Father's Day is fast approaching, and it's time to honor the guy who helped create you, pours your cereal every morning, and makes really bad jokes to embarrass you: Dad. And what better way to kick off a day for your dad than with funny Father's Day 2017 quotes? In my experience with dads, the best Father's Day celebrations involve some humor, family time, good food, and a nap. A solid roundup of funny dad quotes is sure to check at least one of those requirements off the list.
If you're celebrating Father's Day with your dad this year, or even if you're thousands of miles away, you'll hopefully have the opportunity at some point to reflect on a few of the most memorable, hilarious, and even inspirational times together. Although parenting is never easy, it's the laughter and happy moments, in part, that make it so meaningful for dads. And you can never go wrong highlighting those moments in celebration of Father's Day.
So as you're enjoying the day this year, read through the funny quotes below and sympathize, laugh, or share them with dads you know will appreciate and understand just how chaotic, laughable, tough, and wonderful fatherhood truly is.
"My daughter got me a 'World's Best Dad' mug. So we know she's sarcastic." –Bob Odenkirk
"You can tell what was the best year of your father’s life, because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out." –Jerry Seinfeld
"On our 6 a.m. walk, my daughter asked where the moon goes each morning. I let her know it's in heaven, visiting Daddy's freedom." –Ryan Reynolds
"Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain." –Martin Mull
"There's no such thing as ready. You just jump on a moving train and you try not to die." –'What To Expect When You're Expecting'
"It's hard having kids because it's boring. They read 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' to you at a rate of 50 minutes a page." –Louis C.K.
"You know what it’s like having a fourth kid? Imagine you’re drowning, then someone hands you a baby." –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
"There should be a children’s song, 'If You’re Happy And You Know It, Keep It To Yourself And Let Your Dad Sleep.'" –Jim Gaffigan
"The best thing about trying to name a baby is realizing how many people you hate." –Brian Gaar
"My 3 year old told me there's nothing wrong with my face today." –James Breakwell
"Just taught my kids about taxes by eating 38 percent of their ice cream." –Conan O'Brien
"I just sit there and make up songs and sing to [my son] in gibberish. I’m very good at gibberish now." –Elton John
"Sometimes I am amazed that my wife and I created two human beings from scratch yet struggle to assemble the most basic of IKEA cabinets." –John Kinnear