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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

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

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 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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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)

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

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 always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

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

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

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

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

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

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

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

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

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

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

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

Being a father to my family and a husband is to me
much more important than what I did in the business.
- Tom Bosley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

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'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

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

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

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

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

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


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