Father Day Quotes


Keep your message simple and to the point while still showing dad how much he means to you. Here’s a collection of short and sweet messages for your dad to thank him for being an amazing person in your life.

Here is the best collection of Father day quotes:


1. “Dad: A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.” —Unknown
2. “The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.” —Justin Ricklefs
3. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” —William Shakespeare
4. “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” —George Herbert
5. “A girl’s first true love is her father.” —Marisol Santiago
6. “A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.” —Susan Gale



7. “A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.” —Dimitri the Stoneheart
8. “Fathers just have a way of putting everything together.” —Erika Cosby
9. “Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing father.” —Unknown
10. “To her, the name of father was another name for love.” —Fanny Fern
11. “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” —Tim Russert
12. “No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word―father.” —Lydia Maria Child
13. “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” —Steve Martin
14. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” —Linda Poindexter
15. “A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” —Unknown
16. “The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.” —Dan Pearce
17. “Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.” —John Mayer
18. “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers and singers of song.” —Unknown
19. “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


20. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” —Sigmund Freud
21. “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.” —Michael Ratnadeepak
22. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.” —Anne Sexton
23. “My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” —Liza Minnelli
24. “No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” —Hedy Lamarr
25. “My father didn’t do anything unusual. He only did what dads are supposed to do—be there.” —Max Lucado
26. “Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.” —Unknown
27. “[My father] has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.” —Chelsea Clinton
28. “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
29. “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
30. “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
31. “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
32. “What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity.” —Jean Paul
33. “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
34. “Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds.” —Terri Guillemets



35. “Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows.” —Al Unser
36. “A good father is one whose only reason for putting down a laughing baby is to pick up a crying one.” —Linda Poindexter
37. “A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.” —Gabriel Garcia Marquez
38. “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
39. “A father is a banker provided by nature.” —French proverb
40. “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” —Frank A. Clark
41. “You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular.” —Robert Frost
42. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” —Charles Wadworth
43. “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.” —Reed Markham
44. “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
45. “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
46. “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, especially for their children.” —Hillary Lytle
47. “A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house.” —Paul Lewis



48. “[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
49. “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” —Clarence Budington Kelland
50. “My father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.” —Spike Milligan
51. “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

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