I love my daughter. She and I have shared my body. There is a part of her mind that is a part of mine. But when she was born, she sprang from me like a slippery fish, and has been swimming away ever since.
A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.
When I say that I love you, I don't say it out of habit or to make conversation. I say it to remind you that you're the best thing that's ever happened to me.
Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.
I knew I was going to love my daughter, but I had no idea how much I would love her.
If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
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.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
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.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where you backbone ought to be.
One of the greatest gifts I've ever gotten is my daughter.
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
Knots Landing is the best thing that ever happened to me.
Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me.
Losing the future is the best thing that ever happened to me.
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. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
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.
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.
I was so honored when Diane Sawyer named me "Person of the Week," and like I told her, "Diane, I love my daughter." I cried when I found out when she told me she was gay when she was 17 because of the judgment.
I love my daughter, but there's a certain feeling, a certain emotion when you got a granddaughter, you know?
Blind with love, my daughter
has cried nightly for horses,
those long-necked marchers and churners
that she has mastered, any and all,
reigning them in like a circus hand.
I love my sons and I love that they are writers - I also love my daughter, who's a minister and an orchard keeper! - but I wouldn't wish the burden of Mid-World and the Dark Tower on them. I enjoy working with them, though, because we fit together.
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