25 Quotes And Illustrations That Celebrate The Love Of A Father | Here's To The Man You Can Always Count On

25 Quotes And Illustrations That Celebrate The Love Of A Father | Here's To The Man You Can Always Count On

They say mothers may have all the answers but a father is someone who grows up right alongside you from the very first day he held you in his arms.

It has probably been years since you grew too big for his lap, grew too fast so sit on his shoulders, and maybe even grew taller than him. But you never stopped looking up to the one man you could always count on ― your father. He carried you in his arms and showed you just how tough the world can be. And he taught you to be tougher. No matter where you both are, the lasting effect he had on you will never fade away, and these quotes will remind you why. 

1. “One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever gotten came from God. I call him daddy.” ― Unknown


2. "The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature." ― Antoine-François Prévost

3. “A father hold his daughter’s hand for a short while, but he holds her heart forever.” ― Unknown

4. “It's a wonderful feeling when your father becomes not a god but a man to you -- when he comes down from the mountain and you see he's this man with weaknesses. And you love him as this whole being, not as a figurehead.” — Robin Williams


5. “In the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown.” – Unknown

6. “A little girl giggles when she is denied an ice-cream by her mother. She knows daddy will get her some later.” – Unknown

7. "Being a daddy's girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life." ― Marinela Reka


8. "My dad has given me the best gift anyone has ever given me. He gave me wings to fly." — Adria Arjona

9. “Dear Daddy, no matter where I go in life, you’ll always be my number one man.”  ― Unknown

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



11. "A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way." ― Unknown

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

13. “Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all those times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’”  ― Unknown


14. "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

15. "To the world you are a dad. To our family you are the world." ― Unknown 

16. "My father is my rock. It's where I learned everything about loyalty, dependability, being there day in, day out, no matter what." — Hugh Jackman


17. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” — Linda Poindexter

18. “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” ― Clarence Budington Kelland

19. "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


20. "I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection." — Sigmund Freud

21. "My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future." — Liza Minelli

22. "No one in this world can love a girl more than her father." — Michael Ratnadeepak


23. "I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by the little scraps of wisdom." Umberto Eco

24. "I love my father as the stars — he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart." — Terri Guillemets

25. “As soon as this child was born, I immediately wanted to call my parents and just apologize because I never knew how much they loved me.” — Ashton Kutcher