Fathers, unlike mothers are not articulate enough when it comes to expressing their feelings. They will love greatly but rarely find the right words to express it. Though times are changing and daddies are finding ways to connect emotionally too, this Father’s Day, it is your turn to tell him how much you appreciate the things he does for you. He deserves a big thank you for the never ending support he has showered you with in every step of your life. What better than words to describe your love!
This Father’s Day, send a heartfelt message to your father and convey your deepest feelings in the right way. Words have the power to make or break a relationship and we have you covered. We bring to you some of the best Father’s Day messages and quotes that will help you make ‘his’ day even more special.
Father’s Day is generally celebrated on the third Sunday of June each year. The event was first observed in the year 1910 in the US, based on an idea endorsed by Sorona Smart Dodd from Spokane, Washington, who wanted to pay respect to her father. Father’s Day 2017 will be celebrated on 18 June.
Father’s Day 2017 – Quotes & Messages :
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
– Jim Valvano
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.
― Markus Zusak
I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father,” she whispers. Fathers always want you to measure up to something. Mothers are the ones who love you unconditionally, don’t you think?
― Jodi Picoult
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
– Ruth E. Renkel
My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.
– Clarence Budington Kelland
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.
– Pam Brown
Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad.
– Anne Geddes
Why do men like me want sons?’ he wondered. ‘It must be because they hope in their poor beaten souls that these new men, who are their blood, will do the things they were not strong enough nor wise enough nor brave enough to do. It is rather like another chance at life; like a new bag of coins at a table of luck after your fortune is gone.
There’s no shame in fear, my father told me, what matters is how we face it.
—George R. R. Martin
Whether you fall or fail, whether you cry or sob, all you can look forward to is that your dad believes in you. He picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again.
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
Dads are no more considered mere wallets or deadbeats if they fail to be so. If yesterday was about moms moving out of home and becoming equal partners in workplace then today it’s about dads moving into homes to become more equal partners in family. Fathers today happily take up every minute details of parenting that was so far considered a mom’s fortress. Fathers spend lot of time taking care of household business with their children like sorting out girls’ legendary difficulty with maths and boys’ difficulty with verbal skills, helping them with homework or getting them to their hobby classes during vacation.
Kudos to the new-age fathers who have come a long way from the image of ‘larger than life’ role model to an understanding friend with mother’s instinct.
Here are few Father’s Day messages you can share with your ‘New-age dad’.
Thanks for acting like a kid when I was a kid, acting like a friend when I needed a friend, and acting like a parent when I needed one. You are the best man I know. Happy Father’s Day!
The older I get the more I realize how important it is to have a dad like you. You have provided stability in my life and the love and acceptance I needed. Happy Father’s Day!
Dad. Although time and distance may separate us, your guidance, advice, and love has stuck with me through it all. I would not be who I am today without you. Enjoy your special day.
Father, thank you for teaching me to be myself, for never letting me down, for always being next to me, for always making me lough, even when I never wanted to smile. Thank you for being by my side, I love you!