Fathers Day quotes

Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to tell Dad you love him. I’ve scourged the web for the best funny, touching and wise Fathers Day quotes. Enjoy, and have a great Fathers Day tomorrow!


1. “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass.’  ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.'” ~ Harmon Killebrew

2. “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.” ~ Bill Cosby

3. “It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.” ~ Johann Schiller

4. “A father is a man who carries pictures where his money used to be.” ~ Anonymous fathers day quotes

5. “Spread the diaper in the position of the diamond with you at bat.  Then fold second base down to home and set the baby on the pitcher’s mound.  Put first base and third together, bring up home plate and pin the three together.  Of course, in case of rain, you gotta call the game and start all over again.” ~ Jimmy Piersal, on how to diaper a baby, 1968

6. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland

7. “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” ~ Unknown

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

9. “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

10. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

11. “Small boys become big men through the influence of big men who care about small boys.”
~ Anonymous fathers day quotes

12. “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

13. “A father is someone that holds your hand at the fair makes sure you do what your mother says holds back your hair when you are sick brushes that hair when it is tangled because mother is too busy lets you eat ice cream for breakfast but only when mother is away he walks you down the aisle and tells you everythings gonna be OK.”
~ Anonymous fathers day quotes

14. “There are three stages of a man’s life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.” 
~ Anonymous fathers day quotes

15. “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