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Father Daughter Quotes
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To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

Related topics: Dad

My life comes down to three moments:
the death of my father,
meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter.
Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

It's about a father and daughter and the daughter's
friend and her relationship with her current husband.
- Ismail Merchant

The English was really my mother, it was never me.
Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

 

I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always
being aware of what my A story was -
the love story between a father and his son,
and that son and his daughter.
- Ted Demme

I have done everything I can to make sure my daughter
knows her father because you form your own identity
by rebelling against your parents -
but first you have to know them.
- Greta Scacchi

My father was a diplomatic officer.
As a diplomat's daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on.
- Kathleen Turner



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You think about child abuse and you think of a father
viciously attacking a daughter or a son,
but in my family it was my mother.
My mother, I would say, was a...
very brutal disciplinarian.
- Lynn Johnston

My father in the film - which we probably haven't seen in previous movies,
and in British Asian movies you could probably count on one hand -
he says exactly why,
actually why he's frightened for his daughter.
He came to this country, England, and had a bit of a crappy time.
- Parminder Nagra

The decision for me was whether to have "The Father"
be a book that told a story -
from the point of view of this speaker,
the daughter - without, as in the earlier books,
then having a section on something else and a section on something else.
- Sharon Olds

I know the pressures of being the daughter of a great actress.
But it's inspiring.
You learn so much that other people don't get to learn until later on.
My father being a director, I learnt a real work ethic.
- Natasha Richardson

Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter,
her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father,
her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection
and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.
- Victoria Secunda

Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
- Quentin Crisp

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

It is my feeling that Time ripens all things;
with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
- Francois Rabelais

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
- Christie Hefner

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

When you have a good mother and no father,
God kind of sits in.
It's not enough, but it helps.
- Dick Gregory

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him,
I believe - as with the Holy Spirit -
He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
- Benny Hinn

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
- Marion Jones

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

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

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
- Kent Nerburn

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

If my father had hugged me even once,
I'd be an accountant right now.
- Ray Romano

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
- H. G. Wells

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane


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