120+ Best “I Love You Dad” Quotes and Massages

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Fathers are always with their children through thick and thin. They give us unconditional love and support and encourage us to move forward in life. The bond between a father and child is always special and unique. A child shares a warm and close relationship with their father that helps them develop a strong and confident personality. When fathers live a life of honesty, sincerity, and integrity, they set a positive example for their children to follow and teach them how to face the world.

Your father must have influenced you, for which you are grateful to him. If you wish to express love and appreciation, we bring you ‘I love you, dad’ quotes for you in this post.

I Love You Dad Quotes and Massages

The title ‘dad’ may be short, but it has a mighty influence. He is always his little girl’s hero. Celebrate the special bond that a daughter shares with her dad through these honest and loving quotes.

1. “My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all, he was fun.” – Bindi Irwin

2.  “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.” – Joseph Addison

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

4. “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.” – Michael Ratnadeepak

5.“Nothing makes me feel stronger than knowing that I have a dad who’s got my back. I love you.” – Unknown

6. “Every little girl thinks her father is the smartest man in the world.” – Holly Robinson

7. “Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing father.” – Unknown

8. “The main reason why a daughter needs a dad is to show her that not all boys are like the ones who hurt her.” – Unknown

9. “Daddy, a son’s first hero, and daughter’s first love.” – Unknown

10. “A father should be his son’s first hero, and his daughters first love.” – Unknown

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

12. “The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.” – Elaine S. Dalton

13. “In the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am, and I straighten my crown.” – Unknown

14. “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” – Ben Sirach

15. “Life doesn’t come with an instruction book—that’s why we have fathers.” – H. Jackson Browne

16. “You brought me every single toy that I wanted when I was young. I hope I can return the favor when I grow up by achieving every single goal that you always wanted me to. I love you.” – Unknown

17. “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

18. “A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.” – Unknown

19. “Some people don’t believe in heroes, but they haven’t met my dad.” – Unknown

20. “To her, the name of father was another name for love.” – Fanny Fern

21. “It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.” – John Sinor

22. “A son is a son till he gets a wife; a daughter is a daughter for the rest of her life.” – Irish Saying

23. “You may not have an earthly father that cares for you, but you have a heavenly one that does.” – Angelina Talpa

24. “With sons and fathers, there’s an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you.” – Brad Pitt

25. “My father was a man of love. He always loved me to death … I don’t even remember a really cross, unkind word from my father.” – Johnny Cash

26. “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” – Unknown

27. “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

28. “Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” – Ken Norton

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

30. “The reason I am bad at cooking is my father always appreciated the dish I prepared, and I believed him.” – Alia Bhat

31. “Dad, wherever you are, you are gone, but you will never be forgotten.” – Conrad Hall

32. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.” – A. A. Milne

33. “ He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.” – Tom Wolfe

34. “The love between a dad and his son is unbreakable.” – Unknown

35. “A dad is someone who holds you when you cry, cautions you when you break the rules, shines with pride when you succeed, and has faith in you even when you fail.” – Unknown

36. “I have a hero; I call him dad.” – Unknown

37. “My father was my teacher. But most importantly, he was a great dad.” – Beau Bridges

38. “The loss of my father was the most traumatic event in my life – I can’t forget the pain.” – Frank Lowy

39. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.” – Anne Sexton

40. “My dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows.” – Al Unser

41. “Like father, like son: every good tree makes good fruits.” – Unknown

42. “Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds.” – Terri Guillemets

43. “Daddies don’t just love their children every now and then. It’s a love without end.” – George Strait

45. “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

46. “Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son.” – George Lucas

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

48. “I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.” – Paul Walker

49. “I love my daddy. My daddy’s everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad.” – Lady Gaga

50. “This relationship has something special about it, that makes every father and every daughter in the world speak warmly about it.” – Unknown

51. “The love between a father and daughter is forever.” – Unknown

52. “The reason why daughters love their dad the most is…that there is at least one man in the world who will never hurt her.” – Unknown

53. “There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.” – Alison Lohman

54. “My Father, my friend, my mentor, to you, I want the very best that Father’s Day has to offer. This special day reminds me of how often you’ve been there for me.” – Catherine Pulsifer

55. “Of all my father’s teachings, the most enduring was the one about the true measure of a man. That true measure was how well he provided for his children, and it stuck with me as if it were etched in my brain.” – Sidney Poitier

56. “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

57. “The only thing better than having you as my dad is my children having you as their grandpa.” – Unknown

58. 120. “For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time.” – Alan Valentine

59. “A small boy becomes a big man through the influence of a big man who cares about the small boy.” – Unknown

60. “My dad is my best friend, my father, and my boss.” – David Lauren

61. “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine Francois Prevost

62. “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine François Prevost

63. “Because my instincts have been shaped by a man who knew that family was everything. And my family will always be where I strive most for success.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

64. “Hey dad, thank you for being you.” – Unknown

65. “It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.” – Dawn French

66. “One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever gotten came from God. I call him daddy.” – Unknown

67. “Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian, and simply being there every time I need a hug.” – Agatha Stephanie Lin

68. “When I’m at my best, I am my father’s daughter.” – Unknown

69. “I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.” – Imelda Marcos

70. “No one is able to make a girl a queen except her father.” – Arab Proverb

71. “I am a family man, and my most important role is a father to my son.” – Ed Skrein

72. “Dad, you have been many things to me; my chauffeur, my financial support, a listener, a life mentor, a friend, a guardian, my hero…But what I am most grateful for is that you have always been there for me whenever I have needed you.” – Unknown

73. “I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father, and friend.” – Dante Hall

74. “Now, even the things my dad did when I was younger that I thought was crazy, not so crazy now that I’m older.” – Dwyane Wade

75. “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.” – Wally Schirra

76. “Sons aspire to either become their father or vie to be his exact opposite.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

77. “My old man taught me a lot of stuff in his death that I don’t even know if he would have been able to teach me had he been alive. And that was to never do stuff that can jeopardize the people you love and hurt them.” – Freddie Prinze Jr.

78. “When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.” – The Talmud

79. “My father taught me a good lesson: Don’t get too low when things go wrong. And don’t get too high when things are good.” – Robert Parish

80. “Father’s love will always be imprinted on the heart of a son.” – Unknown

81. Dads share special relation with their sons. They are their son’s role models, superheroes, and everything rolled into one. Here are a few quotes from sons who express their gratitude and feelings for their dads.

82. “A son needs his father at every situation he faces in present, and a father needs his son at every situation he faces for his son in past.” – Nishan Panwar

83. “Boys do not ache for their father’s masculinity. They ache for their fathers’ hearts.” – T. Real

84. “A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.” – Unknown

85. “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

86. “A Dad is one who is always there can always be counted on always has time, always encouraging, that is you Dad, Thanks for all you do!” – C Lynch

87. “It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.” – Friedrich Von Schiller

88. “If the relationship between father and son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.” – James A. Baldwin

89. “My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband, and friend.” – Tiger Woods

90. “Studies show that when a baby, child, or teenager has a good father, that child will soar.” – Meg Meeker

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

92. “The most important influence in my childhood was my father.” – DeForest Kelley

93. “A good father-daughter relationship ….can empower daughters to believe in themselves and to prosecute a case with conviction and confidence. It can bestow upon a girl a sense of belonging, a self-efficacy and a resilience for life.” – Madonna King

94. “A girl’s first true love is her father.” – Marisol Santiago

95. “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

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

97. “Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.” – Unknown

98. “Dad. He can play like a kid, give advice like a friend, and protect like a bodyguard.” – Unknown

99. “I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.” – Unknown

100. “The love between father and daughter knows no distance.” – Unknown

101. “Dad, I just needed to let you know, To me, you will always be, Dad—you are a hero, You mean the world to me.” – Amanda Suddeth

102. “Dads have the unique opportunity to influence, guide, and encourage their daughters to grow into godly and gracious young ladies.” – Karol Ladd

103. “You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.” – Erika Cosby

104. “When I was little, I bragged about my firefighting father: my father would go to heaven because if he went to hell, he would put out all the fires.” – Jodi Picoult

105. “Forget Batman: When I really thought about what I wanted to be when I grew up, I wanted to be my dad.” – Paul Asay

106. “My dad is my best friend, my father, and my boss. When I do something that is exciting, and he likes it, it feels three times as good as you can imagine.” – David Lauren

107. “A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.” – Unknown

108. “Behind every young boy who believes in himself is a father who believed in him first.” – Unknown

109. “A father doesn’t tell you he loves you. He shows you.” – Unknown

110. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh. When a son gives to his father, both cry.” – William Shakespeare.

111. “No matter where I am, your spirit will be beside me. For I know that no matter what, you will always be with me.” – Tram-Tiara T. Von Reichenbach

112. “My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

113. “Fathers and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl.” – Richard L. Ratliff

114. “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, aventurers, story-tellers, and singers of songs.” – Pam Brown

115. “My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star, and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.” – Denise Van Outen

116. “Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue and joined in thy innocent glee.” – Margaret Ann Courtney

117. “You have seen me at my worst, yet you think that I am the best. I love you, Dad.” – Unknown

118. “It was my father who taught me to value myself.” – Dawn French

119. “Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.” – Marinela Reka

120. “A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.” – Ama H. Vanniarachchy

121. “The love between a father and son is forever.” – Unknown

122. “Every son’s first superhero is his father, and it was the same for me. For me, he was Superman and Batman combined.” – Tiger Shroff

123. “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” – Dan Brown

124. “Dad, you’re someone I’ll look up to no matter how tall I get.” – Unknown

With a wonderful, understanding, loving, and supportive father standing by your side providing his rock-solid support to you, all your days are so serene and wonderful. Do take out some time to express your love to the most selfless person ever known.

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