121 Daddy Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of daddy quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about big daddy.

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The Most Famous Daddy Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. — Gloria Naylor

I kept my babies fed. I could have dumped them, but I didn't. I decided that whatever trip I was on, they were going with me. You're looking at a real daddy. — Barry White

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

My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne. — Hank Williams, Jr.

The greatest gift I ever had Came from God; I call him Dad! — John Walter Bratton

Every dad, if he takes time out of his busy life to reflect upon his fatherhood, can learn ways to become an even better dad. — Jack Baker

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs. — Pam Brown

When I was 17, my father was so stupid, I didn't want to be seen with him in public. When I was 24, I was amazed at how much the old man had learned in just 7 years. — Mark Twain

A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost. — Euripides

My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. — Beau Bridges

Short Daddy Quotes

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  • There was no way we'd ever get spoiled. Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic. — Kathie Lee Gifford
  • What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy? — Princess of Wales Diana
  • Hipsters, flipsters and finger-poppin' daddies: knock me your lobes. — Lord Buckley
  • Daddy's gone mad, hasn't he? — J. K. Rowling
  • Did you work for the money to buy those earrings? Or did your Daddy buy those for you? — Molly Ringwald
  • As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation. — Gloria Swanson
  • That's what Glocks are. High-precision killing machines that scream "Daddy Issues. — Richard Kadrey
  • Some people there's no getting over. — Lisa Kleypas
  • I'd sell my soul to have you. In my whole life, you'll always be what I wanted most." ~ Hardy Cates — Lisa Kleypas
  • Fathering is the most masculine thing a man can do. — Frank Pittman

Top 10 Daddy Quotes

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When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you. — Jerry Lewis

If things go our way, you might see why I'm a legend. And if your daddy has a problem with that, he'll find out why I'm the Legend Killer. — Randy Orton

No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind. — Dick Gregory

What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father. — Friedrich Nietzsche

My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne. — Hank Williams, Jr.

There was no way we'd ever get spoiled. Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic. — Kathie Lee Gifford

What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy? — Princess of Wales Diana

... I discovered life sometimes has a way of giving you what you need, but not in the form you expect. — Lisa Kleypas

When people ask me which is your favourite portrait, they expect it to be Diana, or someone famous. But the answer is my dog, Puffy. They think I mean Puff Daddy. No, it is the dog. — Patrick Demarchelier

'Chasing Amy' was an amazing role, but then after that, I went and did 'Big Daddy' and you're the girlfriend or you're the best friend. I wasn't getting the Nicole Kidman roles. — Joey Lauren Adams

Daddy Image Quotes

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Baby Daddy Quotes

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In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes. — Al Roker

You want baby daddy to be one step ahead of you. Which they can't be, so it's a weird thing to ask for. But I have. — Mila Kunis

Summer time an' the livin' is easy, Fish are jumpin' an' the cotton is high. Oh, yo' daddy's rich, and yo' ma' is good-lookin', So hush, little baby, don' yo' cry. — Ira Gershwin

America used to live by the motto "Father Knows Best." Now we're lucky if "Father Knows He Has Children." We've become a nation of sperm donors and baby daddies. — Stephen Colbert

I'm really grateful that my baby daddy is incredibly involved. But there's certain things I wish he could just telepathically know. — Kathryn Hahn

Let the child see Mama and Daddy both at least once a day. Never quarrel or argue in front of a baby or a child-it destroys security. — L. Ron Hubbard

I wouldn't want to do a 'Maury Povich' show. Baby daddy! Who's your daddy? Who's your mama? I wouldn't want to do that kind of show. — NeNe Leakes

I really have to wonder who or what made Daddy become this way. Babies aren't born cruel or filled with sick desire. Evil is not intrinsic. It's fashioned. — Ellen Hopkins

Big Daddy Quotes

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In the family of punctuation, where the full stop is daddy and the comma is mummy, and the semicolon quietly practises the piano with crossed hands, the exclamation mark is the big attention-deficit brother who gets overexcited and breaks things and laughs too loudly. — Lynne Truss

My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon - no good for a damn thing. — Dan Blocker

I got into a brawl one night in a saloon in Greenwich Village. Elia Kazan, a great director, saw me put out a couple of hecklers and figures there was some Big Daddy in me, just lyin' dormant. And out it came. People still do call me Big Daddy, but to me, inside, I'm no Big Daddy at all. — Burl Ives

Having a kid is great... as long as his eyes are closed and he's not moving or speaking. — Adam Sandler

I've brought my daughters all over the world-they travel with me. I drag them out of school just to keep the relationship. When I'm home I'm a big-time daddy. — Armand Assante

So to compare the Beatles, obviously the Beatles are the Beatles, but in hip-hop terms, Tribe is the Beatles. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five are the Beatles. Big Daddy Kane is Jimi Hendrix. It means that much to people that grew up with it. — Michael Rapaport

He has a 5 year plan... What is it, don't die? — Adam Sandler

Let's kick the tires and light the fires, big daddy. — Harry Connick, Jr.

Being a student of hip-hop in general, you take technical aspects from places. You may take a rhyme pattern or flow from Big Daddy Kane or Kool G Rap. — Eminem

My family is really, really Southern - I had two uncle Bubbas, and grandparents that we called Big Mama and Big Daddy. — Laura Lippman

Mommy And Daddy Quotes

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There are all of these people that say, my mommy doesn't love me enough, my daddy doesn't hug me enough. There are some people that would want to coddle them somewhere. I want them to shut up and stop whining. — Danny Bonaduce

I wouldn't call myself a geek, but I do sometimes teach Mommy and Daddy stuff about computers. And I do watch TV, but only informative programmes like the news and documentaries. — Adora Svitak

Do you even really know how vampires are made?' 'Well, when a mommy vampire and a daddy vampire love each other very much. — Cassandra Clare

The only requisite to entry into the Middle Passage is to have discovered that one does not know who one is, that there are no rescuers, no Mommy or Daddy, and that one's fellow travelers will do well to survive themselves. — James Hollis

If you're still doing what mommy and daddy said for you to do (go to school, get a job, and save money), you're losing. — Robert Kiyosaki

At the end of the Peterson trial, my daughter turns to me and she goes, 'Daddy, are you going to kill Mommy?' 'Oh, honey - that's up to mommy, isn't it? — Christopher Titus

Conservatives want to be your daddy, telling you what to do and what not to do. Liberals want to be your mommy, feeding you, tucking you in, and wiping your nose. Libertarians want to treat you as an adult. — David Boaz

Brad [Pitt] and I have never wanted our kids to be actors. We've never talked about it. But, we also want them to be around film and be a part of mommy and daddy's life, and for it not to be kept from it either. We just want them to have a good, healthy relationship with it. — Angelina Jolie

It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. — Erma Bombeck

Once you grow past Mommy and Daddy coming running when you're hurt, you're really on your own. You're alone, and there's no one to help you. — Octavia E. Butler

Sugar Daddy Quotes

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Most men don't seem to get that telling a pissed-off woman to calm down is like throwing gunpowder on a fire.” ~ Liberty Jones — Lisa Kleypas

A couple of times in your life, it happens like that. You meet a stranger, and all you know is that you need to know everything about him. — Lisa Kleypas

Sometimes life has a cruel sense of humor, giving you the thing you always wanted at the worst time possible. — Lisa Kleypas

I've always thought it was about finding the right person. But it's about choosing the right person, isn't it? — Lisa Kleypas

I realized I wasn't going to find a man until I was willing to expose myself to possible harm, to assume the risks of rejection and betrayal and heartbreak that came along with caring about someone. Someday, I promised myself, I would be ready for that kind of risk. — Lisa Kleypas

Gravity is matter’s sugar daddy. — Brian Greene

His kisses tapped into deep mines of memory, and the years that had separated us fell away as if they were nothing. — Lisa Kleypas

Hardy was every loose-limbed cowboy in warn denim, every pair of blue eyes, every battered pickup, every hot cloudless day." -Liberty — Lisa Kleypas

Dad Love Quotes

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Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad. — Gary Smalley

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In diversity there is beauty and there is strength. — Maya Angelou

Never love anything that can't love you back. — Bruce Williams

Men should always change diapers. It's a very rewarding experience. It's mentally cleansing. It's like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes. — Chris Martin

A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. — Billy Graham

When you get in taekwondo, it teaches you the life skills of respect, self control, discipline-that's why I love it. I really attribute those skills to really getting over my dad's death. If I didn't have that, I would have lost it. — Anthony Pettis

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It was my father who taught me to value myself. — Dawn French

Love your parents because you don’t know what will happen everyday. — Khabib Nurmagomedov

I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life. — Miranda Kerr

My dad, Frank Addison Albini, was a terrific shot with a rifle and had generally excellent hunting skills. While my dad loved hunting and fishing, he didnt romanticize them. He was filling the freezer, not intellectualizing some caveman impulse or proving his worth as a real man. — Steve Albini

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More Daddy Quotes

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I don't have 30 days and 30 nights, to show you why all the hoochies say there's nothing finer than Scott Steiner, but all I need is one night to have your wife call me for the rest of her life, the big bad booty daddy, so this goes to all my freaks out there, Big Poppa Pump is your hook up, hollar if you hear me. — Scott Steiner

I've done all kinds of cool things as an actor - I've jumped out of helicopters and done some daring stunts and played baseball in a professional stadium, but none of it means anything compared to being somebody’s daddy. — Sayings

Disneyland really began when my two daughters were very young. Saturday was always Daddy's Day and I would take them to the merry-go-round, and sit on a bench eating peanuts while they rode. And sitting there alone, I felt there should be something built, some kind of family park where parents and children could have fun together. — Walt Disney

Liberals want the government to be your Mommy. Conservatives want government to be your Daddy. Libertarians want it to treat you like an adult. — Andre Marrou

I could express my feelings more easily if they could be put into the notes of music, but as the very best concert would not cover my affection for you, dear daddy, I must use the simple words of my heart, to lay before you my utmost gratitude and filial affection — Frederic Chopin

I've always traveled with a picture of my daughter from 1989, her kindergarten school picture, that has 'I love you, Daddy' written on it. She's always made fun of me because I never changed that picture out. It's like my resistance to her getting older. It was the first thing she'd ever written to me and it means the world to me. — Kiefer Sutherland

I got a burlap sack, put a brick in the middle, and filled it with rags, corncobs, some Spanish moss, and sand. I hung that sack off the branch of an oak tree. I'd wrap my hands with a necktie of my daddy's and punch at it. My mom gave me an hour a day. My brothers and sisters said, "Nah." I said, "You'll see." — Joe Frazier

Playing with my daughter, I sat down because I couldn't chase her anymore and she said, 'Please, Daddy. I love playing with you' and I couldn't catch my breath. — Joe Gatto

Terrorism is obviously on everybody's mind. The other day my son says to me, 'Daddy, how come the bad men hate us?' How sad is that? I actually got tears in my eyes - because he's 18. What kind of a moron am I raising? — Greg Giraldo

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become. — Coretta Scott King

And my daddy could play a harmonica and also the guitar, so I guess I got a little bit from both of 'em, but I think mostly from my mother's side of the family. — Mel Tillis

My mother, Southern to the bone, once told me, “All Southern literature can be summed up in these words: ‘On the night the hogs ate Willie, Mama died when she heard what Daddy did to Sister.’” She raised me up to be a Southern writer, but it wasn’t easy. — Pat Conroy

I was holding [my four-year-old daughter] and I said, 'Sophia, I love you more than anything in the universe.' And she turned to me and said, 'Daddy, universe or multiverse?' — Brian Greene

You might be smarter, your family might come from privilege, your daddy might own a company, but YOU WILL NOT OUT WORK ME! — Eric Thomas

Will none of the powers that be realize what Brian Wilson did with the chords. Deftly taking from all sources, old rock, Four Freshman, he got in his records a beautiful hybrid sound - Let Him Run Wild, Don't Worry Baby, I Get Around, Fun, Fun, Fun - 'and she had fun, fun, fun 'till her daddy took her T-bird away.' — Lou Reed

The only way I’d ever recruit a white quarterback to play for me is if his mom and daddy would both have to be black, and that’s the only way I would do it. — Barry Switzer

You've got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win. — Terry Bradshaw

Before I was going to be an actress, I was going to be a veterinarian! I thought I was one as a child. I was the kid who was like, 'Daddy! I want a kitty! It needs a mommy!' And my dad was such a sucker. Every time I would beg, with tears flying down my face, about how this animal needs love, needs a home. He would cave. — AnnaLynne McCord

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

It isn't the great big pleasures that count the most; it's making a great deal out of the little ones--I've discovered the true secret of happiness, Daddy, and that is to live in the now. Not to be for ever regretting the past, or anticipating the future; but to get the most that you can out of this very instant. — Jean Webster

Cotton Owens was leading and daddy was second. They came up on me and I moved over to let them pass. Cotton went on, but daddy bumped me in the rear and my car went right into the wall. — Richard Petty

What kind of a world are we going to leave the next generation? I, at least, want my children to look back and say, "My daddy was being arrested at the White House fence and booed off commencement stages. He was trying." — Chris Hedges

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