10 things for dads to say to daughters I love you. You're enough just as you are. You're smart. Don’t downplay your abilities. You can always come to me. You're beautiful, inside+out Don’t settle, for a relationship, a job, anything. You can do anything. It’s OK to aggressively go after what you want. It’s OK to make mistakes. No one is perfect. Through mistakes we learn. You don’t need to change for a boyfriend/man. I love being your father. You are important to me.