99 Inspiring Quotes about Daughters

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Daughters quotes

I don’t know if any famous people follow me, but their daughters definitely do.

— Lucky Blue Smith

Let truth be told. The more we allow water to be controlled, bottled and sold — the more we sell the security of our sons, daughters and souls. He who controls the water, controls us all. Water is the true gold.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

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

He who has daughters is always a shepherd.

— Old saying

I’m a most lucky and thankful woman. Lucky and thankful for each morning I wake up. For three wonderful daughters and one son. For an understanding and very loving husband with whom I’ve shared fifty-two blessed years all in good health.

— Thelma Elliott

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, Eurydice

Do not forget to tell your daughters God made them beautiful.

— Habeeb Akande

I have an amazing wife and three daughters that always keep me motivated.

— Jose Andres

If at any moment of the day I ever think I’m remotely cool at all, which is hardly ever, I have two daughters who make sure that never happens.

— Pat Benatar

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

— Kifah Shah

Her religious beliefs went first, for all she could ask of a god, or of immortality, was the gift of a place where daughters love their mothers; the other attributes of Heaven you could have for a song.

— Thornton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.

— Khalil Gibran

Mother was, ‘ June thought, ‘a beautiful little ornament that was damaged.’ Her broken edges cut her daughters in ways both emotional and physical, and only sharpened with age.

— Karen Abbott, American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee

I saw leaving any situation where I was treated with disrespect as evidence of my courage. I wanted my daughters to learn that lesson of worth from me.

— Carine McCandless, The Wild Truth

Fathers never have exactly the daughters they want because they invent a notion a them that the daughters have to conform to.

— Simone de Beauvoir, The Woman Destroyed

As a result of Title IX, and a new generation of parents who want their daughters to have the opportunities they never had, women’s sports have arrived.

— Sheryl Swoopes

One of the problems with organized religion is that it has always kept women in a second-class position. They have been viewed as the daughters of Eve.

— Hugh Hefner

I used to wonder why I had hair on my legs, but now I know it’s for my toddler sons and daughters to pull themselves up off the ground with as I scream in pain.

— Jim Gaffigan, Dad Is Fat

My most important title is still “mom-in-chief.” My daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world.

— Michelle Obama

I love exploring the relationship between fathers and daughters. I think that’s a special thing, especially with daughters who are dealing with being adults.

— Tim Daly

We are much more than pretty… we are wonderfully made. We are much more than likable… we are deeply loved. We are much more than ok… we are the daughters of the King.

— Holley Gerth, You’re Already Amazing: Embracing Who You Are, Becoming All God Created You to Be

In fact, the mothers of all her girl friends impressed on their daughters the necessity of being helpless, clinging, doe-eyed creatures. Really, it took alot of sense to cultivate and hold such a pose.

— Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

Just that sons and fathersAre like mirrors and daughters are soft

— Richard L. Ratliff

The papers are signed. The papers are sealed.The adoption is completed.You are the adopted sons and daughters of the Most High God. A family.

— Maisie A. Smikle

I went to bed feeling melancholy, wishing I could havepoured out all my fears and insecurities to my mom. Wasn’tthat what normal mothers and daughters did?

— Richelle Mead, Bloodlines

When I first started shooting ‘Sharpe, ‘ back in the early 1990s, I’d kiss my two elder daughters goodbye at the end of August – Evie wasn’t even born then – and I wouldn’t see them again until Christmas. That was tough. They were hard times.

— Sean Bean

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

All of our sons and daughters ought to have the same opportunity to experience the joy and stability of marriage.

— Rob Portman

I was one of those daughters who saw my mother as my enemy when I was a teen.

— Deborah Tannen

But he was sixty-two when I was, born, and the novelty of daughters had worn away long before.

— Jane Smiley, The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton

My dad has worked so hard his whole life. He doesn’t deserve to see his daughters going out embarrassing themselves and flashing their knickers. I want to make my parents proud.

— Petra Stunt

If daughters couldn’t soften a man, then nothing would.

— Linda Weaver Clarke, Anasazi Intrigue

Fathers and daughters have a special bond. She is always daddy’s little girl.

— Richard L. Ratliff

For men, women are their ‘counter weights’ and when that is not enough, their daughters are their ‘counter weights.’ One can’t do without a counter weight. Otherwise, he will fall over.

— Dada Bhagwan

Not all sons were like their fathers. A son chose the man he would be.Not all daughters were like their fathers. A daughter monster chose the monster she would be.

— Kristin Cashore, Fire

Raising teenage sons and daughters is a long and tiresome journey. With God’s help the final outcome will be worthwhile.

— Ana Monnar

I am not yet so lost in lexicography as to forget that words are the daughters of earth and that things are the sons of heaven.

— Samuel Johnson

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself… You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

— Kahlil Gibran

He was giving her the most important thing he could, the only way he knew how. He was a professor, a lover of stories, and he was building her a library in the same way other men might build their daughters houses.

— Jennifer E. Smith, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

When daughters react with annoyance or even anger at the smallest, seemingly innocent remarks, mothers get the feeling that talking to their daughters can be like walking on eggshells: they have to watch every word.

— Deborah Tannen

In beauty of face no maiden ever equaled her. It was the radiance of an opium-dream – an airy and spirit-lifting vision more wildly divine than the fantasies which hovered about the slumbering souls of the daughters of Delos.

— Edgar Allan Poe, Ligeia

Jesus is the Son of God.We are sons and daughters of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I told you before, I don’t want out of this marriage. And if you give me nothing but daughters for the next twenty years, I would consider myself blessed.

— Natasha Anders, The Unwanted Wife

And it shall come to pass afterward that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy your old men shall dream dreams your young men shall see visions.

— Bible

What the mud had been doing with itself, or where it came from, who could say? But it seemed to collect in a moment, as a crowd will, and in five minutes to have splashed all the sons and daughters of Adam.

— Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

What to do with daughters has always been something of a problem, unless they are so pretty or so passive or so wealthy that they are snatched up as brides as soon as the come of marriageable age.— THE COLLECTORS: DR. CLARIBEL AND MISS ETTA CONE

— Barbara Pollack

She brushed the tears from their faces and sang them a melancholy lullaby. Her obvious devotion to her daughters pulled at my heart strings, making my chest ache with longing for my own mother.

— A.B. Shepherd, The Beacon

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of life’s longing for itself.

— Wally Lamb, She’s Come Undone

Your children are not your children. They are sons and daughters of the Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts.

— Kahlil Gibran

To limit the ways our daughters can legitimately function as stewards/rulers further devalues the image of God in them and continues the imbalance and distortion of God’s plan.

— Lisa Graham McMinn

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

— Melia Keeton-Digby, The Heroines Club: A Mother-Daughter Empowerment Circle

We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.

— Gloria Steinem

She goes silent. Ashamed of herself as mothers are when they realize they have passed that point in life when they want more from their daughters than their daughters want from them.

— Fredrik Backman, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry

Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.

— Abigail Adams

I try to ensure my daughters are not spoilt. They are very aware of how lucky they are and appreciate it. We have had some lean years, so they know it’s not all about luxury, travel, and hotels. They are grounded, and I’m grateful for that.

— David Harewood

I don’t want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban.

— Malala Yousafzai

I have daughters and I have sons.When one of them lays a handOn my shoulder, shining fishTurn suddenly in the deep sea.

— Robert Bly

It is a mother’s duty to teach her daughters about the uses of blood, particularly a magical daughter.

— Zen Cho, Sorcerer to the Crown

Maybe mothers – consciously or subconsciously – repelled their daughters in different ways.

— Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care

But years and miles away from home could never attenuate the city’s hold on my identity, and the more I explored places and people far from Hampton, the more my status as one of its daughters came to mean to me.

— Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

…many daughters may never have given themselves permission to even ‘consider’ changing the relationship with their mothers, because they didn’t think they had the right to do it.

— Susan Forward, Mothers Who Can’t Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters

I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams.

— Miley Cyrus

Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.

— Abigail Adams

My two daughters live on Facebook, and social media is their mode of communication.

— Tony Goldwyn

First sons and daughters seduced to play and party ’til it was too late to realize they were being lead to the slaughter. They discounted the law of moderation.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

If your kids are the generation Y there are only two things you parents are worried about..What your daughters are uploading on the internet and what your sons are downloading from the internet

— Joshua Siranjofu

In order to gain gender equality, women and men must work together, equally, to teach our daughters and sons to embrace our differences, respect each others’ opinions, and remove stereotypes to what a girl or boy should aspire.

— Basia Christ

I have three daughters, so I can’t be as tough as I want to be. When you have kids – especially daughters – they know how to work you. They’re a lot smarter than we are, that’s for sure. But I’ll be more tough on their boyfriends.

— Tim McGraw

Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace.

— Paul Robeson

Mothers, stay close to your daughters. Earn and deserve their love and respect. Be united with their father in the rearing of your children. Do nothing in your life to cause your daughters to stumble because of your example.

— Ezra Taft Benson

We are all daughters of God in various stages of construction.

— Shannon L. Alder

We are beautiful because we are sons and daughters of God, not because we look a certain way.

— Kate Wicker, Weightless: Making Peace with Your Body

I became married at a young age and had two daughters and divorced at 26. I had to go on welfare to make ends meet. I had no way to support myself.

— Clarissa Pinkola Estes

As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they’re going there.

— Howard Dean

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

It’s a fathers job to spoil his daughters shamelessly, it’s their husbands job to tame them. Prince Zehava-The Dragon Prince

— Melanie Rawn

Sons of a revolution fight for liberty. They give blood, flesh, limbs, their very lives. But daughters . . . we sacrifice our eternal souls.

— Laura Kamoie, America’s First Daughter

Like a detective keenly searching for clues, our daughters are solving the mystery of womanhood itself.

— Melia Keeton-Digby, The Heroines Club: A Mother-Daughter Empowerment Circle

One unforeseen advantage of having a  child was that it gave me the excuse to talk to myself to my heart’s content and pretend it was for my daughters benefit.

— Catherine Sanderson, Petite Anglaise

Middle class families are struggling to send their sons and daughters to school. For many Americans, a college education is essential to future success.

— Albio Sires

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.

— Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

I think it’s time that we all be there for the children, to learn from the ones who came before us, and to teach our sons and daughters to have respect for themselves. Break the cycle.

— Ja Rule

Unfortunately, we spend more time teaching our daughters how to avoid becoming rape victims than teaching our sons not to become rapists.

— Amir Clayton Powell

The young man who wants to marry happily should pick out a good mother and marry one of her daughters – any one will do.

— J. Ogden Armour

Our rages daughters of despair creep and squirm like worms. Prayer is the only form of revolt which remains upright.

— Georges Bernanos

Every generation, the nine daughters of Zeus are reborn, and with their rebirth are also nine Guardians. They will be marked by the gods, and given gifts to protect his treasure. Their abilities will only be unlocked when they find their muse.

— Lisa Kessler, Lure of Obsession

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

— Katherine Howe, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Generations of gun owners have taught their sons and daughters that it takes as much patience and skill to be a good shot as it does to be a good steward of a powerful weapon.

— Gabrielle Giffords

My wife is the boss at home, and my daughters are the bosses. I am just the worker. We are a very warm family and very happy.

— Jet Li

When our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters are considered both different and inferior in the eyes of the God we worship, this belief tends to permeate society and everyone suffers.

— Jimmy Carter, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Foras Road has a sordid reputation (…) Old crones sat in doorways, while their daughters were pushed out to earn money. It is intriguing that a society which is very covert with sexuality should be so straightforward about prostitution.

— Tahir Shah, Beyond The Devil’s Teeth

Mothers don’t let your daughters grow up to be models unless you’re present.

— Janice Dickinson

…[W]hen I told my dad why I was calling, he just said, ‘Honey, you’re so beautiful it doesn’t matter what you wear.’ I wondered how many dads in America were, at that very moment, giving their daughters the same useless advice mine was giving me.

— Melissa Kantor, The Breakup Bible

They have a special confidence in Christ, plus thoughtfulness plus faithfulness plus humility: for there are no things, in all creation, more beautiful, more rare than the so very disciplined and free, joyful and principled daughters of God.

— Criss Jami

They were daughters of the sky. Luck belonged to them— never bad, often good, sometimes hard.

— C.J. Milbrandt, Aboard the Train

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

As for women who were pretty, intelligent, strikingly sensual, the daughters of rich families—they would only have served to disrupt my carefully ordered existence

— Han Kang, The Vegetarian

When we apply the lessons we’ve struggled for our whole lives to learn to the lives of people we love, our love becomes judgment—which is toxic. Our fear our daughters will fail leads us to fail them.

— Aspen Matis, Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

And I, Nephi, took one of the daughters of Ishmael to wife.’ Well Mr. Go-And-Do just went and did!

— John Bytheway

Their raspy kisses brand our jam tart necks, their treacherous miasma clasps our herbal thighs. Motherlessly we surrender, too many fathers we have, we, your daughters of joy.

— Laura Gentile, Seraphic Addiction