Words have the ability to warm the heart and touch the soul. As Father’s Day approaches, besides the delicious meals, hugs and kisses, take some time to pen a heartfelt message to daddy dearest to express your love and appreciation for him. Here are ten of our favourite quotes about dads that are both meaningful and memorable, befitting of the hero in your life.
“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.”
– Pam Brown
“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”
– Steve Martin
“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.”
“I love my father as the stars- he’s a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.”
– Terri Guillemets
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“To the world you are a dad. To our family you are the world.”
“It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.”
– Johann Friedrich von Schiller
“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”
– Billy Graham
“Dads are like chocolate chip cookies; they may have chips or be totally nutty, but they are sweet and make the world a better place.”
– Hillary Lytle
“Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.”
– Barack Obama
“A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us.”
– Émile Gaboriau