This Father’s Day, celebrate your “Good ol’Man” to the fullest with quotes that will definitely make the day for you, your father and remind us how lucky we are and/or have been with our fathers behind us.
Literally and metaphorically, ALWAYS.
Here are some heartfelt ideas for what to write in a Father’s Day card or simply express your gratitude through. These quotes and messages really drive home the importance of fatherhood, how unbelievably intangible their love is and how irreplaceable they are.
1. “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 a future.” – Liza Minnelli.
2. “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.
3. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”- William Shakespeare.
4. “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 little scraps of wisdom.” – Umberto Eco, Foucault’s Pendulum.
5. “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” —Steve Martin
6. “Fathers just have a way of putting everything together.” —Erika Cosby
7. “Dad: A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.” —Unknown
8. “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
9. “Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” —Ruth E. Renkel
10. “When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.” —The Talmud
11. “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” —Billy Graham
12. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter
13. “My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.” – Cher Lloyd
14. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud
15. “There’s no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it.” – George R.R. Martin
16. “By the time a man realises that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he is wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth
17. “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” – Pam Brown