Daughter Quotes



Enjoy this beautiful collection of daughter quotes. I hope you find the quote that captures your senitiments about your daughter.



About Daughters

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

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

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

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

Everyone is a son or daughter of god.
~ David Icke

A daughter is a treasure - and a cause of sleeplessness."
~ Ben Sirach

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Advice

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

Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where you backbone ought to be.
~ Clementine Paddleford

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Father-Daughter Relationship

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

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

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

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, Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery, 1994

A father is someone that holds your hand at the fair makes sure you do what your mother says holds back your hair when you are sick brushes that hair when it is tangled because mother is too busy lets you eat ice cream for breakfast but only when mother is away he walks you down the aisle and tells you everythings gonna be OK.
~ Unknown

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 in the Father of the Bride

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

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

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

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

My eleven year old daughter mopes around the house all day waiting for her breasts to grow.
~ Bill Cosby

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

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Good Wishes for Daughter

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

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Hearth Warming

A daughter is a gift of love.
~ Author Unknown

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

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

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

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

Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
~ Johnny Depp

A daughter is a bundle of firsts that excite and delight, giggles that come from deep inside and are always contagious, everything wonderful and precious and your love for her knows no bounds.
~ Barbara Cage

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

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 Atherton

Daughter are angles sent from above to fill our heart with unending love.
~ J. Lee

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Insightful

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

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

A father... knows exactly what those boys at the mall have in their depraved little minds because he once owned such a depraved little mind himself. In fact, if he thinks enough about the plans that he used to have for young girls, the father not only will support his wife in keeping their daughter home but he might even run over to the mall and have a few of those boys arrested.
~ Bill Cosby

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Mother-Daughter Relationship

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

As is the mother, so is her daughter.
~ Bible - Ezekiel 16:14

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

Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers.
~ 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

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

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

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

A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don't like her daughter to resemble her in.
~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Proverbs

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

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.
~ Portuguese Proverb

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

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

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Teenage Daughter

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

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

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