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363 Best Father Daughter Quotes That Will Melt Your Heart

1. “My father taught me that one of the most important abilities in life is to be able to take the pain and persevere, and for years this lesson had served me well.” ― Yanni


2. “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


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


4. “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.” — Unknown


5. “My father is like no one else. He has always believed in me, protected me, strengthened me, and I know without a doubt that he loves me unconditionally.”


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


7. “My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams.” — Liza Minelli


8. “The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born.” — David Duchovny


9. “Every little girl thinks her father is the smartest man in the world.” – Holly Robinson


10. “Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.” – Jim Bishop


11. “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.”—Joseph Addison


12. “Rocks nor sand, nor wind or rain, can keep me separated from a daughters love.” – Byron Pulsifer


13. “My Father, my friend, my mentor, to you I want the very best that Father’s Day has to offer. This special day reminds me of how often you’ve been there for me.” – Catherine Pulsifer


14. “My life feels incomplete, my emotions deplete and my heart skips a beat when I don’t hug my daughter who is so sweet. I love you.”


15. We must teach our girls that if they speak their minds, they can create the world they want to see. – Robyn Silverman


16. “To her, the name of father was another name for love.” — Fanny Fern


17. “My dad believed in me, even when I didn't. He always knew I could do this.” — Taylor Swift


18. “No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.” —Brad Meltzer


19. “Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.” — Jim Bishop


20. “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” – Elizabeth Stone


21. “A father needs to be the standard against which she will judge all men.” – Gregory E.


22. “If Dad is a loving, steady, balanced man in his approach with his daughter, she will have a sense of security, love, and trust in her relationships with men.” – Kevin Leman


23. “A daughter is a bundle of firsts that excite and delight, giggles that come from deep inside and are always contagious, everything wonderful and precious and your love for her knows no bounds.” – Barbara Cage


24. “I may seem quiet and reserved but if you mess with my daughter I will break out a level of crazy that will make your nightmares seem like a happy place.”


25. “One of life’s greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn’t good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.” — Unknown


26. “A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world.” – Mat Johnson


27. “My father told me ‘Name your price in the beginning. If it ever gets more expensive than the price you name, get out of there.’” — Dave Chappelle


28. “My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.’” — Michael Jordan


29. “All fathers are teachers of the life: they teach their daughters what they can expect from men.”


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


31. “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


32. “Always your little girl.” – Daughter


33. “He taught me that there is no shame in breaking something, only in not being able to fix it.” – Hope Jahren


34. “A daughter can lead to baldness, but the remainder of the road is just as smooth.” – Byron Pulsifer


35. “Sweet sixteen today. She’s looking like her momma a little more every day.” – Bob Carlisle


36. “Some people don’t believe in heroes but they haven’t met my dad!”


37. “I am my father’s daughter, and I am not afraid of anything.” — Elizabeth I, Elizabeth


38. “From the first breath she breathed, when she first smiled at me, I knew the love of a father runs deep, and I prayed that she’d find you someday. But it’s still hard to give her away, I loved her first.” — Heartland, “I Loved Her First”


39. “The connection between father and daughter took me by surprise. Her birth revealed a love that I never knew existed.” ― Kevin Patrick


40. “The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.” — Elaine S. Dalton


41. “I have an excellent father, his strength is making me stronger.” – Taylor Swift


42. “You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic.” — Stanley T. Banks


43. “One of the first duties of a father is to protect his daughter from crying or else make those who make her cry to pay for their crimes.”


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


45. “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


46. “A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later.” — Unknown


47. “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


48. “So you’ll always know, as long as one and one is two, there could never be a father who loved his daughter more than I love you.” — Paul Simon


49. “Life flies by in seconds. You’re not a baby, Gracie, you’re my friend.” — Ben Folds, “Gracie”


50. “A girl might learn an ocean of wisdom from her mother but having her father’s presence is one part of the equation that should never be compromised.”


51. “One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever gotten came from God. I call him daddy.”


52. “Things are going to change so fast. I tell you that I’ll always want you near.” — Tori Amos, “Winter”


53. “To be a father requires patience, love and giving up the ‘all about me’ attitude.” –Catherine Pulsifer


54. “Goodnight, my angel, now it’s time to dream. Dream how wonderful your life will be.” — Billy Joel, “Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)”


55. “Gonna dance with my daughter. Spin her around under the lights. ‘Cause I’m just a father making the most of this moment in time.” — Jason Blaine, “Dance With My Daughter”


56. “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


57. “This relationship has something special about it, that makes every father and every daughter in the world speak warmly about it.”


58. “A good father-daughter relationship ….can empower daughters to believe in themselves and to prosecute a case with conviction and confidence. It can bestow upon a girl a sense of belonging, a self-efficacy and a resilience for life.” – Madonna King, Fathers and Daughters


59. Thanks for being the cool parent. Don’t tell Mom.


60. “A father holds his daughter's hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.” — Unknown


61. “After you see your little girl grow into a lady, you know your job as a father is done and that’s such a fulfilling thing to see.”


62. Life is tough, my darling, but so are you. – Stephanie Bennet Henry


63. “When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted, ‘She’s more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge.’” – Helen Hayes


64. “Because my instincts have been shaped by a man who knew that family was everything. And my family will always be where I strive most for success.” – Gwyneth Paltrow, My Father’s Daughter


65. “No one is able to make the female a queen except her father.” — Arab Proverb


66. “I’m convinced that a father’s role in child-raising should never be underestimated. underestimated. Fathers play a crucial role in their children’s emotional and physical well-being and in the choices they make about how to live their lives now and in the future.” – Nicoline Ambe


67. “You’ve had me wrapped around your finger since the day you were born.” – Tim McGraw, My Little Girl


68. “All father`s problems have a very simple solution: it’s the happiness of his daughter.”


69. “Dad – a son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love.” — John Walter Bratton


70. “Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you.”― Ally Carter


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


72. “The most important influence in my childhood was my father.” – DeForest Kelley


73. “Daughters always revel in their mother’s admiration. And daughters always bask in their father’s love.” ― Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr., The Wealth Reference Guide


74. “My daughter is my greatest inspiration.” – Whitney Houston


75. “The power of a dad in a daughter’s life is unmatched.” – Justin Ricklefs


76. “Dad, even a fleeting memory of your loving smile is enough to light up my darkest days. I love you!”


77. “The mark of a wonderful father is the one whose children run into his arms when his arms are empty.”


78. “There’s no perfect way to be a father but you can do your best, give your daughter the best of you and protect her so she never doubts your love.”


79. “A daughter is a rainbow — a curve of light through scattered mist that lifts the spirit with her prismatic presence. A daughter is a promise, kept.” – Ellen Hopkins


80. “Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.” – Anne Geddes


81. “When fathers struggle with being authentic, they leave muddy footprints on little girls’ hearts.” – Tina Samples


82. “A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.”


83. “Gonna dance with my daughter. Spin her around under the lights. ‘Cause I’m just a father making the most of this moment in time.” — Jason Blaine


84. “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” — Ben Sirach


85. “We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.” — Henry Ward Beecher


86. “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


87. “Sorry, Dad, but sometimes your jokes just really aren’t all that funny. . .but we love you anyway.” – Amy Szarkows


88. “There's two things I know for sure: She was sent here from heaven and she's daddy's little girl.” — Bob Carlisle, “Butterfly Kisses”


89. “My father once said, ‘If the whole world wants to go left and you feel like going right, go right. You don’t have to follow. You don’t have to make a big deal about which way you’re going. Just go. It’s very easy.” ― Yanni


90. “Dear Daughter, If I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes.”


91. You can’t scare me. I have two daughters.


92. “[My father] has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.”— Chelsea Clinton


93. “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


94. “The laugh of a daughter is a favorite symphony of a father.”


95. “You know, fathers just have a way of putting everything together.” – Erika Cosby


96. “I don't have to prepare to be wrapped around my daughter's finger. I have been wrapped around her little finger since the day she plopped out into this world.” — Ryan Reynolds


97. “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, Big Stone Gap


98. “The love between father and daughter knows no distance.”


99. “You have to be a reliable and predictable, loving and available father for your daughter if you want your daughter to have a happy childhood.”


100. “Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes, and the objects of our most watchful love.” – Margaret Elizabeth


101. “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


102. “Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.” – Russian Proverb


103. “When daughters have engaged dads, they benefit from that relationship for a lifetime.” – Kevin Leman


104. “I smile because you’re my father. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.”


105. “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


106. “Daughters always bask in their father’s love.” ― Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr


107. “A daughter needs her father to be involved in her life at every stage that includes father-daughter bonding in shopping malls.”


108. Yes, I do have a beautiful daughter. I also have a gun, a shovel, and an alibi.


109. “A father carries pictures where his money used to be.” — Steve Martin


110. “Big fathers, complementing their tiny daughters, are so beautiful.”


111. “There is no place higher than on daddy’s shoulders.” — Unknown


112. “Hey, little girl, look what you’ve done. You’ve gone and stole my heart and made it your own.” — Jack Johnson, “My Little Girl”


113. “Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angel shine about them, and though it wears thin, sometimes there is always enough left to lasso your heart.” – Alan Beck


114. “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


115. “To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.” – Euripides


116. “Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.” – Clementine Paddleford


117. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.” – Anne Sexton


118. “For all the things my eyes have seen, the best by far is you.” — Andrew McMahon, “Cecilia and The Satellite”


119. “My father is very handy with tools. He hands them to me when he wants me to get some work done.” – Melanie White


120. Like father like daughter. I’m not surprised.


121. “Maybe I paint the sky blue; my greatest creation was you.” — Jay-Z, “Glory”


122. “My life is a fairy tale because it revolves around a princess—my beautiful daughter.” — Dumitru D. Coman


123. “The best fathers have the softest, sweetest hearts. In other words, great dads are real marshmallows.” – Richelle E. Goodrich


124. “It was my father who taught me to value myself.” – Dawn French


125. “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.”


126. “It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”— Anne Sexton


127. “No matter what challenges life throws at you, your father will always be there for you.” ― Oswaal


128. “To the world you are a dad. To our family, you are the world.”


129. “Like countless other dads, I believe that my children are the best kids on the planet. Not a day goes by that I don’t thank God for placing them in my life.” – Charles Marshall


130. “My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.” – Denise Van Outen


131. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” — Linda Poindexter


132. “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


133. “Dear daddy, you taught me everything I know. I’m grateful to God for being your daughter.”


134. “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


135. “That was when the world wasn’t so big and I could see everywhere. It was when my father was a hero and not a human.” – Markus Zusak


136. “There may come a day that I won’t be able to help you. But the day will never come that I won’t try.”


137. “He sweeps her hair back from her ears and he swings her above his head. He says she is his émerveillement, he says he will never leave her, not in a million years.” – Anthony Doerr


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


139. “As a father, I want my daughter to know she is braver than she believes, stronger than she seems, smarter than she thinks, and loved more than she’ll ever know.”


140. “It was like we were exchanging codes, on how to be a father and a daughter, like we’d read about it in a manual, translated from another language, and we’re doing our best with what we could understand.” – Aimee Bender


141. “From a daughter we are given happy and beautiful memories of days before, the melodies of the heart in those moments of the present, and the hopeful expectations of what will be in the future.” – Byron Pulsifer


142. “The smile of a daughter is the secret purpose of every father.” — Unknown


143. “Having a daughter makes you see things differently. This is the 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


144. “The best music I have ever heard is the sound of my daughter’s giggling.” — Deasish Mridha


145. “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


146. “So you’ll always know, as long as one and one is two, there could never be a father who loved his daughter more than I love you.” — Paul Simon, “Father and Daughter”


147. “A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later.”


148. “You’re the end of the rainbow, my pot o’ gold. You’re Daddy’s little girl to have and hold.” — Michael Bublé


149. “Daddy and daughter, not always eye to eye, but always heart to heart.”


150. “Your daughter wants your guidance and support; she wants and needs a strong bond with you. And, as all successful fathers know, you need a strong bond with her.” – Meg Meeker


151. “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.” — Michael Ratnadeepak


152. “The smile of a daughter is the secret purpose of every father.”


153. Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.


154. “A father will be there for his daughter when it matters the most.”


155. “No matter how old she may be, sometimes a girl just needs her dad.” — Carole Singer


156. “My dearest Daughter just watching you makes me realize how beautiful my life is. I love you.”


157. “A father is a model for a small daughter. When she grows up, she looks for a boyfriend similar to her father.”


158. “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


159. “The reason I am bad at cooking is my father always appreciated the dish I prepared, and I believed him.” – Alia Bhat


160. “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


161. “The main reason why a daughter needs a dad is to show her that not all boys are like the ones who hurt her.” — Unknown


162. “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


163. “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


164. “Fathers and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl.” – Richard L. Ratliff


165. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano


166. “A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life.” — Dr. James Dobson


167. “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter. ” – Euripides


168. “As a father, you are going to be the first person to experience all the complexities of your daughter and you must tolerate them enough to guide her.”


169. “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert


170. “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


171. “My daughter got me a “World’s Best Dad” mug. So we know she is sarcastic.” – Bob Odenkirk


172. “I think a dad has to make his daughter feel that he’s genuinely interested in what she’s going through.” – Harry Connick, Jr.


173. “A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men.” – Gregory E. Lang


174. “Studies show that when a baby, child, or teenager has a good father, that child will soar.” – Meg Meeker, MD


175. “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


176. “Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half — especially if he has a teenage daughter.” – Guy Lombardo


177. “First, my father was a core part of my existence. He was my solid rock. He taught me amazing life principles that formed the foundation of my existence today.” ― Nicoline Ambe


178. “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.”


179. “Not only a father is an example for a daughter, but a daughter is a great inspiration for a father.”


180. “It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us father and daughter.”


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


182. “If you don’t want your daughter to settle for less, be not only an ideal father but also an ideal husband.”


183. “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


184. “They don't make men like my daddy anymore.” — Loretta Lynn, “They Don’t Make ‘Em Like My Daddy”


185. “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, Go Set a Watchman


186. “Patience, my daughter, learn patience, and life will be easier.” – Catherine Pulsifer


187. My daughter doesn't have any daddy issues. But I guarantee her boyfriends will.


188. “Fathers are the most ordinary men who are turned by love into the biggest hero, adventurer, storyteller and singer of songs.”


189. “I wanna hold you, protect you from all of the things I’ve already endured. And I wanna show you, show you all the things that this life has in store for you. And I’ll always love you, the way that a father should love his daughter.” — Staind, “Zoe Jane”


190. “I am blessed to be a proud father of a daughter.” — Adnan Sami


191. “Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” – Ken Norton


192. “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, Go Set a Watchman


193. “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


194. “A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.”


195. “Life flies by in seconds. You’re not a baby, Gracie, you’re my friend.” — Ben Folds


196. “A Father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.”


197. “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


198. “Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.”


199. “A girl’s first true love is her father.” – Marisol Santiago


200. “As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.” — Solomon Ibn Gabirol


201. “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.”


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


203. “Make sure you tell Daddy that I’m still his little girl.” – Carrie Underwood


204. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” – Linda Poindexter


205. “A father is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love.” — Unknown


206. “Go on, take on this whole world. But to me you know you'll always be my little girl.” — Tim McGraw, “My Little Girl”


207. “I took my daughter to the father-daughter dance and I cried like a little baby. She’s 11 years old, so seeing her get dressed up and pretty made me cry.” – Kevin Hart


208. “There is no place higher than on Daddy’s shoulders.”


209. The laugh of a daughter is the favorite symphony of a father.


210. “You are my hero and that will never change. You still can dry my tears with just a smile.” — Natalie Grant


211. “A good father will really go mad without his little girl.”


212. “Dads are most ordinary men turned into heroes.” – Pam Brown


213. “It is impossible to please all the world and one’s father.” – Jean de La Fontaine


214. “My Daughter you are the answer to every time I looked up at the sky asking for a miracle.”


215. “My life is a fairy tale because it revolves around a princess – my beautiful daughter. I love you.”


216. “He sweeps her hair back from her ears; he swings her above his head. He says she is his émerveillement. He says he will never leave her, not in a million years.” — Anthony Doerr, All The Light We Cannot See


217. “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.”—Enid Bagnold


218. “My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.” – Gwyneth Paltrow


219. “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


220. “I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.” – Thomas Jefferson


221. “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


222. “I am my father’s daughter, and I am not afraid of anything.” — Elizabeth


223. “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


224. “I love being a girl because I’m my Daddy’s little girl and that rocks.”


225. “Dad, I just needed to let you know, To me you will always be, Dad—you are a hero, You mean the world to me.” – Amanda Suddeth


226. My fingers may be small, but I’ve got my daddy wrapped around them.


227. “My dad’s my best mate, and he always will be.” – Cher Lloyd


228. “If you ever want to torture my dad, tie him up and right in front of him, refold a map incorrectly.” – Cathy Ladman


229. “There is this girl who stole my heart and she calls me Daddy.”


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


231. “No one is able to make a girl a queen except her father.” – Arab Proverb


232. “On the day my daughter was born I realized that the sparkle in her eyes was my guiding light and her smile, my life’s purpose. I love you.”


233. “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


234. “Fathers and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl.” ― Richard L. Ratliff


235. “My dad is awesome. But you know what they say, ‘Like father like daughter.’” — Unknown


236. Guns don’t kill people… dads with pretty daughters do.


237. “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


238. “You’ll not know how your daughter can love you until you demonstrate how you love her.”


239. “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


240. “The laugh of a daughter is the favorite symphony of a father.”


241. “You’ve been a blessing from the start. . . I love you daughter with all my heart.”


242. “Fathers, be your daughter’s first love and she’ll never settle for anything less.” — Unknown


243. “Hey, little girl, look what you’ve done. You’ve gone and stole my heart and made it your own.” — Jack Johnson


244. “Every dad wants his daughter to grow up with dignity, self-respect, grace, humility, virtue, and significance.” – Darrel Billups


245. “When you have a daughter, you want to protect her from the things that I’ve seen out there, you know, the things that’s out there that ain’t good for her. It’s a crazy world we live in.” — Nas


246. “When times are hard, I know you’ll be strong. I’ll be there in your heart when you’ll carry on. Like moonlight on the water, and sunlight in the sky, fathers, and daughters never say goodbye.” — Michael Bolton, “Fathers and Daughters”


247. “It was my father who taught me to value myself.” — Dawn French


248. “A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world.” — Mat Johnson, Loving Day


249. “Every daughter is her own kind of flower.” ― Mary Calvi


250. “Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man.” —Frank Pittman


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


252. “There’s two things I know for sure: She was sent here from heaven and she’s daddy’s little girl.” — Bob Carlisle


253. “A good father will not allow any man to come into his daughter’s life and ruin it.”


254. “I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.” – Imelda Marcos


255. “You are my hero and that will never change. You still can dry my tears with just a smile.” — Natalie Grant, “I’ll Always Be Your Baby”


256. “When my daughter says ‘Daddy I need you!’ I wonder if she has any idea that I need her billion times more.” – Stanley Behrman


257. “Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.”


258. “No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.” – Michael Ratnadeepak


259. “It is much easier to become a father than to be one.” — Kent Nerburn


260. “Little daughters are the only people able to soften the hearts of strong men.” — Unknown


261. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” — Theodore Hesburgh


262. “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


263. “Regardless of the personal relationship you have with your own father, you have to aim to be better.” – Kirsten Watson


264. “When I’m at my best, I am my father’s daughter.”


265. “One of the greatest moments between father and daughter is that walk down the aisle, then you see you little baby girl become a woman right before your eyes.”


266. “A father’s job is to be his daughter’s first devoted and chivalrous admirer.” ― Libby Purves


267. “I took my daughter to the father-daughter dance, and I cried like a little baby. She’s 11 years old, so seeing her get dressed up and pretty made me cry.” — Kevin Hart


268. When a daughter is born, an ordinary life of a man turns into an extraordinary life of a father.


269. “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


270. “No one is able to make the female a queen except her father…” — Arab Proverb


271. “One of the best things a father can do for his daughter is let her know that she has met his expectations. My father did that for me, and no amount of effort on my part can fully repay the debt.“ – Lisa Wingate


272. “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


273. “My father always said, ‘Malala will be free as a bird.’” — Malala Yousafzai


274. “When a daughter is born, an ordinary life of a man turns into an extraordinary life of a father.”


275. “Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.” – Robert Orben


276. “A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely.” – Emile Gaboriau


277. “My fingers may be small but I’ve got my daddy wrapped around them.”


278. “No man can possibly know what life means, what the world means, until he has a child and loves it. And then the whole universe changes and nothing will ever again seem exactly as it seemed before.” – L. Hearn


279. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach


280. “Thank heaven for the special relationship between fathers and daughters. It is blessed from above.”


281. “I may find my Prince but my dad will always be my king.”


282. “Fathers provide not only support but also encouragement.” – Catherine Pulsifer


283. “My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.” — Gwyneth Paltrow


284. “Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half―especially if he has a teenage daughter.” — Guy Lombardo


285. “A father is someone you never outgrow your needs for.”


286. “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


287. “My father raised us to step toward trouble rather than to step away from it.” — Justin Trudeau


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


289. “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


290. “The greatest gift I ever had came from God; I call him Dad!”


291. “If you want your daughter to have only the best, you have to become the best father in the world.”


292. “Fathers, be your daughter’s 1st love and she’ll never settle for anything less.”


293. “Go on, take on this whole world/But to me you know you’ll always be/ My little girl.” – Tim McGraw


294. “My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy.” – Christopher Meloni


295. “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine Francois Prevost


296. “Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero.” – Bindi Irwin


297. “They don’t make men like my daddy anymore.” – Loretta Lynn


298. “It is a wise father that know his own child.” ― William Shakespeare


299. “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


300. “My daughter, you are worthy of being loved because you are so precious to me that I died for you.”


301. “My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.“ – Sara Blakely


302. “Still, it is a little disconcerting to consider that my father has been proven right about nearly everything he cautioned me against, warned me to avoid, or emphatically told me not to do!” ― Nick Vujicic


303. “Little daughters are the only people able to soften the hearts of strong men.”


304. “Every father decides what man his daughter marries: not ordering, but showing an example.”


305. “Do you want all problems to melt away? Look at your daughter, hug her and kiss!”


306. “The most admirable thing ever has to be a father protecting his daughter.” — Unknown


307. “A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against she will judge all men.” — Gregory E. Lang


308. “The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born.”—David Duchovny


309. “I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.” – Ann Richards


310. “A son is a son till he gets a wife; a daughter is a daughter for the rest of her life.” – Irish Saying


311. “My best smile is probably when I'm holding my daughter.” — Chance The Rapper


312. “I rescind my early statement, ‘I could never fall in love with a girl who regularly poops her pants.’ I hadn't met my daughter yet.” — Dax Shepard


313. “The first man in your daughter’s life is her father and she needs your trust more than anything, don’t deny her that.”


314. “But I can tell you that fathers change lives, as my father changed mine.” – Meg Meeker, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters


315. “If you fully understood just how profoundly you can influence your daughter’s life, you would be terrified, overwhelmed, or both.” ― Meg Meeker


316. “A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life.” – Dr. James Dobson


317. “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


318. “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


319. “I hope that my daughter grows up empowered and doesn’t define herself by the way she looks but by qualities that make her an intelligent, strong and responsible woman.” — Isaiah Mustafa


320. “The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.” – Elaine S. Dalton


321. “My daughter got me a World’s Best Dad mug. So, we know she’s sarcastic.” — Bob Odenkirk


322. “You’re the end of the rainbow, my pot o’ gold. You’re Daddy’s little girl to have and hold.” — Michael Bublé, “Daddy’s Little Girl”


323. “A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us to our destination. He is a guiding light to help lead the way for us.”


324. “I love being a girl because I’m my Daddy’s little girl and that rocks!”


325. “A father holds his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.”


326. “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” – Ben Sirach


327. “Dads have the unique opportunity to influence, guide, and encourage their daughters to grow into godly and gracious young ladies.” – Karol Ladd


328. “I’ve had a hard life, but my hardships are nothing against the hardships that my father went through in order to get me to where I started.” – Bartrand Hubbard


329. “He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.” – George Saunders


330. “I may find my prince, but my dad will always be my king.” — Unknown


331. “The example of the father weathering his own emotional seasons can help the daughter weather her own.”―Victoria Secunda


332. There is this girl who stole my heart, and she calls me ‘Daddy.’


333. “A daughter can lead to baldness, but the remainder of the road is just as smooth.” — Bryan Pulsifer


334. “A Dad is one who is always there can always be counted on always has time, always encouraging, that is you Dad, Thanks for all you do!” – C Lynch


335. “I think as a father if we’re not changing and learning as much as our daughters, we’re doing it wrong.” – Tom Matthews


336. “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.” — Unknown


337. “A good father is always standing behind his daughter’s back.”


338. “He opened the jar of pickles when no one else could. He was the only one in the house who wasn’t afraid to go into the basement by himself. He cut himself shaving, but no one kissed it or got excited about it.” – Erma Bombeck


339. “He who has daughters is always a shepherd.” — Thomas Jefferson


340. “I was raised by a strong woman, and that DNA is in my daughter and wife.” — Dwayne Johnson


341. “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.” – Unknown


342. “When my daughter says, ‘Daddy, I need you!’ I wonder if she has any idea that I need her billion times more.” — Stanley Behrman


343. “You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic.” – Stanley T. Banks


344. “Dear daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.”


345. “The love between a father and daughter is forever.”


346. “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


347. “For father, his daughter is no less than a breath.” — Sachin Ramdas Bharatiya


348. “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.” — Euripides


349. “On behalf of every man looking out for every girl, you are the God and weight of her world.” – John Mayer


350. “You might never know a man’s vulnerable place until you see him with his daughter, because with her, he seem capable of more human emotions than he will ever share with anyone else.”


351. “You may not have an earthly father that cares for you, but you have an heavenly one that does.” – Angelina Talpa


352. “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland


353. “Isn’t she pretty, truly the angel’s best. I’m so happy we have been Heaven-blessed.” — Stevie Wonder, “Isn’t She Lovely”


354. “You have seen me at my worst, yet you think that I am the best. I love you, Dad.”


355. “Our dearest daughter, you are the wheel that keeps our lives spinning and you are the reason why we are always smiling. We love you.”


356. “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


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


358. “A good dad will teach his daughter how to be independent and strong without being a man-hater.”


359. “A daughter is the most precious gift of life who lets our hearts dance with joy.” – Apollo M


360. “My daughter, You’ve blessed my life greatly. I’m so glad we’re friends. . . The time we have together is the best that I spend.”


361. “Fathers just have a way of putting everything together.” — Erika Cosby


362. “I thank my father for being the support that he has been, unrelenting, reliable and solid.” ― Betsy George


363. “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.” — Joseph Addison

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