15 Quotes about Great Dads!

Father & Son

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate and honor dads and the strong influence they have on our society. There’s millions of types of dads out there, but whether you’re a new dad, old dad, granddad, stepdad, or dad-in-law, it’s important to recognize the many reason we love our dads and the sacrifices they’ve made to help guide us though life.

Beach Dad and Daughter

15 Quotes about Great Dads

Dad and Son Biking

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. A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.

3. A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. – Billy Graham

4. A Dad is someone who holds you when you cry, scolds you when you break the rules, shines with pride when you succeed, and has faith in you even when you fail.

Sunset with Father & Child

6. 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 learned in seven years. - Mark Twain

7. Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children with the richest inheritance. - Ruth E. Renkel

8. My Father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland

9. The only way I can describe [fatherhood]- it sounds stupid, but-at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows like five times? Everything is full; it’s just full all the time. - Matt Damon

Grand parents and grand babies

11. Lately, all my friends are worried that they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not. – Dan Zevin

12. One father is more than a hundred schoolteachers. -George Herbert

13. My sisters and I can still recite Dad’s grilling rules: Rule No. 1: Dad is in charge. Rule No. 2: Repeat Rule No. 1. - Connie Schultz

14. Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it. – Mike Myers

15. A Father is someone who has the pictures of his kids in the wallet where his money used to be.

Happy Father's Day

Show your dad you care this Father's Day! We put together this handy Father's Day Gift Guide. Check it out, because it's certain to inspire some ideas that'll help your dad get something he'll really enjoy! We've got ideas for every dad- the do-it-yourself dad, the yard working dad, the outdoorsy dad, the motorhead dad, and even the indoor dad. Happy Father's Day!