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93 Awesome Heartfelt Dad and Daughter Quotes

This Father’s Day will be the first one where our twin girls will be able to properly write the card for their daddy and so I thought it would be nice to buy a blank card and get them to write one of the many heartfelt dad and daughter quotes in it.  Then I thought why don’t I share all of the dad and daughter quotes that I have found with you.

These dad and daughter quotes are the perfect things to write in father’s day or dad’s birthday card or as your social media post.

Hey you might even just fancy making your dad smile one day by sharing one of these dad and daughter quotes with him or dads may like to use a quote for their daughter’s birthday, graduation or just because….

However, you chose to use them I know that these heartfelt quotes will inspire you about that very special relationship between a dad and daughter.

So in this post you will find the best daddy’s quotes, daughter and dad quotes, daughter to a father quotes, daughter father quotes,  father quotes for daughter, new father quotes and more besides.  I have collected all my favourite dad and daughter quotes here for you to take your pick from.  I wonder which ones will be your favourites?

The best Dad and Daughter Quotes

Being a parent isn’t just about biology.  Being a father to daughters is a special bond and when done right sets the foundations of trust and creates security.  These heartfelt father daughter quotes that I have collated will inspire dads and daughters and remind you of how important you are to one another.  This first section are my absolute favourites from all of the father daughter quotes that I have seen and shared below:


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‘A daughter’s first love is her daddy’

“The love between a dad and his daughter is unbreakable.”

“I’m proud of many things in life, but nothing beats being a father.”

‘I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’’ – Paul Walker

‘Dear daughter, please know as your Dad I will love you yesterday, I will love you today, and I will love you tomorrow. Always have. Always will.’

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‘Here together or miles apart, my daughter will always stay in my heart.’

‘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.’

“Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.”

‘The mark of a wonderful father is the one whose daughter runs into his arms when his arms are empty.’

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‘To her the name of father was another name for love.’ – Fanny Fern

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

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

“Any man can be a father it takes someone special to be a dad.”

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

Quotes from Daughter to dad

These ones are perfect for writing in that Father’s Day card as they are dad quotes from daughter specifically so can convey all of the message of love that you want on their special day

‘My daddy is and always will be my superhero.’

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

“Daddy, you have been many things to me; my chauffeur, my financial support, a listener, a life mentor, a friend, a guardian, my hero…But what I am most grateful for is that you have always been there for me whenever I have needed you.”

“Dear daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.”

‘Dad, I don’t tell you enough that I appreciate all that you do and love you for all that you are. You’re the best father I could have ever wished for. I love you!’

“Some people don’t believe in heroes, but they haven’t met you dad.”

‘The reason why I love my dad so much is because I know he is the one man in the world who will never hurt me.’

“Daddy, you were the one who taught me to value myself and I am forever grateful.”

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“To the world you are a dad. To our family, you are the world.”

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


Inspirational Father Daughter Quotes

“My father gave me the greatest give anyone could give another person: He believed in me.”

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

“My father is like no one else. He has always believed in me, protected me, strengthened me, and I know without a doubt that he loves me unconditionally.”

‘A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.’

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‘The best thing a father can give his daughter is his time.’

‘No matter how old a daughter gets, she will never stop needing her Daddy.’

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

‘The main reason why a daughter needs a dad is to show her that not all boys are like the ones who hurt her.’

“As a father I’m only ever going to be in 1 of 3 places. In front of my daughter cheering her on, behind her to have her back, or beside her so she never has to walk alone.”

‘A daughter will turn into a woman, and outgrow her toys, but in the hearts of her father, she will always be his little girl.’

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‘My daughter reminds me of all the goodness in this world and inspires me to be the greatest version of myself.’

‘There may come a day that I won’t be able to help my daughter. But the day will never come that I won’t try.’

‘A father may only be a dad for a little while, but he is a daughter’s hero forever.’

‘A is father is a great example for his daughter, as she is a great inspiration for her father.’

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‘I have tried and failed at many things in life, but I will never stop giving 100% to be the best dad I can be.’

‘A smile from your daughter can make even the worst day better.’


Quotes from Dad to Daughter

Dad’s are sometimes stereotyped as not showing emotions or being emotional so break the mould by sharing one of these lovely and heartwarming dad and daughter quotes with your little girl

“As a father, I want my daughter to know she is braver than she believes, stronger than she seems, smarter than she thinks, and loved more than she’ll ever know.”

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

“My favorite words to hear in the whole world are ’Daddy, I love you.’”

‘Dear daughter, you are all kinds of amazing. And if you ever forget that I’ll be here to remind you.’

“As a father, I want to show my daughter what the true meaning of love is, so she’ll never settle for anything less.”

‘No matter what life throws at you my Daughter, I am always here for you.’

‘To my daughter, if I had to choose between loving you and breathing, I would use my last breath to tell you ‘I love you’.’

“To my daughter, if you need me, call me. I don’t care if I’m sleeping, if I’m having my own problems or if I’m angry at you. If you need me and if you need to talk to me, your daddy will always be there for you, no matter how big or how small your problem is, I’ll be there!”

‘My dear daughter, my ears are always ready to listen to you, my arms to hold you, and my heart to love you endlessly.’

‘To my daughter, the first time I saw you I fell in love with you. I have loved you every day since and will continue to love you till my very last breath.’

“My greatest wish is that you, my daughter, always know how much I love you, and that you walk through the rest of your life knowing that I will be there for you anyway I can”

‘You make me so proud to be your father, and I hope that I make you proud to be my daughter, too. I love you!’

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‘You’ve been a blessing from the start, I love my daughter with all my heart.’

‘I will be your biggest fan. I will be your biggest protector. I will always defend you. I will be your friend. I will be your confidant. I will always be proud of you. I will always love you unconditionally, because always and forever I will be your father.’

“I wouldn’t change my daughter for the world, but I wish I could change the world for my daughter.”

“I adore her smile, I cherish her hugs, I admire her heart. But most of all I love that she is my daughter.”

“You are loved for the girl you are, the woman you will become, and the precious daughter you will always be.”

“I am as lucky as can be, for the world’s best daughter belongs to me.”

‘Every daughter adds a little sparkle to her daddy’s life.’

‘For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.’

Father Daughter Special Bond Quotes

“A father doesn’t try to hold his daughter back or take the path for her, his job is to light the path with his love so she can always find her own way.”

“No one prepared me for just how much love I would have for my child.”

“And he loved a little girl very, very much, even more than he loved himself.”

‘Father and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl.’

A daughter may outgrow her father’s lap, but she’ll never outgrow his heart.

‘A daughter can always wrap her daddy around her finger. No matter how old she i

‘No man can ever love a girl more than her father.’

‘Words are not enough to express the unconditional love that exists between a father and his daughter.’

‘A father and daughter always share a special bond which is engraved on their hearts.’

There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between a father and his daughter.


Dad’s Love Quotes

“I’ve never loved anybody the way I love my children.”

“I never want my kids to mess up and think ‘dad is going to kill me’. I want their first thought to be ‘I need to call my dad.’”

As a father I’m only ever going to be in 1 of 3 places. In front of my daughter cheering her on, behind her to have her back, or beside her so she never has to walk alone.

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‘It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us father and daughter.’

‘A love between a daughter and her father is forever and always.’

“A father is always proud of his daughter, not because she has achieved something great, but because she is his daughter.”

“One of the greatest things a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.”

“Daddies and daughters may not always see eye to eye, but they are always heart to heart.”

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

‘There is nothing quite like watching the transformation of your precious baby girl into a beautiful woman.’

‘There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between a father and his daughter

‘The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams, and aspirations he sets not only for himself, but for his family.’ – Reed Markham

‘A daughter can always wrap her daddy around her finger. No matter how old she is.’


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30 of the Best Mum and Daughter Quotes

Father Daughter Quotes Funny

“I gave my father $100 and said, ‘Buy yourself something that will make your life easier.’ So he went out and bought a present for my mother.” —Rita Rudner

“We wondered why when a child laughed, he belonged to Daddy, and when he had a sagging diaper that smelled like a landfill, ‘He wants his mother.’” —Erma Bumbeck

‘You really prove your credentials as a good dad when you are willing to take your daughter shopping.’ – Michael Josephson

“Four-year-old: Tell me a scary story! Me: One time little people popped out of your mom, and they never stopped asking questions. Four-year-old: Why?” —James Breakwell

“Sometimes I am amazed that my wife and I created two human beings from scratch yet struggle to assemble the most basic of IKEA cabinets.” —John Kinnear

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“Remember: What dad really wants is a nap. Really.” —Dave Barry

“Men should always change diapers. It’s a very rewarding experience. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes.” —Chris Martin

“When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, ‘Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?’ He answered, ‘If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.’” —Jerry Lewis

“Having children is like living in a frat house. Nobody sleeps, everything’s broken and there’s a lot of throwing up.” —Ray Romano

Daddy Daughter Quotes over to you

So that is it our favourite and in our opinion the ultimate list of 93 daddy daughter quotes for you to use in your cards, on social media or just for a sweet note to your daddy or daughter.  Please feel free to use any of the quotes, but please don’t use the images as you will not have the permission of the photographers.

If you enjoyed this you might also like our other dad focused posts. Sometimes Dads get a bad rap on social media and on blogs so we wrote this to set the record straight:


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12 thoughts on “93 Awesome Heartfelt Dad and Daughter Quotes”

  1. ‘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’- I love this one, I think it’s a parents duty to ensure that a child knows their self worth and what’s an acceptable way to be treated.

    Katrina x

  2. I love these quotes. I think my favourite is the one about there being no higher place that on daddy’s shoulders.I may have to use or two of these in our Father’s Day cards this year. #MischiefandMemories

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