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

Because sometimes "Happy Father's Day" just isn't enough.
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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.


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"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."

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- Liza Minnelli


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

- Cher Lloyd


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"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."

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- 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

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

- Euripides


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"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


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"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


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"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


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"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

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