I Miss You Dad Quotes from Daughter

Telling your amazing dad how much you miss him makes a huge difference in your relationship. Fathers tend to be protective of their daughters – their little princesses, no matter how young or old – and the connection you have with your dear dad speaks volumes. Living apart can be difficult for both dad and daughter, but sending cards full of inspirational quotes like these I miss you dad quotes can help offset how much you miss each other.

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If your beloved father is in heaven, there might not be a cure for the longing. But expressing your deepest love and fond memories by posting them on your social media or giving a tribute can ease your feelings.

16 I Miss You Dad Quotes from Daughter for a Father in Heaven

  1. “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me.” –Wade Boggs
  2. “My dear father; my dear friend; the best and wisest man I ever knew, who taught me many lessons and showed me many things as we went together along the country by-ways.” –Sarah Orne Jewett
  3. “I love my father as the stars – he’s a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.” –Terri Guillemets
  4. “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman, he turns her back again.” –Enid Bagnold
  5. “My Daddy was my hero. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me and taught me so many things. But most of all he was fun.” –Bindi Irwin
  6. “When you’re young, you think your Dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.” –Dave Attell
  7. “My appreciation for my father’s greatness cannot be measured.” –Jennifer Williamson
  8. “He was a father. That’s what a father does. Eases the burdens of those he loves. Saves the ones he loves from painful last images that might endure for a lifetime.” –George Saunders
  9. “A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.” –Jennifer Williamson
  10. “No matter how old we are, we still need our Dads, and wonder how we’ll get by without them.” –Jennifer Williamson
  11. “This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you the tears at the end, too.” –Harlan Coben
  12. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could ever give another person. He believed in me.” –Jim Valvano
  13. “The loss of my father will always sting. But now, everything that I do is in honor of him and celebrates his life.” –Adrienne C. Moore
  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. “When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.” –Linda Poindexter
  16. “They don’t make men like my daddy anymore.” –Loretta Lynn

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25 “I Miss You, Dad” Quotes from Daughter, Messages for Dads Across the Globe

  1. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” –Sigmund Freud
  2. “Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.” –Gloria Naylor
  3. “Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian and simply being there every time I need a hug.” –Agatha Stephanie Lin
  4. “A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world.” –Mat Johnson
  5. “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.” –Euripides
  6. “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” –Ben Sirach
  7. “Our family is a circle of strength and love. Our family with every birth and every union the circle grows, our family is a circle of strength every crisis faced together makes the circle stronger.” –Harriet Morgan
  8. “When we’re gone long enough, we miss it. It’s not just the place we miss, of course – it’s family, friends, neighbors, church.” –Randy Alcorn
  9. “The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, ‘Daddy, I need to ask you something,’ he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.” –Garrison Keillor
  10. “Women’s childhood relationships with their fathers are important to them all their lives. Regardless of age or status, women who seem clearest about their goals and most satisfied with their lives and personal and family relationships usually remember that their fathers enjoyed them and were actively interested in their development.” –Stella Chess
  11. “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.” –Violette DeSantis
  12. “A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remain as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.” –Ama H. Vanniarachchy
  13. “He sweeps her hair back from her ears and he swings her above his head. He says she is his émerveillement, he says he will never leave her, not in a million years.” –Anthony Doerr
  14. “Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.” –Marinela Reka
  15. “They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like Christmas. In exchange, he makes a secret promise not to see the awkwardness of her teenage years, the mistakes she makes or the secrets she keeps.” –Unknown
  16. “Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad, because I miss you, I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.” –Unknown
  17. “I smile because you’re my father. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.” –Unknown
  18. “Dad, now that I am older, I have a better idea of everything you did for me when I was growing up. You worked so hard to make sure I was happy and healthy and had everything I needed. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to thank you enough for all you’ve done to me, but, today and always, please know how truly grateful I am.” –Unknown
  19. “My dad and I are never apart. Maybe in distance but never in heart.” –Unknown
  20. “The love between father and daughter knows no distance.” –Unknown
  21. “Papa, life has always been a wonderful ride even with its rollercoaster of ups and downs because of your presence in my life. Expressing how much I miss you in this little card I sent.” –Unknown
  22.  “I miss my family. It hurts not having them close, but it would hurt even more if I didn’t have them at all.” –Unknown
  23. “A son is a son till he gets his wife; a daughter is a daughter for the rest of her life.” –Unknown
  24. “DAD – a son’s first hero. A daughter’s first love.” –Unknown
  25. “Dad, you’ve always been the coolest – like all the times you said ‘yes’ when Mom said ‘no.’” –Unknown

How to Sign “I Miss You, Dad” Quotes from Daughter in a Card

I miss you dad inspirational text

If you had a great dad who was your role model, send him a card with any of the dad quotes we recommended above. It will mean a lot to him coming from his beautiful daughter. Adding a wonderful and unique closing underneath makes it lovelier and more heartfelt.

Here are some recommendations you can follow to sign a greeting card for your dad from his little girl:

  • Your prettiest daughter
  • Your favorite child
  • Your one and only favorite
  • The spoiled princess
  • With love and kisses
  • Your kid forever and always
  • Number 1 kiddo
  • Always your baby

Dads deserve the sincerest and most genuine love we can give. Telling your father how much you miss him is one of the ways to make him feel special. A good father’s love and guiding hand is a constant for his daughter. So, give back that love with a thoughtful card with a meaningful quote. Also, don’t forget to thank your dad for everything he has done for you. And to make his birthday more memorable, these birthday quotes can help, too.

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