ᐅTop143+ Memorable Daughter Quotes

Raising a daughter is like growing a flower. You give it your best. If you’ve done your job well, she blooms.

“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

“A mother’s treasure is her daughter.”

“A mother’s treasure is her daughter.” — Catherine Pulsifer

“Thank you for being the answer to the prayer I hadn’t realized I asked for.” — Marisa Donnelly

“My wish for you is that this life becomes all that you want it to; your dreams stay big and your worries stay small; you never need to carry more than you can hold.” — Rascal Flatts

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

“A mother’s and daughter’s love is never separated.” — Viola Shipman

“I watched a little girl surrounded by light and laughter as the fairies threaded flowers through her hair. I stood out of sight, peering through the tangled blackberry bushes, but the girl saw me, rushing forward, her hand outstretched, a white flower clasped between her fingers. ‘For Mammy,’ she said. ‘For my Mammy.’” — Hazel Gaynor

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

“They both began to giggle and then…fell into a side-splitting round

“They both began to giggle and then…fell into a side-splitting round of laughter, the cleansing, complete sort of laughter only a mother and daughter can share.” — Karen Kingsbury

“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 mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another

“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong.” — Kristin Hannah

“Even as a small child, I understood that woman 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

“A mother knows what her child’s gone through, even if she didn’t see it herself.” ― Pramoedya Ananta Toer

“The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers

“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

Never play the princess when you can be the queen: rule the kingdom, swing a scepter, wear a crown of gold.” — Sarah McCane

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” — Judy Garland

“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” — Coco Chanel

Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with.”

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

“What I wanted most for my daughter was that she be able to soar confidently in her own sky, whatever that may be.” — Helen Claes

“And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” — Mark Anthony

“Words can be worrisome, people complex, motives and manners unclear, grant her the wisdom to choose her path right, free from unkindness and fear.” — Neil Gaiman

“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” — Bethany Hamilton

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” — Kavita Ramdas

“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.”

“Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” — Stephanie Bennet Henry

“Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where a backbone ought to be.”

“Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where a backbone ought to be.” — Clementine Paddleford

“Angry mothers raise daughters fierce enough to fight wolves.”

“Angry mothers raise daughters fierce enough to fight wolves.”― Nghi Vo

“We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody’s.

“We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody’s.” — **Kifah Shah

“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” — William Shakespeare

“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

“Little girls, like butterflies, need no excuse.” — Robert A. Heinlein

“When we asked for a daughter, we were sent a princess.” — Sally Huss

“She makes the day brighter. She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes.” — Kate Spade

“A daughter is God’s way of saying, ‘Thought you could use a lifelong friend.’”

“I thought I’d never be that annoying person, but as soon as Winnie was born, I was showing iPhone snaps to a cab driver.” — Jimmy Fallon

“Little girls are cute and small only to adults. To one another they are not cute. They are life-sized.” — Margaret Atwood

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

“A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.

“A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.” — Ben Sirach

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” — Winnie the Pooh

“Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important

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

“Imperfections are beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” — Marilyn Monroe

“Grace was in all her steps. Heaven in her eye. In every gesture, dignity and love.” — John Milton

“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

“You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.” — E.E. Cummings

“A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.”

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

“I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her.” — Julie Walters

“My daughter is the biggest gift; I’ve said it so many times and it sounds like a cliche, but the thing about being a parent is when you think you’ve cracked it, and you’re on top of your game, they change again and you have to catch up and adjust. I feel such a responsibility to instill good values in her, to be polite, to have discipline.” — Geri Halliwell

“Women are in a position now to voice their opinion… women are getting empowered. The more power they get, the more voice they get to shift certain things around. Now I have a daughter, I understand. When I didn’t have a daughter, I didn’t understand.” — Snoop Dogg

“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 a future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak.” — Victor Hugo

“To my beautiful daughter. If I could only give you one thing in this life, I would give you the ability to see yourself how I see you every single day. Your beauty, your kindness, how happy you make me and how proud I am of you. Perhaps then you would be able to understand just how special you are to me.” — Dave Hedges

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

“Being a mother has been a master class in letting go. Try as we might, there’s only so much we can control. And, boy, have I tried – especially at first. As mothers, we just don’t want anything or anyone to hurt our babies.” – Michelle Obama

“Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” – Agatha Christie

“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.” – Jodi Picoult

“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

“Who can describe the transports of a beam truly parental on beholding a daughter shoot up like some fair and modest flower, and acquire, day after day, fresh beauty and growing sweetness, so as to fill every eye with pleasure and every heart with admiration?” — George Fordyce

“They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like Christmas. In exchange, he makes a secret promise not to see the awkwardness of her teenage years, the mistakes she makes, or the secrets she keeps.”

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