25 Father’s Day Quotes to Show Dad How Much You Care

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Dads are often the closest thing we have to real-life superheroes. They are strong and brave, total legends. They’re also some of the best teachers, coaches and mentors we’ll ever have, full of wisdom and always there to cheer us on.

This Father’s Day, show your dad or the fatherly figure in your life how much you love and appreciate him with these 25 heartwarming quotes all about fatherhood.

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

“A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” – Frank A. Clark

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“I realized being a father is the greatest job I have ever had and the greatest job I will ever have.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

“Fatherhood is the great thing that could ever happen. You can’t explain it until it happens—it’s like telling someone what water feels like before they’ve ever swam in it.” – Michael Bublé

“You think you know how much you can love another person, and then you have a child and you realize you didn’t know. It’s infinitely rewarding.” – Ashton Kutcher

“What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children — all of our children — a better world. Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the…

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

“He adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector.” – Tom Wolfe

“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

“Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.” – Mike Myers

“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

“I feel that the greatest gift that I can give my children is the freedom to be who they are.” – Will Smith

“My father turned my life around insisting I be more than I was and by believing I could be more.” – Oprah Winfrey

“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.” – Unknown

“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

“I love being a dad; it’s one of the joys of life. In fact, you can take it all away from me tomorrow, but don’t take away my children.” – Idris Elba

“It’s the one thing I’ve always wanted to be. Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn.” – Matthew McConaughey

“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

“In my career there’s many things I’ve won, and many things I’ve achieved, but for me my greatest achievement is my children and my family.” – David Beckham

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

“No matter what drama I deal with at work, when I get home and hear them scream, ‘Daddy!’ I forget whatever it was I was stressed about.” – Mario Lopez

“I love being a dad. Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I’m just glad I can share my voice.” – Dwayne Wade

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Anoine-François Prévost

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

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

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