Fathers are irreplaceable–that’s what we celebrate on Father’s Day. Quotes, life quotes about what fathers really mean to us, may be exactly what you’re looking for to let your dad know just how much he means to you. Some of these quotes might even be used to comfort someone who isn’t close to their dad, or someone who has lost their dad. Fathers aren’t always perfect, but it is still important to celebrate the one you have.
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. ~Billy Graham
My father said, “Politics asks the question: Is it expedient? Vanity asks: Is it popular? But conscience asks: Is it right?” ~Dexter Scott King (son of Martin Luther King, Jr.)
I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example. ~Mario Cuomo
My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you’re a kid, you want to be just like your dad. ~Derek Jeter
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others. ~Danny Thomas
I didn’t hesitate to kiss my father in public. And that’s how I tried to raise my children. We’re physical. ~Payne Stewart
- If you’re looking for more great life sayings that you could use for Father’s Day, be sure you don’t miss these lines from Bill Cosby on the funny side of fatherhood.
- More inspirational sayings for Dads HERE are lines from movies.
My favorite Father’s Day quote is all about a dad’s life and what it really means to be successful as a father.