Dad Quotes That Make Perfect Father's Day Instagram Captions

Is there any better way to celebrate dad this Father's Day than by showing him off on Instagram?

In our experience, snapping a cute pic is the easy part. Coming up with the perfect caption is trickier. That's why we've compiled a list of the most heartwarming quotes about dads. Just scroll down to pick your favorite, and get posting!

For that photo of you and your dad with your arms around each other:

"When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back."

-Linda Poindexter

Shutterstock: Mom takes selfie with dad and daughter with cupcakes at a cafe

(via Shutterstock)


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For that selfie of you and your dad:

"Some people don't believe in heroes, but they haven't met my dad."


For when you're following perfectly in dad's footsteps:

"Every father should remember one day his son will follow his example, not his advice."

-Charles Kettering


For that family photo:

"To the world you are a dad. To our family you are the world."

The Johnson Family on Black-ish
(Black-ish via ABC)


For that photo of you and your dad wearing matching outfits:

"When I'm at my best, I am my father's daughter."


For that throwback photo of you and your dad:

"A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way."


For when you're the single child who made your dad a dad:

"Let's be honest—I'm the reason today is special. Happy Father's Day."


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For that father-daughter photo:

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

-John Mayer

Veronica and Hiram Lodge
(Riverdale on  The CW)


For that photo of you and your dad gazing at the sky:

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

-Terri Guillemets


For when you learned it all from your father:

"Behind every good kid is a great dad."


For that photo of you looking at your dad lovingly:

"A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow."


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For that photo of your dad with you and your siblings:

"I hope this Father's Day is as fun as your life was before kids."

Phil Dunphy on Modern Family
(Modern Family via ABC)


For that photo of your dad teaching you something:

"I'm as lucky as can be, for the world's best dad belongs to me."


For the dad who's always been what you needed him to be:

"It takes a man of gentleness and patience, strength and compassion to be the fine example of fatherhood that you've been."

-Diana Manning


For that photo of you and your dad sharing a laugh together:

"Happy Father's Day, dad. Today, as a gift to you, I'll laugh at all of your jokes."


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