500+ Fathers Day Quotes – Short And Sweet Father’s Quotes

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Welcome to a short and sweet father quote selection is ideal for showing affection and gratitude. We honor the connection between fathers and their children as Father’s Day draws near with sincere messages. These Father’s Day quotations can express feelings that could be challenging to speak alone.

These words allow us to recognize and thank our fathers for their constant love and support, whether through cards, social media posts, or speeches.

Join us as we look at heartfelt expressions that capture the essence of father love and provide enduring memories. Let’s express our gratitude to the fathers who have improved our lives.

Best Fathers Day Quotes

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


And the right of your father is that you should know that he is your root and you are his branch. And without him, you would not be. Whenever you see anything in yourself which pleases you, you should know that your father is the root of its blessing upon you. —Imam Sajjad


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


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


Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad. – Anne Geddes


One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. – George Herbert


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


I hope and pray that I will be as good as a Dad as you have been. – Theodore W. Higginsworth


It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. – Pope John


My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me. — Jim Valvano


My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. — Beau Bridges


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


Father!–to God himself we cannot give a holier name. – William Wordsworth


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


There is no teacher equal to mother and there’s nothing more contagious than the dignity of a father. ― Amit Ray


Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride, and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person. – Naveen Jain


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 Irwin


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


When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. – Mark Twain


My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try. – Michael Jordan


The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.  —Justin Ricklefs


Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. – Gloria Naylor


He said daddies don’t just love their children every now and then / It’s a love without end, amen / It’s a love without end, amen…  —George Strait


Comedians also give funny advice on parenting that all dads should take to heart.  – Dave Attell


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


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 the little scraps of wisdom. – Umberto Eco


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


Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right. –  Wade Boggs


A father is like none other. We celebrate fathers and reflect back on how wonderful they have been a part of our lives. – Diane Winbush


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


A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone. — Paul Valery


Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow. — Reed Markham


My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland


I gave my father $100 and said, “Buy yourself something that will make your life easier. ”So he went out and bought a present for my mother. – Rita Rudner


Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars. — Victor Hugo


Beautiful is the man who leaves a legacy that of shared love and life. It is he who transfers meaning, assigns significance and conveys in his loving touch the fine art and gentle shaping of a life. This man shall be called, Father. ― Stella Payton


A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman, he turns her back again. – Enid Bagnold


I love my daddy. My daddy’s everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad. —Lady Gaga


You’re tearing up the grass. We’re not raising grass, Dad would reply. We’re raising boys. – Harmon Killebrew


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


The most important thing in the world is family and love. – John Wooden


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


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


My daughter got me a “World’s Best Dad” mug. So we know she’s sarcastic. – Bob Odenkirk


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


The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he sets not only for himself but for his family. – Reed Markham


One of the greatest gifts my father gave me – unintentionally – was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man. – Ben Okri


He was there when I didn’t understand, he was there when I was wrong, he was there when I cried, he was there when I lied. For some reason, my dad was always there, when I needed him the most. – Michael Jordan


I have a special place in my heart for you, for showing my father such great love and friendship. – Pierce Forde


It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. — Johann Schiller


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


I’m a father; that’s what matters most. Nothing matters more. — Gordon Brown


He adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector. – Tom Wolfe


I’m a strong person, I’m a strong family man, I’m a strong husband and a strong father. – David Beckham


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


My father said this to me: “Israel more if you don’t make any impact on the earth, you will die before you die. But if you impress hearts with what you do, you still live even after you are gone. ― Israelmore Ayivor


My dad’s not here, but he’s watching in heaven. – Bubba Watson


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


One of the greatest titles in the world is parents, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. – Jim DeMint


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


To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. – Euripides


A girl’s first true love is her father. — Marisol Santiago


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


Even though I’m proud my dad invented the rear-view mirror, we’re not as close as we appear. – Stewart Francis


An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom. – C.S. Lewis


When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. – William Shakespeare


I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that. – Adam Sandler


My father used to say, ‘Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary. – Cary Grant


Dads are amazing people. They can turn problems into opportunities and ordinary days into memories that stay with us a lifetime. – Catherine Pulsifer


Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world. — Robert Orben


The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. — John Wooden


Fatherhood is a marathon, not a sprint. — Paul L. Lewis


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


Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I’m just glad I can share my voice. – Dwyane Wade


A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. — Emile Gaboriau


Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advise the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear “angelic and saintly” as if they never had horrible youth days. ― Israelmore Ayivor


My dad is my hero. – Harry Connick Jr.


I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him. — Halle Berry


Until you have a son of your own – you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son. – Kent Nerburn


Dad, you’re someone to look up to no matter how tall I’ve grown. – Anon


I was raised in the greatest of homes… just a really great dad, and I miss him so much… he was a good man, a real simple man… Very faithful, always loved my mom, always provided for the kids, and just a lot of fun. – Max Lucado


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


A father’s heart is nature’s finest work. — Antoine François Prévost


Father’s Day is important because, besides being the day on which we honor Dad, it’s the one day of the year that Brookstone does any business. – Jimmy Fallon


Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds. – Terri Guillemets


I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. – T.D. Jakes


I have a Father’s Day every day. – Dennis Banks


To her, the name of father was another name for love… – Fanny Fern


We all have stories to tell about a father and some of these stories are funny, some are of love, some are of encouragement and some filled with sorrow. It’s a funny thing about remembering incidents that happened years ago and some of these incidents taught us a great lesson. – Byron Pulsifer


Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards. — Johann Schiller


Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you …they are understating it. — Mike Myers


Great fathers don’t find fault. Great fathers find solutions. — Reed Markham


Good fathers do three things: they provide, they nurture and they guide. – Roland Warren


To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father. – Nick Lachey


It’s a great joy but no test of love or commitment to take your son to a ball game. You really prove your credentials as a good dad when you are willing to take your daughter shopping—more than once. — Michael Josephson


The wrath of God is never evil wrath. God gets angry because he loves people like a mother would love her child if someone were to harm it. There is something wrong if the mother never gets angry; it is safe to say that that is the unloving mother. ― Criss Jami


Being a father helps me be more responsible… you see more things than you’ve ever seen. – Kid Rock


He shaped me into who I am. Dads can be so powerful and generous that way. — Connie Britton


My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend. – Tiger Woods


A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez


My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life. – Lee Iacocca


A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you. — Dimitri the Stoneheart


Baby, I paint the sky blue / My greatest creation was you. — Jay


Me and my dad used to play tag. He’d drive. – Rodney Dangerfield


Fathers just have a way of putting everything together. — Erika Cosby


I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing. – Mark Wahlberg


I’m always going to love my father. – Floyd Mayweather Jr


My dad taught me that good health is all about living in gratitude. – Marishka Hargitay


I dreamed of a wonderful husband like I found in you, but I never imagined how great a father you would be. You are the best. – Catherine Pulsifer


Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten. — Conrad Hall


Father is the noblest title a man can be given. — Robert L. Backman


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


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


Be nice to your dad. Most of the fatherhood feels like going through customs with an outdated passport. —Jim Gaffigan


Father is Everyone’s First Preceptor. Happy Father’s Day! ― Mohith Agadi


My dad’s my best mate and he always will be. – Cher Lloyd


Having a daughter makes you see things in a different way. This is the only girl. So I don’t care what it takes to protect her. You can call it what you want to call it. As long as you treat her the same way I treat her, like my princess, I don’t mind.  — Tracy Morgan


My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don’t deny it. I’d rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh—anything but work. – Abraham Lincoln


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. – Hillary Lytle


I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father’s life. – Sidney Poitier


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


On behalf of every man / Looking out for every girl / You are the God and the weight of her world.  —John Mayer


We wondered why when a child laughed, he belonged to Daddy, and when he had a sagging diaper that smelled like a landfill, ‘He wants his mother. – Erma Bombeck


When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back. — Linda Poindexter


It’s an ongoing joy being a dad. – Liam Neeson


This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end, too. – Harlan Coben


I hope I’m at least half the dad that he didn’t have to be. – Brad Paisley


Your encouragement, your support and your love for our children make me love you all the more. -Catherine Pulsifer


It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. — Anne Sexton


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


No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child. — Abraham Lincoln


A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house. – Paul Lewis


A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men. — Gregory E. Lang


We come into the world through a man and a woman. But life blessings us with many fathers and mothers. ― Lailah Gifty Akita


The gift of a Father cannot be seen by our eyes, yet he sacrificed his every breath, sweat, and everything to comfort us, his family. – King Tony S.Singh


What makes you a man is not the ability to have a child—it’s the courage to raise one. — Barack Obama


For Father’s Day, we got my dad a t-shirt that says Do Not Resuscitate. He wears it whenever mom takes him to the ballet. – Greg Tamblyn


If at first, you don’t succeed, call Dad. – Anon


I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts. – Paul Walker


A father carries pictures where his money used to be. — Steve Martin


The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, the second half by our children. – Clarence Darrow


I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see the future. – Liza Minnelli


I wasn’t anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it. – Sammy Davis


What my father especially taught me was to not always take the safe road, the easy road. If you are going to do good work, you have to risk failing badly. – Natasha Richardson


From the bottom of my heart, I appreciate you for being a wonderful Dad to our kids. – Kate Summers


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


Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life. — Marinela Reka


My father has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch. — Chelsea Clinton


My dad is my best friend, my father, and my boss. When I do something that is exciting and he likes it, it feels three times as good as you can imagine. – David Lauren


On behalf of every man looking out for every girl, you are the God and the weight of her world. — John Mayer


Father always said that money doesn’t grow on trees. Well, time doesn’t grow on trees either. ― Richelle E. Goodrich


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


Fatherhood is the most profound gift and the most daunting challenge at times. — Matt Bomer


My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic. – Spike Milligan


Who needs a super-hero when I have you as my Dad? – Anon


Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children. – Ezra Taft Benson


The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking. — Dan Pearce


Sometimes I am amazed that my wife and I created two human beings from scratch yet struggle to assemble the most basic of IKEA cabinets. – John Kinnear


I have found the very best way to advise your children is to find out what they want to do and advise them to do it. – President Harry Truman


One day a year is a special day that we recognize Fathers. But for you my husband I recognize that every day of the year what a great Father you are. – Catherine Pulsifer


To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship. — Wendell Phillips


Of all the titles that I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best. — Ken Norton


What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity. — Jean Paul


It was my father who taught me to value myself. – Dawn French


You think I’m strong, you think I’m fearless/Even when I’m, I’m at my weakest/You always see the best in me when I can’t/I wanna be the girl you think I am. — Carrie Underwood


Your littler changes the status of a single lady ‘Ms’ into a respectable lady ‘Mrs’. Man, you make the difference! ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah


Father’s Day is hopefully a time when the culture says, ‘This is our moment to look at who our men and boys are.  – Michael Gurian


To you, Dad, you taught me what it means to be a man. — Matthew McConaughey


I wouldn’t trade you for anything. Of course, nobody’s offered me anything. – Melanie White


Some people don’t believe in heroes but they haven’t met my dad! – Anon


A real man loves his wife and places his family as the most important thing in life. – Frank Abagnale


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


Men should always change diapers. It’s a very rewarding experience. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes. Here are absolutely brilliant parenting hacks you’ll wish you knew sooner. – Chris Martin


My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work. – Steve Young


When I was young I thought you were too strict, but as I grew older I realized and understood your strict was actually your love and protection. – Catherine Pulsifer


It is much easier to become a father than to be one. — Kent Nerburn


Above all, children need our unconditional love, whether they succeed or make mistakes; when life is easy and when life is tough. — President Barack Obama


Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re twelve, but every day.  — Mike Meyers


God gave me the greatest gift of all, and I call him DAD! – Kenneth Tan


Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn. — Matthew McConaughey


Guys, please don’t pick up calls from unknown numbers today. It might be your past catching up to wish you a Happy Father’s Day! ― Nitya Prakash


I can definitely say the older I’ve got, the better I’ve become at being a dad and a husband. – Rod Stewart


I’ve always said that if my son thinks of me as one of his idiot friends, I’ve succeeded as a dad. — Phil Dunphy


Father’s Day, when you get that lethal combination of alcohol and new power tools. – David Letterman


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


In our house, Mother’s Day is every day. Father’s Day, too. In our house, parents count. They do important work and that work matters. One day just doesn’t cut for us. – Margaret Heffernan


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


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


Lately, all my friends are worried they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not. – Dan Zevin


So today on Father’s Day, I just want to thank you for being my dad and for having kind and patient love toward me from the time I was a child until now.  – Misty Shaeffer


Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. — Elizabeth Stone


One day you will realize that material thing mean nothing. All that matters is the well being of the people in your life. — Leon Brown


There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry. — Joni Eareckson Tada


I’m very pleased and glad to welcome my own brother into the sleep deprivation society that is parenting. — Prince William


Happy Father’s Day to all the loving, caring & hard working dads out there! Continue to be a help, hope & a wellspring of happiness for your kids. Stay Blessed. ― Rajesh Goyal


Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope. – Bill Cosby


I do what I do because of my dad. — Roy McBride


I have mixed emotions when I receive my Father’s Day gifts. I’m glad my children remember me. I’m disappointed they think I dress like that. – Mike Dugan


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


Without my dad, I wouldn’t be here. – Maria Sharapova


You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular. — Robert Frost


The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them. – Confucius


I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it’s definitely a journey I’m glad to be taking. – Christopher Meloni


My dad believed in me, even when I didn’t. He always knew I could do this. – Taylor Swift


Father, I don’t tell you enough that I appreciate all that you do and I love you for all that you are. – Byron Pulsifer


It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. — Phyllis Diller


The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it. — John Green


Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father. — Lydia Maria


Confident women are raised by loving dads. ― Nitya Prakash


A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.  — Vito Corleone


I tried to get my dad what he really wants for Father’s Day, but Jennifer Lawrence wouldn’t return my calls. – Melanie White


Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice. – Charles F Kettering


I was raised by my father; I was daddy’s girl. – Amber Heard


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


Father was a great man but my husband is trying to be better…and stops at nothing to be greater and my son learns to be the best ever! Happy fathers day to these wonderful fathers of my family! – Helen Rebibis Ramos


Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian, and simply being there every time I need a hug. – Agatha Stephanie Lin


Happy Father’s Day to the SINGLE DADS that are being both the mother and father to their kids. – Sonya Parker


I want my son to wear a helmet 24 hours a day. If it was socially acceptable I’d be the first one to have my kid in a full helmet and like a cage across his face mask. — Will Arnett


A father is a banker provided by nature. – French Proverb


All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye. –  Margaret Atwood


My appreciation for my father’s greatness cannot be measured. – Jennifer Williamson


He was the first man in my life, the man who taught me how to love. – Jenna Bush Hager


As an adult I see you as a person in your own right as well as my Father and my love for you have become much deeper. I can’t imagine my life without you, thank you Dad for all you have done for me. -Catherine Pulsifer


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


Be thankful that you’ve been given that gift because girls are amazing. I would have five more girls if I could. I’m a girl dad. — Kobe Bryant


We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves. — Henry Ward Beecher


I will be watching you, and if I find that you are trying to corrupt my firstborn child, I will bring you down, baby. I will bring you down to Chinatown. —Jack Byrnes


Just once on Father’s Day, I wish my kids would give me a #1 Dad mug instead of one with my actual ranking. –  Andy Borowitz


Every son’s first superhero is his father, and it was the same for me. For me, he was Superman and Batman combined. – Tiger Shroff


A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son. – William Graham Sumner


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 swum in it. — Michael Bublé


I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. -Abraham Lincoln


Dad, you’ve done a lot of great things, but you’re a very old man, and old people are useless. – Homer Simpson


Any man can help create a child but it takes a real man to love, cherish and raise that child. Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing Daddy’s out there!! -Nishan Panwar


You know how it is with fathers, you never escape the idea that maybe after all they’re right. – John Updike


Any fool can be a Father, but it takes a real man to be a daddy. – Philip Whitmore


As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless. –  Lord Chesterfield


Although our lives’ journeys have bid us be apart, I am with you, you are with me, always in our hearts. – Carolyn Ferreira


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


I look at other Dads and I thank my lucky stars Cause you are better than them by far! – Catherine Pulsifer


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


Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to. — Wayne Rooney


When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son. — Talmud


I never thought my dad would be my best friend.  —Wilbur


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


My role model is my dad. – Seann William Scott


The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. — Anjaneth Garcia Untalan


How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! – Maya Angelou


This is for the women that have to play the role of a Mother and a Father to their children, Happy Fathers Day! – Nishan Panwar


I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. — Alexander the Great


A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. – Knights of Pythagoras


Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a crucial stage in their development. –  David Gottesman


Love has no age, no limit; and no death. – John Galsworthy


For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time. – Alan Valentine


I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich. – Col. Potter MASH


Fatherhood is leadership, the most important kind of leadership. It has always been so; it always will be so. —L. Tom Perry


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


A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives. ― Ama H. Vanniarachchy


My father may not be perfect, but he’s doing what he does best, being my dad. – Adrian A. Jeresano


I just owe almost everything to my father [and] it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. — Margaret Thatcher


The most effective guard against delinquency is a father who is at the same time both strict and loving. – Sheldon Glueck


That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the enemy of all. – J. August Strindberg


My father only hit me once — but he used a Volvo. – Bob Monkhouse


To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word ‘boo. – Robert Brault


My father taught me not to overthink things, that nothing will ever be perfect, so just keep moving and do your best… –  Scott Eastwood


I never appreciated the term “sleeping in” until I became a father and realized how little sleep I get. -Byron Pulsifer


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. – Carroll O’Connor


A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God? — Stephen Colbert


Cause nobody messes with your dad! — Mufasa


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


I’m a good dad; I spend a lot of time with my kids. – Steve Zahn


The thrill of being a great father is not seeing your children go on to become successful adults. The thrill of a great father is the journey, experiencing your child’s successes along the pathway to their greatness.  —Reed Markham


The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father. – Austin O’Malley


A dad is someone who holds you when you cry, scolds you when you break the rules, shines with pride when you succeed, and has faith in you even when you fail. – Nishan Panwar


To be the father of growing daughters is to understand something of what Yeats evokes with his imperishable phrase ‘terrible beauty.’ Nothing can make one so happily exhilarated or so frightened. — Christopher Hitchens


Honor thy father and thy mother. – Exodus 20:12


I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back. –  Imelda Marcos


There is no expiration date on the love between a father and his child.  – Jennifer Williamson


Honor thy father and thy mother stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness. – Aeschylus


How true Daddy’s words were when he said: ‘All children must look after their own upbringing.’ Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank


He can play like a kid, give advice like a friend, and protect like a bodyguard. — Blake Flannery


Good parenting means investing in your child’s future, which is why I am saving to buy mine a hoverboard someday.  — Lin Manuel Miranda


My stepdad may not have given me life, but he sure has made my life better. — Gerardo Campbell


Father taught us that opportunity and responsibility go hand in hand. I think we all act on that principle; on the basic human impulse that makes a man want to make the best of what’s in him and what’s been given him.  —  Laurence Rockefeller


The greatest gift I ever had  Came from God; I call him Dad! – John Walter Bratton


Father, I cannot tell a lie. I did it with my little hatchet. – George Washington


It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t. – Jimmy Piersall


By choice, we have become a family, first in our hearts, and finally in breath and being. Great expectations are good; great experiences are better. – Richard Fischer


That’s my job, that’s what I do. Everything I do is because of you. To keep you safe with me, that’s my job, you see. – Conway Twitty


Dad, you sure have perseverance and determination. You have proven that by never giving up on me! -Catherine Pulsifer


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. – Alice Walker


Fatherhood is the best thing I ever did. It changes your perspective. You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting, but having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I have taken on. — Brad Pitt


I am your father.  — Darth Vader


We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well – to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me. -Matthew Modine


Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.  —Frank Abagnale


Love matches, so-called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother. – Friedrich Nietzche


Dad you taught me the love of a father. In your arms I was always safe. You taught me selflessness. To you I am forever grateful. I love you dad. – Nishan Panwar


A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. — Marlene Dietrich


If a son is uneducated, his dad is to blame. –  Chinese Proverb


A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.  –  Jennifer Williamson


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.  – Matt Damon

Let’s remember the importance of using Father’s Day quotes to communicate love and thanks as we end this emotional journey via Short and Sweet Father’s Quotes. Use these heartfelt notes to commemorate your unique relationship with your father and make each Father’s Day memorable.

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