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Fun Father’s Day Quotes for the Rad Dad in Your Life

Father’s Day is right around the corner and it’s a day to celebrate the extraordinary men in your life who have raised, taught and influenced your life. It can be your father, grandfather, uncle, or anyone who has impacted your life.

If you’re looking for quotes, phrases, and funny one-liners for the rad dad or fun guy in your life- you’ve come to the right place.

I’ve compiled a few of my favorite Father’s Day sayings. Use them in a card, a message, a letter, or any other creative way to celebrate the men in your life.

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


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

Charles Wadworth

“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

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”

Sigmund Freud

“[My father] has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.”

Chelsea Clinton

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

Michael Ratnadeepak

“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

“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

“The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.”

Dan Pearce

“It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”

Anne Sexton

“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

“No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word―father.”

Lydia Maria Child

“When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.”

Linda Poindexter

“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”

Steve Martin

“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.”


“My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.”

Liza Minnelli

“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

“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

“No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.”

Hedy Lamarr

“A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.”


“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

“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.”


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

Amit Ray

“Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.”


Don’t forget to check out my loving mom quotes here for moms as well.

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