Special Happy Fathers Day Quotes From Daughter And Son

Fathers Day is a special day to celebrate father figures around the world. This year, fathers can expect to receive heartfelt messages and gifts from their loved ones. In honor of Father’s Day, we asked our readers to share quotes that have impacted their lives in a meaningful way. We received some beautiful responses! Here are some Fathers Day quotes from daughters and sons.

Happy Father's Day Quotes

  • “An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all wisdom.”- C.S Lewis

  • “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 Minellie

  • “No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word―father.”- Lydia Maria Child

  • “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”- Sigmund Freud

  • “The best fathers have the softest, sweetest hearts. In other words, great dads are real marshmallows.”- Richelle E. Goodrich, “Slaying Dragons”

  • “I don’t have to prepare to be wrapped around my daughter’s finger. I have been wrapped around her little finger since the day she plopped out into this world.”- Ryan Reynolds

  • “There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry.”- Joni Eareckson Tada

  • “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

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

  • “My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.”- Tiger Woods

  • “The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to respect the woman that gave birth to his children. It is because of her that you have the greatest treasures in your life. You may have moved on, but your children have not. If you can’t be her soulmate, then at least be thoughtful. Whom your children love should always be someone that you acknowledge with kindness. Your children notice everything and will follow your example.”- Shannon L. Alder, 

  • “There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.”- Alison Lohman

  • “I was raised in the greatest of homes… just a really great dad, and I miss him so much… he was a good man, a real simple man… Very faithful, always loved my mom, always provided for the kids, and just a lot of fun.”- Max Lucado

  • “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”- Anne Sexton 

Father's Day Quotes 2022

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

  • “My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.”- Michael Jordan

  • “Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.”- Naveen Jain

  • “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

  • “What I really want to tell him is to pick up that baby of his and hold her tight, to set the moon on the edge of her crib and to hang her name up in the stars.”- Jodi Picoult

  • “A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.”- William Graham Sumner

  • “A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us.”- Émile Gaboriau

  • “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert

  • “It is not flesh and blood, but the heart and love which makes us father and son.”- Friedrich Schiller

  • “When my father didn’t have my hand.. he had my back.”- Linda Poindexter

  • “They didn’t do anything, they just exist and you love them completely, but it’s not built on anything other than their existence.”- John Legend 

Happy Father's Day Quotes From Daughter

  • “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.”- Michael Ratnadeepak

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

  • “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.”- Wade Boggs

  • “I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me.”- Calvin Johnson

  • “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.” – Enid Bagnold

  • “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

  • “The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it.”- Jhm Green 

Heartfelt and Meaningful Father's Day Quotes

  • “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.”- Clarence Budington Kelland

  • “That was when the world wasn’t so big and I could see everywhere. It was when my father was a hero and not a human.”- Markus Zusat

  • “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

  • “The strongest, toughest men all have compassion. They’re not heartless and cold. You have to be man enough to have compassion—to care about people and about your children.”- Denzel Washington 

Fathers Day Quotes to Celebrate Dad

  • “My father taught me you have to believe in yourself and run on your own track.”- Jenifer Grey

  • “In my school the brightest boys did maths and physics, the less bright did physics and chemistry and the least bright did biology. I wanted to do maths and physics but my father made me do chemistry because he thought there would be no jobs for mathematics.”- Stephen Hawking

  • “My father was a great man. He was a great worrier. He was a great American. I admire him for all of these things. But I love him because he was a great father “- Meghan McCain 

Best Father's Day Quotes

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

  • “The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations he set not only for himself but for his family.”- Reed Markham

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

  • “I talk and talk and talk and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week”- Maria Cuomo Cole

  • “Many people long for a father’s love. I had it, I have it still.”- Jennifer Grant

  • “Never is a man of a man than when he is the father of a newborn”- Mathew McConaughey

  • “True maturity only reach when a man realize he has become a father figure to his girlfriend boyfriend”- Larry McMurtry

Best Fathers Day Quotes for Your Husband 2022

  • “But I say to you. Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be done of your father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and send rain on the just and on unjust.”- Jesus Christ

  • “I remember a very important lesson that my father gave me when I was twelve or thirteen, he said, ‘you know today I welded a perfect seam and I signed my name to it.’ And I said, but, daddy, no one’s going to see it, and he said, ‘Yeah, but I know it’s there.”- Toni Morrison