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“To her, the name of father was another name for love.” —Fanny Fern Related: 12 Inspirational Quotes for the Dads in Your Life.

47 Fathers Day Quotes

A collection of Fathers Day quotes for Dad. Plus find specific Fathers Day quotes from wife and from daughter. Also funny fathers day quotes and inspirational ones.

Fathers Day is the one day of the year where we stop and recognize Dad. A day for expressing appreciation and love to your Father. A day to make him special.

May these quotes express your feelings for your Father!



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



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




  3. 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, Reflections of A Father



  4. I have a special place in my heart for you, for showing my father such great love and friendship. Pierce Forde, The Call: A Family's Farewell to their Father



  5. Here's to the man who is wisest and best,
    Here's to the man who with judgment is blessed.
    Here's to the man who's as smart as can be,
    I mean the man who is "Dad" to me!
    Author Unknown



  6. One night a father overheard his son pray:
    Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is.
    Later that night, the Father prayed,
    Dear God, Make me the kind of man my son wants me to be.
    Author Unknown




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



  8. 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, Going To Sleep Did Not Help



  9. The one person who believes in me
    The one person whose words of wisdom stay with me
    The one person who always loves me just the way I am
    The one person who is an example of a positive man
    That man is my Dad!
    Catherine Pulsifer


  10. see also father quotes    |     dad quotes    |     father daughter quotes



Fathers Day Quotes from Wife

Share these fathers day quotes with your husband to thank him for being a wonderful Dad.

  1. 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



  2. We have shared many memories, and a few tears,
    But the happiness you bring to our family makes you our dear.
    So on this special day we celebrate you
    We want to say you're the best and we love you too!
    Catherine Pulsifer




  3. The best thing having you as my Husband is our children having you as their DADDY! Author Unknown



  4. How many times have I seen your caring and loving ways.
    Not only with our children but with many who pass you in the day.
    You're a good man and a great Dad
    I'm happy I married you, you make me so glad!
    Catherine Pulsifer



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




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



  7. With our kids you are loving and supportive too
    No wonder I am in love with you Catherine Pulsifer



  8. 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


  9. see also husband quotes    |     wife quotes    |     fathers day wishes



Fathers Day Quotes from Daughters

Daughters look up to their Fathers and these quotes reflect this. Use them to express your thoughts this Fathers Day.

  1. 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



  2. Dad you set the example of what hard work looks like, of what honesty and respect is, and you define the meaning of love in the way you live your life. Thanks for being the example for my life. Catherine Pulsifer




  3. 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, To My Dear



  4. 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



  5. 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




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


  7. Until I became a mother and a wife, I truly didn't appreciate what a being a Father meant. Now as a Mom I understand and thank you for being the Dad you were and still are! Catherine Pulsifer


  8. see also daughter quotes    |     son quotes    |     words of encouragement



Funny Fathers Day Quotes

Use these quotes to bring a smile to your Dad's face this Fathers Day.

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




  2. Dad you are handy when you have to be,
    And pretty good at putting up with me. Author Unknown



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



  4. When I was young and screamed, "There's a monster under my bed", you always came to my rescue and reassured me with your monster hugs. Kate Summers




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



  6. There are many words to describe you: loving, kind, thoughtful, awesome, my hero, my encourager, amazing, enthusiastic, the absolute No 1 Dad. These are words to remember when you are having a stressful day or when I am driving you crazy! Catherine Pulsifer



  7. Mothers and fathers are the strategic planners, the general managers, the CFOs, the PR and marketing departments, the chauffeurs, and, should something go awry, the troubleshooters. David McCullough Jr., You Are Not Special: And Other Encouragements



  8. I have a Dad that is really wise One who is cooler than most other guys! Catherine Pulsifer



  9. Having a new baby is an experience much like sky diving… You may go through a bunch of training and listen to instructors tell you all about what to expect, but the reality is that one second you are safe inside an airplane and the next you are free-falling from thousands of feet in the air. Todd Anderson, 21 Must Know Tips For New Dads




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



  11. You deserve a medal, you deserve congratulations, you deserve only the best of what life offers because look how amazing I turned out to be. Kate Summers



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



  13. I love how we all know I am your favorite child Dad! Author Unknown



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


  15. see also funny quotes    |     funny poems

Favorite Dadisms collected from my own father and those of our friends been rewarded with numerous quotes that are too good not to share.

FATHERS & FATHERHOOD: Greatest Quotes on Fathers & Fatherhood

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How easy is it to be father to your children? It’s probably a lot of work. Now you have to do a lot more work when you are raising a daughter. She’s adventurous, inquisitive, emotional and likely to try running away with some boy from school. Girls could sometimes be a handful but they are also lovely.

No father ever wants to miss out on watching his daughter grow into a woman. This is why the father-daughter bond is such an interesting subject to read about. You are about to see some of the most refreshing perspectives on father and daughter relationships.

Check these father daughter quotes with images:

#1: Be willing to teach your daughter what it means to be a man, because if her father doesn’t teach her, there are wolves out there.

#2: It’s almost an impossible task to separate fathers from their daughters, that bond is something mysteriously awesome and it can only be made from heaven.

#3: You might never know a man’s vulnerable place until you see him with his daughter, because with her, he seem capable of more human emotions than he will ever share with anyone else.

#4: The most admirable thing ever has to be a father protecting his daughter.

#5: There are too many deadbeat fathers out there who leave their daughters broken and unloved.

#6: One of the first duties of a father is to protect his daughter from crying or else make those who make her cry to pay for their crimes.

#7: A girl might learn an ocean of wisdom from her mother but having her father’s presence is one part of the equation that should never be compromised.

#8: As a father, you are going to be the first person to experience all the complexities of your daughter and you must tolerate them enough to guide her.

#9: The first man in your daughter’s life is her father and she needs your trust more than anything, don’t deny her that.

#10: The first place a woman finds her identity is as a daughter, and there’s no worse injustice you can commit against her than to be an absent father.

Also Read: Mother Daughter Quotes & Sayings

#11: One of the greatest moments between father and daughter is that walk down the aisle, then you see you little baby girl become a woman right before your eyes.

#12: There’s no perfect way to be a father but you can do your best, give your daughter the best of you and protect her so she never doubts your love.

#13: It’s important to make your daughter know that you are not just her father but her confidant, someone who would listen to her without judging or condemning her.

#14: For new fathers, you must know that daughters are a lifetime job right from the delivery room, till you walk them down the aisle.

#15: After you see your little girl grow into a lady, you know your job as a father is done and that’s such a fulfilling thing to see.

#16: Being the best father to your daughter is just as important as being a great husband to your wife because they are the most important women in a man’s life.

#17: Don’t ever make your daughter feel inadequate by comparing her with your son, being a father includes loving your children irrespective of their gender.

#18: Have you ever thought about how lucky your daughter would be if she could count on you to be her number one fan, her mentor and her confidant?

#19: Daughters want to know that they would always make their fathers proud so give your daughter a hug even when she has done the worst.

#20: Nothing breaks a girl than losing the trust of the one man she needs to trust her, so fathers must learn to forgive their daughters when they err.

#21: You have raised a strong woman when your daughter is a woman of principle that stands up for herself and for others who are too weak.

#22: There are moments you would doubt your father skills and you would make mistakes raising your daughter but that’s all family is all about.

#23: As a father you should teach your daughter that not all men are terrible and she must be willing to open up for a good man who would take care of her just like you do.

#24: Don’t always expect your daughter to understand that you love her, sometimes all she would see is a grumpy father who doesn’t want her to have fun.

#25: Being a father is never going to be a ride in the park. Half of the time you would be saving your daughter from her own self.

#26: Don’t ever expect your daughter to be on her best behaviour, even when she becomes a mother, you are still her father and must learn to be patient.

#27: To be the best grandfather, you need to first make your daughter experience a beautiful home which would guide her towards a good man.

#28: Fathers are always on the battlefield against predators, it’s even more of a battle when you have a beautiful daughter. She would always need protecting.

#29: Be kind to your wife, you are showing your daughter what she should expect from the man she loves.

#30: In training your daughter, a father must not neglect his daughter’s emotions because emotions would always be with her every step of the way.

#31: Make a girl love her father and it would be easy for her to love her husband. Make her hate her father and she would detest other men.

#32: Be the rock she needs, be there when she cries and share in her most exciting moments. This is what fathers do for their daughters.

You might not understand her totally, she might not understand you either but that’s what family is all about. People grow and your daughter will grow too, this is why you should start to share some interesting thoughts on your relationship with her. No one should ever have to shy away from a father daughter conversation because they don’t know what to say.

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75 Loving Parents Quotes and Sayings About Family and Support

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Playing daddy all the time can be a tiresome task. Dads sometimes feel ignored, unappreciated, and even unwanted in their own family. When that happens, it is time for some words of inspiration. Inspirational dad quotes will pep up any sagging spirit.

Dad Quotes for Inspiration

"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."

"Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!"

"It is much easier to become a father than to be one."

"Noble fathers have noble children."

"Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked of children."

"By profession, I am a soldier and take pride in that fact. But I am prouder — infinitely prouder — to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build; the father only builds, never destroys. The one has the potentiality of death; the other embodies creation and life. And while the hordes of death are mighty, the battalions of life are mightier still. It is my hope that my son, when I am gone, will remember me not from the battlefield but in the home repeating with him our simple daily prayer, 'Our Father who art in Heaven.'"

"One night a father overheard his son pray 'Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is.' Later that night, the Father prayed 'Dear God, Make me the kind of man my son wants me to be.'"

"In peace, the sons bury their fathers, but in war, the fathers bury their sons."

"When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, my mind a top whipped by the lashes of your rhetoric, windy of course."

"If a son is uneducated, his dad is to blame."

"When I was a kid, my father told me every day, 'You're the most wonderful boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.'"

Favorite Dadisms collected from my own father and those of our friends been rewarded with numerous quotes that are too good not to share.

23 Quotes for Father’s Day

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Our latest collection of parents quotes on Everyday Power Blog!

The importance of parents can be seen in the way they support our lives.

Parents are the only ones who show unconditional love.

Parents play the biggest role in our development.

Whether it’s in our mental, physical, social, financial, or career development, parents help us in every step of our life.

When we’re young, parents prepare us for the future.

They work hard to prepare us for future challenges.

When we make mistakes, they’re our teachers.

Parents live for us. They’re happy when we are happy.

To help us appreciate, love and show more respect for our parents, below are some inspirational parents quotes? Enjoy!

Loving Parents Quotes and Sayings About Family and Support

1.) We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. – Henry Ward Beecher

2.) Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. – Plato

3.) When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth. – Mitch Albom

4.) A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided. – Robert Brault

5.) Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark to have been loved so deeply .. will give us some protection forever. – J.K. Rowling

6.) The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day. – O. A. Battista

7.) “Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.” ― Oscar Wilde

8.) There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one. – SUE ATKINS

9.) “First your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

10.) “There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.” ― Sophie Kinsella

Parents quotes to appreciate them more

11.) Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth. – Peter Ustinov

12.) “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

13.) “To understand your parents’ love you must raise children yourself.” – Chinese Proverb

14.) “Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be, when you grow up.” ― Jodi Picoult

15.) “Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” – Matthew Jacobson

16.) “A good father is a source of inspiration and self-restraint. A good mother is the root of kindness and humbleness.”– Dr T.P.Chia

17.) “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”―Maya Angelou

18.) “Parenthood…It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last.” ― Peter Krause

19.) “My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.” – Kobe Bryant

20.) “So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.” ― Virginia Satir

Importance of parents quotes

21.) “Parenting is a life time job and does not stop when a child grows up.” – Jake Slope

22.) “Parents are like God because you wanna know they’re out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

23.) “The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult.” —Ewan McGregor

24.) “Everyone else we knew growing up is the same: image of their parents, no matter how loud they told themselves they’d be different” ― Tana French

25.) “Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.” – Unknown

26.) “Step parents are not around to replace a biological parent, rather augment a child’s life experience.” – Azriel Johnson

27.) “It’s not always easy being her daughter.’

I think,’ she said, ‘sometimes it’s hard no matter whose daughter you are.” ― Sarah Dessen

28.) “I got a lot of support from my parents. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny.” – Jim Carrey

29) “The reasonableness of the command to obey parents is clear to children, even when quite young.” ― Noah Webster

30.) “No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.”– Brad Meltzer

Parents quotes to respect them more

31.) A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. – Billy Graham

32.) “My biggest parenting conundrum: why is it so hard to put someone who is already sleepy to sleep.” – Chrissy Teigen

33.) “You cannot let your parents anywhere near your real humiliations.” ― Alice Munro

34.) “That’s what children are for—that their parents may not be bored.” ― Ivan Turgenev

35.) “The thing about lying to your parents is, you have to do it to protect them.
It’s for their own good.” ― Sophie Kinsella

36.) “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

37.) “It’s a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children.” – Ama Ata Aidoo

38.) “Our parents prayer is the most beautiful poetry and expectations.”– Aditia Rinaldi

39.) “We don’t always do the things our parents want us to do, but it is their mistake if they can’t find a way to love us anyway.” ― J. Courtney Sullivan

40.) In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.– Robert Brault

Parents quotes to inspire you

41.) They’ve got great parents; I’m just trying to be the fun uncle. – Sarah Silverman

42.) “When you lose your parents, the sadness doesn’t go away. It just changes. It hits you sideways sometimes instead of head-on. Like now.” ― Jude Watson

43.) “Have you ever noticed how parents can go from the most wonderful people in the world to totally embarrassing in three seconds?” ― Rick Riordan

44.) “Parents had some kind of sin radar, Claire thought. They always called when you were in the middle of something you just knew they’d consider wrong. Or at least risky.”― Rachel Caine

45.) “The Golden Rule of Parenting is do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you!” — Louise Hart

46.) “They’re your parents. They’re meant to love you because. Never in spite.” ― Patrick Ness

47.) “There is nothing worse than a thirteen-year-old boy. You’re embarrassed by your parents, and you’re trying to find your independence because, deep inside, you are so dependent on your mom.” » Ben Affleck

48.) “Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be, when you grow up.”– Jodie Picoult

49.) “Parents. Honestly. Sometimes they really do think the world revolves around them.” ― Randa Abdel-Fattah

50.) “Parents have to instill the right principles in their children, but then it’s up to the children to live up to those principles.” ― Mary Lydon Simonsen

Loving parents quotes that will make you smile

51.) ” Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.” – Ann Brashares

52.) “It’s especially hard to admit that you made a mistake to your parents, because, of course, you know so much more than they do.” ― Sean Covey

53.) “My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education.” ― Benedict Cumberbatch

54.) “My parents were supportive of my creativity but did not have a lot of patience for whimsy with zero production value. They had stuff to do.” ― Mindy Kaling

55.) “Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.” – Abraham Lincoln

56.) “The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.” – Frank A. Clark

57.) “A mother understands what a child does not say.” – Jewish Proverb

58.) “Being a father is the single greatest feeling on Earth. Not including those wonderful years I spent without a child, of course.” – Ryan Reynolds

59.) “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

60.) “My heroes are and were my parents. I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.” – Michael Jordan

Other inspirational parents quotes

61.) “Good parents hardly parent. They let their kids learn, fail and grow without interference.”― Trevor Carss

62.) “If your parents bring you no shame, be very grateful. If you’re proud of them, celebrate.”― Dennis Prager

63.) “Parents are living gods. They do everything to make their children happy and expect nothing in return.”― Saravana Kumar Murugan

64.) “Do your best for your parents. If you don’t, one day you will regret it.”― Debasish Mridha

65.) “My parents didn’t raise me to order something expensive when someone else is paying.”― Nitya Prakash

66.) “Compassion for our parents is the true sign of maturity.”― Anaïs Nin

67.) “The greatest gift a parent can give a child is self-confidence.”― Stewart Stafford

68.) “My parents loved us but I wasn’t always sure they liked us.”― Tahereh Maf

69.) “She was our mother and belonged to us. She was never mentioned to anyone because we simply didn’t have enough of her to share.”― Maya Angelou

70.) “Children harbor a great many doubts and sorrows that could be eased by a loving hug from a parent.”― Richelle E. Goodrich

71.) “My parents have lived longer than most and have expected very little. We have been blessed in too many ways to count.”― Ralph Webster

72.) “If we are wonderful parents and family members, then there’s really nothing else to prove.”― Ron Baratono

73.) “Any parents are as ordinary human beings as others, making them angels or even more is up to their next generation.”― Sandeep Sahajpal

74.) “Some of us can live without a society but not without a family.”― Amit Kalantri

75.) “The affection of parents makes infants feel safe in this dangerous world, and gives them boldness in experimentation and in exploration of their environments.”― Bertrand Russell

Which are your favorite parents quotes?

Parents are the gentle and supportive pillars that hold our families together. We can expect genuine and unconditional love only from parents.

Hopefully, these quotes have shown why parents are important in our lives and inspired you to appreciate them more.

Did you enjoy these parents quotes? Which of the quotes was your favorite? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

This Father's Day, share these heartfelt quotes he'll love, because perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.".

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