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.
“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.”
“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.”
“[My father] has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.”
“No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.”
“She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father.”
“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.”
“The greatest mark of a father is how he treats his children when no one is looking.”
“It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”
“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.”
“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.”
“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.”
“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.”
“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.
“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.