Inspirational Father’s Day Quotes


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No matter how much you love and appreciate your dad, when it comes to putting pen to paper, words don’t write themselves. Ahead of Father’s Day, we’ve compiled our favorite Father’s Day quotes, ranging from fun quotes for new dads to ones specific to sons and daughters.

You can also browse our full range of Father’s Day cards and if you don’t have a little gift yet, don’t worry, we also have a guide to all the best Father’s Day gift ideas.

Funny Father’s Day Quotes

Instead of listening to all the terrible dad jokes this year, why not include a really hilarious quote that will go great with your funny father’s day card?

We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites:

  • “You can tell what was the best year of your dad’s life because they seem to freeze that style of dress and overtake it.” –Jerry Seinfeld
  • “When you have more than one child, you wake up angry.” – Kevin Hart
  • “There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let daddy sleep’.” -Jim Gaffigan
  • “If you’re not yelling at your kids, you’re not spending enough time with them.” –Marc Ruffalo
  • “A father carries pictures where his money was.” –Steve Martin
  • “Raising children is both joy and guerrilla warfare.” –Ed Asner
  • “Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.” –Jon Stewart

Becoming a new father quotes

Equally important is recognizing all the new dads this year with a first Father’s Day card. And of course, we’ve found some great quotes about being a father that you can include to make it a bit more special:

  • “A man is never more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn baby.” – Matthew McConaughey
  • “Fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen. You can’t explain it until it happens; it’s like telling someone what the water is like before it’s there. has ever swum – Michael Bublé
  • “Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. -Barack Obama
  • “Being a father is the greatest feeling on earth. Not counting those wonderful years, I spent them childless, of course. – Ryan Reynolds
  • “Everything intensifies when you have a baby. The volume goes up on life. I didn’t know I could be this happy, and it’s the truth. –Jimmy Fallon

Sentimental father and son quotes

Growing up, the sons truly look up to their fathers and this continues even when they reach adulthood. To really show your admiration, here’s a range of quotes that really sum up the father-son relationship that you can add to your Father’s Day card:

  • “The older I get, the smarter my dad seems to get.” –Tim Russet
  • “It is not flesh and blood, but the heart that makes us fathers and sons.” –Friedrich von Schiller
  • “With sons and fathers, there is an inexplicable bond and imprint that your father leaves on you.” -Brad Pitt
  • “A son’s first hero is his father.” – Unknown
  • “Forget Batman. When I really thought about what I wanted to be when I grew up, I wanted to be my dad. – Paul Asay
  • “My dad gave me the greatest gift anyone could give anyone else, he believed in me.” –Jim Valvano
  • “Every son’s first superhero is his father, and that was the same for me. To me, he was Superman and Batman combined. – Tiger Shroff

Heartwarming Father’s Day Quotes From Daughters

A father-daughter relationship can truly be one of the purest bonds in the world. If you want to add a touching message to your father-daughter card, we’ve compiled some of our favorite quotes for all daddy’s girls:

  • “I love my father like the stars – he is a shining example and a happy twinkle in my heart.” –Terri Quotes
  • “Dad, thank you for being my hero, driver, financial supporter, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian and for just being there whenever I need a hug.” – Agatha Stephanie Lin
  • “As old as she was, she still missed her father sometimes.” –Gloria Naylor
  • “Confident women are raised by loving fathers.” – Nitya Prakash
  • “My dad 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 Irwin
  • “They don’t make men like my father anymore.” – Loretta Lynn
  • “When my dad didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” –Linda Poindexter
  • “My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. – Liza Minnelli
  • “A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.” – Unknown
  • “My dad, he was like a rock, the guy you went to with all the trouble.” -Gwyneth Paltrow

Best Dad Quotes From Writers

Perhaps unsurprisingly, some of the best dad quotes come from those who truly have an exceptional way with words. Below are a few that we think would go great in your classic Father’s Day card:

  • “The best dads have the sweetest, sweetest hearts. In other words, great dads are real marshmallows. – Richelle E. Goodrich, Slay dragons
  • “A father is the only friend we can always count on.” – Emile Gaboriau, File n°113 And The Little Old Man from Batignolles
  • “No music is more pleasing to my ears than this word father.” – Lydia Maria Child, Philothea: A Greek Novel
  • “A father’s heart is nature’s masterpiece.” – Antoine Francois Prevost, Manon Lescaut
  • “He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.” –Tom Wolfe, The bonfire of vanities
  • “I believe what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd times when they’re not trying to teach us. We are formed by little bits of wisdom. – Umberto Eco, Foucault’s pendulum
  • “For her, the name father was another name for love.” – Fanny Fougere, fresh leaves

I hope you’ve found the perfect inspirational dad quote, but if you need more ideas, we’ve got a whole other guide on what to write in a father’s day card. For any future special occasions, you can visit the thortful blog for more writing articles, gift guides, and lifestyle articles.


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