Inspiration

15 Touching Father's Day Quotes That'll Melt Your Dad's Heart

Because sometimes "Happy Father's Day" just isn't enough.
IMAGE GETTY IMAGES
Comments

Sure, he may not be a man of words, but that doesn't mean you can't take the time to honor your father with some touching turns of phrase. Whether you fancy a cheesy quote that will make him laugh, or perhaps you want to get a little sentimental. Regardless, we rounded up the 15 best father's day quotes around to give you some inspiration to honor your father, this Sunday, June 16.


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

- Jim Valvano


"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


"My dad's my best mate, and he always will be."

- Cher Lloyd


"It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping."

- John Sinor


"My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it."

- Clarence Budington Kelland


"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


"To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter."

- Euripides


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

- Sigmund Freud


"An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom."

- C.S. Lewis


"You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's."

- Robert Frost


"A father carries pictures where his money used to be."

- Steve Martin


"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."

- George Herbert


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

- Pope John XXIII


"No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child."

- Abraham Lincoln


"When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry."

- William Shakespeare

*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

Comments
Recommended Videos
About The Author
Katie Robinson
View Other Articles From Katie Robinson
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
Josh Boutwood has returned with his signature restaurant, Test Kitchen.
 
Share
“A natural number one whose tragedy it is to have been born a number two.”
 
Share
The infamous Upper East Side murder has yet to fade from public memory.
 
Share
Six standout new releases of the month-and one old favorite to revisit.
 
Share
Who stands where during such events is determined by what is known as the order of precedence.
 
Share
We get a closer glimpse at what the industrialist was like as a father.
 
Share
Praises pour in for the late, great businessman John Gokongwei Jr., from those who have worked closely with him to employees who had encountered him.
 
Share
This is your chance to help out while shopping for new kicks.
 
Share
After years of rumblings, the beloved show is finally getting a revival on HBO Max.
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US