
Clarence Budington Kelland
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.
Step Dad Quotes
No matter a mother or father or either or neither; in the end, we all grow up. Yet because of you, my stepfather, I grew up to become a man.
To me, you are a
A wealth of wisdom
You’ve been to me.
You may not be my biological father, but you’re the one that I’m proud to call my dad. Thank you for being the best dad in the world.
I never got to choose you. You just became my ‘dad.’ So I’m grateful to my mother. For the great taste that she had.
You always have
An open mind
A better stepdad
I could never find.
Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you no matter what.
It takes a strong man to accept somebody else’s children and step up to the plate another man left on the table…
Stepparents are not around to replace a biological parent, rather augment a child’s life experience.
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Quotes From Daughter
Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
In honor of Father’s Day, I’m waiting until tomorrow to ask you to babysit.
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
Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.
Someday I will find my prince but my Dad will always be my King.
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
Fathers Day Sayings
Fathers, be your daughter’s first love and she’ll never settle for anything less.
A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men.
They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like Christmas.
A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.
Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.
People see Archie Bunker everywhere. Particularly girls; poor girls, rich girls, all kinds of girls are always coming up to me and telling me that Archie is just like their dad.
Tip: These Father’s Day quotes make great inserts into notes and cards.
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Guns don’t kill people; dads with pretty daughters do.
Some people don’t believe in heroes but they haven’t met my dad!
It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside of us. One of those men is my father.
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
Dad = A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.
Heartfelt Father’s Day Quotes
The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.
Antoine François Prévost
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.
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.
With sons and fathers, there’s an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you.
The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.
Being a parent is the single most challenging thing I’ve ever done/continue to do, but it’s also far and away the greatest joy in my life. It has given me purpose, taught me patience, and expanded my heart.
Neil Patrick Harris
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.
My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
A father is a banker provided by nature.
Children are a great comfort in your old age — and they help you reach it faster, too.
Lionel M. Kaufman
There should be a children’s song: If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep.
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.
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.
The greatest make of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.
An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.
No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
The older I get the more I can see / How much he loved my mother and my brother and me / And he did the best that he could / And I only hope when I have my own family That everyday I see a little more of my father in me.
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.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.
My father has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.
She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father.
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.
Best Father’s Day Quotes
A girl’s father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.
A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant, I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
The only way I can describe [fatherhood]—it sounds stupid—but at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows like five times? Everything is full; it’s just full all the time.
It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.
Raising kids may be a thankless job with ridiculous hours, but at least the pay sucks.
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. He has received an estimated 100 Father’s Day cards through the years.
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