Daughter Quotes

You are your child’s keeper until she’s mature enough to keep herself. – Laura Ramirez

When we weren’t scratching each other’s eyes out, we were making each other laugh harder than anyone else could. – Lucie Arnaz

Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter. – Benjamin Franklin

And mothers are their daughters’ role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships. – Victoria Secunda

A busy mother makes slothful daughters. – Portuguese Proverb

The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex. – Wynonna Judd

A daughter is a mother’s gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self. And mothers are their daughters’ role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships. – Victoria Secunda

Suddenly, through birthing a daughter, a woman finds herself face to face not only with an infant, a little girl, a woman-to-be, but also with her own unresolved conflicts from the past and her hopes and dreams for the future…. As though experiencing an earthquake, mothers of daughters may find their lives shifted, their deep feelings unearthed, the balance struck in all relationships once again off kilter. – Elizabeth Debold and Idelisse Malave

She’s my teacher, my adviser, my greatest inspiration. – Whitney Houston

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers. – Jewish Proverb

The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother. – Sharon Olds

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. – Tenneva Jordan

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. – William Makepeace Thackeray

Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort. – John Lancaster Spalding

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. – Dorothy Canfield

I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine – she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights. – Terri Guillemets

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. – George Herbert

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. – Jill Churchill

The story of a mother’s life: Trapped between a scream and a hug. – Cathy Guisewite

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love. – Mildred B. Vermont

Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same. – Pearl S. Buck

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. – Abraham Lincoln

A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer. – Unknown

If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm. – Bruce Barton

I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal. – Peter Ustinov

A mother’s children are portraits of herself. – Unknown

If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter. – Thomas Fuller

Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love. – Margaret E. Sangster

A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give. – Laurel Athedon

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. – Jim Bishop

A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future. – Bruce Barton

A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. – Agatha Christie

A mother’s treasure is her daughter. – Catherine Pulsifer

Like Mother, like Daughter. – Proverb

Daughters are angels sent from above to fill our heart with unending love. – Unknown

Children and mothers never truly part – bound in the beating of each other’s heart. – Charlotte Gray

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. - Euripides

A daughter is a gift of love. - Author Unknown

A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life. - Irish Saying

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. - Joseph Addison

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. - Jim Bishop

A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart. - Author Unknown

Daughter am I in my mother's house, but mistress in my own. - Rudyard Kipling

A mother's treasure is her daughter. - Catherine Pulsifer, Inspirational Words of Wisdom

A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend. - Author Unknown

How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards. - John Gay

Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers. - Author Unknown

If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter. - Thomas Fuller

A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future. - Author Unknown

A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer. - Author Unknown

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half - especially if he has a teenage daughter. - Guy Lombardo