30 Best Father's Day Messages and Quotes for Dad 2024


Father's Day is almost here! It's time to pick out a Father's Day gift or DIY a gift he'll love, and don't forget to find the perfect card. Celebrate Father's Day with heartfelt quotes and messages that express your love and appreciation for the important men in your life. Whether it's your dad, grandfather, or father figure, let them know how much they mean to you with these carefully curated phrases.

From funny one-liners to poignant reflections, there's something for every dad out there. Share these quotes on social media or write them on a card to create a lasting memory. Show your gratitude for all that they do with these Father's Day quotes and messages that are sure to warm their hearts.


1. Funny Father’s Day Messages and Quotes

  • Father!–to God himself we cannot give a holier name. - William Wordsworth
  • Congrats, Dad! I turned out great!
  • Happy Father's Day from your favorite child.
  • I may not be perfect, but at least I'm not mailing this from prison. Nice job, Dad!
  • I finally checked the oil in my car. Happy Father's Day!
  • My father had a profound effect on me. He was a lunatic. - Spike Milligan


2. Emotional Father’s Day Messages and Quotes

  • I'm a strong person, I'm a strong family man, I'm a strong husband and a strong father. - David Beckham
  • A father's love is forever imprinted on his child's heart. - Jennifer Williamson
  • A father's tears and fears are unseen, and his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
  • A father doesn't tell you that he loves you, he shows you. - Dimitri the Stoneheart
  • The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. - Antoine Francis Prevost
  • Raising kids may be a thankless job but at least the pay sucks. - Jim Gaffigan


3. Inspirational Father’s Day Messages and Quotes

  • The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. - Theodore Hesburgh
  • A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. - Billy Graham
  • Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride, and inspiration. - Barack Obama
  • My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. - Jim Valvano
  • 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
  • Fatherhood is the best thing that could happen to me, and I'm just glad I can share my voice. - Dwyane Wade


4. Sweet Father’s Day Messages and Quotes

  • A father is someone you never outgrow your need for.
  • Dad, your love is the sweetest thing I have ever known, and your smile warms my heart.
  • A father's love is like a lighthouse, always there to guide you home.
  • Dad, you are my first hero, my first love, and my forever friend.
  • A father's love is a gift that lasts forever, a treasure that you will always hold close to your heart.
  • Dad, I may not say it enough, but I love you more than words can express. Happy Father's Day!


5. Famous Father’s Day Messages and Quotes

  • I have a Father's Day every day. - Dennis Banks
  • 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
  • When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back. - Linda Poindexter
  • The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. - Abbé Prévost
  • To be a father requires patience, love, and giving up the 'all about me' attitude. - Catherine Pulsifer
  • A father carries pictures where his money used to be. - Steve Ma