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Fathers Day Quotes From Mother To Son

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Father’s Day is the time of year to celebrate great dads (or any father figure in your life) and great fatherhood. And what better way to express your love for a great dad than through heartfelt Fathers Day Quotes from Mother to son?

These words of wisdom come straight from the heart, expressing love, admiration, and appreciation for all that great fathers do. Whether it’s a son looking to honor his father or a mother hoping her words will bring comfort and joy on this special day, these Father’s Day quotes are sure to make any great dad feel appreciated. 

So take some time out of your busy schedule this Father’s Day to show your appreciation with one of these touching quotes from mothers about their sons.

Writing a heartfelt message to someone on a special occasion like Father’s Day can be difficult. 

WHAT SHOULD I WRITE IN A FATHER’S DAY CARD?

Writing a heartfelt message to someone on a special occasion like Father’s Day can be difficult.  After all, it can be hard to find just the right words to express your love and admiration for your son.

Whether it’s about being the best friend or great father, these words of wisdom will be sure to make any great dad feel appreciated and loved on Father’s Day.

Father’s Day is a great time to honor great dads and show appreciation for the special bond between mothers and sons. To help capture this unique connection, we’ve gathered some inspiring quotes from mothers about their sons that can be written in Father’s Day cards or shared as messages of love. 

These heartfelt words express admiration, gratitude, and pride for all that great fathers do on a daily basis. So if you’re looking for an extra special way to tell your son how much he means to you this Father’s Day, look no further than these beautiful quotes from moms about their amazing sons.

Looking for some great Father’s Day Gifts? If you’re tired of giving ties and coffee mugs, check out our Father’s Day gift guide on our sister site, featuring non-traditional gift ideas that are sure to surprise and delight the special dad in your life.

WHEN IS FATHER’S DAY 2024?

In the USA, Father’s Day will be celebrated on Sunday, June 16, 2024. 

WHAT DO I SAY TO MY SON ON FATHER’S DAY?

Here are some Happy Father’s Day Messages that you can include in a greeting card for your son to show him what a wonderful dad he is.

“You have been my best friend, a great listener, and protector since the day you were born. I am so proud of the great father that you are today.”

“My son, your kind heart and generous spirit make me so proud to be your mother.”

“To a great dad – thank you for being an amazing role model to my grandchildren.”

“I love watching the bond between you and your kids grow stronger with each passing year. Happy Father’s Day!”

“No matter how old they get, your job as their loving dad is never done — Happy Father’s Day!”

“From one devoted parent to another: You are doing a great job raising your wonderful kids! Have a great Father’s Day!”

“It makes me so happy to see the way that your son looks up to you — enjoy this special day celebrating great dads everywhere!”

“Your guidance has made all of us better people — we couldn’t ask for a more compassionate or heroic role model! Wishing you an awesome Father’s Day!”

“Your kind heart and generous spirit make me so proud to be your mother.”

“You have been my great listener and protector since the day you were born—Happy Father’s Day!”

“It’s hard to find adequate words that express how much I love, admire and appreciate all that you do as a great father – Happy Father’s Day!”

“I’m so thankful for the wonderful relationship between you and your kids — Thank you for being such an amazing father!”

“Having experienced first-hand the difference great fathers make – I want to say thank you with all of my heart! Have a great Father’s Day!” 

“No matter how old they get, your job as their devoted dad is never done — Enjoy this special day celebrating great dads everywhere!” 

“My dear son, seeing you become a loving and devoted father has filled my heart with immense pride and joy. Happy Father’s Day!”

“Wishing a very Happy Father’s Day to the most amazing son a mother could ask for. Your dedication and love for your children is truly inspiring.”

“To my wonderful son on Father’s Day: You have always been a blessing in our lives, and now seeing you as an amazing dad is truly heartwarming.”

“Watching you take on fatherhood with such grace and love fills me with immense happiness. Happy Father’s Day to my amazing son!”

“You have grown up to be such an incredible father, son. I am so proud of the man you have become. Happy Father’s Day!”

“As a son, you have always been a source of love and joy in our lives. As a father, you continue to fill our hearts with pride and admiration. Happy Father’s Day!”

“My son, your strength, wisdom, and love as a father is truly inspiring. Wishing you the happiest Father’s Day.”

“As a father, you have surpassed all our expectations, my dear son. Your children are blessed to have you as their dad. Happy Father’s Day!”

“Happy Father’s Day to my loving son, who has brought so much happiness and love into our family. We are grateful for your presence every day.”

“Your children are so lucky to have a dad like you, son. Your dedication, love, and care are truly admirable. Happy Father’s Day!”

“You have always made us proud, son. And seeing you become a loving father has filled us with immense happiness. Wishing you a Happy Father’s Day!”

“On this special day, I want to wish my beloved son a very Happy Father’s Day. Your kindness, patience, and love make you an incredible dad.”

“You have always been a wonderful son, and now you have become an amazing father too. Happy Father’s Day to my dear son!”

“Wishing a very Happy Father’s Day to the best son a mother could ask for. Your love and dedication to your family make you truly special.”

“Watching you become a father has been one of the greatest joys of my life, son. You are truly an inspiration. Happy Father’s Day!”

“You have grown up to be an incredible father, son. Your children are lucky to have you as their role model. Happy Father’s Day!”

“Your love and devotion as a father are truly heartwarming, son. You make us proud every day. Happy Father’s Day!”

“Wishing a very Happy Father’s Day to my amazing son, who has always been a source of love and happiness in our family.”

“Seeing you embrace fatherhood with such love and care is truly heartwarming, son. Wishing you a very Happy Father’s Day!”

“To my beloved son on Father’s Day: You are an amazing dad, and we are blessed to have you in our lives. Happy Father’s Day!”

FATHER’S DAY QUOTES ABOUT DADS

Father’s Day is a special occasion to express gratitude and love for our fathers, grandfathers, and all the father figures in our lives.

It’s a time to celebrate their hard work, sacrifices, and unconditional love. In honor of this special day, here are some heartwarming Father’s Day quotes that capture the essence of the relationship between a father and child.

“It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.”

Liam Neeson

“My father didn’t do anything unusual. He did what dads are supposed to do—be there.” – Max Lucado

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero.” – Fred Rogers

“A father doesn’t tell you that he loves you. He shows you.” – Dimitri the Stoneheart

“Being a dad isn’t just about eating a huge bag of gummy bears as your wife gives birth. It means being comfortable with the word hero.” – Ryan Reynolds

“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. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.” – Wade Boggs

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert

“I’m a father; that’s what matters most. Nothing matters more.” – Gordon Brown

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.” – William Shakespeare

“What I learned most from my father wasn’t anything he said; it was just the way he behaved.” – Jeff Bridges

“When one has not had a good father, one must create one.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.” – Dave Attell

“When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter

“Every son’s first superhero is his father” – Tiger Schroff

Fatherhood is the greatest thing that could ever happen. You can’t explain it until it happens; it’s like telling somebody what water feels like before they’ve ever swam in it.” – Michael Bublé

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers, and singers of song.” – Unknown

“A father who raises children on his own is nothing short of a hero. He is not only an amazing man; he is also the perfect role model for his children.” – Anonymous

“The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” —Tim Russert

“When I first time held my son in my hands, I had a feeling like I am Superman. One day when he’s grown up, he will realize his father is just a regular guy who wears a cap, but a real-life Superman for him” – Unknown

“In my career, there’s many things I’ve won and many things I’ve achieved, but for me, my greatest achievement is my children and my family.” – David Beckham

“No man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” – Hedy Lamarr

“The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” – Tim Russert

“Until you have a son of your own… you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.” – Kent Nerburn

“The only way I can describe fatherhood is 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

“The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.” —Justin Ricklefs

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

“When one has not had a good father, one must create one.” – Friedrich Nietzche

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

“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

“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.

“My mother gave me my drive but my father gave me my dreams.” – Liza Minnelli

“My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.” – Cher Lloyd

“My little boy yesterday, my friend today, my son forever.”

“Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.” – Lydia Maria Child

Happy Father’s Day Quotes

These Fathers Day Quotes from mother to son are sure to make you appreciate and cherish the bond you share with your father even more.

“Tears of happiness rolled down my cheeks when I heard my newborn son chirping like a bird.”

Unknown

“The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child-raising is not the child but the parent.” – Frank Pittman

“I’ve never been part of anything so great as those three kids.” – Al Roker

“This is not to say that becoming a father automatically makes you a good father. Fatherhood, like marriage, is a constant struggle against your limitations and self-interests. But the urge to be a perfect father is there, because your child is a perfect gift.” – Kent Nerburn

“My biggest achievement – besides being drafted into the NBA – was becoming a father. Being a father has made me experience things that have contributed to my maturity and personal growth.” – Dwyane Wade

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland

“Becoming a father made me a lot more sentimental than I ever was before. I never cried at movies before I became a parent. I feel music more intensely. I think of my political ideas as ideas about how I want to interact with other human beings as opposed to abstract theories about how the world should be.” – Boots Riley

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” – Sigmund Freud

“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

“A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” – Frank A. Clark

FUNNY QUOTES FOR DADS

What better way to celebrate than with some inspiring and hilarious quotes to show Dad that we are his biggest fan?

Whether you’re looking for a little wisdom to help you navigate the wild world of parenthood or just need a good laugh, we’ve got you covered.

“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

“There should be a children’s song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let dad sleep.” – Jim Gaffigan

“Having children is like living in a frat house – nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.” – Ray Romano

“Now I am a father of a kid, so I quit all fun that I use to have earlier. It’s time to become serious about life and family.” – Unknown

“Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.” – Ed Asner

“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

“Being a dad isn’t just about eating a huge bag of gummy bears as your wife gives birth. It means being comfortable with the word ‘hero.” – Ryan Reynolds

“Having one child makes you a parent. Having two kids makes you a referee.” – David Frost

“I rescind my early statement, ‘I could never fall in love with a girl who regularly poops her pants.’ I hadn’t met my daughter yet.” – Dax Shephard

“Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow.”- Reed Markham

“The worst part about being a parent is when one of your kids farts and you have to pretend it wasn’t cool.” – Rob Delaney

“When you got more than one kid, you just wake up angry.” – Kevin Hart

“Men should always change diapers. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes.” -Chris Martin

“Feeling like a nanny on becoming a first-time daddy. It’s time to spend sleepless nights taking care of my little angel.” – Unknown

“I feel clueless when my newborn baby cries loud. He leaves me with several questions, is he crying for milk, to change a diaper, play with him, or take him in arms and sing poems.” – Unknown

“Recently became a father and now it’s time for me to take babysitting classes. I wonder if there’s Ph.D. or Degree course for babysitters.” – Unknown

“I think every kid thinks their dad is goofy. Even Johnny Depp’s kid must be like, “Oh my god, my dad with those freakin’ scarves. This isn’t a pirate ship; it’s a Costco, Dad.” – Judd Apatow

“Kids are hilarious. They say the darndest things, but that’s just because they don’t know what they’re saying, and that just makes much more funniness happen.” – Kenan Thompson

Father’s Day Quotes for a New Dad

Is your son celebrating his first Father’s Day? Being a new dad is an incredible and unique experience, full of joy, challenges, and a deep sense of responsibility. Here are some inspirational quotes celebrating this special time in his life.

“Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.”

Anne Geddes

“Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.” – Victor Hugo

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” -Pam Brown

“Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.” – Wayne Rooney

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

“What makes you a man is not the ability to make a child, it’s the courage to raise one.” – Barak Obama

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

“The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the men.” – Frank Pittman

“A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.” – Emile Gaboriau

“Never is a man more of a man than when he is the father of a newborn.” – Matthew McConaughey

“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes. Even if it’s just in your own eyes.” -Walter M. Schirra Sr.

“I think [fatherhood] changes your relationship with time. I just don’t have time to waste. You gotta be really deliberate with how you choose to spend your day because those are the moments you’re away from your child. – Mahershala Ali

Final Thoughts of Fathers Day Quotes from Mother to Son

In conclusion, Father’s Day is a special day to celebrate the great dads in our lives. As mothers, we have a unique perspective on our sons and their journey through fatherhood.

Sharing these heartfelt quotes is a way to show our sons how much we appreciate the love, care, and devotion they bring to their role as fathers. Let us take this opportunity to celebrate and honor our sons, who have grown up to be incredible dads, and make this Father’s Day a truly special day for them.

Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there! May your day be filled with love and appreciation for everything you do!

P.S. Looking for some great Father’s Day Gifts? If you’re tired of giving ties and coffee mugs, check out our Father’s Day gift guide featuring non-traditional gift ideas that are sure to surprise and delight the special dad in your life.

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