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Make Dad Smile: 10 Thankful Quotes For Father's Day

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He's funny, handy and always armed with a tidbit of wisdom. He was there to teach you how to ride your first bike and then drive your first car. He was there to cheer you on at every sports game growing up and clap you on the back at your school graduation. And let's admit it: His jokes are terrible, but they do crack you up every time. Dads are the everyday heroes of our lives in ways big and small.

Just in time for Father's Day, here are the best love quotes guaranteed to make Dad smile, laugh and cry happy tears. (And don't forget to pin these ecards here or repin them from our Pinterest board.)

"Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad." —Anne Geddes
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"The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature." —Antoine François Prévost
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"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person. He believed in me." —Jim Valvano
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"I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom." —Umberto Eco
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"I thought I would be more inspired to have all these new feelings to talk about, but I really just want to hang out with my daughter." —Jay-Z
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"You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You're her oracle. You're her hero." —Stanley T. Banks
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"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it."Clarence Budington Kelland
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"Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes." —Gloria Naylor
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"It's only when you grow up and step back from him or leave him for your own career and your own home – it's only then that you can
measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love.
—Margaret Truman

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"Dads are like chocolate chip cookies; they may have chips or be totally nutty, but they are sweet and make the world a better place, especially for their children." —Hillary Lytle
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