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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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

She got her looks from her father.
He's a plastic surgeon.
- Groucho Marx

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

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

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

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

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

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-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

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

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

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

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 Lamarr

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father and I have a very good relationship.
We always got along.
But I always scold him.
- Amy Sedaris

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

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

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

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

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

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

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

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

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

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

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

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

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

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

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

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

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

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

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

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

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

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe


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