Happy Fathers Day Quotes For Dad

Here are 120 best Happy Father’s Day Messages and Quotes in 2021 to show your dad how much he means to you. Your father always has you back, no matter what…Right? Now it’s time for you to have your father’s back and what better way to thank him with words of appreciation through sayings of messages and quotes.

We have specially selected the 120 best Happy Father’s Day Messages and Quotes in 2021 that will put a smile on your dad’s face and maybe a tear or two. So whether your a son or daughter, these fathers day messages and quotes are meaningful and full of conviction, just like daddy. To all you amazing Dads, Papas, Daddys, Happy Father’s Day!

1- “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 Jordon

2- “A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.”

-Unknown

3- “God gave me such a good gift when he gave me you for a father.”

-Unknown

4- “The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.” —Justin Ricklefs

-Justin Ricklefs

5- “A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.” 

-Susan Gale

6- “My father] always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.”

-Chelsea Clinton

7- “She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father.”

-Harper Lee

8- Dad, you’ve been constant support, love and protection in my life. Plus, you’re my friend. Thank you.”

-Unknown

9- “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.”

-Tim Russert

10- “When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.”

-Dave Attell

11- “A girl’s first true love is her father.” 

-Marisol Santiago

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.”

-Maria Cuomo Cole

13- “Dad, thanks for the love, the cutting up, the keeping it real, the always being there. Thanks for being just the man you are.”

-Unknown

14- “A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.” 

-Dimitri the Stoneheart

15- “My favorite thing about being a father is just seeing my kids grow and do some of the same things that I did when I was a kid, man.”

-LeBron James

16- “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.”

-Linda Poindexter

17- “Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing father.” 

-Unknown

18- “Baby I paint the sky blue / My greatest creation was you.”

-Jay-Z

19- “As a dad, as a father-in-law, as a grandpa—you’re the best, and we feel so lucky to have you!”

-Unknown

20- “Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.” —John Mayer

-John Mayer

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

-Sigmund Freud

23- “Fatherhood is the great thing that could ever happen. You can’t explain it until it happens—it’s like telling someone what water feels like before they’ve ever swam in it.”

-Michael Bublé

24- “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers, and singers of song.”

-Unknown

25- “Dad, how do you love our family like you do, make change in the community and command respect from everybody who knows you? Probably has something do with that big strong heart.”

-Unknown

26- “No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.”

-Hedy Lamarr

27- “My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” 

-Liza Minnelli

28- “If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.”

-James A. Baldwin

29- “My father didn’t do anything unusual. He only did what dads are supposed to do—be there.” 

-Max Lucado

30- “Daddy, nobody can season the meat for the cookout like you. You’re good for our stomachs and our hearts.”

-Unknown

31- “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.’ So when I was working in kitchens, I did good work.”

-Toni Morrison

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

-Jim Valvano

33-“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 Minnelli

34- “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

35-“We love how at home we feel at your house, how comfortable you are at our place and the way the kids look forward to our visits with you.”

-Unknown

36- “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”

-Steve Martin

37- “My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.”

-Cher Lloyd

38- “What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity.” 

-Jean Paul

39- “The greatest tribute a boy can give to his father is to say, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like my dad.’”

-Billy Graham

40- “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

41- “Happy Father’s Day to the man who put the fear of Dad into all my dates.”

-Unknown

42- “Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows.” —Al Unser

-Al Unser

43- “Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every single day.”

-Mike Myers

44- “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

45- “In my career, there’s many things I’ve won and many things I’ve achieved, but for me, my greatest achievement is my children and my family. “

-David Beckham

46- “To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.”

-Euripides

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

-Gabriel Garcia Marquez

48- “Thank you for being there every day with just the love and guidance I’ve needed.”

-Unknown

49- “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

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

– Sigmund Freud

51- “I’m a father; that’s what matters most. Nothing matters more.”

-Gordon Brown

52- “You can tell what was the best year of your father’s life, because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out.” —Jerry Seinfeld

-Jerry Seinfeld

53- “You and Mom are still my favorite folks to hang out with. I love that.”

-Unknown

54- “An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.”

-C.S. Lewis

55- “To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father.”

-Nick Lachey

56- “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.”

-George Herbert

57- “Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I’m just glad I can share my voice.”

-Dwyane Wade

58- “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” —Frank A. Clark

-Frank A. Clark

59- “Dad, you’ve got my back. That keeps me stepping up to what challenges come in life. Love you so much for that.”

-Unknown

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

-Charles Wadworth

61- “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.”

-Wade Boggs

62- “Dad, how do you love our family like you do, make change in the community and command respect from everybody who knows you? Probably has something do with that big strong heart.”

-Unknown

63- “Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.”

-Wayne Rooney

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

-Reed Markham

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

-Charles Wadsworth

67- “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, especially for their children.” 

-Hillary Lytle

68- “Lookin’ back all I can say about all the things he did for me is I hope I’m at least half the dad that he didn’t have to be.”

-Brad Paisley

68- “My father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.” 

-Spike Milligan

69- “You’re my one and only dad, and I’ll always have a special place in my heart for you.”

-Unknown

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

-Carol Coats

71- “No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.”

-Abraham Lincoln

72- “There’s no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it.”

-George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

73- “Happy Father’s Day. Hope the beers are chilling and the grill is sizzling!”

-Unknown

74- “Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then, it’s a love without end.”

-George Strait

75- “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”

-William Shakespeare

76- “An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.”

-C.S. Lewis, Phantastes

77- “To her, the name of father was another name for love.”

-Fanny Fern

78- “Sending you heartfelt appreciation on Father’s Day. It’s the least I can do considering all the gray hairs I’ve caused you.”

-Unknown

79- “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

80- “A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.”

-Emile Gaboriau

81- “He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.”

-Tom Wolfe

82- “Thanks for teaching me all the best things I know…plus some other good stuff that I probably should have paid more attention to.”

-Unknown

83- “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

84- “Some people don’t believe in heroes, but they haven’t met my dad.”

-Unknown

85- “It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.”

-Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

86- “Today is all about you, Dad! Enjoy, because tomorrow it’s back to the rest of us.”

-Unknown

87- “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

88- “It’s only when you grow up and step back from him—or leave him for your own home—it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.”

-Margaret Truman

89- “Thanks for all you’ve done for me, Dad. Obviously, I could never repay you, but I’ll happily chip in for pizza in your honor on Father’s Day or any day!”

-Unknown

90- “It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.”

-Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

91- “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”

-Clarence Budington Kelland

92- “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”

-Antoine François Prévost, Manon Lescaut

93- “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

94- “Happy Father’s Day from afar to an amazing dad. Miss you.”

-Unknown

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

-Pam Brown

96- “Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.”

-Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

97- “Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad.”

-Anne Geddes

98- “With love and thanks for an amazing man I’ll always look up to,”

-Unknown

99- “There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years, it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.” 

-John Gregory Brown

100- “Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor.”

-Lailah Gifty Akita

101- “My Father’s Day gift to you is letting you pretend to be in charge of the family for a day.” 

-Unknown

102 – “Don’t know where I’d be without your wisdom and guidance.”

-Unknown

103- “To be the father of a nation is a great honor, but to be the father of a family is a greater joy.”

-Nelson Mandela

104- Dad, you are my superhero. I love you so much! Happy Father’s Day!

-Unknown

105- ” 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

106- Dad, you’re the first person I phone when I have a question about something or when I need some good advice. Thanks for always being there for me!

-Unknown

107- “You’re the kind of man everyone needs in their lives.”

-Unknown

108- “My father taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word.”

-Michelle Obama

109- I’ve learned so much from you over the years Dad, thanks for being a great role model and helping me grow up into the person I am today. Happy Father’s Day!

-Unknown

110- Being a dad isn’t just about eating a huge bag of gummy bears as your wife gives birth. It means being comfortable with the word hero.

-Ryan Reynolds

111- “I gave my father $100 and said, ‘Buy yourself something that will make your life easier.’ So he went out and bought a present for my mother.” 

-Rita Rudner

112- Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.

-Marinela Reka

113- Dad, you made our childhood so much fun and it’s full of brilliant memories because of you. Now that we’re older I really appreciate that you’re always there to listen and give advice.

-Unknown

114- “My daughter got me a ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug. So we know she’s sarcastic.”

-Bob Odenkirk

115- The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.

-Justin Ricklefs

116-“Even though I’m proud my dad invented the rear-view mirror, we’re not as close as we appear.”

-Stewart Francis

117- Sending you all my love this Father’s day. We might be apart today, but you’re always in my heart. Take care and stay safe in these uncertain times. I miss you!

-Unknown

118- “Me and my dad used to play tag. He’d drive.”

-Rodney Dangerfield

119- Happy Father’s Day to my amazing Dad! Although we’re far apart, you’re always in my thoughts and prayers. I love you and miss you more than words can say.

-Unknown

120- “We wondered why when a child laughed, he belonged to Daddy, and when he had a sagging diaper that smelled like a landfill, ‘He wants his mother.’”

-Erma Bumbeck
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