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50+ Father's Day Quotes That Are Sure To Warm His Heart

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Being a dad isn't the easiest job in the world, and it comes with so many challenges. But, from the day you were born, your dad has been here for you, no matter what, watching you grow and become the person you're supposed to be. He's nurtured you, looked after you, kept you safe – and even let you know when you’re wrong! All with a dad joke and a smile.

It's that time of the year again when we celebrate all those amazing dads out there. We all have different ways of letting our dads know how much we appreciate them. From taking him to his favorite game to buying him the perfect Father's Day gift, it's time to let him know how much we love him this Fathers day.

 

Father’s Day Quotes

Finding the right words can be difficult, but it's so important to let your dad know how much you appreciate him on Father's Day. We've found and compiled a list of the best Father's day quotes around, so you can finally let him know how you feel.

Father's day quotes can be used in so many different ways. Maybe you want to right words for your Fathers day card, or perhaps you're looking for special father's day quotes for an important gift, like a star map.

No matter what you're looking for, our Fathers day quotes are perfect for any father figure. From funny Fathers Day quotes to sentimental Father's Day wishes, find the right words and tell your dad how much you appreciate him.

Short and Sweet Father's Day Quotes

Father reading a book to his baby

 

It's true what they say - less is more! Sometimes a short phrase can sum up your feelings so much more than a lengthy paragraph. Our short and sweet Father's Day quotes are the perfect way to say Happy Father's Day and let your dad know you're thinking about him.

Whether, like Lydia Maria Child, you believe that there's no word as pleasant as the word 'father,' or in the words, of Tina Turner, he's "simply the best," show your dad how much you appreciate him with these cute Fathers day quotes.

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


"You're simply the best." - Tina Turner


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


"If at first you don't succeed, call Dad." - Unknown


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


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


"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." - George Herbert


"When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back." - Linda Poindexter


"Becoming a dad is one thing—being a dad is many things." - Steve Chapman


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


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


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


“The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.” - Justin Ricklefs


“It was my father who taught me to value myself." - Dawn French

Funny Father's Day Quotes

A little boy riding a bike, while his father helps him

 

Father's Day isn't just about being sentimental. If your dad loves a good dad joke, and you're looking for the perfect Father's Day quotes to make him laugh, browse our list below. They're perfect for any funny card, present, or even just a note to make your dad smile this Fathers Day.

"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


“Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.” - Jon Stewart


“Remember: What Dad really wants is a nap. Really.” - Dave Barry


“Having children is like living in a frat house. Nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.” - Ray Romano


"A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” - Steve Martin


“To be a successful father, there’s one absolute rule: When you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years.” - Ernest Hemingway


"Life doesn’t come with an instruction book—that’s why we have fathers." - H. Jackson Browne


“Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.” - Martin Mull


“Buying your kid a goldfish is a great way to teach them about responsibility for 24 to 36 hours.” - Conan O’Brien


“My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.” - Spike Milligan


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


"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


"Being a father means you have to think fast on your feet. You must be judicious, wise, brave, tender, and willing to put on a frilly hat and sit down to a pretend tea party." - Matthew Buckley


"I've jumped out of helicopters and done some daring stunts and played baseball in a professional stadium, but none of it means anything compared to being somebody's daddy." - Chris Pratt


"A father's words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house." - Paul Lewis

Sentimental Father's Day Quotes

A father holding his sleeping newborn son close

Finding the right words to let your dad know how grateful you are can be tricky. But these sentimental Fathers Day quotes are the perfect way to celebrate your dad and let him know how much you love him at the same time. They're sure to make this a happy father's day (and they might even bring a tear to his eye!)

"And I only hope when I have my own family that every day I see a little more of my father in me." - Keith Urban


"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much." - Hedy Lamarr


"The best fathers have the softest, sweetest hearts. In other words, great dads are real marshmallows." - Richelle E. Goodrich


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


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


"Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end." - George Strait


"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


“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.


"Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!" - Lydia M. Child


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


"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

 

Inspirational Fathers Day Quotes

A father holding a son on his shoulders

Sometimes, no one can inspire us like our father.

Whether, like Umberto Eco, you believe "what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments," or like Billy Graham, you want to be just like your dad, say Happy Father's Day with these inspirational Fathers Day quotes.

"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


“My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future." - Liza Minnelli


"The greatest tribute a boy can give to his father is to say, 'When I grow up, I want to be just like my dad.'” - Billy Graham


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


"My father taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word." - Michelle Obama


"Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man." - Frank Pittman


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


"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


"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 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 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


"The greatest thing a father can do for his children is love their mother." - Theodore Hesburgh


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

 

Father’s Day Quotes From Sons

A dad holding his son on his shoulders

 

One of the best things about dads is that they teach their sons how to be a man. If your dad has led by example, taught you all you know, and you couldn't be prouder, these are the perfect Fathers Day quotes for you.

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


"It's not flesh and blood but the heart that makes us father and son." - Johann Schiller


"Every son's first superhero is his father." - Tiger Schraff


"I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me." - Calvin Johnson


"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it." - Clarence B. Kelland


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


"Forget Batman: When I really thought about what I wanted to be when I grew up, I wanted to be my dad." - Paul Asay


“When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” - Yiddish Proverb


"When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son." - The Talmud


"Lately all my friends are worried they're turning into their fathers. I'm worried I'm not. - Dan Zevin


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

 

Father’s Day Quotes from Daughters

A father hugging his daughter

 

Any father child relationship is important, but there's something extra special about being daddy's little girl. These are the perfect Fathers day quotes from any daddy's girl to let him know how much you love him.

"A girl's father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential." – David Jeremiah


"I love my father as the stars—he’s a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart." - Terri Guillemets


"FATHER: a son's first hero... and a daughter's first love." - Unknown


"A man's daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world." - Mat Johnson


“To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.” – Euripides
"A father holds his daughter's hand for a short while but he holds her heart forever." - Unknown


"One of the greatest things about daughters is how they adored you when they were little; how they rushed into your arms with electric delight and demanded that you watch everything they do and listen to everything they say." - Michael Josephson


"A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world." - Mat Johnson


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


“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


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


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


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


"I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love something that can’t love you back." - Imelda Marcos


"A son is a son till he gets a wife; a daughter is a daughter for the rest of her life." - Irish Saying


"My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun." - Bindi IrwinFda


“It was my father who taught me to value myself." - Dawn French


"There's nothing like being a father to a little girl. A daughter can turn the hardest man into the world's biggest softy." - Unknown

 

Our Favorite Father's Day Quotes

Dad holding his daughter

 

Too many amazing Fathers Day quotes to choose from? We understand. To help you find the right words, here are some of our favorites from the Fathers Day quotes listed above:

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


"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


"Lately all my friends are worried they're turning into their fathers. I'm worried I'm not. - Dan Zevin


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


“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.


"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


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

 

The Perfect Father's Day Gift

Having the right words is important. But if you're also looking for the perfect gift this Fathers day, we've got your back. Put all these beautiful Fathers day quotes to good use with our range of personalized gifts, and get your dad something he'll never forget.


Happy Father's Day Maps

fathers day map

 

Shop Fathers Day Maps


Surprise your dad this Fathers Day with a gift from the heart. Our Fathers day maps will allow you to take a special memory you and your dad share and turn it into a special keepsake he can treasure forever. With a range of designs, sizes, and frame options, find the perfect fit for his home.


Use one of our Father's Day quotes from above and let your dad know how much you love him.

Happy Father's Day Custom Canvas

Fathers day custom canvas

 

Shop Our Fathers Day Custom Canvas


Say "Happy Father's Day" with a gift made just for your dad. Create a special print that will show any wonderful dad exactly how much you adore him. And with a great choice of Fathers Day quotes listed above, you can find the perfect words for your custom canvas. Just pick the Father's Day quote that feels right for you and your dad.

 

Happy Father's Day Photo Book

Father's day photo book

 

Shop Our Father’s Day Photo Books


With our range of photo book options, you can create a special gift that will stand the test of time. Take your favorite photos of your dad and turn them into a special keepsake he can treasure forever. Organize the pages, pick a background, and more to create a special, personalized present just for him. And with the ability to add a caption to each photo, you can fill your photo book with all your favorite Fathers Day quotes.


Conclusion


And there you have it! All our favorite Fathers day quotes. Why not add a special phrase to your Father's Day card with our short and sweet fathers day quotes, or make him laugh with our funny options? Whether you're looking for fathers day quotes to make him smile, show him how grateful you are, or just let him know how much he means to you, our list above will help you find the right words.