65+ Inspiring Dad Quotes & Sayings

Inspiring Dad Quotes & Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, and funny father quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more quotes by topic on MindBootstrap.

Funny dad quotes


My Dad has the most awesome daughter in the world.


Dad, you’ve always been the coolest like all those times you said “Yes” when mom said “No”


My daughter got me a “World’s best dad” mug. So we know she’s sarcastic. ~Bob Odenkirk


A father is a banker provided by nature. ~French Proverb


When mom wouldn’t let dad build a maze of beer cans in our yard he said “You’re the cloak of darkness smothering my fire of fun.”


Guns don’t kill people…Dads with pretty daughters do!


When I was little my dad had me convinced that the Ice Cream truck only played music when it was sold out. Well played Dad, well played.


The reason why daughters love their dad the most is…that there is at least one man in the world who will never hurt her.


I asked my dad if I looked fat in my bathing suit at the beach and he said “keep drinking and you won’t care.”


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


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

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I love you dad quotes from daughter


You tickled my toes…checked for monsters, showed me the stars… and taught me how to reach them… I love you dad.


I’m choosing to let you be one of the best things that’s ever happened to me.
Me being me is how I bow to you on one knee
This is me saying: I honour you through all I have become.


I love you, dad.
You will always be the first man in my life and my first love.


You have seen me laugh.
You wiped my tears dry.
You are my sunshine and made my days so bright.
I love you, Daddy!


For all the love and care…
You have showered on me…
I love you Dad…
Hope you have a great day…
on this Father’s Day


When I was a child, you nurtured me.
When I was a teenager, you gave me boundaries. Now that I’m grown, you continue to be an example to my children. On Father’s Day, I thank you for being my life‘s template.
Love you, Dad.


A father is a man who expects his children to be as good as he meant to be.
I love you, Dad.


I love my daddy.
My daddy’s everything.
I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad.


I love you Dad
My dad, my hero.


Love you Dad
For being the best mentor and supporting me in whatever I do. Though I may not be the best daughter but you are a perfect father for me.


Missing dad quotes from daughter


Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.


When I’m at my best, I am my father’s daughter.


You taught me to be strong but sorry I’m letting you down.
I can never be strong enough to accept that you are no longer here..


I miss my Dad
The loss of your father, no matter how old you are, changes your life forever. Your dad is your protector who keeps you safe and secure. You never really get over the loss. You learn to live with the loss, and he is never far from your thoughts.


I still get a lot of hugs but none of them are as warm as yours. I miss you, dad.


When everything goes wrong and I’m having a bad day I wish I could call my dad so he can say everything will be OK.


A father hold his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.


Every girl may not be queen to her husband, but she is always a princess to her father.


It is said time heals your wounds. But the wound that you has given us by passing away is something that is not healing. I love you and miss you Papa!


Your memories have become my heartbeats which means I am thinking of you all the time just to stay alive…
I miss you.


Sometimes I still just can’t believe you’re gone…


In my life’s treasure trove of memories, the ones we’ve shared together are the ones I miss the most.


Bad dad quotes


One day you’ll be alone and regret not being there. You’ll regret the birthdays and holidays missed. You’ll regret not watching her grow up and being in her life you’ll regret everything and by than it will be too late…


I often get jealous of those girls that have such a good relationship with their dad.


And my dad drilled it in my head, you know, ‘If you want it bad enough, and you’re willing to make the sacrifices, you can do it. But first you have to believe in yourself. ~Jennie Finch


A man’s success is measured by what his wife and children say about him. Money and accomplishments mean nothing if you let your home fail. ~Tony Gaskins


My father was a food lover and a deadbeat dad, and maybe a connection between good food and bad dads was forged early, in the deepest folds of my subconscious, where we make so many decisions about our parents. ~J. R. Moehringer


My dad was the town drunk. Most of the time that’s not so bad; but New York city?


When a girl has a bad relationship with her father, or he’s not in her life for whatever reason, she will always try to find the love that she wish she had with her dad from a boy, and she will put so much trust and expectations into him like she would her father, she just wants someone to Love her like a dad would..


If you left me without a reason, do not come come back with an excuse.


A bad father has never a good son. ~Latin Proverb


I wish people knew how hard Father’s Day is when your dad isn’t who he used to be cause of his damn alcohol addiction and he doesn’t give a shit about his kids.


Dear Deadbeat Dads,
If you don’t spend any time with your kids when they are young, don’t be surprised when they don’t want to spend any time with you when they are old enough to see what kind of parent you are.


There’s nothing worse than a man that can be everything to everybody else…except a father to their own child..



Dead Beat Dads say stuff like “I miss my kids so much” & “I love my kids” but have yet to be involved in their kids lives and then expect the mother to jump when he says he wants to see them.


There are too many deadbeat fathers out there who leave their daughters broken and unloved.


First time dad quotes


When a child is born, so is a dad.


The most rewarding part about being a dad is just looking at children who didn’t exist at some point. The first time you saw them, they were the size of a quarter, in sonogram, and now they can pour orange juice and yell at each other.


The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage, which is a bit weird. We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet, but I did all the talking. ~Christopher Plummer


Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a daddy.


My daddy said that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try that feeling just never goes away. ~Nicholas Sparks


Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every day. ~Mike Myers, American Actor


Dad quotes from son


A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be. ~Frank A. Clark


Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice. ~Charles F. Kettering


When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son. ~The Talmud


Dad, you are my hero, my role model, the man who I look up, to and dream to become.


There is no denying that a son can be raised to be a great man only if he has a strong and wise father to lead the way.


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


My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. ~Tiger Woods


When I was a kid, my father told me every day, “You’re the most wonderful boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.” ~Jan Hutchins


A dad is your biggest fan, even when you strike out.


Father is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again.


Sad father quotes


How sad to see a father with money and no joy. The man studied economics, but never studied happiness. ~Jim Rohn


My father came home
Screaming everyday
Wondering why his house wasn’t cleaned
He threatened to hit me.
And sliced me with his words
I thought fathers were supposed to
Love you and be there when you were down
But the only thing my fathers done
Is make me wish I was in the ground



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