16 Poignant Father-Daughter Quotes | How daughters see their fathers

The father-daughter relationship is such a special one. The existence of that relationship (or lack of) influences such a large aspect of a girl’s life and the woman she’ll become. That’s why there are so many outstanding father daughter quotes. Girls and women have so many special things to say about their daddies.

Here are 16 of my favourite father daughter quotes

They’re perfect for you to use in greeting cards or letters on occasions like Fathers Day, birthdays and Christmas.

“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

“Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes”. – Gloria Naylor

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“To her the name of father was another name for love.” – Fanny Fern

“I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.”


“When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.” – Unknown

“Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’” – Unknown

“Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.” – Marinela Reka

“I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.”

Liza Minnelli

“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 love my father as the stars – he’s a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.” – Terri Guillemets

“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

“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 wedding is for daughters and fathers. The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day.”

Sarah Ruhl, Eurydice

“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

“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

“Your father, Jo. He never loses patience, never doubts or complains, but always hopes, and works and waits so cheerfully that one is ashamed to do otherwise before him.” – Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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Which of these father daughter quotes remind you of your own relationship with your father or father figure?

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Project whimsays:

These are all so sweet and perfect for Fathers Day coming up.

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