Father Daughter Quotes & Sayings

There’s a special kind of relationship between a father and his daughter. This beautiful and touching relationship is perfectly summed up by this collection of father daughter quotes.

Father Daughter Quotes

When my father didn’t have my hand… he had my back.

Linda Poindexter

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

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

I think my mom put it best. She said, “Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.”

Paul Walker

It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.

John Sinor

Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.

Joseph Addison

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
Father Daughter Quotes - Michael Ratnadeepak

No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.

Michael Ratnadeepak

Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.

Marinela Reka

The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, “Daddy, I need to ask you something,” he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.

Garrison Keillor

To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.


It’s amazing when you have a girl. ‘Cause if you’re a man, it like opens up your eyes. And you know, I realize I’m the man in her life. And my relationship with my daughter is going to affect her relationship with men for the rest of her life.

Chris Rock

A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.


Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.

Jim Bishop

Most fathers don’t see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy’s lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.

Victoria Secunda

The reason why daughters love their dad the most is that there is at least one man in the world who will never hurt her.


Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Russian Proverb

It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.

Dawn French

A daughter is a treasure – and a cause of sleeplessness.

Ben Sirach

Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight.  He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter.

James T. Adams

No one is able to make the female a queen except her father.

Arab Proverb

Fathers just have a way of putting everything together.

Erika Cosby

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half – especially if he has a teenage daughter.

Guy Lombardo

A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.

Irish saying

Women’s childhood relationships with their fathers are important to them all their lives. Regardless of age or status, women who seem clearest about their goals and most satisfied with their lives and personal and family relationships usually remember that their fathers enjoyed them and were actively interested in their development.

Stella Chess

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

Sigmund Freud

Hopefully we were all daddy’s little girl. He was and hopefully still is wrapped around our little finger. Not to take advantage of, more just for the comfort of knowing he is there.

Violette DeSantis

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
Hedy Lamarr father and daughter relationship quote

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

To her the name of father was another name for love.

Fanny Fern

My daughter got me a “World’s Best Dad” mug. So we know she’s sarcastic.

Bob Odenkirk

The thing to remember about fathers is, they’re men. A girl has to keep it in mind: They are dragon-seekers, bent on improbable rescues. Scratch any father, you find someone chock – full of qualms and romantic terrors, believing change is a threat – like your first shoes with heels on, like your first bicycle it took such months to get.

Phyllis McGinley

I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.

Imelda Marcos

Fathers, be your daughter’s first love and she’ll never settle for anything less.


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