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Best Step Dad Quotes 2021

Relationships with stepparents can be tricky, but sometimes you end up with a chosen father better than you could have imagined. If you’re close with your stepdad, you may be searching for the perfect way to honor him on a special day. Whether it’s his birthday, Father’s Day, or simply any day, it’s great to show how much you care. You can choose a thoughtful gift or plan a perfect day, but sometimes expressing how you feel makes the biggest impact. Here are some quotes about stepdads that will help put your love for your second father into words.

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“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.”

– Wade Boggs

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“My Stepdad may not have given me life, but he sure has made my life better.”

– Gerardo Campbell

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“Fatherhood requires love, not DNA.”

– Unknown

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“Any man can help make a child, but it takes a special man to help raise a child.”

– Tony Gaskins

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“Stepparents are not around to replace a biological parent, rather to augment a child’s life experience.”

– Azriel Johnson

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“A stepparent is so much more than just a parent; they made the choice to love when they didn’t have to.”

– Unknown

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“A stepfather means so many things… an understanding heart, a source of strength, and of support, right from the very start.”

– Unknown

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“He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.”

– Tom Wolfe

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“A child cannot have too many people who love them and want to help them succeed.”

– Unknown

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“My mom is my heart. But my stepdad was my role model, the hardest working man I ever knew.”

– Brian Urlacher

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“When someone takes you on as their own when you’re not biologically their own, I think is really special … [My stepdad] didn’t have to raise me. He wanted to.”

– Jonathan Van Ness

"A stepparent is so much more than just a parent: they made the choice to love when they didn’t have to."—Unknown
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Unknown

“A stepparent is so much more than just a parent: they made the choice to love when they didn’t have to.”—Unknown

"No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child."—Abraham LincolnRD.COM

Abraham Lincoln

“No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.”—Abraham Lincoln

"It’s not flesh and blood, but the heart that makes us father and son."—Johann SchillerRD.COM

Johann Schiller

“It’s not flesh and blood, but the heart that makes us father and son.”—Johann Schiller

"Stepparents are not around to replace a biological parent, rather to augment a child’s experience."—Azriel Johnson
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Azriel Johnson

“Stepparents are not around to replace a biological parent, rather to augment a child’s experience.”—Azriel Johnson

"We aren’t ‘step’, we aren’t ‘half,’ we’re just family."—Unknown RD.COM

Unknown

“We aren’t ‘step,’ we aren’t ‘half,’ we’re just family.”—Unknown

"Any man can help make a child, but it takes a special man to help raise a child."—Tony GaskinsRD.COM

Tony Gaskins

“Any man can help make a child, but it takes a special man to help raise a child.”—Tony Gaskins

"A child cannot have too many people who love them and want them to succeed."—UnknownRD.COM

Unknown

“A child cannot have too many people who love them and want them to succeed.”—Unknown

"My stepdad may not have given me life, but he sure has made my life better."—Gerardo CampbellRD.COM

Gerardo Campbell

“My stepdad may not have given me life, but he sure has made my life better.”—Gerardo Campbell

"He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector."—Tom WolfeRD.COM

Tom Wolfe

“He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.”—Tom Wolfe

“Family not by birth but by good fortune, I’m so lucky to have you in my life.”—Unknown
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Unknown

“Family not by birth but by good fortune, I’m so lucky to have you in my life.”—Unknown

“Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.”—Leigh Anne TuohyRD.COM

Leigh Anne Tuohy

“Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.”—Leigh Anne Tuohy

"Fatherhood requires love, not DNA."—UnknownRD.COM

Unknown

“Fatherhood requires love, not DNA.”—Unknown

"Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father."—Barack ObamaRD.COM

Barack Obama

“Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.”—Barack Obama

"Biology is the least of what makes someone a parent. Parenting comes from the heart."—UnknownRD.COM

Unknown

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a parent. Parenting comes from the heart.”—Unknown

"The only steps in this house are the stair steps and the only half in this house is the half & half creamer."—Al HodsonRD.COM

Al Hodson

“The only steps in this house are the stair steps and the only half in this house is the half & half creamer.”—Al Hodson

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"Actions speak louder than DNA."—UnknownRD.COM

Unknown

“Actions speak louder than DNA.”—Unknown

“My mom is my heart. But my stepdad was my role model, the hardest working man I ever knew.”—Brian UrlacherRD.COM

Brian Urlacher

“My mom is my heart. But my stepdad was my role model, the hardest working man I ever knew.”—Brian Urlacher

“Family isn’t something that’s supposed to be static or set. It’s always evolving, turning into something else.”—Sarah DessenRD.COM

Sarah Dessen

“Family isn’t something that’s supposed to be static or set. It’s always evolving, turning into something else.”—Sarah Dessen

"Not being biologically related to a child, doesn’t make you any less of a parent."—UnknownRD.COM

Unknown

“Not being biologically related to a child, doesn’t make you any less of a parent.”—Unknown

"Family isn’t defined only by last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and made by love."—Dave WillisRD.COM

Dave Willis

“Family isn’t defined only by last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and made by love.”—Dave Willis

“when someone takes you on as their own when you’re not biologically their own, i think is really specialmy stepdad didn’t have to raise me he wanted to” —jonathan van ness

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“When someone takes you on as their own when you’re not biologically their own, I think is really special….[My stepdad] didn’t have to raise me. He wanted to.”

2Justin Timberlake
“my stepdad is probably the greatest man i’ve ever known the best advice i’ve ever been given was when he told me to enjoy my life, because one  day i’m not going  to be as agile  as i am now” —justin timberlake

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“My stepdad is probably the greatest man I’ve ever known. The best advice I’ve ever been given was when he told me to enjoy my life, because one day I’m not going to be as agile as I am now.”

3Jim Valvano
“my father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person he believed in me” —jim valvano

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“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.”

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4Frederick Buechner
“you can kiss your  family and friends goodbye and put miles between you, butyou carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your  stomach, because you  do not just live in a  world but a world  lives in you” — frederick buechner

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“You can kiss your family and friends goodbye and put miles between you, but…you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.”

5Delia Ephron
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“If you are a stepparent, rush right out and get yourself a dog. Because it’s very nice to have someone in the house that loves you.”

6Flea
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“I got my love of jazz from my stepfather, who was a jazz musician.”

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7Antoine-François Prévost
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“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”

8Isabel Allende
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COUNTRY LIVING

“My father left when I was three, and I have no memory of him. The most significant male figures in my life were my grandfather, in whose house I lived during the first 10 years of my childhood, and later my stepfather.”

9Bruce Linton
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COUNTRY LIVING

“Becoming a father is a challenge to any man’s psyche and there is a fundamental reorganization that you cannot avoid when you begin this journey.”

10Unknown
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COUNTRY LIVING

“A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again.”

11Valerie J. Lewis Coleman
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COUNTRY LIVING

“Step-parenting is like working at a late-night convenience store…all of the responsibility and none of the authority.”

12Unknown
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COUNTRY LIVING

“A child cannot have too many people who love them and want to help them succeed.”

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13Unknown
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“A stepparent is so much more than just a parent: They made the choice to love when they didn’t have to.”

14Brian Urlacher
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“My mom is my heart. But my stepdad was my role model, the hardest working man I ever knew.”

15Wade Boggs
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.”

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16Al Hodson
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“The only steps in this house are the stair steps and the only half in this house is the half & half creamer.”

17Abraham Lincoln
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.”

18Unknown
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“A stepfather means so many things… an understanding heart, a source of strength, and of support, right from the very start.”

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19Unknown
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“A good stepparent can literally turn the life of a child around.”

20Ray Johnson
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“It takes a strong man to accept somebody else’s children and step up to the plate another man left on the table.”

21Tom Wolfe
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“He adopted a role called being a father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a protector.”

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22Justin Ricklefs
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched.”

23Margaret Truman
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DESIGN: REBEKAH LOWIN

“It’s only when you grow up and step back from him—or leave him for your own home—it’s only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it.”

24Johann Schiller
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“It’s not flesh and blood but the heart that makes us father and son.”

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25Ashley Stock, The Stepdad
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“He never treated me like I was a package deal. I wasn’t a burden in his eyes, I was a bonus.”

26Unknown
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a stepdad.”

27Dave Willis
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Family isn’t defined only by last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and by love.”

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28Azriel Johnson
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Stepparents are not around to replace a biological parent, rather to augment a child’s life experience.”

29Tony Gaskins
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Any man can help make a child, but it takes a special man to help raise a child.”

30Gerardo Campbell
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“My stepdad may not have given me life, but he sure has made my life better.”

31Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Family isn’t something that’s supposed to be static, or set. It’s always evolving, turning into something else.”

32Johann Schiller
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“It’s not flesh and blood, but the heart that makes us father and son.”

33Barack Obama
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.”

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34Brad Paisley, Didn’t Have to Be
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Lookin’ back all I can say about all the things he did for me is I hope I’m at least half the dad that he didn’t have to be.”

35Unknown
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“We aren’t ‘step,’ we aren’t ‘half,’ we’re just family.”

36Michael J. Fox
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.”

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37Sigmund Freud
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”

38Leigh Anne Tuohy
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.”

39Unknown
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“Family not by birth but by good fortune, I’m so lucky to have you in my life.”

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40Matthew L. Jacobson
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.”

41Unknown
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“A stepparent is so much more than just a parent; they made the choice to love when they didn’t have to.”

42Barbara Bush
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”

43Unknown
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DESIGN: EDDIE PHAN

“Fatherhood requires love, not DNA.”

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