Quotes on daughters

Lucky is the woman, whose first child is a daughter.
~ Prophet Muhammad
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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
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Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter.
~ Mark Wahlberg
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Daughters understand as they grow older, they become good friends.
~ Catherine Pulsifer
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A mother's treasure is her daughter.
~ Catherine Pulsifer
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A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
~ Irish Saying
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We've begun to raise daughters more like sons, but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
~ Gloria Steinem
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I learn from my own daughter that you don't have to be awake to cry.
~ Jodi Picoult
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You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
~ Samuel Johnson
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We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
~ Gloria Steinem
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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,
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A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
– Irish Saying
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My daughter didn’t ruin my life..she gave me a new one.
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My mom has the most awesome daughter in the world!
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A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.
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My daughter is a beautiful gift, that brings warmth to my heart, and brightness to each day.
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Yes, I do have a beautiful daughter. I also have a gun, a shovel and an alibi.
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Daughters are a blessing, especially mine.
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Her smile makes me smile. Her laugh is infectious. Her heart is pure and true. Above all I love that she is my daughter.
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Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers.
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The reason why daughters love their dad the most is that there is at least one man in the world who will never hurt her.
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A mother’s treasure is her daughter.
– Catherine Pulsifer
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Of course mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view.
– Katherine Howe
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What the daughter does, the mother did.
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The mother- daughter relationship is the most complex.
– Wynonna Judd
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Good daughters make good mothers.
– Abigail G. Whittlesey
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A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous.
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Daughter is blessing from God.
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Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests.
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A busy mother makes slothful daughters.
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A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.
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A daughter is a gift of love.
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To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
– Euripides
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By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she’s wrong.
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My daughter is super awesome and I’m the lucky one because I get to be her momma.
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A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
– Enid Bagnold
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A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be your best friend.
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Daughter are angles sent from above to fill our heart with unending love.
– J. Lee
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A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.
– Laurel Atherton
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A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.
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A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.
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Outside of my home, I look like a very obedient, very serious, very good kind of girl, but nobody knows what happens inside the house.
– Malala Yousafzai
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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
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I want education for the sons and the daughters of all the extremists, especially the Taliban.
– Malala Yousafzai
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Tell me how can one live without daughters.
– Malala Yousafzai
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As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
– Solomon Ibn Gabirol
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In many countries, they do not even keep track of how girls are doing in school, or if they are there at all. If we say, ‘Girls count,’ then we must count girls, so we can see if we are really making progress in educating every girl.
– Malala Yousafzai
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It’s quite difficult for a parent to know that their daughter is in great danger.
– Malala Yousafzai
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Honor your daughters. They are honorable.
– Malala Yousafzai
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We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
– Gloria Steinem
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To a father waxing old
Nothing is dearer than a daughter: sons
Have spirits of a higher pitch, but less inclined
To sweet endearing fondness...
~Euripides (480 BC–406 BC), "The Supplicants," translated by R. Potter, 1836


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


Many an Irish property was increased by the lace of a daughter's petticoat.  ~Irish Proverb


He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin.  ~English Proverb


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


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


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



 

A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self.  ~Author Unknown


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


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


What the daughter does, the mother did.  ~Jewish Proverb


Fame is rot; daughters are the thing.  ~James Matthew Barrie


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


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


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


As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.  ~Solomon Ibn Gabirol


Ability is what will get you to the top if the boss has no daughter.  ~Author Unknown


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


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


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


A busy mother makes slothful daughters.  ~Portuguese Proverb


Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests.  ~Author Unknown


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


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


A father is available to help his daughter balance both her love and her anger toward her mother, to moderate the inevitable emotional extremes in the intense mother-daughter equation.  With Daddy's steadying influence daughters can learn to be comfortable with healthy anger, rather than feeling that they must be eternal good girls who must at all costs conceal it.  ~Victoria Secunda


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


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


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


Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.  ~Gloria Naylor