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81 Adorable Father and Daughter Quotes (LOVE)

14 Motivational Father-Daughter Quotes

“Having a daughter makes you see things in a different way. This is my only girl. So I don’t care what it takes to protect her. You can call it what you want to call it. As long as you treat her the same way I treat her, like my princess, I don’t mind.”

Tracy Morgan
Confident women are raised by loving dads. - Nitya Prakash
Confident women are raised by loving dads. – Nitya Prakash
She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father. - Harper Lee
She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father. – Harper Lee
The smile of a daughter is the secret purpose of every father.
The smile of a daughter is the secret purpose of every father.
A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life. - Dr. James Dobson
A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life. – Dr. James Dobson

“They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like Christmas. In exchange, he makes a secret promise not to see the awkwardness of her teenage years, the mistakes she makes or the secrets she keeps.”

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A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives. ― Ama H. Vanniarachchy
A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives. ― Ama H. Vanniarachchy
He gives her the best gift a woman can get in this world: protection. And the little girl learns to trust the man in her life. — Adriana Trigiani
He gives her the best gift a woman can get in this world: protection. And the little girl learns to trust the man in her life. — Adriana Trigiani
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. - Joseph Addison
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. – Joseph Addison

“Ordinary father-daughter love had a charge to it that generally was both permitted and indulged. There was just something so beautiful about the big father complementing the tiny girl. Bigness and tininess together at last — yet the bigness would never hurt the tininess!”

Meg Wolitzer
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away. - Hugh Jackman
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away. – Hugh Jackman
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, storytellers and singers of songs. - Pam Brown
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, storytellers and singers of songs. – Pam Brown
Go on, take on this whole world. But to me, you know you'll always be my little girl. - Tim McGraw
Go on, take on this whole world. But to me, you know you’ll always be my little girl. – Tim McGraw
Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.
Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.

22 Adorable Father-Daughter Quotes (LOVE)

“One of the greatest things about daughters is how they adored you when they were little; how they rushed into your arms with electric delight and demanded that you watch everything they do and listen to everything they say.”

Michael Josephson
I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.
I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.
A girl's father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential. - David Jeremiah
A girl’s father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential. – David Jeremiah
Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world. - John Mayer
Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world. – John Mayer
Little daughters are the only people able to soften the hearts of strong men.
Little daughters are the only people able to soften the hearts of strong men.
When my daughter says 'Daddy, I need you!' I wonder if she has any idea that I need her billion times more. - Stanley Behrman
When my daughter says ‘Daddy, I need you!’ I wonder if she has any idea that I need her billion times more. – Stanley Behrman
Go on, take on this whole world but to me you know you'll always be my little girl. - Tim McGraw
Go on, take on this whole world but to me you know you’ll always be my little girl. – Tim McGraw
No one in this world can love a girl more than her father. — Michael Ratnadeepak
No one in this world can love a girl more than her father. — Michael Ratnadeepak
You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You're her oracle. You're her hero. - Stanley T. Banks
You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. – Stanley T. Banks
My life is a fairy tale because it revolves around a princess—my beautiful daughter. — Dumitru D. Coman
My life is a fairy tale because it revolves around a princess—my beautiful daughter. — Dumitru D. Coman
Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee. - Margaret Courtney
Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee. – Margaret Courtney
My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun. - Bindi Irwin
My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun. – Bindi Irwin
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. — Gloria Naylor
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. — Gloria Naylor
A girl's first true love is her father. - Marisol Santiago
A girl’s first true love is her father. – Marisol Santiago
A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.
A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.
My best smile is probably when I’m holding my daughter. — Chance The Rapper
My best smile is probably when I’m holding my daughter. — Chance The Rapper
The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born. - David Duchovny
The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born. – David Duchovny
A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world. - Mat Johnson
A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world. – Mat Johnson
To her the name of father was another name for love. - Fanny Fern
To her the name of father was another name for love. – Fanny Fern
Fathers and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl. ― Richard L. Ratliff
Fathers and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl. ― Richard L. Ratliff
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. - Enid Bagnold
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. – Enid Bagnold

16 Inspirational Father Quotes From Daughter

“My father died many years ago, and yet when something special happens to me, I talk to him secretly not really knowing whether he hears, but it makes me feel better to half believe it.”

Natasha Josefowitz
Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian, and simply being there every time I need a hug. - Agatha Stephanie Lin
Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian, and simply being there every time I need a hug. – Agatha Stephanie Lin
I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much. - Hedy Lamarr
I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much. – Hedy Lamarr
Being a daddy's girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life. - Marinela Reka
Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life. – Marinela Reka
I love my daddy. My daddy's everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad. - Lady Gaga
I love my daddy. My daddy’s everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad. – Lady Gaga
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. - Margaret Truman
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. – Margaret Truman
My dad believed in me, even when I didn’t. He always knew I could do this. — Taylor Swift
My dad believed in me, even when I didn’t. He always knew I could do this. — Taylor Swift

“My dear father; my dear friend; the best and wisest man I ever knew, who taught me many lessons and showed me many things as we went together along the country by-ways.”

Sarah Orne Jewett
It was my father who taught me to value myself. - Dawn French
It was my father who taught me to value myself. – Dawn French
[My father] has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch. - Chelsea Clinton
[My father] has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch. – Chelsea Clinton
There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father. - Alison Lohman
There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father. – Alison Lohman
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem. — Gwyneth Paltrow
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem. — Gwyneth Paltrow
My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. - Liza Minnelli
My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. – Liza Minnelli
When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back. - Linda Poindexter
When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back. – Linda Poindexter
They don't make men like my daddy anymore. - Loretta Lynn
They don’t make men like my daddy anymore. – Loretta Lynn
Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.
Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.

12 Wise Quotes for Father to Live By for Your Daughter

“A good father loves his daughter with no strings attached. He is available. He is both strong and tender. Being big and strong doesn’t mean being separate from one’s feelings; to the contrary, it means being very much in touch with them. Women who experienced fathers like that know that a strong man can cry, and that a man who can cry can also be very strong.”

Marlin S. Potash
Fathers, be your daughter’s first love and she’ll never settle for anything less.
The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother. — Elaine S. Dalton
The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother. — Elaine S. Dalton
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. - Sigmund Freud
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. – Sigmund Freud
My dad taught me that there is no shame in breaking something, only in not being able to fix it. - Hope Jahren
My dad taught me that there is no shame in breaking something, only in not being able to fix it. – Hope Jahren
It is a wise father that knows his own child. - William Shakespeare
It is a wise father that knows his own child. – William Shakespeare
No one is able to make the female a queen except her father. — Arab Proverb
No one is able to make the female a queen except her father. — Arab Proverb
A father’s job is not to teach his daughter how to be a lady. It’s to teach her how a lady should be treated.
A father’s job is not to teach his daughter how to be a lady. It’s to teach her how a lady should be treated.
It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us father and daughter.
It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us father and daughter.
The main reason why a daughter needs a dad is to show her that not all boys are like the ones who hurt her.
The main reason why a daughter needs a dad is to show her that not all boys are like the ones who hurt her.
I watch my daughter wanting to be like other kids and getting upset that she’s not. But I always try and instill in her the idea that she’s perfect as she is. — Idris Elba
I watch my daughter wanting to be like other kids and getting upset that she’s not. But I always try and instill in her the idea that she’s perfect as she is. — Idris Elba
A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against she will judge all men. — Gregory E. Lang
A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against she will judge all men. — Gregory E. Lang

9 Funny Father and Daughter Quotes

“Dads immediately fall in love with their little girls and will let them get away with everything. So, moms are going to have to be the disciplinarians when it comes to daughters.”

Jimmy Fallon
I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’ - Paul Walker
I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’ – Paul Walker
The reason I am bad at cooking is my father always appreciated the dish I prepared, and I believed him.
The reason I am bad at cooking is my father always appreciated the dish I prepared, and I believed him.
A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness. - Ben Sirach
A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness. – Ben Sirach
Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half — especially if he has a teenage daughter. - Guy Lombardo
Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half — especially if he has a teenage daughter. – Guy Lombardo
You gotta love dads. At my wedding, when I tripped on my wedding dress and fell flat on my face, Dad said, ‘Don’t worry, you’ll do better next time.’ — Melanie White
You gotta love dads. At my wedding, when I tripped on my wedding dress and fell flat on my face, Dad said, ‘Don’t worry, you’ll do better next time.’ — Melanie White
A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later.
A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later.
Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’
Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’
My dad is awesome. But you know what they say, ‘Like father like daughter.’
My dad is awesome. But you know what they say, ‘Like father like daughter.’

8 More Quotes About Father and Daughter

“There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.”

John Gregory Brown
A father is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love.
A father is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love.
A father carries pictures where his money used to be. - Steve Martin
A father carries pictures where his money used to be. – Steve Martin
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. - Euripides
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. – Euripides
Daughters always revel in their mothers’ admiration. And daughters always bask in their fathers’ love. - Hendrith Vanlon Smith, Jr.
Daughters always revel in their mothers’ admiration. And daughters always bask in their fathers’ love. – Hendrith Vanlon Smith, Jr.
He loved his daughter better even than his pipe, and, like a reasonable man and an excellent father, let her have her way in everything. - Washington Irving
He loved his daughter better even than his pipe, and, like a reasonable man and an excellent father, let her have her way in everything. – Washington Irving
A wedding is for daughters and fathers… They stop being married to each other on that day. - Sarah Ruhl
A wedding is for daughters and fathers… They stop being married to each other on that day. – Sarah Ruhl
My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. — Liza Minelli
My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. — Liza Minelli

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