Today is Fatherâ€™s Day and the Twittersphere is celebrating as only it can. Both humor and wisdom abound.
Happy #fathersday everyone â€“ How are you spoiling the big man today? Nothing says 'I love you dad' better than a a pair of socks. Trust.
â€” T4 (@T4witter) June 17, 2012
No man stands so tall as the one who bends down to help a child. #fathersday
â€” Mike Said (@mike_said_what) June 17, 2012
â€” Mark Robinson (@robboma3) June 17, 2012
Fathers fighting for freedom around the world are honored.
To the sons and daughters, who because of our freedom, do not have fathers, we honour you today. #FathersDay
â€” ManqobaCNtshingilaÂ©Â® (@chiefntshingila) June 17, 2012
â€” Irish Defence Forces (@defenceforces) June 17, 2012
Members of the media get in on the act.
â€” Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 17, 2012
I love my dad. He'll be at church this morning, behind the pulpit, so he won't see this, & he doesn't do socialâ€¦ http://t.co/zCpHrEH6
â€” Contessa Brewer (@contessabrewer) June 17, 2012
I haven't learned any key to being great father. But I think it begins with leading w/ your heart.
â€” Scott Simon (@nprscottsimon) June 17, 2012
What are your Fatherâ€™s Day plans? Iâ€™m looking forward to eating Maryland Blue steamed crabs at my folks house in Reading, PA.
â€” Clayton Morris (@ClaytonMorris) June 17, 2012
Yum! Enjoy Clayton and daddy.
Politicians pause to reflect on fathers as well.
Wishing all the dads a Happy #FathersDay! It takes a real man to be a father.
â€” Isaac Hayes (@isaac_hayes) June 17, 2012
â€” Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) June 17, 2012
Matt Romney is spending the day with his daddy.
â€” Matt Romney (@Matt_Romney) June 17, 2012
And still more Fatherâ€™s Day wisdom.
If your dad is not on twitter, instead off happy fathers daying him here, you might wanna call him
â€” MAKHOSI (@MAKOSI) June 17, 2012
Not writing happy fathers day on here because he doesn't have twitter lol. #CommonSense
â€” Curtis Obeng (@curtisobeng) June 17, 2012
My father said there are 2 kinds of people in the world: givers & takers.The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. #fathersday
â€” Farhan Masood (@farhanmasood) June 17, 2012
"No Father's day gifts. Just write me a cardâ€¦Of course I'm kidding. Buy me shit, I created you." (New book out now: http://t.co/mJOlfJRZ)
â€” Justin (@shitmydadsays) June 14, 2012
A lie in, Breakfast made and cards that have brought tears of joy to my eyes. The BEST #fathersday yet!
â€” Paul Robson (@paulmrobson) June 17, 2012
"Dad"â€¦still my favorite word that comes out of my son's mouth. #blessed
â€” LZ Granderson (@Locs_n_Laughs) June 17, 2012
As it's Fathers' Day, it's worth pointing out that my Dad wouldn't beat up your Dad, because my Dad is better than that.
â€” Mike Rampton (@mikeisbrill) June 17, 2012
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.Happy Father's Day
â€” Paige MoonShade (@PaigeMoonShade) June 17, 2012
For my father, gone but not forgotten: every step I take upon the world leaves his footprint, as well as mine.
â€” John Hayward (@Doc_0) June 17, 2012
Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads, whether they b near or far, b with us or watching over us. Have a wonderful day. #fathersday
â€” Rima Shah (@Calmandclear) June 17, 2012
Happy Fatherâ€™s Day to all the dads out there!