Discover the perfect Father’s Day quote

Plump up the sofa, dust off his records and prepare to indulge every hobby, for Father’s Day is not far off. After all that lift-giving, arm wrestling and secret-recipe-creating he deserves a bit of a treat, so why not indulge him with a personalized book for a gift with a difference?

You could then make it extra special by popping a few special words and a Father’s Day quote in the dedication to be printed on the first page, for free. Whoever the father figure is in your life, we’ve rounded up a ton of funny, inspiring and heartwarming Father’s Day quotes they’ll love.

Happy Father’s Day quotes

• “A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” – Unknown
• “You are simply the best.” – Tina Turner
• “Some people don’t believe in heroes but they haven’t met my Dad” – Unknown
• “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter
• “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature” – Antoine François Prévost, Manon Lescaut
• “My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.” – Cher Lloyd
• “A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.” – Emile Gaboriau
• “Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.” – Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
• “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.” – Jim Valvano
• “[My father] always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.” – Chelsea Clinton
• “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” – Tim Russert
• “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
• “No music is so pleasant to my ears as that word: father.” – Lydia Maria Child
• “My father didn’t do anything unusual. He only did what dads are supposed to do: be there.” – Max Lucado
• “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
• “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” – Pam Brown
• “A father’s smile has been known to light up a child’s entire day.” – Susan Gale
• “To the world, you are a dad. But to our family, you are the world.” – Unknown


Father's Day quote from William Shakespeare

Happy Father’s Day: quote from daughter

• “We earned each other.” – Kristen Bell
• “She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father.” – Harper Lee
• “I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.” – Maria Cuomo Cole
• “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.” – Euripides
• “I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” – Hedy Lamarr
• “I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” – Liza Minnelli
• “To her, the name of father was another name for love.” – Fanny Fern
• “My father taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word.” – Michelle Obama

Happy Father’s Day: son quotes we love

• “Every son’s first superhero is his father.” – Tiger Schraff
• “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” – William Shakespeare
• “A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.” – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
• “If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.” – James A. Baldwin
• “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” – Tim Russert
• “The greatest tribute a boy can give to his father is to say, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like my dad.'” – Billy Graham
• “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me.” – Wade Boggs
• “By the time a man realises that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth
• “It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.” – Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
• “An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.” – C.S. Lewis


A Father's Day quote by Steve Martin