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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

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

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 the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

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

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

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

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

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

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

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

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

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father was my teacher.
But most importantly he was a great dad.
- Beau Bridges

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


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