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Father Daughter Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Father Daughter

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

Related topics: Dad

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

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

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

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

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

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
- Tatum O'Neal

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

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

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

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

Whenever I fail as a father or husband...
a toy and a diamond always works.
- Shahrukh Khan

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

When did it become a problem to be a small businessman
and become successful? The small businessman -
like my father,
or like me?
- Glenn Beck

My father wants me to be like my brother,
but I can't be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

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

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

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

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

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
- John Ciardi

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the
ruins of Troy and so do we all,
whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

There's really no point in having children if you're
not going to be home enough to father them.
- Anthony Edwards

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

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

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

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

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

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

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

I have never been a material girl.
My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
- Imelda Marcos

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all.
And I think I've been a good father to all of them.
- Anthony Quinn

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

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

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

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

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

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

My father taught me how to substitute realities.
- Mira Sorvino

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli


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