These beautiful daughter quotes will melt your heart.

Having a daughter is perhaps the most beautiful gift life can give you. A daughter brings unmeasurable happiness in life, and there is nothing more beautiful than a father-daughter relationship.

Seeing your little daughter giggle and smile and run around the house is nothing less than a lovely fairytale. So, if you are a proud father or a proud mother, or if you are expecting a daughter, these lovely daughter quotes will make your day.

“A mother and a daughter always share a special bond, which is engraved on their hearts.”

– Unknown

“My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.”

– Denise Van Outen

“My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.”

– Erica Jong

“A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.”

– Ben Sirach

“You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic.”

– Stanley T. Banks

“It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.”

– John Sinor

“No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.”

– Michael Ratnadeepak

“Ordinary father-daughter love had a charge to it that generally was both permitted and indulged. There was just something so beautiful about the big father complementing the tiny girl. Bigness and tininess together at last—yet the bigness would never hurt the tininess! It respected it. In a world in which big always crushes tiny, you wanted to cry at the beauty of big being kind of and worshipful of and being humbled by tiny. You couldn’t help but think of your own father as you saw your little girl with hers.”

– Meg Wolitze

“It was my father who taught me to value myself.”

– Dawn French

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

– John Mayor

“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

“He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.”

– George Saunders

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

– Ama H. Vanniarachchy

“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

“Nothing makes me feel stronger than knowing that I have a dad who’s got my back. I love you.”

– Unknown

“Our daughter is a princess in our world; she is our love, laughter, joy, and treasure.”

– Debasish Mridha

“Of course mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view.”

― Katherine Howe

“Religion, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much.”

― Nina LaCour

“My son is my son till he have got him a wife, But my daughter’s my daughter all the days of her life.” 

– Thomas Fuller

“Patience, my daughter, learn patience, and life will be easier.”

– Catherine Pulsifer

“Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began.”

— Signe Hammer

“Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.”

— Clementine Paddleford

“It’s your job as a parent to help your daughter identify her purpose, develop her talents, and learn how to get along with people. It’s not a high-paying or cushy job, but it is extremely rewarding and, in our opinion, one of the most important jobs you’ll ever do.”

— Mary Anne Richey

“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter.”

— Anita Diamant

“Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.”

— Margaret E. Sangster

“I can encourage my daughter to love her body, but what really matters are the observations she makes about my relationship with my own body.”

— Brené Brown

“At the end of the day, don’t forget that you’re a person, don’t forget you’re a mother, don’t forget you’re a wife, don’t forget you’re a daughter.”

— Indra Nooyi

“Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.”

— Marinela Reka

“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

“He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.”

— George Saunders

“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

“Having a daughter makes you see things in a different way. This is my only girl. So I don’t care what it takes to protect her. You can call it what you want to call it. As long as you treat her the same way I treat her, like my princess, I don’t mind.”

— Tracy Morgan

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it.”

— Clarence Budington Kelland

“When I look at her, it’s like when I was in 7th grade and fell in love for the first time, where it’s debilitating.”

— Dax Shepard

“Your daughter wants your guidance and support; she wants and needs a strong bond with you. And, as all successful fathers know, you need a strong bond with her.”

— Meg Meeker

“I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.”

— Author Unknown

“They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like Christmas. In exchange, he makes a secret promise not to see the awkwardness of her teenage years, the mistakes she makes, or the secrets she keeps.”

— Unknown

“The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, ‘Daddy, I need to ask you something,’ he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.”

— Garrison Keillor

“My mom is literally a part of me. You can’t say that about many people except relatives, and organ donors.”

– Carrie Latet

“Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angelshine about them, and though it wears thin sometimes there is always enough left to lasso your heart.”

– Alan Beck

“All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.”

– Jodi Picoult

“My greatest blessings call me mom.”

– Unknown

“From a little girl so very small, how and when did you get so tall?”

― Karen Mortensen

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.”

– Richard Bach

“He sweeps her hair back from her ears and he swings her above his head. He says she is his émerveillement, he says he will never leave her, not in a million years.”

– Anthony Doerr

“One of the greatest things about daughters is how they adored you when they were little; how they rushed into your arms with electric delight and demanded that you watch everything they do and listen to everything they say. Those memories will help you through less joyous times when their adoration is replaced by embarrassment or annoyance and they don’t want you to see what they are doing or hear what they are saying. And yet, you will adore your daughter every day of her life, hoping to be valued again, but realizing how fortunate you were even if you only get what you already got.”

– Michael Josephson

“Dad, even a fleeting memory of your loving smile is enough to light up my darkest days. I love you!”

– Unknown

“Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters, there is something which there are no words to express.”

– Joseph Addison

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