400+ Daughter Quotes | Best Mother-Daughter Quotes

(Last Updated On: January 29, 2024)

Welcome to our collection of the best mother-daughter quotes, which honor the excellent link that mothers and daughters share. You’ll find wonderful “daughter quotes” throughout this collection that elegantly reflects these two loved individuals’ love, support, and understanding.

Whether you need inspiration for a meaningful message, a social media post, or simply a means to express yourself, these duaghter quotes can convey the most profound thoughts in the simplest of words. Let us delve into this goldmine of lovely comments that perfectly capture the essence of the mother-daughter bond.

Best Daughter Quotes

I think, as women, we have to stop being scared to be the women we want to be and we have to raise our daughters to be the women they want to be – not the women we think they should be. – Jada Pinkett Smith


I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story. I will. — Amy Schumer

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. – Maya Angelou


From the moment she was born… I felt an instant, radical, unconditional love that redefined love. -Bryan Cranston


As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bone of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine life without her. – Kristin Hannah


You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars. – E.E. cummings


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


My mother shed her protective love down around me and without knowing why people sensed that I had value.  — Maya Angelou

Certain it is that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In our love for 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


Mother and daughter got on very well indeed, with a deep affection founded on an almost complete misunderstanding. – Mary Stewart


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


Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love have guided me and given me wings to fly. – Sarah Malin


I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.  — Sigmund Freud


Maybe it’s just a daughter’s job to piss off her mother. ― Chuck Palahniuk


The woman who is my best friend, my teacher, my everything: Mom. – Sandra Vischer

One of the most important relationships we have is the relationship we have with our mothers. -IYANLA VANZANT


Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. -Ambrose Bierce


The first lesson every child of Athena learned: Mom was the best at everything, and you should never, ever suggest otherwise. – Rick Riordan


It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.  – John Sinor


There were times when…I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.  – Taylor Swift


You may want to help your daughter understand that even famous people must overcome challenges more often than we realize. – Michael T Wilkinson


I think there’s a tremendous amount of guilt that goes on between mothers and daughters, no matter how good or bad their relationships are. – Ellen Page

No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.  – Lupita Nyong’o


Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter’s mouth. – Victoria Secunda


And thou shalt in thy daughter see, This picture, once, resembled thee. – Ambrose Philips


A wedding is for daughters and fathers. The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day. – Sarah Ruhl


The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation. – Ray L. Wilbur


No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.  – Michael Ratnadeepak


My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady, and the other was to be independent. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Being a Daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life. – Manirela Reka


Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with. – Melia Keeton-Digby


A son is a son ’til he gets a wife, but a daughter is a daughter all her life. – Emily Giffin


Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first. – Matthew L. Jacobson


To her, the name of father was another name for love.  – Fanny Fern


Of course, mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view. ― Katherine Howe


Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began.  – Signe Hammer

As for my girls, I’ll raise them to think they breathe fire. – Jessica Kirkland


Now I am just focusing on my daughter, my wife, religion, and training. – Sonny Bill Williams


The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter. – Anita Diamant


If you ever want to torture my dad, tie him up and right in front of him, refold a map incorrectly. – Cathy Ladman


Words are not enough to express the unconditional love that exists between a mother and a daughter.  – Caitlin Houston


BUT, my greatest accomplishment and my greatest pride and joy are my children. They truly are my greatest success. – Catherine Pulsifer


At the end of the day, don’t forget that you’re a person, don’t forget you’re a mother, don’t forget you’re a wife, don’t forget you’re a daughter. – Indra Nooyi

She turned her can’t into cans and her dreams into plans.  — Kobi Yamada


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


A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. – Enid Bagnold


They were daughters of the sky. Luck belonged to them – never bad, often good, sometimes hard. – C.J. Milbrandt


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


When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back. – Linda Poindexter


When someone asks you where you come from, the answer is your mother…When your mother’s gone, you’ve lost your past.  — Anna Quindlen


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

The mother is only really the mistress of her daughter upon the condition of continually representing herself to her as a model of wisdom and type of perfection.   – Alexandre Dumas Pere


There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father. – Alison Lohman


God could not be everywhere, therefore he made mothers. – Jewish Proverb


A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world.  – Mat Johnson


He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much. ― Nina LaCour


The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.  – Jodi Picoult

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


My mindset at this stage, especially after having a daughter… it’s just changed my whole outlook. – Sonny Bill Williams


Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away.  – Heather Gudenkauf


You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic. – Stanley T. Banks


My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.  – Denise Van Outen


My son is my son till he has got him a wife, But my daughter’s my daughter all the days of her life. -Thomas Fuller


Fathers, be good to your daughters, Daughters will love like you do, Girls become lovers who turn into mothers, So mothers be good to your daughters too. – John Mayer

Never dull your shine for somebody else.  – Tyra Banks


We, mothers, are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters’ lengthening flight. – Letty Cottin Pogrebin


Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes. – Gloria Naylo


We must teach our girls that if they speak their mind, they can create the world they want to see. -Robyn Silverman


Like stardust glistening on fairies’ wings, Little girls’ dreams are of magical things. – Sherry Larson


I love my daddy. My daddy is everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad. – Lady Gaga


My mother was a force. She had little tolerance for fools, she kept her hair short and wore practical non-fussy clothes. Everything about her radiated confidence and calm. — Michelle Obama

A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life. – Dr James Dobson


She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe. – N.K. Jemisin


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


A mom is a daughter’s “first” friend. And, through life, becomes her best friend. – Vicki Reece


A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.  – Ben Sirach


I thought about you all the time. I used to pray that you’d live to be a hundred years old. I didn’t know. I didn’t know that you were ashamed of me. ― Khaled Hosseini


A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.  – Naomi Wolf


No matter how old she may be, sometimes a girl just needs her mom. – Cardinal Mermillod

I may neither choose who I would nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.  – William Shakespeare


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.  – Martin Andersen-Nexö


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


My mom taught me a woman’s mind should be the most beautiful part of her. – Sonya Teclai


Patience, my daughter, learn patience, and life will be easier. – Catherine Pulsifer


Country music is still your grandpa’s music, but it’s also your daughter’s music. It’s getting bigger and better all the time and I’m glad to be a part of it. – Shania Twain


People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But, people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou


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

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. – James T. Adams


Good daughters are fortunate lamps, brightening the family’s name. Wicked daughters are firebrands, blackening the family’s fame. – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni


It’s a different kind of love. It’s very pure, it’s unconditional, but they haven’t earned it yet. They didn’t do anything, they just exist and you love them completely, but it’s not built on anything other than their existence. – John Legend


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


God couldn’t be everywhere, so that is why he invented mothers.  — Diane Keaton


When my daughter says ‘Daddy I need you!’ I wonder if she has any idea that I need her billion times more.  – Stanley Behrman


My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. – Jodi Picoult


Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son. – Russian Proverb

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. – Sophia Loren


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.  – Hugh Jackman


On this Mother’s Day and every day before and after, I thank you God for the precious gift of my three children. I love them unconditionally. ― Ana Monnar


Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. – Cheryl Lacey Donovan


I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.  -Mitch Albom


There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, ‘Truth is the daughter of Time. – Abraham Lincoln


All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.  – Abraham Lincoln

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


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


Now trust a heart that trusts in you. – Emily Bronte


Mothers and daughters find in each other the source of great comfort but also of great pain. We talk to each other in better and worse ways than we talk to anyone else. – Deborah Tannen


Character. Intelligence. Strength. Style. That makes beauty. – Diane von Furstenberg


Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of. – Bethany Hamilton


Thus a lively and lasting sense of filial duty is more effectually impressed on the mind of a son or daughter by reading King Lear, than by all the dry volumes of ethics and divinity that ever were written. – Thomas Jefferson


A daughter is a rainbow – a curve of light through the scattered mist that lifts the spirit with her prismatic presence. A daughter is a promise, kept. – Ellen Hopkins

My highest hope for her is just that she has the fearlessness to always be her authentic self, no matter what she thinks men want her to be. – Channing Tatum


I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts’. – Paul Walker


A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. — Emily Dickinson


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


A loving and careful mother both recognizes and even protects her daughter’s autonomy and also helps her dance out confidently on to a wider stage. – Rachel Billington


All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. – Oscar Wilde


What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.  – Mother Teresa


Most of the time, it felt like my father and I was a completely different species. Possibly literally, depending on the day and whether or not I actually qualified as human at the time. ― Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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


Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. – Linda Wooten


I first had the idea of writing a popular book about the universe in 1982. My intention was partly to earn money to pay for my daughter’s school fees. – Stephen Hawking


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


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.  – John Gregory Brown


My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.  – Erica Jong


So, after much observation, I realized that our daughters needed the same things we lacked in our younger years of…wisdom. Without wisdom, we continue to blunder through life repeating the same mistakes. – Laura Alexander


My daughters, your daughters, our daughters deserve safety, protection, and the freedom to make their own choices about their personal lives and their physical selves. – Carre Otis

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. – Judy Garland


If you ever feel like giving up, just remember there is a little girl watching who wants to be just like you. –Booki Nova


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


Even as a small child, I understood that women had secrets and that some of these were only to be told to daughters. In this way, we were bound together for eternity. – Alice Hoffman


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


My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived, and let me watch him do it. – Clarence Budington Kelland


I tell my daughter every morning, ‘Now, what are the two most important parts of you?’ And she says, ‘My head and my heart.  — Viola Davis


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

Because mothers and daughters can affirm and enjoy their commonalities more readily, they are more likely to see how they might advance their individual interests in tandem, without one having to be sacrificed for the other.  – Mary Field Belenky


Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me. – Alexandra Stoddard


My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. – Jim Valvano


I’ve only just arrived, Kate. It may surprise you to learn that you were my top priority. ― Trenton Lee Stewart


A mother’s and daughter’s love is never separated.  – Viola Shipman


A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s. – Diana


I have done for my country, and for all mankind, all that I could do, and I now resign my soul, without fear, to my God – my daughter to my country. – Thomas Jefferson


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


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

You are my angel, you remind me of the goodness in this world and inspire me to be the greatest version of myself.  – Steve Maraboli


What I wanted most for my daughter was that she be able to soar confidently in her own sky, wherever that might be, and if there was space for me as well, I would, indeed, have reaped what I had tried to sow. – Helen Claes


Moms and daughters can negotiate over anything, and they can go on longer than it took to settle the Vietnam War. – Steve Schirripa


The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.  – Beyoncé


Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation. – Robert A. Heinlein


Every time it happens, I’m obsessed with the feeling I’m giving a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. -Jim Bishop


If a mother was Sacrifice personified, then a daughter was Guilt, with no possibility of redress. – Milan Kundera


Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. – Charles R. Swindoll


The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother. – Elaine S.Dalton


I love my father as the stars – he is a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.  – Terri Guillemets


As is the mother, so is her daughter. – Bible


I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything, you gave me, but mostly for your love. – Wayne F. Winters


The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.  – Richard Bach


Father has a strengthening character like the sun and their mother has a soothing temper like the moon. ― Amit Kalantri


Mother-daughter disagreements were, in hindsight, basically mother stating the truth and daughter taking her own sweet time coming around. – Barbara Delinsky


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


As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied. – Oscar Wilde


Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence – that they may be true and faithful.  – Elmina S. Taylor


He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.  – Dawn French


I’ve never had a moment’s doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life. – Ian McEwan


I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first. – Thomas Jefferson


Teach your daughters to walk in virtue. – Hinckley


Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods, and you’ve lost, and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that.  – Ellen Degeneres


Call your mother. Tell her you love her. Remember, you’re the only person who knows what her heart sounds like from the inside. – Rachel Wolchin


We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons, but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.  – Gloria Steinem


Be careful when you ask Karma for something that you have always wanted. When I was young, I asked to be surrounded by beautiful women. Now I have a wife and four daughters. – James Hauenstein


Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angel shine about them, and though it wears thin sometimes there is always enough left to lasso your heart. – Alan Beck


I just owe almost everything to my father (and) it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. – Margaret Thatcher


A man’s daughter is his heart. Just with feet, walking out in the world.  – Mat Johnson


A mother influences her daughter’s development through many stages of her life and ideally, represents a suitable role model for her daughter to learn from. – Wendy Fry


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


Having a daughter makes you see things in a different way. This is the only girl. So I don’t care what it takes to protect her. You can call it what you want to call it. As long as you treat her the same way I treat her, like my princess, I don’t mind. – Tracy Morgan


Unlike Elise, who could discover parts of a person they didn’t even know were absent, you specialized intangible, but that, I feared, was only a matter of time. ― Jodi Picoult


I like it when my mother smiles. And I especially like it when I make her smile.  – Adriana Trigiani


I am not a perfect mother and I will never be. You are not a perfect daughter and you will never be. But put us together and we will be the best mother and daughter we would ever be. – Zoraida Pesante


Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth. – Voltaire


A daughter without her mother is a woman broken. It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones.  – Kristin Hannah


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


If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? – Milton Berle


My daughter, while we have had adversity, we also have had more sweet memories that allow us to overcome the challenges we faced. – Ann Butler


You’re beautiful baby, from the outside in, Chase your dreams but always know, The road that will lead you home again, Go on, take on this old world but to me, You know you’ll always be my little girl. – Tim McGraw


I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.  – Estee Lauder


By the time you realize your mother was right, you have a daughter who thinks that you’re wrong. – Sada Malhotra


Do you know how lucky you are to have a daughter who loves you so much? – Ingrid Ricks


The dearest things I know are what you are. – Oscar Hammerstein


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 with the country by-ways. – Sarah Orne Jewett


A father needs to be the standard against which she will judge all men.  – Gregory E.


A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. – Victor Hugo


Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. – Robert Browning


The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.  — Honore de Balzac


A mother teaches her daughter how to feel about herself, about handling pressure, about relishing life’s joys and conquering fears.  – Melissa Harrison


Years rolled on again, and Wendy had a daughter. This ought not to be written in ink but in a golden splash. ― J.M. Barrie


You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you. – Janet Fitch


The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way. – Joyce Carol Oates


Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak. – Victor Hugo


My mom is literally a part of me. You can’t say that about many people except relatives, and organ donors. – Carrie Latet


I could never love anyone the way I love you, I used to tell my wife. And then the second I looked in that baby’s eyes, in that exact moment, that if we were ever under attack, I would use my wife as a human shield to protect that baby. – Ryan Reynolds


Daughters can sometimes be too serious, teach them to laugh and not take life too seriously. – Catherine Pulsifer


A daughter’s need for her mother is biological, and it continues throughout her life.  – Christiane Northrup


The things you are passionate about are not random. They are your calling.  – Fabienne Fredrickson


A mother’s love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom. A mother’s love bears strength, comfort, healing, and warmth. Her beauty is compared to a sunny day that shines upon each rose petal and inspires hope. – Ellen J. Barrier


But fathers always thought their youngest daughters were rather special. – Rona Jaffe


You don’t know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever. –Regina King


I took my daughter to the father-daughter dance and I cried like a little baby. She’s 11 years old, so seeing her get dressed up and pretty made me cry.  – Kevin Hart


Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch. – John Stewart


Good daughters make good mothers. – Abigail G. Whittlesey


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


A child’s first teacher is its mother.  — Peng Liyuan


A mother gives you a life, a mother-in-law gives you her life. ― Amit Kalantri


No matter how old you are, you always want your mother’s love and acceptance. I guess I’m hoping one day I’ll get it back.  – Hilary Grossman


As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don’t ever want to lose that. – Vera Wang


What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter? – Rose Kennedy


The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant.  – Jane Sellman


I desire to have a life filled with positive energy and satisfaction of living authentically in my purpose. That’s what I also want for my daughter, and that is what I want for you. – Keya Briscoe


You’re the end of the rainbow, my pot of gold, You’re daddy’s little girl to have and hold. A precious gem is what you are, You’re mommy’s bright and shining star. – Michael Bublé


I am strong. I am beautiful. I am enough.  – Vanessa Pawlowski


Her mother would tell her she was beautiful and that everything was all right. – Sarah Addison Allen


A son is a son till he gets a wife, a daughter is a daughter the rest of her life. – Rajat ÁKá Shanu


Your top job as a new parent is to love your baby like crazy. – Harvey Karp


I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back. – Imelda Marcos


The only man that a daughter can depend on is her dad. – Frenchy


I enjoy my life with my daughter. She is one of my favorite people on this planet. – Colleen O’Grady


In times of need, and in times of tears, in times of joy and in times of fears… there is mom. The one person who is always there. – Heather Stillufsen


When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.  — Mitch Albom


My daughter and two sons are the flowers in my heart and garden. ― Ana Monnar


Maybe I stepped into the skin my mother left behind and became the girl my mother had been, the one she still wanted to be. – Laura Kasischke


There is no one right way to have a relationship – there are as many ways as there are mothers and daughters. Each relationship is unique. – Judy Ford


Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life. – St. Jerome


All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return. – Jodi Picoult


As I am told, our time is very limited on this earth and I intend to use every moment of my time here on earth and particularly with my daughter to its fullest! – Cathy Shaffer


Our daughters’ daughters will adore us, And they’ll sign in grateful chorus, “Well done, Sister Suffragette! – Glynis Johns


The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me.  – Ayn Rand


In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. – N.K. Jemisin


You may have started as my daughter, but it was always understood that one day you would be a wife, mother, and contributor to this Messiah’s kingdom. I will never ask anything from you again, but an entire world will. – Michael Ben Zehabe


Making the decision to have a child — it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body. – Elizabeth Stone


No one is able to make the female a queen except her father. – Arab proverb


My father had a profound influence on me; he was a lunatic.  – Spike Milligan


When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. – Charley Benetto


A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, “Where the mother is. – Keith L. Brooks


We are born of love; love is our mother.  — Rumi


It’s true, every minute a father spends with his daughter is precious. ― Mark Higbee


I loved my mother too,’ I said. ‘I still do. That’s the thing it never goes away, even if the person does. – Anna Carey


Mothers and daughters are individuals. The bond between them is sacred and indestructible, but they are still individuals, each responsible for their own actions and fate. – Charney Herst


I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, and I still had a daughter who I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. – J. K. Rowling


As they get older, our daughters become more and more like us too. – Amy Newmark


Female friendships are rapid growth. – Benjamin Disraeli


Time keeps on flying, But you’re always, Gonna be my baby girl. – Zac Brown Band


The most effective way to do it is to do it. – Amelia Earhart


A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous…full of beauty and forever beautiful…loving and caring and truly amazing. – Deanna Beisser


We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebody instead of somebody. – Kifah Shah


You are helpful, and you are loved, and you are forgiven, and you are not alone. – John Green


She did not stand alone, but what stood behind her, the most potent moral force in her life, was the love of her father. – Harper Lee


It does not matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.  – Anne Sexton


My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me. – R.J. Palacio


Life is tough my darling, but so are you. – Stephanie Bennett-Henry


He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mothers for you leaves its own mark.  — J.K. Rowling


Just do everything we didn’t do and you will be perfectly safe. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald


She stands firmly on her own two feet and me just behind her; should she ever need me. –  J. IRON WORD


While we have had our differences I wouldn’t trade my daughter for anything or anyone else in the world. She has made a tremendous positive difference in my life. – Kate Summers


I never think I’m old enough to play someone’s dad, even though I have a daughter of my own and a grandson. – Fred Willard


From a little girl so very small, how and when did you get so tall?  ― Karen Mortensen


Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be. – Clementine Paddleford


They’re beautiful, wild, and free, Everything we wish we could be. – Martina McBride


Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.  – Helen Keller


It is a known fact that every man’s heart is set on having a daughter. – FRANÇOISE SAGAN


Find it within you to love exactly who you are and to know you’re capable, you’re loved and you’re beautiful. The world is a better place, because of you. You are unique because there is only ONE of you. – Shantel VanSanten


My father died many years ago, and yet when something special happens to me, I talk to him secretly not really knowing whether he hears, but it makes me feel better to half believe it. – Natasha Josefowitz


My father, he was like the rock; the guy you went to with every problem.  – Gwyneth Paltrow


Daughter, I want you to forgive easily, laugh loudly and never allow yourself to become the invisible, silent woman that your mother was. Daughter, this is how we soften our hearts and become better human beings. – Diriye Osman


My daughters are the bouquet of my life. – Barbara W Bansley


A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. – Marion C. Garretty


A man who doesn’t need a family should never force himself into one. The guilt of being alive will kill the newborns until they live. ― Suyasha Subedi


No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them. – Christie Watson


The mother-daughter relationship is one of the most complexes of all types because the levels of expectations for love and understanding are so high. – Dr. Trevicia Williams


You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse. – Omar Khayyam


And though she be but little, she is fierce. – William Shakespeare


The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways. – Johnnetta Betsch Cole


Every mother and daughter should make time for a trip together. It’s good for the soul. – Anne Robinson


You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.  – Mae West


We honor both the mothers whose shoulders we’ve stood on and the daughters who will one day stand tall on ours. – Oprah Winfrey


Once in a blue moon, there’s someone who knows it all, someone who knows and accepts you unconditionally, someone who’s there for life. – Jill McCorkle


When fathers struggle with being authentic, they leave muddy footprints on little girls’ hearts. – Tina Samples


She got her looks from her father. He is a plastic surgeon. – Groucho Marx


Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work. – C.S. Lewis


Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.  – Erich Fromm


I’ll always be my dad’s daughter if nothing else. ― Angie Thomas


Maybe, Mom, is my alter ego and the woman I’m able to be when I’m working. – Mary Tyler Moore


I can encourage my daughter to love her body, but what really matters are the observations she makes about my relationship with my own body. – BRENE BROWN


Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.  – Oprah Winfrey


Everywhere, we learn only from those we love. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


What’s important for my daughter to know is that… if you are fortunate to have the opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well. – Kamala Harris


It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.  – F. Scott Fitzgerald


I remember thinking when the girls were born, first one and then the other, that I should have had sons and not daughters. I didn’t feel up to daughters, I didn’t know how they worked. I must have been afraid of hating them. With sons, I would have known what to do. – Margaret Atwood


Your heart has a powerful little antenna and its vibrations can be felt throughout the universe. – Suzy Kassem


You’ve had me wrapped around your finger since the day you were born. – Tim McGraw


A father’s disappointment can be a very powerful tool.  – Michael Bergin

These heartwarming mother-daughter quotes and touching “daughter quotes” beautifully celebrate the love and connection between moms and daughters. Let these precious words inspire and remind you of the special bond that lasts a lifetime.

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