Happy Father's Day Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old happy father's day quotes, happy father's day sayings, and happy father's day proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.     

Pam Brown

Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.     

William Wordsworth

A father's tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.     

Ama H. Vanniarachchy

Dads are like chocolate chip cookies; they may have chips or be totally nutty, but they are sweet and make the world a better place.     

Hillary Lytle

It is a wise father that knows his own child.     

William Shakespeare

The gift of a Father cannot been seen by our eyes, yet he sacrificed his every breath, sweat and everything to comfort us, his family.     

King Tony .S.Singh

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.     


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

Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough.     

Wilhelm Busch

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

Lydia M. Child

A Father dosen't tell you that he loves you. He shows you.     

Demitri The Stoneheart

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.     

Enid Bagnold

Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.     

Anne Geddes

The imprint of the father, remains forever on the life of the child.     

Roy Lessin

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

Reed Markham

You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.     

James Baldwin

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.     

Gordon Brown

When you need real understanding, When you need someone to care, When you need someone to guide you, A father's always there.     

Thomas J. Langley

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

Beautiful is the man who leaves a legacy that of shared love and life. It is he who transfers meaning, assigns significance and conveys in his loving touch the fine art and gentle shaping of a life. This man shall be called, Father.     

Stella Payton

A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.     

Carol Coats

It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.     

Anne Sexton

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

Billy Graham

My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.     

Steve Young

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person; he believed in me.     

Jim Valvano

A father is someone who is proud to see you get your first car, but secretly wishes it had no keys.     

Linda Poindexter

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.     

Pope John XXIII

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.     

Johann Schiller

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.     

Sigmund Freud