35 Quotes About Bad Fathers and Daughters

2011

There is a special relationship that exists between a father and daughter. Giving her the special guidance needed to make her feel secure and be successful throughout her life is just one key role a father plays. Not all girls find themselves that fortunate. Here is a look at some quotes about bad fathers and daughters and how it can create a negative effect instead.

“A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.”

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

“A father is available to help his daughter balance both her love and her anger toward her mother, to moderate the inevitable emotional extremes in the intense mother-daughter equation.”

“A father should be his son’s first hero, and his daughters first love.”

“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.”

“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.”

“All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye.”

“Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight. He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter.”

“Be in life what you want your kids to be when they grow up.”

“Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you.”

“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.”

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is when a relationship dies between two people while they are still alive.”

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

“Hopefully we were all daddy’s little girl. He was and hopefully still is wrapped around our little finger. Not to take advantage of more just for the comfort of knowing he is there.”

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

“I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

“I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.”

“I wanted to eat her pain, take it into me and make it my own.”

“I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Let her see that you have had fears, failures, anxious times, hurts, just like hers, even though you may look flawless to her.”

“Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I’m tired.”

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

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”

“She had never loved him so much as she did in that instant.”

“The thing to remember about fathers is, they’re men. A girl has to keep it in mind: They are dragon-seekers, bent on improbable rescues.”

“There are two kinds of fathers in traditional households: the fathers of sons and the fathers of daughters. These two kinds of fathers sometimes co-exist in one and the same man.”

“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.”

“To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.”

“When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.”

“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.”

There are multiple phases that a father and daughter relationship goes through.

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