20 Father-Daughter Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

These sweet sayings will make you want to give your dad a big hug.

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Celebrate your old man this Father's Day—or any day of the year—with these touching quotes and sayings about fathers and daughters.

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Paul Walker father daughter quotes
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Paul Walker

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

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Clarence Budington Kelland father daughter quote
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Clarence Budington Kelland

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

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Elaine S. Dalton father daughter quote
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Elaine S. Dalton

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

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Guy Lombardo father daughter quotes
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Guy Lombardo

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

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Gloria Naylor father daughter quote
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Gloria Naylor

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

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Dawn French father daughter quote
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Dawn French

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

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Euripides father daughter quote
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Euripides

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

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Marinela Reka father daughter quotes
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Marinela Reka

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

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Bindi Irwin father daughter quote
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Bindi Irwin

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

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Fanny Fern father daughter quote
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Fanny Fern

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

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Harper Lee Go Set a Watchman father daughter quote
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Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman

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

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Marisol Santiago father daughter quote
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Marisol Santiago

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

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john mayer father daughter quotes
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John Mayer

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

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hedy lamar father daughter quotes
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Hedy Lamar

“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.”

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joseph addison father daughter quote
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Joseph Addison

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

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michael ratnadeepak father daughter quotes
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Michael Ratnadeepak

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

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tim mcgraw my little girl father daughter quote
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Tim McGraw, My Little Girl

“You've had me wrapped around your finger since the day you were born.”

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father daughter quotes 
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Unknown

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

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linda poindexter father daughter quote
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Linda Poindexter

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

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father daughter quotes
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Unknown

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

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