10 Inspirational Father Quotes to Color

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By In The Playroom

Father’s Day comes around on the 3rd Sunday of June each year (this year, June 19th) and with it comes the opportunity to celebrate the blessing of a good father, and the special place Dads have in our hearts.

We have gathered a list of inspirational dad quotes celebrating the love of a father, and you can print out your favorite of these to color in and make your own Father’s Day card, as a simple gift idea for Dad.

Write a heart felt message or note inside, and it will be the greatest gift.

Father’s Day Quote Coloring Pages for Father’s Day Cards

Color these free printable detailed coloring pages with beautiful quotes celebrating the special bond of a father.

You can use these to create a personalised greeting card for Father’s Day, made with love to celebrate the father-daughter relationship, or father-son relationship.

Download all ten Father’s Day Coloring Quotes in PDF format at the end of this blog post.

You don’t even need to wait for Father’s Day, we can celebrate the special kind of affection of a Father and daughter or Father and son all year round!

In addition to the 10 coloring quotes for dad, we have collected 30 more best father quotes to inspire and uplift.

Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him Father!

– Lydia M. Child

Any man can be a father, it takes someone special to be a Dad.

– anon

To the world you are a dad, to our family you are the world

– anon

Daddy is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love

– anon

Every Little Girl Thinks Her Father Is The Smartest Man In The World

– anon

Dad, Your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever

– anon

Dads are most ordinary men turned into heroes

– anon

A Dad is someone you should look up to no matter how tall you grow

– anon

The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched

– anon

Thank you, Dad for raising me right and I thank God for you each night.

– anon

More Inspirational Father Quotes from Daughter or Son

Here are a few more inspirational quotes all about Fatherhood, from famous figures, from literature and from anon wisdom.

“Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understanding it.”

– Mike Myers

“Fathers are the first friend you make and the last love of your life”

– anon

Fathers are men who dared to place the world’s hopes and dreams in their children

– anon

I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.

– anon

“She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father. She never questioned it, never thought about it, never even realized that before she made any decision of imprtance the reflext, ‘What would Atticus do?’ passed through her unconscious; she never realized what made her dig in her feet and stand firm whenever she did was her father; that whatever decent and of good report in her character was put there by her father; she did not know that she worshiped him.”

– Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman.

“Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don’t get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying.”

– Hugh Jackman

“There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.”

– John Gregory Brown, Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery

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

– Ama H. Vanniarachchy

“The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams, and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.”

– Reed Markham

“My favorite thing about being a father is just seeing my kids grow and do some of the same things that I did when I was a kid, man.”

– Le Bron James

“Being a father is the most important role I will ever play and if I don’t do this well, no other thing I do really matters.”

– Michael Josephson

“To her, the name of father was another name for love.”

– Fanny Fern

 I love my father as the stars — he’s a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.

– Terri Guillemets

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

– Billy Graham

“A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.”

– Jennifer Williamson

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

The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born.

– David Duchovny

The smile of a daughter is the secret purpose of every father

– anon

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.

– Gwyneth Paltrow

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half – especially if he has a teenage daughter. 

– Guy Lombardo

Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.”

– Marinela Reka

I didn’t think it was going to be this fun. But everything just gets heightened when you have a baby. The volume gets turned up on life. I never knew I could be this happy, and that’s the truth.

– Jimmy Fallon

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

I have an excellent father, his strength is making me stronger

– Taylor Swift, The Best Day

“One of the greatest things about daughters is how they adored you when they were little; how they rushed into your arms with electric delight and demanded that you watch everything they do and listen to everything they say.”

– Michael Josephson

“It was my father who taught me to value myself.”

– Dawn French

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

– Sigmund Freud

“Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.”

– John Meyer

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

– Ken Norton

“When my son looks up at me and breaks into his wonderful toothless smile, my eyes fill up and I know that having him is the best thing I will ever do.”

– Dan Greenberg

Use The Coloring Pages To Make a Father’s Day Card

To make your own coloring Father’s Day cards for your dear father, use the simple steps below

How to Make Your Own Personalised Coloring Father's Day Card

How to Make Your Own Personalised Coloring Father's Day Card

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

How to put together a super simple personalised Father's Day Quote card


  • printables
  • cardstock
  • glue
  • coloring pencils, crayons or paints of your choice


  • printer


  1. Print out the coloring page
  2. Color in Dad's favorite colors
  3. Cut away the edges
  4. Glue to cardstock (pre folded into a card shape)
  5. Write your message inside


Download printables at intheplayroom.co.uk

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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
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