Fathers day quotes – to bring out our emotional side.

Although everyday should be fathers day and we should not let a single moment go in vain when it comes to appreciating our fathers, fathers day is when many can really express their true feeling for their dads. Our dads are our heroes; they are so selfless, kind, giving and always want to do what’s best for us. We can never repay them for what they have done for us but we can always try. Here we’ve gathered a few very inspirational fathers day quotes dedicated to our beloved fathers.

  1. “It is much easier to become a father than to be one.” — Kent Nerburn
  2. “Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad.” — Anne Geddes
  3. “Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. The simplest things in life are completely satisfying.” — Hugh Jackman
  4. “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” — Unknown
  5. “I have found that the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” — Harry S. Truman
  6. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” — Jim Valvano
  7. “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
  8. “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” — George Herbert
  9. “I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my fathers equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” — Hedy Lamarr
  10. “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” —Ruth E. Renkel
  11. “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.” — Reed Markham
  12. “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.” — Pam Brown
  13. “The righteous man walks in his integrity; his children are blessed after him.” — Proverbs 20:7 (NKJV)
  14. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.” — Anne Sexton
  15. “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. ” — Bartrand Hubbard
  16. “From great oaks, little acorns grow.” — Latin Proverb
  17. “Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice.” — Unknown
  18. “Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.” — Joseph Joubert
  19. “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” — Ruth E. Renkel
  20. “Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown.” — Unknown
  21. “It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.” — Harper Lee
  22. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” — Theodore Hesburgh
  23. “A good father is one of the most unsung, upraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” — Billy Graham
  24. “Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers – and fathering is a very important stage in their development.” — David M. Gottesman
  25. “It’s only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home – it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love.” — Margaret Truman
  26. “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
  27. “A father is his daughter’s first love and his son’s first hero.” — Unknown
  28. “The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, ‘Daddy, I need to ask you something,’ he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.” — Garrison Keillor
  29. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” — Charles Wadsworth
  30. “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.” — Dawn French
  31. “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass.’ ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.’” — Harmon Killebrew
  32. “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.” — Enid Bagnold
  33. “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
  34. “The reward of child rearing is spending the rest of your life proudly knowing this person you helped guide. Let him be himself.” — Mike Sager
  35. “Lately all my friends are worried that they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried that I am not.” — Dan Zevin


Here are some funny fathers day quotes:

  1. “A father is a guy who has snapshots in his wallet where his money used to be.” — Unknown
  2. “Children are a great comfort in your old age. And they help you reach it faster too.” — Lionel Kauffman
  3. “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
  4. “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 he had learned in seven years.” — Mark Twain
  5. “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


Quotes always put a smile on our face and help us appreciate our loved ones better. You can use these quotes on a card that you plan to make him incase you fall short of words.

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