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Dad And Daughters Quotes


"The people whom the sons and daughters find it hardest to understand are the fathers and mothers, but young people can get on very well with the grandfathers and grandmothers." - Simeon Strunsky

"We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever." - Susan B Anthony

"I retired at age 40 because my daughters looked at me one day and said: 'Dad, being bald and wearing shorts doesn't look good together'." - Alfredo Di Stefano

"Dad: someone who hopes his son will turn out just like him, and who is afraid his daughters will meet someone who did." - John Walter Bratton

"Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers." - Anonymous

"You know not having my real dad around and having a step dad made me want to be a great dad. So now I have been one for 9 years. And now 3 daughters. So, that is what I am - a dad, first and foremost, before anything else. It's just something that comes natural now." - Tim Mcgraw

"My wrestling and family go together. It's always been that way, from day one with my mom and dad, my sister, my wife, four daughters, grandsons, son-in-laws." - Dan Gable

"My dad has worked so hard his whole life. He doesn't deserve to see his daughters going out embarrassing themselves and flashing their knickers. I want to make my parents proud." - Petra Ecclestone

"My dad has worked so hard his whole life. He doesn't deserve to see his daughters going out embarrassing themselves and flashing their knickers. I want to make my parents proud." - Petra Stunt

"You are demonstrating to men that they can come back and get their kids. All of those fatherless sons and daddy-less daughters and the men who didn't know how to go back, you are demonstrating to the world that they can." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Mothers and daughters have that rivalry thing." - Gretchen Wilson

"I am pained to listen that my daughters, grand daughters and great grand daughters are no longer safe." - Fauja Singh

"My daughters, your daughters, our daughters deserve safety, protection, and the freedom to make their own choices about their personal lives and their physical selves." - Carre Otis

"Hope has two lovely daughters, anger and courage." - Saint Augustine

"Go home and tell your daughters they are beautiful." - Stokely Carmichael

"Honour your daughters, trust them and most importantly, educate them." - Ziauddin Yousafzai

"I believe in the freedom of God's sons and daughters." - Pat Buckley

"I am involved with so many charitable organizations. Lung Cancer because of my dad, Breast Cancer because as a woman and mother of two daughters I have to be, Lupus for my sister, Crohn's disease for a dear friend, as well as Oceana and The Plastic Pollution Coalition because we have to be responsible to save the planet!" - Lois Robbins

"I love being a dad, and I'm a great dad." - Russell Peters

"You can talk about things indirectly, but if you want to talk how people really talk, you have to talk R-rated. I mean I've got three incredibly intelligent daughters, but when you get mad, you get mad and you talk like people talk. When a normal 17-year-old girl storms out of the house or 15-year-old boy is mad at his mom or dad, they're not talking the way people talk on TV. Unless it's cable." - Bob Saget

"Habits are the daughters of action; but they nurse their mothers, and give birth to daughters after her image, more lovely and prosperous." - Jeremy Taylor

"As a husband and a father of two daughters, I want young women around the globe to have the same rights and opportunities as my daughters." - Mike Quigley

"Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous." - Jeremy Taylor

"I have two extraordinary daughters, who, I can say proudly, are doing very well in school and in piano. Daughters are a father's joy." - James Mcgreevey

"Generation after generation of women have pledged to raise their daughters differently, only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing." - Elizabeth Debold

"I'm Hitler and my dad is Mussolini!" - Mel Gibson

"I'm a dad and that's pretty important." - Todd Akin

"I love my mom and dad." - Taylor Momsen

"Fathers and sons are much more considerate of one another than mothers and daughters." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Vanity bids all her sons be brave, and all her daughters chaste and courteous." - Laurence Sterne

"Our children, two daughters and a son, were born in 1874, 1876, and 1879." - Mary Augusta Ward

"My daughters have grown up knowing all about my kidnapping and the case and what happened." - Patty Hearst

"Today, Arizona's sons and daughters, mothers and fathers are proudly serving their country." - Jane D Hull

"I'm probably the most uncool guy that [my daughters] know-as far as they are concerned anyway-'cause I'm Dad. I mean dads just aren't cool-especially when I dance! They don't want me to dance." - Tim Mcgraw

"Don't do to your daughters what has been done to you! They are perfect and beautiful." - Waris Dirie

"Parents die, daughters grow up and marry out, but sisters are for life." - Lisa See

"I don't think you're entitled to read my mail between my daughters and me." - George W Bush

"Christians aren't finished products. We're God's sons and daughters in process." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I just have two daughters and a grandson. So not a big family." - Patrick Modiano

"On her daughters: I have a 5 year old and I have a 1 year old." - Sarah Rafferty

"...don't criticize what you can't understand, your sons and your daughters are beyond your command." - Bob Dylan

"For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit." - Nancy Pelosi

"This is what daughters did. They left, and came home later with lives of their own." - Sarah Dessen

"My daughters are the heart of my heart and the center of my world" - Michel'le

"Virtue is the strength and power of the daughters of God." - Elaine S. Dalton

"Do' do to your daughters what has been done to you! They are perfect and beautiful." - Waris Dirie

"There's innate competition, I think, between mothers and daughters - mine no more so than anyone else." - Aya Cash

"No president can easily commit our sons and daughters to war." - George H W Bush

"Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests." - Anonymous

"A man with wife and daughters has no place losing his temper." - David Gemmell

"I'm very active. I've got two small daughters and four restaurants in three cities. I'm busy." - Geoffrey Zakarian

"In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece." - Nia Vardalos

"I have daughters who are writers and actors but no musicians." - Rosanne Cash

"My two daughters live on Facebook, and social media is their mode of communication." - Tony Goldwyn

"You know, my daughters have been through their entire lives and knowing about my case." - Patty Hearst

"I want education for the sons and the daughters of all the extremists, especially the Taliban." - Malala Yousafzai

"So I have four daughters, about ten granddaughters, and five grandsons." - Pat Boone

"I have an amazing wife and three daughters that always keep me motivated." - Jose Andres Puerta

"When you have four daughters, you learn to lose early and often." - Harvey Weinstein

"Both of our daughters, Debbie and Bonnie, are also cancer survivors." - David Wilkerson

"Los Angeles is my home - I have my wife and two daughters growing up there." - Nobu Matsuhisa

"Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler." - Lord Byron

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

"Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad." - Anne Geddes

"My coaches were great. My mom and dad. My dad never missed a wrestling meet." - Dan Gable

"Those are all real things that I experienced, not with [my daughters] growing up but with the, you know - I'm trying not to step into something and get a call, "Dad why'd you say that?"! But we'd go to games [where score wasn't kept], and I'd get it, but I wouldn't get it, because I think there's a real value in winners and losers, in not everybody getting a trophy - it makes you work hard, you appreciate what it takes, to say, "Why didn't we win?" You shouldn't be condemned for losing." - Billy Crystal

"I would have loved to have had a gay dad. At school, there were always kids saying 'my dad is bigger than your dad, my dad will batter your dad!' So what? My dad will shag your dad..and your dad will enjoy it." - Frankie Boyle

"All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters." - Gordon Lightfoot

"In 1947 I married Rowena Palmer, and we have two daughters, Alison and Claire, and a son, John." - Martin Ryle

"As daughters of our Heavenly Father, and as daughters of Eve, we are all mothers and we have always been mothers. And we each have the responsibility to love and help lead the rising generation." - Sheri L Dew

"I want to check the record books and see how many fathers and daughters have won Grammys together." - Norah Jones

"Where were you... when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons (and daughters) of God shouted for joy?" - Bible

"I'm a father of four girls and I know very much about the relationship between a father and his daughters." - Ewan Mcgregor

"And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships." - Victoria Secunda

"When husbands and fathers leave, their wives and daughters tend to value themselves less as a result." - Emma Thompson

"I have a daughter and two grand-daughters and a great grandson in Africa, in Cape Town." - Doris Lessing

"I am lucky to have three daughters who are completely different. I look at my daughters and I have different relationships with all three and there are parts of each personality that are very special." - Vanessa L. Williams

"Virtue is the strength and power of daughters of God. ... If all humanity really understood the importance of the statement 'We are daughters of our Heavenly Father,' how would women be regarded and treated?" - Elaine S. Dalton

"Virtue is the strength and power of daughters of God. ... If all humanity really understood the importance of the statement "We are daughters of our Heavenly Father," how would women be regarded and treated?" - Elaine S. Dalton

"Mothers, stay close to your daughters. Earn and deserve their love and respect. Be united with their father in the rearing of your children. Do nothing in your life to cause your daughters to stumble because of your example." - Ezra Taft Benson

"I am lucky to have three daughters who are completely different. I look at my daughters and I have different relationships with all three and there are parts of each personality that are very special." - Vanessa Williams

"My mother and dad played the fiddle and the guitar." - Gordie Howe

"Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence - that they may be true and faithful." - Elmina Shepard Taylor

"The best way for us to cultivate fearlessness in our daughters and other young women is by example." - Gloria Steinem

"The church, the state, and the poor, are 3 daughters which we should maintain, but not portion off." - Benjamin Franklin

"I don't want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban." - Malala Yousafzai

"Of course mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view." - Katherine Howe

"How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons." - Adrienne Rich

"I just think some women aren't made to be mothers. And some women aren't made to be daughters." - Gillian Flynn

"We are, none of us, 'either' mothers or daughters; to our amazement, confusion, and greater complexity, we are both." - Adrienne Rich

"To girls and women everywhere, I issue a simple invitation. My sisters, my daughters, my friends; find your voice" - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

"I've raised daughters who are English, and I'm American, so they're culturally different to me, which is an unusual situation." - Elizabeth Mcgovern

"Being a father and trying to love my daughters with unconditional love - those were all good decisions." - George W Bush

"The second wife [Trudi Bernstein] - the best part of that union, our two daughters, and that lasted about five years." - Nat Hentoff

"Mothers have a huge influence on how their daughters view themselves and how they treat their bodies." - Coco Rocha

"Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself." - Khalil Gibran

"Only two kinds of daughters, she shouted in Chinese. Those who are obedient and those who follow their own mind!" - Amy Tan

"As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don't ever want to lose that." - Vera Wang

"I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life." - Henry Allingham

"I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal." - Peter Ustinov

"Sometimes when daughters have a bad-girl mother, they rebel and become good girls. They are constantly embarrassed by me!" - Ellen Sussman

"Our sons and daughters must be trained in national service, taught to give as well as to receive." - Emmeline Pankhurst

"Our rages, daughters of despair, creep and squirm like worms. Prayer is the only form of revolt which remains upright." - Georges Bernanos

"We mothers of grown-up daughters tend to view them with a mixture of love, exasperation, irritation and awe." - Anne Robinson

"Good supporters who have single daughters say, 'Hey, you need to take my daughter out.' And it's awkward." - Aaron Schock

"Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government." - Sun Myung Moon

"I have friends who have daughters and there's times I think I'm glad I have boys instead of girls." - Liam Neeson

"I never got along with my dad. Kids used to come up to me and say, "My dad can beat up your dad." I'd say Yeah? When?" - Bill Hicks

"Mothers send strips to daughters to make a point. Daughters smack strips down on the breakfast table to make a point. My own mom sometimes cuts a strip out and sends it to me to make sure I understand her." - Cathy Guisewite

"I wrote 'Marvels,' which was about a guy who had two daughters, and I wrote 'Astro City Volume 2 1,' which was about a guy who had two daughters. In both cases, about a year and a half or two years apart. And then after that, I had two daughters, about a year and a half or two years apart." - Kurt Busiek

"Girls' hearts flourish in homes where they are seen and invited to become ever more themselves. Parents who enjoy their daughters are giving them and the world a great gift. Mothers in particular have the opportunity to offer encouragement to their daughters by inviting them into their feminine world and by treasuring their daughters' unique beauty." - Stasi Eldredge

"Dad trusted people based on their spirit and their handshake." - John Carter Cash

"Me and my dad used to play tag, he'd drive!" - Rodney Dangerfield

"My mom and dad met at Anaheim High School." - Gwen Stefani

"I'm a good blend of both my mom and dad." - Danica Patrick

"Being a husband and a dad is my inspiration." - Donavon Frankenreiter

"My fashion icons are my dad, Pharrell, and Johnny Depp." - Victor Cruz

"When mom and dad don't understand, a sister always will." - Anonymous

"I quit college and neglected to tell my dad." - Benmont Tench

"I am blessed to have Mom and Dad." - Kevin Eubanks

"I love being around my mom and my dad." - Maddie Hasson

"My dad and I have always been somewhat competitive." - Rufus Wainwright

"Dad was a passionate sailor, and he taught me." - Dorothy Atkinson

"I'm being a dad and a good husband." - Chad Smith

"My mum and my dad are the sweetest couple." - Rita Ora

"My father was the quintessential husband and dad." - Sidney Poitier

"I always wanted what Mom and Dad had." - Kim Kardashian

"My daughters are my Picassos." - Neneh Cherry

"Well, I am a lot like my dad, and the character of Ted is based on my dad." - Max Cannon

"Because I see my mum and dad as such amazing friends, I think I'll be a really good dad." - Gareth Gates

"My greatest memories as a kid were playing sports with my dad and watching sports with my dad." - Mark Teixeira

"My dad, bless him, was a musician. And his dad had thought that his music was rubbish." - Paul Mccartney

"I sort of have a dark, twisted, offbeat way of writing, which I see coming up in my kids. It's funny, on Halloween, one of my daughters said, "Halloween isn't supposed to be happy, dad, it's supposed to be dark. " No smiling pumpkins at the Sixx household!" - Nikki Sixx

"I spend time with my family. I have got two daughters who are too young to know their Dad's a footballer. They just want to play with their Dad. I like to play golf, too, but apart from that, that's me, I'm afraid." - Alan Shearer

"That by him, and through him, and of him, the worlds are and were created and the inhabitants thereof are begotten sons and daughters unto God." - Joseph Smith Jr

"We're all sons and daughters of God, and therefore in a very literal sense, brothers and sisters. And we ought to treat each other that way." - Gordon B Hinckley

"And I, Nephi, took one of the daughters of Ishmael to wife.' Well Mr. Go-And-Do just went and did!" - John Bytheway

"As daughters of God we are each unique and different in our circumstances and experiences. And yet our part matters-because we matter." - Elaine S. Dalton

"Daughters of Time, the hypocritic Days, Muffled and dumb like barefoot dervishes, And marching single in an endless file, Bring diadems and fagots in their hands." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I can't say I really see much difference between my son and daughters except that my girls will occasionally make me a sandwich and my son won't." - Kevin Costner

"Pakistan is a peace loving, democratic country. Pashtuns want education for their daughters and sons. Islam is a religion of peace, humanity and brotherhood." - Malala Yousafzai

"Obviously [my daughters] - and Michelle - have made a lot of sacrifices on behalf of my cockamamie ideas, the running for office and things." - Barack Obama

"I went to bed feeling melancholy, wishing I could have poured out all my fears and insecurities to my mom. Wasn't that what normal mothers and daughters did?" - Richelle Mead

"Investing in girls' education is the very best thing we can do, not just for our daughters and granddaughters, but for their families, their communities, and their countries." - Michelle Obama

"... the physical and domestic education of daughters should occupy the principal attention of mothers, in childhood: and the stimulation of the intellect should be very much reduced." - Catharine Beecher

"I believe it from the bottom of my heart, and your sons and daughters, too, can have the American dream come true." - Abraham A Ribicoff

"I went to bed feeling melancholy, wishing I could have poured out all my fears and insecurities to my mom. Was' that what normal mothers and daughters did?" - Richelle Mead

"nature knows no sex limitations and does not bestow brains upon men alone. Daughters inherit gifts exactly as often and as much as sons." - Pearl S Buck

"Ribbons a-flutter and orchids a-tremble, Yearly the vigilant Daughters assemble, Affirming in fervid and firm resolutions Their permanent veto on all revolutions." - Marya Mannes

"I thought about all of us women and how we spend half our lives rebelling against our mothers and the next half rebelling against our daughters." - Lois Wyse



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