Intro: Looking for some inspirational and funny Father's Day quotes, poems and sayings or even something in between? Below, you'll find some of the best quotes for dads on their special day. You can add them to your homemade art cards, eCards, table tents or gifts for Father's Day.
If you're in a hurry, you'll find all the quotes at the bottom of the page near the images.
How I Learned to Find Great Father's Day Quotes
Father's Day holds a special significance in my heart. I mean, it always has, but now that my father is deceased, those poems and quotes about Dear Ol' Dad have a more profound meaning for me. I miss my dad very much and sad Father's Day quotes really resonate with me.
But my whole day isn't filled with tears. My dad was funny, inspirational, sentimental and good. He also had a talent for buying cards with just the right saying in them, no matter what the occasion. You could say I got my ability to choose the best Father's Day quotes for cards, because I had a good teacher. I'd like to think that because of this, I'll be a good guide for those who read this page, looking for inspirational, sad or funny Father's Day quotes, sayings and poems to put on their cards, ecards, and gifts.
A good father is one of the most unsung, upraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. Billy Graham
I can still see my dad as he lingered in the aisles of one of Boise's five and dime type stores, carefully fingering each card to test the papers, the fonts and finally to read what was inside. He'd laugh at the witty quotes, linger over the spiritual poems or smile at the cute quotes and sayings he'd find in kid cards.
And opening a card from my dad was just as important as opening the present he gave you. Everyone knew this. And very often the quotes for the cards fit the gift perfectly. One time, he gave me a card that had a quote from the movie "Christmas Story."
For God's sake, Ralphie, you'll shoot your eye out. A quote from my dad in a Christmas card
Anyone who knows this movie knows this quote. Or some variation of it. It turns out that the gift in question was a camera that was attached to said funny quote and card. See what I mean? He was witty that way.
In light of this, below you'll find all manner of Father's Day quotes and sayings. Yes, you'll see some famous Father's Day quotes along with some cute ones, some witty ones, some inspirational and some religious and Christian ones. In short, you should find enough quotes to wish your dad Happy Father's Day no matter what his tastes.
And it doesn't matter if you're looking for quotes from kids, from a wife or daughter or even for that special stepfather who has created a soft spot in your heart. I'll bet I can unearth some of the best ones. That's my hope anyway.
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. Johann Schiller
Beside the pictures, you'll find descriptions of each type of quote you're looking for. Just follow the links besides the images that tell what kinds of Father's Day quotes you'll see. Who knows? You may just find yourself laughing at some really funny Father's Day quotes or feeling a little nostalgic at some of the sad and bittersweet ones. In any case, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for among these free Father's Day quotes.
If you want to make the card that is featured in the picture associated with this article, click here for the video tutorial. And here are more homemade Father's Day card ideas to help you add some Dad's Day art to your mantel.
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Funny Father's Day quotes
Try out these funny Father's Day quotes if your dad is the wittiest guy you know. Many of them are cute, some downright humorous and some will just leave your sides aching!
Here's a sample of the quotes you'll find:
The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get. Tim Russert
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. Mark Twain
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Father's Day quotes from kids, wives, daughters and sons
These quotes from Pinterest will give you slew of ideas as you try to come up with the best quotes for dad on Father's Day.
Some quote samples from the links. Click the links for more quotes.
A dad is a daughter's first love...
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. Sigmund Freud
Father's Day quotes for grandpa, friend, step dad or other special father
Some of the greatest Father's Day quotes are about the "other" fathers in our lives. Where would we be without the step father who became our dad? Or the grandpa who taught us how to fish? Or the friends we have that are just plain great dads? These special Dad's Day quotes are good if you need something short, sweet and to the point or something more sentimental for that special guy in your life. Some of the most famous Father's Day quotes are in this list, too!
A quote from the links:
I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life. Sidney Poitier
Religious Father's Day quotes
For some dads, being a father is both an inspirational and sacred experience. You'll enjoy these Father's Day quotes with a religious theme if your pop falls into this category.
Some sample quotes from the quotes and sayings links:
It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. - Pope John XXIII
How true Daddy's words were when he said: 'All children must look after their own upbringing.' Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank, German Jew and Holocaust Victim
For our deceased fathers
Finally, for those of us who have a father who has passed on, may these Father's Day quotes for your deceased dad bring you comfort and spark beautiful memories. Here's to my own dad in heaven.
Some sample quotes:
I don't mind looking into the mirror and seeing my father. Micheal Douglass
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms
when his hands are empty. unknown