25 Quotes for Father’s Day

Today I am sharing with your some of my favorite quotes to help celebrate Father’s Day. These quotes are about dads and from dads. I’m very thankful for my dad, he has given me so much. One thing I am most thankful that he gave me is the urge to see the world, and to experience and try everything. His stories throughout my youth are a huge reason I became a traveler. I always knew I wanted my own amazing stories to tell to my kids. I hope you enjoy these quotes, and Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! =)

  1. “Dad: A son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.”
    – Unknown
  2. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
    – William Shakespeare
  3. “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”
    – Billy Graham
  4. “Lately all my friends are worried they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not.”
    – Dan Zevin
  5. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.”
    – Charles Wadsworth
  6. “Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing father.”
    – Unknown
  7. “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.”
    – Euripides
  8. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”
    – Anne Sexton
  9. “Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end.”
    – George Strait
  10. “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
  11. “I only hope when I have my own family that everyday I see a little more of my father in me.”
    – Keith Urban
  12. “I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.”
    – Hedy Lamarr
  13. “Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every single day.”
    – Mike Myers
  14. “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.
    – Tim Russert
  15. “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”
    – Steve Martin
  16. “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.”
    – George Herbert
  17. “A girl’s first true love is her father.”
    – Marisol Santiago
  18. “The greatest tribute a boy can give to his father is to say, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like my dad.'”
    – Billy Graham
  19. “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
  20. “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 the little scraps of wisdom.”
    – Umberto Eco
  21. “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant, I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
    – Mark Twain
  22. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.”
    – Jim Valvano
  23. “I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’
    – Paul Walker
  24.  “When my father didn’t have my hand, He had my back.”
    – Linda Poindexter
  25.  “One of the greatest things a father can do for their child is to love their mother.”
    – Unknown

I hope you enjoyed this collection of quotes. Many of these quotes make me feel very blessed to have a dad who loves me, and a husband who loves me and  is a great dad to our kiddos. I hope these quotes brought up loving feelings for you, and if they did not I am sorry. I know Father’s Day is not a happy day for everyone. If you did enjoy this collection, then perhaps you would also enjoy my post on 20 Quotes to Celebrate Mother’s Day. I hope you have a great day. Thank you for stopping by!


Much Love & Happy Travels,


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