150+ Best And Funny Father-In-Law Quotes

Once you are married, your spouse’s parents become your second set of parents, which paves the way for a wonderful relationship between you and your father-in-law. We bring you some heart-touching and funny father-in-law quotes that you can share with him to express your gratitude or make him laugh.

He may not be your birth father, but he protects and cares for you like your own father. He is also the person who brought your spouse into this world, and you cannot thank him enough for that. So, choose any of the quotes from this post and share them with your father-in-law to make his day.

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150+ Best Father-In-Law Quotes

Quotes About Fathers-In-Law

The list of quotes for father-in-law will help you show how much you adore, respect, and love him.

  1. “How glad I am that my father-in-law exists.” –  Vita Sackville West
  1. “There’s a special place in my heart for the ones who were with me at my lowest and still loved me when I wasn’t very lovable.” – Yasmin Mogahed
  1. “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” – Zeus, Hercules
  1. “Dear father-in-law, you changed my life, and I don’t think I could ever tell you how much I respect you.” – Anonymous
  1. “I just want you to know that you’re very special… and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has.” –  Stephen Chbosky
  1. ‘’Once when my father-in-law was leaving the house after lunch to return to the field to work, my mother-in-law said, ‘Albert, you get right back in here and tell me you love me.’ He grinned and jokingly said, ‘Elsie, when we were married, I told you I loved you, and if that ever changes, I’ll let you know.’ It’s hard to overuse the expression, ‘I love you.’ Use it daily.’’–Joe J. Christensen
  1. ‘’Everybody that I was in school with had an uncle or father in the law, and I started to realize that I was going to end up writing briefs for about ten years for these fellows who I thought I was smarter than. And I was kind of losing my feeling for that.’’— John Wayne
  1.  ‘’My father-in-law … was a great inspiration to me both in life and in his preparation for death.’’—Billy Graham
  1. ’My father-in-law saw me at a dance performance. The next day, I got a phone call, and the caller said, ‘I’m Dhirubhai Ambani … may I talk to Nita?’ I said, ‘It’s a wrong number’ and put down the phone. Then he called again … and I said, ‘If you’re Dhirubhai Ambani, then I’m Elizabeth Taylor.’’— Nita Ambani
  1.  ‘’I recalled my father-in-law’s aphorism “To fool a judge, feign fascination, but to bamboozle the whole court, feign boredom … ” & I pretended to extract a speck from my eye.’’— David Mitchell
  1. “The sign of a beautiful person is that he always sees beauty in others.” – Omar Suleiman
  1. “It’s not the length of time we knew someone that makes them so special. It’s what they brought into our lives.” –  Sandra Kring
  1. “I appreciate the little things you do for me and your daughter, dear father-in-law.” –  Anonymous
  1. “Words will never be enough to express my gratitude.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  1. “Seeing my father-in-law and mother-in-law happy gives me great joy.” –Anonymous
  1. “Let me tell you something; if there’s anyone in this world that I strive to be like, it’s you.” –  Alexandria Brown
  1. “My father-in-law is so sensitive. Often I assume he presents way too much love for my kids.”— Columba Shrub
  1. ‘’As my father-in-law once said, when they talk about taxes it’s always for teachers, firemen, and police – but when they spend your taxes, it always seems to go to some guy in a leather chair downtown you never heard of.’’– Glenn Reynolds
  1. ‘’I like to think that people who really know me understand I am the same person – and that is something I will always fight to maintain. Obviously the money is there, but I want to stay the same. At the same time I want my son to enjoy what I didn’t have. My father-in-law often looks at all the toys and games Benjamín has.’’–Sergio Aguero
  1. ‘’My father-in-law gets up at 5 o’clock in the morning and watches the Discovery Channel. I don’t know why there’s this big rush to do this.’’--Jeff Foxworthy
  1. “You deserve it. You deserve the beautiful life you made. You deserve everything.” –  William, This is Us
  1. “Dear parents-in-law, you’re irreplaceable.” –  Anonymous
Dear father-in-law, you’re irreplaceable.

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  1. “Here’s to hoping you’ll have a day as lovely as you are.” –  Maria Montgomery
  1. “I’m amazed by how much you do every day.” –  Card Store
  1. “I really respect you.” – Your Tango
  1. “Never forget how to be a kid and never let the magic, mystique, and mystery of the world stop amazing you.” – Gloria Atanmo
  1. “Can I get your opinion on something? You always have such a great perspective.” –  Courtney Brunson
  1. “You see the best in people. You believe in the goodness of this world. And you always look for the light in the darkest places.” – Farah Ayaad
  1. “He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.” —Chelsea Clinton
  1. “He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.” – George Saunders
  1. “A father-in-law is the guiding light for the entire family .” – Unknown
  1. “It’s not flesh and blood, but the heart that makes us father and son.” – Johann Schiller
  1. “Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.” – Leigh Anne Tuohy 

Messages About Fathers-In-Law

You can even pen a thoughtful message for your dearest father-in-law, expressing your gratitude for his patience, wisdom, and advices. Here are a few of them.

  1. Thank you for teaching me, inspiring me, and most of all for being the nicest father-in-law I could ask for.
  1. I’m ever so grateful to have you as my father-in-law, for you look after me and support me the way my father did.
  1. God blessed me with a father figure through you, and I’m nothing but grateful to be a daughter to you.
  1. My dear father-in-law, I know that the wrinkles on your skin and the grays in your hair hide all the wisdom and knowledge you have gained over the years which make you the wisest person I know.
  1. My father-in-law is my teacher, my inspiration and my icon and I can’t thank him enough for always being there for me.
  1. I know my future is bright and happy ,as it has my father-in-law in it.
  1. The only inheritance I want from my father-in-law is his patience, understanding and wisdom.
  1. Time changes,season changes but my dearest father-in-law has been the same amazing person throughout.
  1. My father-in-law has always treated me with the same respect and dignity as he treats his son and for that I’ll always be grateful.
God blessed me with a father figure through you.

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  1. In you, I see my father, who always stood by my side and supported me in difficult times.
  1. Time and again, you have proven to be an amazing husband, dad, father-in-law, and grandfather. I hope one day I can be the same and live up to your name.
  1. I will always remember my father-in-law as a person with a kind heart and a warm and welcoming nature.
  1. The presence of my father-in-law makes the house feel more lively, happy and joyful.
  1. It’s my father-in-law’s prayers that has brought us so much success and happiness in life, he is truly a blessing.
  1. Having you as my father-in-law is not anything less than having found a treasure.
  1. Now I know where my partner gets his devotion from, it’s from my father-in-law.
  1. My father-in-law can be referred to as an epitome of humanity.
  1. My husband gave me the greatest gift anyone could ever give; he gave me an amazing father and a wonderful mother.
  1. My father-in-law has been a great husband, loving father and now also the best father-in-law one could ask for, is there anything he ain’t good at? I bet no.
  1. My father-in-law is the one person everyone runs to when there are problems. Sometimes he portrays himself as a judge and our house as a court of law.
  1. We often debate at home about who loves you the most and very often we don’t have a winner and we have made our peace with it. We accepted that we all love you endlessly.
  1.  I would be the happiest if my children grow up to be like you, dignified, cool-tempered and loving.
  1. Of the many perks of being married, one underrated perk is finding a loving father-in-law. So glad to have found you dad-in-law.
  1. Not once did I feel like an outsider because you always treated me like your son, and for that, I’ll always be grateful to you for your understanding and generosity.
  1. How lucky am I to have a friend in my father-in-law?
  1. I like having you for my father-in-law.
  1. I am fortunate to have a father-in-law who treats me like his own daughter.
  1. Dear father-in-law, thank you for all that you’ve done and still doing for me.
  1. My father-in-law has introduced us to challenging adventures and taught us how to have fun living life and for that we’ll always be thankful to him.
  1. Nothing has changed much for me, before marriage I was my father’s princess and now I am father-in-law’s princess.
  1. From the day I stepped into my new house I knew somewhere in my heart that I might just not miss my father so much, my father-in-law loved and cared for me the same way.
  1. Our relationship started as you being my father-in-law, but I’m sure it’s going to end by you being just my father.
  1. Dear father-in-law, you have been the best person to me and no one can ever replace that. A million thanks to you.
  1. Thanks my dearest father-in-law for teaching us to live life your way, simple yet fulfilling.
  1. Dear father-in-law, festivals are incomplete without your presence. We love you and miss you.
  1. On every occasion, it’s my heartfelt prayer to God to bless you with a long life and the best health.
  1. You’re the kind of father-in-law who knows how to love, protect, cherish and support their families.Thank you for everything you do for us, father-in-law.
  1. This marriage turned out to be a lottery for me. From finding a loving husband to a caring father-in-law, I have it all.
  1. Dear father-in-law, we may not be connected by blood but our bond is so much more precious than any blood-related relationship.
  1. I know my husband will be a perfect father someday because he was raised by a perfect father too.
  1. Dear father-in-law, as your retirement is coming near I hope you get to fulfill all your desires and wishes. I pray that God grants you a long and fulfilling life.
  1. So thankful to the father-in-law who has pampered me and spoiled me always. Super lucky to have you in my life.
  1. May you always dress best, eat well and live with hopes and desires in your eyes. Love you always father-in-law.
  1. Dearest father, thank you for accepting me as your daughter-in-law and making me a part of your family. Your acceptance and trust mean a lot to me.
  1. Although I may not say it out loud, I’m lucky to have two father figures whose lame jokes I secretly enjoy.
  1. Spending time with you has made me realize how special and unique you are. I feel lucky to be a part of your family.
  1.  Dear father-in-law, thank you for making me feel like I belong right here from the very beginning. You truly are a wonderful example of a perfect father-in-law.
  1. When we first met, I never thought we’d be this close, I love how our relationship is filled with mutual respect and care.
  1. If I could give an award for the best father-in-law, I’d without a second thought give it to you.
  1. You taught me so many things dear dad-in-law, from managing finances to taking care of everyone at home and for that I’m so grateful.
  1. For all the times you have shown me immense compassion and empathy, dear dad-in-law you’re simply the best.
  1. Only if everyone had a wonderful father-in-law like you, this world would be a better place to live in.
  1. My father-in-law has not made me feel my father’s absence and for that amount of love, I’d always be thankful.
  1. My father-in-law always had my back and always looked out for me during hard times. A million thanks for the kindness he showers me with.
  1. Your presence in our lives has only added more success, love, support and prosperity. You truly are our lucky charm.
  1. Maybe it’s the beautiful fruit of my good deeds that I got to have a father-in-law like you in this life.
  1. For my incredible father-in-law, I only have gratitude in my heart.
  1. My father-in-law may be miles away from us, but his kindness and love we’ll always be in our hearts.
  1. My father-in-law is a soft spoken and sensitive man, God has truly blessed us with his presence in our lives.
  1. I have the coolest, funniest, smartest, most wonderful father-in-law in this world.
  1. For always keeping a check on my health, and life in general, thank you for everything you do for us, dad-in-law!
  1. I never imagined that we could be such good friends, until you dear father-in-law.
  1. I never imagined that we could be such good friends, until you dear father-in-law.
  1. I received many gifts on my wedding day, but you are the bestest among them.
  1. It’s safe to say that I’m one of those lucky daughters-in-law who genuinely loves her father-in-law, and that’s all thanks to you.
  1. To the world, you are my father-in-law, but to me, you are my father.
  1. From the moment we met, you have been more of a best friend to me than an in-law.
  1. Shout out to the father-in-law who’s one of the coolest, funniest, and nicest people in the world.
  1. Dear father-in-law, thank you for always providing me with encouragement and helping me get through the obstacles in life.
  1. Your work ethic and determination motivates us a lot and for that we are eternally grateful.
  1. I am so grateful to have a father-in-law who is so generous and selfless, a true gem.
  1. Thank you for always welcoming us with your warmth and humor. It’s because of you that our house feels like home.
  1. The love, care and concern you have for your grandchildren is heartwarming. I’m sure they love you as much as we do, dad-in-law.
  1. You are a great example of a true family man and I hope everyone learns from you, father-in-law!.
Thank you for always being there.

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  1. On this special occasion, I wish my amazing father-in-law a very happy birthday. I hope you have a healthy and peaceful life ahead.
  1. One of the best ways to tell someone who has positively impacted you is by saying thank you. So, thank you.
  1. Any man can be a father-in-law, but it takes someone special to be a dad. And that is what you are to me.
  1. A father-in-law is more than just a father-in-law. They chose to love you when they didn’t have to.
  1. My father-in-law did not replace my real father, rather he treated me so well that I see my own father in him.
  1. Sharing your DNA doesn’t make you a father; sharing your love does.
  1. Praying to God that he grants my father-in-law the best the world has to offer, always and forever.
  1. My father-in-law has been my greatest source of inspiration, encouragement and motivation and I am immensely thankful to him.
  1. Thank you for being a ray of hope during the hard times and for never leaving our side.
  1. To my very adorable father-in-law, who has always been a pillar of strength in the family, we cannot thank you enough.
  1. My father-in-law has taught me important life lessons, which no book could ever teach and for those learnings I’ll always be grateful.

Funny Quotes About Fathers-In-Law

Your relationship with your father-in-law can be just like the one you share with your dad; funny and friendly. So, if you’re looking for a fun way to describe your father-in-law, then these funny quotes about fathers-in-law are for you.

  1. “You are the best father-in-law I could have gotten stuck with.” – Unknown
  1. “Father-in-law, thanks for not putting my husband up for adoption.” – Anonymous
  1. “The difference between in-laws and outlaws….outlaws are wanted!” – Anonymous
  1. “Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law? –Dick Clark
  1. “So glad I got a normal father-in-law….I mean mostly normal but close enough”–  Anonymous
  1. “Becoming my father-in-law is the greatest gift you received.” –  Unknown
Becoming your son-in-law is the greatest gift.

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  1. “Dear dad-in-law, you are the latest entrant in my life, and also the greatest!” –  Anonymous
  1. “My father-in-law have a nice personality, and a nicer daughter-in-law.” – Unknown
  1. “I love my father-in-law, but I’m not sure if it applies all the time.” – Unknown

Funny Messages About Fathers-In-Law

If you share a good rapport with your father-in-law, you may pick some funny messages for him.

  1. If fathers-in-law were a bogey, I’d pick you.
  1. When I was young, my dad used to drive me. Now that I’m older, my father-in-law does that for me.
  1. To my loveliest father, I’d like to shower you with gratitude for your beautiful attitude.
  1. You’re not my father-in-law. You’re my bonus dad.
  1. Father-in-law, I’m amazed by how you put up with my husband all these years.
  1. You’re a limited-edition father-in-law.
You’re a limited-edition

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  1. You’re the world’s best father-in-law because you have the nicest daughter-in-law!
  1. I prayed to God for normal in-laws, I guess you’re close enough.
  1. Dear father-in-law, I’d take a nerf bullet for you.
  1. What is harder to find than lost valuables? A great father-in-law like you.
  1. My father-in-law is my biggest fan because I only have an air conditioner.
  1. Dearest father-in-law, do you know what gets in the way of the TV? You.
  1. You’re the best father-in-law because you let your son marry me despite my craziness.
  1. Father-in-law’s are always portrayed as distant and uptight, but so thankful that you’re the goofy and easy-going ones.
  1. After being married for all these years, I still can’t tell the difference between a father and a father-in-law. I guess I’m too lucky.
  1. I remind my husband very often that I want him to be like you when he grows old, loving and hilarious.
  1. Thanks for being my unpaid therapist and listening to my endless rants.
  1. So, what if you’ve made me smile, saved my bacon, and helped me see things clearly. You don’t have to boast, because I’ll do it for you!
  1. Thanks for hiring me as your son-in-law. I hope you don’t regret it.
  1.  One of the most amazing qualities my father-in-law possesses is his ability to laugh at himself often and not take life too seriously.
  1. On some days when our opinions are like oil and water, even on those days I’m very grateful to have you in my life.
  1. My father-in-law is conscious about what he eats but on his birthday it’s all about ‘life is short’ and creamy cakes, wine and fries.
  1. Father-in-laws are very much like the pair of old baggy jeans, warm, sturdy, reliable and never letting you down.
  1. By age my father-in-law is getting older but by heart he’s just out of college, young and energetic.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why is it called father-in-law?

It is called father-in-law to indicate that the relationship of the father with the person is not innate but due to a legal affinity by being the father of their spouse.

2. How can I improve my relationship with my father-in-law?

You may better your relationship with your father-in-law by:

  • Getting to know about his likes and dislikes
  • Talking about his son’s, i.e., your husband’s childhood mischiefs
  • Showing your funny side by joking around
  • Cooking his favorite meals and bonding over food
  • Taking part in his hobbies with him

3. What are some sentimental father-in-law quotes for a special occasion or milestone?

A sentimental quote is the one in which you recall an event that made you proud of your father-in-law. You can mention some of his positive traits and accomplishments in a quote. A quote applauding his hard work and determination will certainly touch his heart.

4. How can I use quotes to strengthen my relationship with my father-in-law?

You can use quotes to communicate your admiration, respect, and appreciation for your father-in-law. A heartfelt quote will make him feel loved and acknowledged and can deepen your relationship.

5. How do I thank my father-in-law?

You can look for thank you quotes and incorporate a personalized gesture to express gratitude to your father-in-law. You can also include some touching memories and present the quote in a lovable and respectful manner.

Living with your spouse’s parents after marriage could be challenging, but life becomes easier with a loving mother-in-law and a supportive father-in-law. So, share these lovely father-in-law quotes if you are lucky to have an amazing father-in-law with whom you share a precious bond. Cherish the relationship with your father-in-law and display your respect and adoration for this special person who cares and protects you, just like your father, by sharing a heartfelt father-in-law and daughter-in-law quote. Have him laugh with some funny quotes and give him a reason to smile with some beautiful and heart-touching quotes.

Infographic: Best Father-In-Law Quotes

Your father-in-law tries and makes every effort possible on his part to ensure that you feel loved and at home. To let him know that you appreciate his gestures, kindness, and love, we have put together a few quotes that you can share with him and show him that you love him as well.

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