50 Heartwarming Father-Daughter Quotes That Capture Your Special Bond
If you're searching for the perfect Father's Day message, these sweet father-daughter quotes will make Dad feel special
Sweet father-daughter quotes
Father’s Day is the day set aside each year for appreciating our dads. Every June, dads (or grandpas and husbands) all over eat questionable kid-made food, and some unwrap new socks. (The extra-lucky ones unwrap something from our Father’s Day gift guide.) Gifts are great for showing pops how much you love him, but finding the right words goes a long way too—not to mention some fun Father’s Day activities. Putting some sweet Father’s Day quotes in a card, or even funny Father’s Day quotes, will have Dad suddenly finding “something in his eye.” Sons can get specific with a lovely father-son quote, while daughters can choose one of the touching father-daughter quotes from our list.
“When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” —Linda Poindexter. Make your pops laugh with these funny Father’s Day memes after sending him these father-daughter quotes.
“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. For more inspiration, check out these amazing dad quotes.
“In the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved, and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown.” —Unknown. You and your dad will both love these Father’s Day movies that will tug at your heartstrings.
“Ordinary father-daughter love had a charge to it that generally was both permitted and indulged. There was just something so beautiful about the big father complementing the tiny girl. Bigness and tininess together at last—yet the bigness would never hurt the tininess! It respected it. In a world in which big always crushes tiny, you wanted to cry at the beauty of big being kind of and worshipful of and being humbled by tiny. You couldn’t help but think of your own father as you saw your little girl with hers.” —Meg Wolitzer. If you’re looking for something a little shorter to write in your card, get some inspiration with these Father’s Day messages.
“If you ever want to torture my dad, tie him up and right in front of him, refold a map incorrectly.” —Cathy Ladman
“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
“When a daughter is born, an ordinary life of a man turns into an extraordinary life of a father.” —Unknown
“Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man.” —Frank Pittman
“The reason I am bad at cooking is my father always appreciated the dish I prepared, and I believed him.” —Alia Bhat. Beat Dad to the punchline with some dad jokes that are actually pretty funny.
“The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.” —Elaine S. Dalton
“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
“It’s the sweetest thing to be a parent of a daughter. When they hit their twenties, they become these lovebugs that come back. It’s just so sweet.” —Garth Brooks. These family quotes will hit close to home.
“If you don’t want your daughter to settle for less, be not only an ideal father but also an ideal husband.” —Unknown
“Daughters always revel in their mothers’ admiration. And daughters always bask in their fathers’ love.” —Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr.
“A good father loves his daughter with no strings attached. He is available. He is both strong and tender. Being big and strong doesn’t mean being separate from one’s feelings; to the contrary, it means being very much in touch with them. Women who experienced fathers like that know that a strong man can cry, and that a man who can cry can also be very strong.” —Marlin S. Potash
“The example of the father weathering his own emotional seasons can help the daughter weather her own.” ―Victoria Secunda. These parents quotes will perfectly sum up what it’s like having a child.
“When fathers struggle with being authentic, they leave muddy footprints on little girls’ hearts.” —Tina Samples
“I love my father as the stars—he’s a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.” —Terri Guillemets
“A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life.” —Dr. James Dobson
“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
“The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born.” —David Duchovny. This is one of those father-daughter quotes all dads can relate to!
“Some superheroes don’t wear capes. They are called Dad.” —Unknown
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