65 Fathers Day Message & Quotes On Success In Life

These fathers day message will inspire you. Father’s Day is a holiday honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging fathers day message, fathers day sayings, and fathers day proverbs.

Best Fathers Day Message

  1. “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” ~ Umberto Eco
  2. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” ~ Jim Valvano
  3. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland
  4. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” ~ Sigmund Freud

  5. “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” ~ Billy Graham
  6. “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” ~ George Herbert
  7. “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.” ~ Friedrich Schiller

  9. “A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.” ~ Bill Cosby
  10. “It is much easier to become a father than to be one.” ~ Kent Nerburn
  11. “A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.” ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  12. “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.” ~ Enid Bagnold

  13. “The greatest gift I ever had
    Came from God; I call him Dad!” ~ John Walter Bratton
  14. “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” ~ Steve Martin
  15. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” ~ William Shakespeare
  16. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” ~ Theodore Hesburgh

  17. “There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.” ~ Alison Lohman
  18. “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.” ~ Bill Cosby
  19. “I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work 15 and 16 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
  20. “Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.” ~ Jon Stewart

  21. “I just owe almost everything to my father and it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  22. “Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.” ~ George Eliot , Fathers day message to a friend
  23. “Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then, with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.” ~ George Eliot
  24. “And he that is taught to live upon little, owes more to his father’s wisdom, than he that has a great deal left him, does to his father’s care.” ~ William Penn

  25. “It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.” ~ Harper Lee
  26. “Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.” ~ Anne Geddes
  27. “It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder, and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.” ~ Phyllis Diller
  28. “I’m a strong person, I’m a strong family man, I’m a strong husband and a strong father.” ~ David Beckham

  29. “To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.” ~ Euripides , Fathers day message from daughter
  30. “Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.” ~ Lydia M. Child
  31. “He’s [Harry S. Truman] just your dad, and you love him. It’s only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home – it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love. My father was a great man.” ~ Margaret Truman Daniel
  32. “My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband, and friend.” ~ Tiger Woods

  33. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ~ Confucius
  34. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” ~ William Shakespeare , Fathers day message from son
  35. “I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.” ~ Adam Sandler
  36. “Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.” ~ Robert Orben

  37. “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” ~ Pope John XXIII
  38. “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass’; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.'” ~ Harmon Killebrew
  39. “My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'” ~ Michael Jordan
  40. “I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.'” ~ Paul Walker

  41. “Choose a career you love and you will never have to go to work.” ~ Denis Waitley
  42. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.” ~ Anne Sexton
  43. “Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.” ~ Gloria Naylor
  44. “To be a successful father… there’s one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don’t look at it for the first two years.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

  45. “The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.” ~ Confucius
  46. “There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep’.” ~ Jim Gaffigan
  47. “My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.” ~ Steve Young
  48. “You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.” ~ Erika Cosby

  49. “Dad – a son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.” ~ John Walter Bratton
  50. “When it comes to Father’s Day, I will remember my dad for both being there to nurture me and also for the times he gave me on my own to cultivate my own interests and to nurture my own spirit.” ~ Jennifer Grant
  51. “As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  52. “Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.” ~ Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

  53. “Oh, the comfort – the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person – having neither to weigh thoughts nor to measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together.” ~ Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
  54. “To her, the name of father was another name for love.” ~ Fanny Fern
  55. “Fathers have skills that they never use at home. You run a landscaping business and you can’t dress and feed a four-year-old? Take it on!” ~ Louis C. K.
  56. “Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.” ~ Conrad Hall

  57. “He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.” ~ Chelsea Clinton
  58. “I just sit there and makeup songs and sing to [my son] in gibberish. I’m very good at gibberish now.” ~ Elton John
  59. “I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers, or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes
  60. “Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later.” ~ Tom Wolfe

  61. “A real man loves his wife and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.” ~ Frank Abagnale , Fathers day message from wife
  62. “Being a father is sometimes my hardest but always my most rewarding job. Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there.” ~ Barack Obama

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