The Best Fathers Day Quotes for Cards

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Looking for the perfect Fathers Day quotes for writing in a card to your dad? You've come to the right place!

This is my hand-picked selection of the best Fathers Day quotes and sayings that are perfect for going in cards. I hope you find one that's just right for your dad!

For some of the quotes I've also included an example of a message that you could write in your card to go along with the quote. You can come up with your own message of course, but I know that sometimes even the best of us get stuck for what to write in a card!

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Funny Fathers Day Quotes
Inspirational Fathers Day Quotes
Christian Fathers Day Quotes

Funny Fathers Day Quotes


"Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me
everything he knows."
-Al Unser

Example message: "Dad, thanks for being an amazing teacher and a wonderful dad.
Happy Father's Day!"

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"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 the old man had learned in seven years."
-Mark Twain

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"The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get."
-Tim Russert

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"Dad, you're someone to look up to no matter how tall I've grown."
-Anon

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"A man knows when he is growing old
because he begins to look like his father."
-Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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"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

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"If at first you don't succeed, call Dad."
-Anon

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"Who needs a super-hero when I have you as my Dad?"
-Anon

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"Some people don't believe in heroes but they haven't met my dad!"
-Anon

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"Daddy, you are as smart as Ironman,
as strong as the Hulk,
as fast as Superman,
as brave as Batman.
You are my favorite super-hero."
-Anon

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Inspirational Fathers Day Quotes


"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

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

Example message: "Dad, thank you for always believing in me. Happy Father's Day!"

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"Everyone can be a father,
but it takes a lot to be a dad."
-Wade Boggs

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"He didn't tell me how to live;
he lived, and let me watch him do it."
-Clarence B Kelland

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"FATHER: a son's first hero... and a daughter's first love."
-Unknown

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"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

Example message: "Dad, thank you for always being there for me. Happy Father's Day!"

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

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"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."
-Unknown

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"It is a wise father that knows his own child."
-William Shakespeare

Example message: "Dad, thank you for knowing me so well. Happy Father's Day!"

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

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"I have found the best way to give advice to your children
is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
-Harry S. Truman

Example message: "Dad, thank you for always supporting me in reaching for my dreams.
Happy Father's Day!"

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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

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Christian Fathers Day Quotes


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

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"Blessed indeed is the man who hears
many gentle voices call him father!"
-Lydia M. Child

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"Train up a child in the way which he should go
and when he is old he will not depart from it."
-Proverbs 22:6

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A Father's Prayer
"May God give you the grace of wit and wisdom
to understand that rainbows are only the result
of showers, dust, and hope..."
-Unknown

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Related pages

I hope you enjoyed my favorite Fathers Day Quotes and that you found one that was just right for your dad! If you're looking for other ways to show your dad how much you love him, here are some other pages I think you'll enjoy:

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