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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

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

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

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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

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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

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

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

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

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

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

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

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

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

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

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

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

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

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

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

It is easier for a father to have children than for
children to have a real father.
- Pope John XXIII

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

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

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

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

I know that I will never find my father in any other
man who comes into my life,
because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
- Halle Berry

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

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

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

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

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

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

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

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

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


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