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11 Top Father Daughter Quotes Summarizing the Eternal love

A father-daughter relationship is one of the purest and most selfless relationships that nature has gifted us. Every little girl always looks up to her father, and her dad is the first man she says “I love you” to in her life. Father’s day is an important holiday.


There are about 1.5 billion fathers in the world, but each one is special. While you could definitely purchase a gift as interesting as a GoPro, don’t forget about the small and touching moments like a heartfelt card and quote! Both are important on father’s day.


He is the one who encourages and guides her through every defining point of her life. Father’s day has always been an important part of history as well and has always held a special place on the calendar.


Furthermore, daughters always look forward to maintaining a cordial, close relationship with their fathers as they always empower them to evolve into powerful, confident women.

Likewise, dads play a considerable part in boosting their daughters’ self-worth and self-esteem and improving their ability to voice their emotions, feelings, and ideas.


Thus if you are a daughter planning to make father’s day perfect for the man who means everything to you, here are some beautiful father-daughter quotes that would go perfectly well with this year’s father’s day.


So without wasting any time, let us get straight to some heartfelt quotes as, after all, fathers deserve all the love and admiration in the world.

Let’s get started on some father’s day quotes, shall we?

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11 Types of Father’s Day Quotes

Father Daughter Quotes for Forever, Selfless Love

“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.

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

“There will always be a few people who dare to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.” – Alison Lohman.

“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 father taught me to value myself.” – Dawn French.

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

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

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

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

father's dayInspirational Quotes for Father’s Day

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

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

“The reason daughters love their dad the most is…that there is at least one man in the world who will never hurt her.” –Anonymous.

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

“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.” – Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

“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 with the country by-ways.” – Sarah Orne Jewett

“To her, father’s name was another name for love.” – Fanny Fern.

father's dayHeartfelt Father-Daughter Quotes

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


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

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

“No one can make a female a queen except her father” — Arab Proverb.

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

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

“To her, father’s name was another name for love.” –Fanny Fern.

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

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

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

father's dayFather’s Day Quotes That Define an Unbreakable Bond

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

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

“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.

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

“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.

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

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

“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

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

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

father's day Father’s Day Quotes That Will Move Your Heart

“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.

“A strong woman raised me, and that DNA is in my daughter and wife.” — Dwayne Johnson.

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

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

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

“A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain a pillar of strength throughout our lives.” – Ama H. Vanniarachchy.

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

“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.

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

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

father's dayCute Father-Daughter Quotes 2022

“There will always be a few people who dare to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.” – Alison Lohman.

“A little girl giggles when her mother denies her an ice cream. She knows daddy will get her some later.” – Unknown.

“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 daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.” – Author Unknown.

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

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


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

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

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

“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.

“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.” – Unknown.

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

Father Daughter QuotesHeart Touching Father-Daughter Quotes

“Hopefully we were all daddy’s little girls. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

father's dayWitty Father-Daughter Quotes

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

“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.

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

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

“If you don’t want your daughter to settle for less, be an ideal father and an ideal husband.” – Unknown.

“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 on that day.” – Sarah Ruhl.

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

“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.

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

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

father's dayFather’s Day Quotes to Cherish the Special Bond

“All my life’s problems have just one simple solution – a hug from my daughter.” – Unknown.

“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

“I’ve had a hard life, but my hardships are nothing against my father’s hardships in getting me to where I started.” –Bartrand Hubbard.

“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.

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

“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.

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

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

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

“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.”– Unknown.

father's dayHeartwarming Father-Daughter Quotes That Will Make You Smile

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

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

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

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

“A good father will go mad without his little girl.” – Unknown.

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

“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.” – Unknown.

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

“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, and runs them off the underbrush.


Still, 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.

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

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

“Always your little girl.” – Daughter.


“I am bad at cooking because my father always appreciated the dish I prepared, and I believed him.” Alia Bhatt.

father's dayAppreciation Quotes for Father’s Day 2022

“A daughter needs her father to be involved in her life at every stage, including father-daughter bonding in shopping malls.” – Unknown.

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

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

“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.

father's dayFinal Words 

All in all, a father-daughter relationship usually has a lasting impression on the daughter’s life. Therefore, both fathers and daughters should make an effort to build a warm bond and enjoy every moment of togetherness.


Father’s day quotes can fill a card and fill your heart at the same time. Make sure this father’s day, you do both!


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Satyne Julianna Doner

Satyne Julianna Doner is currently a sophomore studying business management in sunny Tampa, Florida. A born bibliophile, she spends most of her free time curled up in a fantasy book or writing her own. When she isn't studying, reading, or writing, she is an avid equestrian and staunch supporter of rehabilitating retired racehorses. She owns one horse, named Hurricane, who keeps her grounded in all her endeavors.

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