Father’s Day Messages

Messages, Quotes and Sayings for Father's Day

It’s not always easy to write a card for Father’s Day. You want to express how much Dad means to you, but to put all your love into words isn’t always the easiest task. Read on for Father’s Day Messages, Quotes, Sayings and more.

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Father's Day Quotes & Sayings

The perfect way to say Happy Father’s Day choose from these varied quotes all about dads!

  1. “A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.” —Dimitri the Stoneheart
  2. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” —Linda Poindexter
  3. “A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” —Unknown
  4. “A dad is someone who wants to catch you when you fall. Instead, he picks you up, brushes you off,
  5. “A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.” —Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  6. and lets you try again.” —Unknown
  7. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.” —Anne Sexton
  8. “My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” —Liza Minnelli
  9. “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
  10. “Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.” —Reed Markham
  11. “A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.” —Knights of Pythagoras
  12. “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” —Unknown
  13. “I always thought you’d make a great dad. Now, I know it. Happy Father’s Day to an amazing husband.” —Unknown
  14. “Grandpas bring a little wisdom, happiness, warmth, and love to every life they touch.” —Unknown
  15. “Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things.” —Unknown
  16. “A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.” —Unknown
  17. “It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.” —Barack Obama
  18. “The nature of fatherhood is that you’re doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified when you do it.” —John Green
  19. “Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life.” —Hugh Jackman
  20. “Fatherhood is a marathon, not a sprint.” —Paul L. Lewis
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Father's Day Quotes & Sayings

Some Bible verses about dads:

  1. Start children off on the way they should go (Proverbs 22:6)
  2. Fathers encourage and comfort their children (1 Thessalonians 2:11–12)
  3. The Lord carried you, as a father carries his son (Deuteronomy 1:29–31)
  4. Your faith will be a refuge for your children (Proverbs 14:26)
  5. Parents are the pride of their children (Proverbs 17:6)

Messages for Father's Day

How to write a card for Father’s Day with these messages:

  1. Start by addressing the card. Whether is it is to your dad, grandpa, uncle, or a family friend that is like a father to you. A simple “Dear Dad” or “To My Dad” will do.
  2. Include the quote at the beginning of the card if you don’t have any ideas to start off.
  3. Then you can expand on the quote or let him know why you chose this quote and what it means to you.
  4. Adding in special memories you share or why he is such a great father is always a nice touch to make the card personalized.
  5. Finally, end the card with a “Happy Father’s Day” and sign it.
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