Top 10 Best Father’s Day Quotes

Some would say fathers are a great source of advice, encouragement and wisdom–not to mention unconditional love. In celebration of everything fathers do for us, we’ve assembled what we think are the top ten best inspirational quotes from fathers, about fathers or about fatherhood. Happy Father’s Day!

“And what I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children — all of our children — a better world. Even if it’s difficult. Even if the work seems great. Even if we don’t get very far in our lifetime.” – President Barack Obama

“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

“Be a dad. Don’t be Mom’s Assistant…Be a man…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. Spend time with your kids…It won’t take away your manhood, it will give it to you.” – Louis C.K.

Louis C. K.

“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

“Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.” – Naveen Jain

“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

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – 17th century proverb

“The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it.” – John Green

John Green with son Henry.

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano

“I have found the very best way to advise your children is to find out what they want to do and advise them to do it.” – President Harry Truman

If you’re lucky enough to have a father who loves you and believes in you, now’s your chance to tell him how grateful you are!

For more about father’s day, check out 16 photos of great fathers being great fathers.

[Featured image courtesy of MJEMagazine]

[Quotes courtesy of ValueWalk, The Latin Times, and]

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