75 Father’s Day Quotes to Honor Fathers and Father Figures

75 Father’s Day Quotes to Honor Fathers and Father Figures
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“Being a father is easy. Being a good father takes a lifetime.”
“A mother gives you life. A father keeps you alive.”

These are just 2 of old sayings about fathers and there are lots of them. All with somewhat similar assertions — that a father protects, provides, and impart the meaning of things to their children. This Father’s day, we honor all fathers and father figures in our lives. Please enjoy and feel free to share!

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

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

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

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

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad. – Anne Geddes

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

Dad, I may not be the best, but I come to believe that I got it in me to be somebody in this world. And it’s not because I’m so different from you either. It’s because I’m the same. I mean, I can be just as hard-headed, and just as tough. I only hope I can be as good a man as you. – Jake Gyllenhaal

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

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

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

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

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

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters – George Herbert

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

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

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now – my greatest achievement period is – and I’m still trying to achieve it – is to be a wonderful father to my kids. – Bo Jackson

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

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

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

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A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again. A dad is someone who wants to keep you from making mistakes but instead lets you find your own way, even though his heart breaks in silence when you get hurt. 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…

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

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. – Wade Boggs

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

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

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

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards. – Robert Orben

My Dad is my hero. – Harry Connick, Jr.

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

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

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

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

The greatest thing a FATHER can do to his children, is to love their mother. – Anjaneth Garcia Untalan

See Also: 40 Mother’s Day Quotes from Famous Sons and Daughters

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

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

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

Lookin’ back all I can say about all the things he did for me is I hope I’m at least half the dad that he didn’t have to be. – Brad Paisley

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

A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be. – Carol Coats

Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end. – George Straight

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

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

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

I only hope when I have my own family that everyday I see a little more of my father in me. – Keith Urban

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. – Antoine Francois Prevost

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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

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

My father always told me, ‘Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. – Jim Fox

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 he had learned in seven years. – Mark Twain

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

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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 Atell

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. – Yiddish Proverb

Anyone can be a father, but it takes a lot to be a daddy.

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

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

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See Also: 30 Friendship Quotes to Honor our Best Buds

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

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

He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector. – Tom Wolfe

It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. – Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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