Daughters From Fathers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 42 Quotes About Daughters From Fathers

#1. He taught me that there is no shame in breaking something, only in not being able to fix it. - Author: Hope Jahren
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#2. Though all the daughters eventually succeeded in escaping from their families, they felt, even at this time of the interview (while in their 20s and 30s) that they would never be safe with their fathers, and that they would have to defend themselves as long as their fathers lived. - Author: Judith Lewis Herman
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#3. I wanted to eat her pain, take it into me and make it my own. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#4. The illusions of paternal love are perhaps no less poignant than those of the other kind; many daughters regard their fathers merely as the old men who leave their fortunes to them. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#5. It's rare to see a man step up and say "I can be a great father and learn about gymnastics with my daughter and take her to dance lessons because I love her." I can make time to blow bubbles on the back porch. It doesn't cause your man card to be revoked. - Author: Dan Alatorre
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#6. I love exploring the relationship between fathers and daughters. I think that's a special thing, especially with daughters who are dealing with being adults. - Author: Tim Daly
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#7. We see and hear about Israelis and Palestinians only when they are defined by the global media as 'occupiers,' 'terrorists,' and 'victims.' But we forget that they are fathers and mothers and sons and daughters and neighbors and doctors and shop-owners and farmers and students. - Author: Jason Alexander
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#8. She remembered how she had felt cleaning out her father's clothes, wanting at once to hold on to every dirty handkerchief and musty page of sheet much, and yet wishing she were anywhere else on earth, free of it all. - Author: J. Courtney Sullivan
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#9. I say to all fathers - be as good as you can be- because your sons and daughters will follow in your footsteps. - Author: Duane Chapman
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#10. It was like we were exchanging codes, on how to be a father and a daughter, like we'd read about it in a manual, translated from another language, and were doing our best with what we could understand. - Author: Aimee Bender
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#11. How many of the people I know - sons and daughters - have intricate abstract expressionist paintings of their mothers, created out of their own emotions, attitudes, hands. And how many have only Polaroid pictures of their fathers. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#12. Your mother said that Fraser sent her back to me, knowing that I would protect her
and you ... And like him, perhaps I send you back, knowing
as he knew of me
that he will protect you with his life. I love you forever, Brianna. I know whose child you truly are. With all my love, Dad. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#13. Their raspy kisses brand our jam tart necks, their treacherous miasma clasps our herbal thighs. Motherlessly we surrender, too many fathers we have, we, your daughters of joy. - Author: Laura Gentile
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#14. 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. - Author: Sarah Ruhl
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#15. Millions of fathers in rain
Millions of mothers in pain
Millions of brothers in woe
Millions of sisters nowhere to go
Millions of daughters walk in the mud
Millions of children wash in the flood
A million girls vomit and groan
Millions of families hopeless alone - Author: Allen Ginsberg
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#16. Daughters are never of so much consequence to a father. - Author: Jane Austen
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#17. If he could not restore her to the status of a respectable woman, then Sohrab would make her into something else entirely, something hitherto unknown in their entire extended family, an educated woman, a professional woman. - Author: Jasmin Darznik
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#18. But fathers always thought their youngest daughters were rather special - Author: Rona Jaffe
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#19. Incidentally, I have also learned a bit about the importance of avoiding feminine embarrassment ('Daddy,' wrote Sophia when she enrolled at the New School where I teach, 'people will ask "why is old Christopher Hitchens kissing that girl?"') and shall now cease and desist. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#20. All her young life she has tried to please her father, never quite realizing that, as a girl, she never could. - Author: Alice Walker
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#21. It paid barely a living wage, but he stayed with it - gradually and in the end gratefully arriving at the point in life when you understand there are no great changes ahead. - Author: Ann Packer
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#22. He carries what he feels for people deep inside. Even as a kid he was that way," Aunt Margaret said. "Your momma knows that." But I had wondered then as I did now what good love was that couldn't be expressed. - Author: Ron Rash
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#23. Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace. - Author: Paul Robeson
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#24. I was a boy that age once, and I know that 97.7 percent of their bodies are semen and the 2.8 percent is an incendiary device for spraying it. - Author: Mat Johnson
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#25. I'd like to form a club just for fathers. Specifically, fathers of daughters. There would be lots of overstuffed leather chairs, wood paneling, dim lights. The works. - Author: Steve Schirripa
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#26. every time you tell your daughter you yell at her out of love you teach her to confuse anger with kindness which seems like a good idea till she grows up to trust men who hurt her cause they look so much like you - to fathers with daughters - Author: Rupi Kaur
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#27. A man's daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world. - Author: Mat Johnson
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#28. It is not unknown for fathers with a brace of daughters to reel off their names in order of birth when summoning the youngest, and I had long ago become accustomed to being called 'Ophelia Daphne Flavia, damn it. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#29. 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. - Author: Madeleine Thien
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#30. My dad's life was magnificent, but only if I let myself see and remember more than his years of decline. - Author: Lisa J. Shultz
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#31. Once I said to my father, 'Why do you want me?'
I still think that's the bravest thing I've ever done. - Author: China Mieville
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#32. These two Joes - the nasty bully and the starry-eyed dreamer - were my father. Growing up, the difficulty was knowing just which Joe would rise with the sun that day. - Author: Pythia Peay
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#33. She had never loved him so much as she did in that instant. - Author: George R R Martin
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#34. But fathers are soft on daughters. Look how Dad favors Angela. He gave her ten times more. Because she reminded him of Mae West. He was always smiling at her boobs. He wasn't aware of it. Mother and I saw it. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#35. The Bible says that the sins of the fathers are visited upon the sons to the seventh generation. But I believe it's the daughters who bear the brunt of most family sins. At least that's so in my family. - Author: Sherri Wood Emmons
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#36. When husbands and fathers leave, their wives and daughters tend to value themselves less as a result. - Author: Emma Thompson
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#37. For a flicker of a moment I imagined a world completely different from the one I'd always known, a world in which I was treated with fairness, even kindness
a world in which fathers didn't sell their daughters. - Author: Arthur Golden
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#38. Football is multigenerational. It used to be about fathers taking their sons. Now we're taking our daughters, too. - Author: Steve Tisch
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#39. Irish fathers still have certain responsibilities, and by the time my two daughters turned seven, they could swim, ride a bike, sing at least one part of a Woody Guthrie song, and recite all of W. B. Yeats's 'The Song of Wandering Aengus.' - Author: Adrian McKinty
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#40. We are people, individuals comprising a variety of sexes, races, shifting sexualities and all the rest of it. Every convention that tries to reinforce this difference is a step back. Notions of gender pointlessly separate men from women, but also mothers from daughters and fathers from sons. - Author: Robert Webb
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#41. Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you. - Author: Ally Carter
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#42. What happens to the mind after bereavement makes no sense until later... what the mind does after losing one's father isn't just to pick new fathers from the world, but pick new selves to love them with. - Author: Helen Macdonald
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