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Father's Day Messages

Father's Day Messages

See 55 Father's Day Messages with Happy Father's Day pictures, printable messages, sayings about fatherhood, and funny Father's Day cards to give or to email to Dad.

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55 Father's Day Messages

Send one of these free Father's Day messages to your Dad, Granddad, husband, and every father on your list. The messages in this collection come with professionally designed graphics and 'Happy Father's Day' pictures. Each one is a printable Father's Day card and you can also send any of them by email.

There is a special section just for funny Father's Day cards. Some of these are great for kids and teenagers to send to their Dads, provided that they are sent to a Dad who has a sense of humor!

You may use any of these for personal use*. Just right click on the ones you want, save to your computer and then print or paste to an email. It's that simple. The messages and cards will save without the caption underneath.

Remember that Father's Day is Sunday, June 21, 2015, so plan ahead to make it a great day for your father.

There are three groups of illustrated messages on this page. Click to go right to the section you want or scroll down the page to see them all.

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Father's Day Messages

These Father's Day messages are about what fatherhood really means. Some of the messages are famous quotes about fathers, but most were written by the author of this collection.

Do you remember these famous lines in Thornton Wilder's play, Our Town?

"Does anyone ever realize life while they live it...every, every minute?"

"No. Saints and poets maybe...they do some.”

Fatherhood is like that. Fathers of young children sometimes do not realize the profound influence they have on their children's lives and on their souls. What is just a moment in time can be a child's lasting memory.

Father's Day is the one day a year to reflect on the messages a father sends to his children and on the messages that should be sent to every father.

Father's Day Message about Fathers and Sons

Father's Day Message about Fathers and Sons

The message below is a revamp of a famous saying about parenthood from an unknown author. This one is guaranteed to put a lump in your throat.

Message about a Father's Role in his Child's Life

Message about a Father's Role in his Child's Life

Part of a father's role is to prepare a child to become an adult. That is the message in the Father's Day card below.

Father's Day Message from Son to Father

Father's Day Message from Son to Father

Childhood Memories of Time with Father

Childhood Memories of Time with Father

Message from Kids to Fathers

Message from Kids to Fathers

“Let's really look at one another!...It goes so fast. We don't have time to look at one another. I didn't realize. So all that was going on and we never noticed..."

– from Our Town by Thornton Wilder

Do you really look at your children? Do you truly make eye-contact? What does a child see when he looks into your eyes? Does he see love?

Young children have not developed the skill to mask their feelings. They are not yet actors. If a stranger looks into the eyes of a young child, do you know what he sees? He sees what kind of father the child has.

Message about the Measure of a Man and Fatherhood

Message about the Measure of a Man and Fatherhood

A child without a father in his life is a special-needs child. In Biblical Hebrew, the word orphan doesn't mean a child without parents; it means a fatherless child. There are 17 commandments in the Bible for the individual and society to provide for the orphan because of his disadvantage. It follows, then, that to have a father is indeed a blessing.

Father's Day Message of Love and Blessing

Father's Day Message of Love and Blessing

This is a famous Father's Day quote from an American actor.

Quote about Fatherhood

Quote about Fatherhood

This Father's Day message is from a daughter:

Father's Day Message from Daughter to Father

Father's Day Message from Daughter to Father

This message conveys the definition of a father:

Definition of a Father Message

Definition of a Father Message

God's Blessing for Fathers from the Bible

God's Blessing for Fathers from the Bible

The Biblical King David considered children to be a blessing, as he wrote in the message above. Not all of his children grew into respected adults, but, even so, he considered it a blessing to be the father of many.

The American writer and activist Lydia M. Child (1802 – 1880) said it this way:

"“Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!”

Much has been written about the term Dad as opposed to the term father. Some of the popular sentiments are conveyed in the two Father's Day messages below:

Message about Dad

Message about Dad

Famous Father's Day Saying about Daddy

Famous Father's Day Saying about Daddy

Message about Dad Spending Time with His Children

Message about Dad Spending Time with His Children

Message about a Child's Love

Message about a Child's Love

Father's Day Message for Father and Son

Father's Day Message for Father and Son

A Grandfather is the Tree of Life to Children

A Grandfather is the Tree of Life to Children

Father's Day Messages for Grandfather

The message above is a special tribute to the role grandfathers play in their grandchildren's live. The grandfather is a child's first perception of ancestry and of the family tree which stretches back in time over thousands of years.

Grandfathers are also remembered on Father's Day. The coffee mug at the right has great reviews from people who gave this as a gift to granddad and from granddads who received it. The coffee mug is crafted from porcelain and was designed by American folk artist Lorrie Veasey Cuppa. If you've got two grandfathers, better order two! The mug can be sent directly to granddads from Amazon.com.

World's Greatest Grandpa Message on T Shirt

World's Greatest Grandpa Message on T Shirt

Message about Fatherhood

Message about Fatherhood

Message to Fathers from Poet Kahlil Gibran

Message to Fathers from Poet Kahlil Gibran

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Happy Father's Day Pictures

In June everyone wants to find the best Happy Father's Day Pictures. The pictures below are a new collection for Father's Day 2014.

Each 'Happy Father's Day' picture sends a special message in a unique way. These messages are on the lighter side and the pictures are whimsical.

The first picture has the famous line from the title of a song written by Cole Porter in 1938 for the musical Leave It to Me! The slogan appears with a vintage picture from a greeting card.

'My Heart Belongs to Daddy' and 'Happy Father's Day'

'My Heart Belongs to Daddy' and 'Happy Father's Day'

Happy Father's Day Picture with Dad as a Guardian Angel

Happy Father's Day Picture with Dad as a Guardian Angel

Is your Dad a Macho Man? Then this is the Happy Father's Day picture for him:

Picture of a Tough, Protective Dad

Picture of a Tough, Protective Dad

Does your Dad look at the world through rose-colored glasses? Here's a picture of a Dad like that:

Picture of Dad's Role in the Household

Picture of Dad's Role in the Household

This picture is for the business-man Dad:

Picture of Father as Breadwinner and Dad

Picture of Father as Breadwinner and Dad

This picture says 'Happy Father's Day' with a great message:

Penguin Happy Father's Day Picture

Penguin Happy Father's Day Picture

Fathers love to be compared to Superman, probably because they all loved Superman when they were kids. Check out the three super pictures below:

Superman Dad Logo Picture

Superman Dad Logo Picture

Picture of Dad as 'Superdad'

Picture of Dad as 'Superdad'

Superman Logo for Dad on a T Shirt

Superman Logo for Dad on a T Shirt

Below is one of the most popular Father's Day pictures, because it's the one every Dad wants to see:

Picture of words: I Love You Dad

Picture of words: I Love You Dad

'Love U Dad' with Hearts

'Love U Dad' with Hearts

Here are four pictures which say 'Happy Father's Day':

Happy Father's Day in Neon Lights Fireworks

Happy Father's Day in Neon Lights Fireworks

Happy Father's Day Written with Crayons by Child

Happy Father's Day Written with Crayons by Child

The little girl above could really use some coloring pages. If you have a child like that, get some free Father's Day Coloring Pages.

Happy Father's Day from Kid

Happy Father's Day from Kid

Happy Father's Day Poem from Child

Happy Father's Day Poem from Child

This picture is too cute for words:

From Kids with Much Love on Father's Day

From Kids with Much Love on Father's Day

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Funny Father

Funny Father

Funny Father's Day Cards

These funny Father's Day cards and messages are only for Dads with a sense of humor. If your Dad can't take a joke, don't send him one of these! But, look at them anyway because they're really funny.

Let's face it, not every Dad is the sentimental type and a mushy card isn't right for everyone. The same can be said about the person sending the card.

So, it's OK to lighten up and send funny Father's Day cards to the Dads on your list. The main thing is to choose something your father will enjoy.

Funny Father's Day Greeting on a T Shirt

Funny Father's Day Greeting on a T Shirt

Tie Gift Joke on Father's Day Card

Tie Gift Joke on Father's Day Card

Teddy Bear Son and Father with Father's Day Tie

Teddy Bear Son and Father with Father's Day Tie

Card for Party Animal Dad

Card for Party Animal Dad

One thing about kids is that they do inherit certain traits from their fathers. The two funny Father's Day cards below point out that fact:

Funny Father's Day Card

Funny Father's Day Card

Funny Father's Day Poem

Funny Father's Day Poem

There are lots of jokes about kids following in their father's footsteps. Here's a great one on a Father's Day card:

Funny Card for Father's Day

Funny Card for Father's Day

If your Dad is losing his hair or is already bald, here are two funny cards to send him:

Funny Father's Day Card for Dad Who Is Losing His Hair

Funny Father's Day Card for Dad Who Is Losing His Hair

Funny Card for Bald Dad from Son

Funny Card for Bald Dad from Son

What? Do you mean to tell me that some people won't let their parents be their friends on Facebook? Could it be...could it be because some people don't want parents to see what they are posting on their Facebook page? If you're one of those people, here's a great explanation to send to your Dad:

Funny Card about Not Letting Dad Be Friend on Facebook

Funny Card about Not Letting Dad Be Friend on Facebook

Give Dad a report card for Father's Day:

A Dad Report Card for Fathers

A Dad Report Card for Fathers

Here are two cards from 'wonderful' kids:

Card to Father from a Preteen

Card to Father from a Preteen

Funny Card from Son to Father

Funny Card from Son to Father

This is a clever card for kids to send if they really like going to Chuck E. Cheese's for parties and special occasions:

Card about Going to Kid's Favorite Place for Father's Day

Card about Going to Kid's Favorite Place for Father's Day

Are you a little short of cash for Father's Day? Make your point with this silly card:

Card about Raising Kid's Allowance

Card about Raising Kid's Allowance

Card about Dad Getting Older

Card about Dad Getting Older

Boy Bringing Father Breakfast in Bed

Boy Bringing Father Breakfast in Bed

Teddy Bear Father and Son in Three-Legged Race

Teddy Bear Father and Son in Three-Legged Race

Folded Greeting Card for Fathers

Folded Greeting Card for Fathers

Printable Cards

Do you want to print one of the graphics above as a folded greeting card? It's very easy to do. Just follow the simple instructions in this video:

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Father's Day Graphics

Father's Day Graphics

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Find free graphics and clip art to use for Father's Day. This collection includes printable Father's Day cards and coloring pages for kids.

Father's Day Graphics & Images

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Father's Day Coloring Pages

Father's Day Coloring Pages

Best Father's Day coloring pages for kids to color for Dad: find pages for fathers from daughters, for fathers from sons and for Happy Father's Day messages.

Father's Day Coloring Pages

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Happy Birthday Dad

Happy Birthday Dad

Find more great images of Dads in this great collection for Dad's birthday. See 100 free happy birthday cards, funny birthday wishes, birthday poems & coloring pages – largest selection online.

Happy Birthday Dad!

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Mother's Day Cards

Mother's Day Cards

Go see this great collection of Mother's Day cards and pictures, with sayings, messages, quotes and funny Mother's Day cards:

100 Mother's Day Cards and Pictures

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Happy Birthday Mom

Happy Birthday Mom

Find great images and greeting cards for your Mom's birthday in this free collection of over 100 birthday wishes for Mom:

Happy Birthday Mom!

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Comments

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on January 03, 2015:

Hi PeachPurple, I hope you found a great message to send to your Dad. Thanks for the comment.

peachy from Home Sweet Home on January 02, 2015:

beautiful pictures and messages for dad, bookmark for my dad

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on September 03, 2014:

I just checked online and it seems that Father's Day is celebrated in different months in many countries. Never knew that!

Catherine Giordano from Orlando Florida on September 02, 2014:

That is so cool. Serendipity. When something pays off in a way you never thought it would.

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on September 02, 2014:

Thank you, Catherine. I just found out that it is Father's Day in Australia right now, so many people are finding this article this week. I didn't expect that in September! I appreciate your taking the time to comment and thanks for the vote.

Catherine Giordano from Orlando Florida on September 02, 2014:

Wonderful hub. Inspirational with so many places to go for images and info to make your on personal father's day card. Voted up.

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on May 27, 2014:

Thanks CrisSp! It's good to know that you don't have anything on your Facebook page that you wouldn't want your Dad to see. I appreciate your vote and share.

CrisSp from Sky Is The Limit Adventure on May 27, 2014:

But my dad and I are friends on Facebook! Lol!

Good hub! Perfect for this forthcoming Father's Day.

Up and sharing.

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on May 19, 2014:

Thank you so much, AliciaC. I'm so glad to know that you liked the messages and quotes. Remember this page on June 15th.

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on May 18, 2014:

I love the quotes, Writer Fox. They are witty and beautiful. The graphics are lovely, too. As with all your collections, this is a very useful hub.

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on May 18, 2014:

Thank you Maggie. I appreciate your comment and vote!

Maggie.L from UK on May 18, 2014:

Thanks for sharing great ideas for Father's Day messages. A lovely hub! Voted useful and beautiful.

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on May 17, 2014:

Hi Suzanne: Thanks so much for the vote and the +d, and thanks for starting the G+ and Facebook Pages. Great idea!

Hi Nell: I'm so sorry you lost your Dad. I hope you can use some of this wishes for other men you know who are celebrating Father's Day. Thanks so much for voting and sharing.

Nell Rose from England on May 17, 2014:

Great work Writer, I love these, I just wish my dad was still around, I would love to have sent him one of these, wonderful hub! voted up and shared, nell

Suzanne Day from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on May 17, 2014:

Fantastic idea for Father's Day, I will have to pick out some cool ones to send to dad when the big day arrives ;) Voted awesome and +'d.

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on May 17, 2014:

I'm sorry that you have lost your father, Marie. It's interesting that you note that a father's legacy and his influence lasts a lifetime. Thank you so much for your lengthy comment.

Marie Flint from Jacksonville, FL USA on May 17, 2014:

Of course, my dad is gone, and it's passed Father's Day. I was curious to see how long this hub was. Like many of your other hubs, you have spent a lot of time putting this together. I didn't realize that "orphan" in Hebrew meant "fatherless," as opposed to "without parents." The American and Hebrew culture are different in their ideas about the role of father. Today, the trend is for both the man and woman to support the family financially; perhaps, not equally, but somewhere within the same income bracket. The tendency is also to have fewer time for the children on the part of both parents. I think of my dad often, even though he's no longer on earth. It is during those times of reflection on him that I feel my greatest strength. ***

Writer Fox (author) from the wadi near the little river on May 17, 2014:

Hi Ologsinquito: Hope you can use these messages for Dad's Day.

Hi Dis-cover: Thanks so much for the vote and the share. I appreciate your taking time to leave a comment.

Nikolic Predrag from Serbia, Belgrade on May 17, 2014:

Beautiful and very useful hub Writer Fox. While reading your hub I have remembered many beautiful moments I spent with my father. Thank you for sharing this. Voted up and shared as beautiful!

ologsinquito from USA on May 17, 2014:

It's hard to believe Father's Day is almost here, once again. Happy Father's day to all the Dads out there.