Daughters Quotes

“I’ve only just arrived, Kate. It may surprise you to learn that you were my top priority.”

– Trenton Lee Stewart

“It made me realize how I needed to stop punishing her for something she couldn’t help […] because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them.”

– Suzanne Collins

“He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much.”

– Nina LaCour

“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

“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

“I thought of my mother as Queen Christina, cool and sad, eyes trained on some distant horizon. That was where she belonged, in furs and palaces of rare treasures, fireplaces large enough to roast a reindeer, ships of Swedish maple.”

– Janet Fitch

“Now you look here. All your father ever dreamed of for you was to do something you loved in life. He didn’t care about fancy qualifications or fancy clothes or cars, just that you were both happy and fulfilled. He was so excited about your dreams for a career.”

– Hazel Gaynor

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

– Katherine Howe

“Maybe it’s just a daughter’s job to piss off her mother.”

– Chuck Palahniuk

“Religion, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.”

– Ambrose Bierce

“I wanted a ponytail for my 16th birthday, but daddy never bought me one. He thought that not only would I not be able to ride it, but it would also be unsuitable for a young lady to be a young man.”

– Jarod Kintz

“Unlike Elise, who could discover parts of a person they didn’t even know were absent, you specialized in tangible, but that, I feared, was only a matter of time.”

– Jodi Picoult

“Mama said it’s probably because of Suzanne, and that you are never the same after a child dies. That made me wonder what she was like before Clover died, because I don’t think I really knew my own mother until I had children, and if she was different before, I don’t remember.”

– Nancy E. Turner

I love to sing around the house and in the car, but my daughter hates it.
– Reese Witherspoon

So, am I friendly with my daughter and her friends? Yes. Am I their friend? No. Does she shut the door? Yes, and I very much support the shut door.
– Jamie Lee Curtis

I don’t want my daughter to think she has to dress like Beyonce!
– Mariella Frostrup

When a father of a daughter dies, you elevate them. And you sort of deify them.
– Mariella Frostrup

My daughter is not an object to flash around or a prized item to put on display.
– Abhishek Bachchan

I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her. Bloody hell.
– Julie Walters

There are a multitude of mothers in the world who have a daughter who is stolen, or who are stolen daughters themselves.
– Tina Brown