Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old daddy daughter quotes, daddy daughter sayings, and daddy-daughter proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

List Of Motivational Daddy Daughter Quotes And Proverbs


Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.

Jim Bishop

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

Imelda Marcos

There’s something like a line of gold thread running through a man’s words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years, it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.

John Gregory Brown

A wedding is for daughters and fathers. The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day.

Sarah Ruhl

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.

Sigmund Freud

The reason why daughters love their Dad the most is, that there is at least one man in the world who will never hurt her.


Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.


Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half―especially if he has a teenage daughter.

Guy Lombardo 

Best Inspirational Daddy Daughter Quotes And Sayings


A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.

Enid Bagnold

A daddy’s little girl is the one who would rather get her hands covered in engine oil with dad than stay in the house and bake buns with her mother!


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

Linda Poindexter

My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun.

Bindi Irwin 

A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world.

Mat Johnson

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


A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.

Ama H. Vanniarachchy

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.

Gloria Naylor 

A girl’s first true love is her father.

Marisol Santiago 

Famous Humorous Daddy Daughter Quotes And Proverbs


I took my daughter to the father-daughter dance and I cried like a little baby. She’s 11 years old, so seeing her get dressed up and pretty made me cry.

Kevin Hart 

A son is a son till he gets a wife; a daughter is a daughter for the rest of her life.

Irish Saying

Marianne had sharp, cold eyes and she was spiteful but her father loved her.

Angela Carter

To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.


A daughter is a treasure – and a cause of sleeplessness.

Ben Sirach 

There are so many things left to say. But I guess some things are better left unsaid. No matter what you say, I will always be your daddy’s lil girl. And you will always be my hero.


No one is able to make the female a queen except her father.

Arab Proverb

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


Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.

John Mayor 

I love being a girl because I’m my Daddy’s little girl and that rocks!


I know that throughout my life I have struggled to forgive my father. Now, as I get older, I wish most of all that he had been able to find a way to forgive himself.

Madeleine Thien 

The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.

Elaine S. Dalton

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