17 Funny Quotes About Fatherhood Just in Time for Father's Day

Jun 6, 2018 at 6:40 p.m. ET
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Do all dads just storm into dad-hood somehow already pre-equipped with a great sense of humor? OK, maybe "great" isn't the right word — a cheesy as hell sense of humor? An endless fount of puns? No? Just my dad? Well OK then. 

Whatever your own pops is like, many of us can agree that there's nothing quite like a good ol' dumb and corny dad joke to lighten any mood. And in our experience, dads have some pretty choice (and hilarious) words about the whole parenting experience. So in honor of terrible dad humor everywhere —  and just in time for Father's Day — we've rounded up 17 of the funniest, most relatable quotes about dad-dom from sons and fathers alike. 

Whether the dad in question is a famous funnyman or a surprisingly witty musician, the celeb dad quotes ahead are sure to hit home — and are guaranteed to make you (and definitely your dad) laugh.

1 /17: Lin-Manuel Miranda

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1/17 :Lin-Manuel Miranda

2 /17: Ryan Reynolds

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2/17 :Ryan Reynolds

3 /17: Jimmy Fallon

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3/17 :Jimmy Fallon

4 /17: Dave Attell

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4/17 :Dave Attell

5 /17: Chris Martin

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5/17 :Chris Martin

6/17 :John Kinnear

7 /17: Jerry Seinfeld

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7/17 :Jerry Seinfeld

8 /17: Ray Romano

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8/17 :Ray Romano

9 /17: Tim McGraw

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9/17 :Tim McGraw

10 /17: Jon Stewart

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10/17 :Jon Stewart

11 /17: Mark Twain

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11/17 :Mark Twain

12 /17: Bob Odenkirk

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12/17 :Bob Odenkirk

13 /17: Will Arnett

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13/17 :Will Arnett

14 /17: Jim Gaffigan

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14/17 :Jim Gaffigan

15 /17: Elton John

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15/17 :Elton John

16 /17: Tim Russert

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16/17 :Tim Russert

17 /17: Taye Diggs

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17/17 :Taye Diggs