Fathers Day Quotes From Daughter

It’s time to celebrate dear old dad! When June 19 rolls around, we know you’ll be ready with the best Father’s Day gift and a special Father’s Day card to go along with it. But when it’s time to put pen to paper, how do you sum up how much he means to you? Don’t fret, we’ve gathered the best father-daughter quotes to help you put your feelings into words. Whether it’s your dad, grandpa, or another significant male figure in your life, these Father’s Day quotes will make him feel extra appreciated on his big day. Whether you want to bring a tear to his eye or make him laugh out loud, there’s a message here for you to share.

This collection of sweet messages ranges from sentimental quotes to laugh-out-loud funny dad jokes and everything in between, like this wise saying from Stanley T. Banks: “You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero.” Short and sweet messages like this one from Bindi Irwin tug at the heartstrings: “Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero.”

Read through step dad quotes and favorite father-son quotes too for special words that will make his heart swell with love on Father’s Day.

1Amy Grant

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“When people look inside my life, I want to hear them say

She’s got her father’s eyes

Her father’s eyes

Eyes that find the good in things

When good is not around”

2John Sinor

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“It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for a father who takes his daughter shopping.”

3Jim Gaffigan

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“Raising kids may be a thankless job but at least the pay sucks.”

4Imelda Marcos

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“I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love something that can’t love you back.”

5Tina Turner

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“You’re simply the best.”

6Antoine Francis Prevost

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“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”

7Loretta Lynn

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“They don’t make men like my daddy anymore.”

8Bob Carlisle

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

9Wade Boggs

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“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me.”

10Tim McGraw

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

11Unknown

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“Some superheroes don’t wear capes. They are called Dad.”

12Unknown

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

13Richard Bach

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

14Frank Pittman

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

15Anthony Doerr

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“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.”

16Antoine Francois Prevost

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“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.”

17Irish Saying

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

18Ken Norton

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

19Michael Josephson

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“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.”

20Sarah Orne Jewett

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“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.”

21Stanley T. Banks

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“You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero.”

22Tracy Morgan

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“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.”

23Terri Guillemets

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

24Mat Johnson

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

25Unknown

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

26Enid Bagnold

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

27George Saunders

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“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.”

28Marinela Reka

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

29Unknown

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

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30Sigmund Freud

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

31Ama H. Vanniarachchy

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“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.”

32Guy Lombardo

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

33John Gregory Brown

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“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.”

34David Duchovny

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“The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born.”

35Bindi Irwin

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“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.”

36Unknown

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“A daughter needs a dad to be the standard against she will judge all men.”

37Agatha Stephanie Lin

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“Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian and simply being there every time I need a hug.”

38Clarence Budington Kelland

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

39Jim Valvano

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

40Lady Gaga

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“I love my daddy. My daddy’s everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad.”

41Hugh Jackman

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“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.”

42Dawn French

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“It was my father who taught me to value myself.”

43Stanley Behrman

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

44Michael Ratnadeepak

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

45Ben Sirach

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

46Fanny Fern

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“To her, the name of father was another name for love.”

47Harper Lee

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“She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father.”

48Marisol Santiago

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

49Paul Walker

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“I think my mom put it best. Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.”

50Unknown

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

51Elaine S. Dalton

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

52Gloria Naylor

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

53Alison Lohman

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“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.”

54Euripides

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

55Dr. James Dobson

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

56Hedy Lamar

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“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.”

57Bindi Irwin

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

58Joseph Addison

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

59John Mayer

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

60Linda Poindexter

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

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