51 Best Father Daughter Quotes


To celebrate the special bond between dad and daughter, we have handpicked the most amazing Father Daughter Quotes. There is no job more difficult than being a dad. Especially when you have a daughter, you’ve got to get your shotgun ready early on!

A father-daughter relationship is one of the most beautiful relationships that God has created.

Every little girl looks up to her dad and he is the first man she says “I love you” to.

A father can play dress up with his daughter and at the same time play a super hero to protect her from all evil. He is the one who nurtures and guides her through every defining moment of her life.

With that, I leave you with what we hope are the best father daughter quotes around and perhaps some of them will even help guide your own behavior to be the best father that you know how to be!

51 Best Father Daughter Quotes

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 (Tweet this)

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. ~ Enid Bagnold (Tweet this)

I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king. ~ Anonymous (Tweet this)

No one in this world can love a girl more than her father. ~ Michael Ratnadeepak (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter. ~ Euripides (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. ~ Gloria Naylor (Tweet this)

A girl’s first true love is her father. ~ Marisol Santiago (Tweet this)

No one is able to make the female a queen except her father. ~ Arab Proverb (Tweet this)

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. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born. ~ David Duchovny (Tweet this)

Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad. ~ Anonymous (Tweet this)

(In our opinion one of the best short father daughter quotes).

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. ~ Jim Bishop (Tweet this)

I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’ ~ Paul Walker (Tweet this)

A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives. ~ Ama H. Vanniarachchy (Tweet this)

Guns don’t kill people….dads with pretty daughters do. ~  Unknown (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

The best thing a father can do for his baby, is to love his mother. ~ John Wooden (Tweet this)

A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against which she will judge all men. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

That is the thankless position of the father in the family… the provider for all, and the enemy of all. ~ J. August Strindberg (Tweet this)

A man can have many children, but a child can only have one father. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

The greatest gift I ever had came from God; I call him Dad! ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

(This was infact on a birthday card that the founder of Wisdom Times received from his teenage daughter. Needless to say, this father daughter quote made his day).

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 (Tweet this)

A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall, but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

There is no place higher than on Daddy’s shoulders. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

(One of the cutest father daughter quotes).

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. ~ Sigmund Freud (Tweet this)

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. ~ George Herbert (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

When my father didn’t have my hand…he had my back. ~ Linda Poindexter (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

A daughter needs her father to be involved in her life at every stage that includes father-daughter bonding in shopping malls. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

Fathers, be your daughter’s 1st love and she’ll never settle for anything less. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

A son is a son till he is taken by his wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life. ~ Irish Saying (Tweet this)

Dear Daughter, If I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

She had never loved him so much as she did in that instant. ~ George R.R. Martin (Tweet this)

He taught me that there is no shame in breaking something, only in not being able to fix it. ~ Hope Jahren (Tweet this)

A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

The main reason why a ‘Daughter’ needs a ‘Dad’ is to show her that not all the boys are like the ones who hurt her. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back. ~ Imelda Marcos (Tweet this)

I love being a girl because I’m my Daddy’s little girl and that rocks! ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

With God, you will always be daddy’s little girl. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. ~ Jim Valvano (Tweet this)

A FATHER should be his son’s first hero, and his daughters first love… ~ Anonymous (Tweet this)

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. ~ Dave Attell (Tweet this)

As a daughter of the king of kings, your purpose is not to turn heads but to turn hearts toward our Heavenly Father. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

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 (Tweet this)

My daughter, you are worthy of being loved because you are so precious to me that I died for you. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart. ~ Unknown (Tweet this)

Final Thoughts

It is our sincere hope that these father daughter quotes inspired you to spend more time with each other and savor every moment of togetherness. Live in the Now!

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