113+ Best Father-Daughter Quotes To Warm Your Heart

The relationship between a father and his daughter is unique, very special and meaningful. Sweet dad-daughter quotes are filled with love and understanding for this unbreakable bond. Sentimental father-daughter quotes will melt your heart and make you appreciate the amazing bond between dads and their little princesses.

Whether you’re a proud daughter looking to express your gratitude or a dad wanting to let your little girl know how special she is, best dad-daughter quotes capture the love, beauty, and pure awesomeness that fathers and daughters share.

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Famous Father Daughter Quotes

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

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. John Sinor

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

Raising kids may be a thankless job but at least the pay sucks. Jim Gaffigan

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

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

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

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. Unknown

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

You’re simply the best. Tina Turner

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

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

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. Antoine Francis Prevost

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

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

They don’t make men like my daddy anymore. Loretta Lynn

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

For father, his daughter is no less than a breath. Sachin Ramdas Bharatiya

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

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

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

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. Wade Boggs

Share the love with your little princess by sending her “I love you, my daughter” messages right now and let her know how much she means to you!

Daddy-Daughter Quotes For An Unbreakable Bond

Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’ Unknown

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

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

Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad. Unknown

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

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

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

Daughters always revel in their mother’s admiration. And daughters always bask in their father’s love. Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr.

There is this girl who stole my heart and she calls me Daddy.. Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dad. He can play like a kid, give advice like a friend, and protect like a bodyguard. Unknown

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

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

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

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

These love you dad messages help you remind him of your love every day.

Father and Daughter Relationship Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

In the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown. Unknown

It was my father who taught me to value myself. Dawn French

To her, the name of father was another name for love. Fanny Fern

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

The most admirable thing ever has to be a father protecting his 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

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

Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world. John Mayor

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

These thanks to dad messages will help you build stronger connections and create unforgettable moments.

Sweet and Heartfelt Dad-Daughter Quotes

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

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

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. Mother Teresa

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

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

There is no place higher than on daddy’s shoulders. 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

Some people don’t believe in heroes but they haven’t met my dad. Unknown

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

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

The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born. David Duchovny

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A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there but a guiding light whose love shows us the way. Unknown

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

The love between a father and daughter is forever. Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

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

You brought me every single toy that I wanted when I was young. I hope I can return the favor when I grow up by achieving every single goal that you always wanted me to. I love you. Unknown

Nothing makes me feel stronger than knowing that I have a dad who’s got my back. I love you. Unknown

Best mother daughter quotes can make your bond even stronger.

Cute Dad and Daughter Quotes

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

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

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

A daughter may outgrow your lap but she’ll never outgrow your heart. Unknown

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

Dad: a daughter’s first love. Unknown

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

When I’m at my best, I am my father’s daughter. Unknown

No other love in the world is like the love of a father has for his little girl. 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, 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

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

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

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

My best smile is probably when I’m holding my daughter. Chance The Rapper

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

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

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

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

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

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 Lamar

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

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

You’ve had me wrapped around your finger since the day you were born. Tim McGraw

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

Ready to make every moment count with your family? These cute family quotes help you appreciate and celebrate your family’s love.