181 Cute Mother Daughter Quotes for Any Occassion

Mother Daughter Quotes

Use these mother daughter quotes to share and express your unique bond. Perfect for weddings, birthdays or “just because”.

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Mother Daughter Quotes

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.

“A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” – Emily Dickinson

The first lesson every child of Athena learned: Mom was the best at everything, and you should never, ever suggest otherwise.

“The first lesson every child of Athena learned: Mom was the best at everything, and you should never, ever suggest otherwise.” – Rick Riordan

My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. Every morning when I wake her up, the endgame is Can I get her to smile? And that puts me in a good mood.

“My favorite thing about being a mom is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. Every morning when I wake her up, the endgame is Can I get her to smile? And that puts me in a good mood.” – Drew Barrymore

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By the time you realize your mother was right, you have a daughter who thinks that you’re wrong.

“By the time you realize your mother was right, you have a daughter who thinks that you’re wrong.” – Sudha Malhotra

Mothers and daughters are part of each other’s consciousness, in different degrees and in a different way, but still with the mutual sense of something which has always been there.

“Mothers and daughters are part of each other’s consciousness, in different degrees and in a different way, but still with the mutual sense of something which has always been there.” – Edith Wharton

As is the mother, so is her daughter.

“As is the mother, so is her daughter.” – Bible

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No mother and daughter ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them.

“No mother and daughter ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them.” – Christie Watson

The only love between a mother and a daughter can’t be changed and only this love has no limits. It grows with every single day and never fades.

“The only love between a mother and a daughter can’t be changed and only this love has no limits. It grows with every single day and never fades.” – Unknown

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. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.

“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. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.” – Kristin Hannah

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All mothers are working mothers.

“All mothers are working mothers.” – Unknown

Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.

“Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark.” – J.K. Rowling

Maybe motherhood means honoring one’s mother.

“Maybe motherhood means honoring one’s mother.” – Sheila Heti

My daughter introduced me to myself. The connection I had with her when I was giving birth was something I’ve never felt before.

“My daughter introduced me to myself. The connection I had with her when I was giving birth was something I’ve never felt before.” – Beyoncé

Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter.

“Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter.” – Benjamin Franklin

When you have a daughter, you realized right then what it means to love.

“When you have a daughter, you realized right then what it means to love.” – Unknown

There’s a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother.

“There’s a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother.” – Unknown

In my daughter’s eyes, I am a hero. I am strong and wise, and I know no fear. But the truth is plain to see, she was sent to rescue me.

“In my daughter’s eyes, I am a hero. I am strong and wise, and I know no fear. But the truth is plain to see, she was sent to rescue me.” – Martina McBride

To my daughter, I will say, ‘See your beauty without a compliment or a mirror.’

“To my daughter, I will say, ‘See your beauty without a compliment or a mirror.’” – Anonymous

Just when I think my daughter is nothing like me she proudly shows her attitude and I’m like ‘There I am’.

“Just when I think my daughter is nothing like me she proudly shows her attitude and I’m like ‘There I am’.” – Unknown

6 pounds and 9 ounces, looking up at me like I have all the answers. I hope I have the ones you need.

“6 pounds and 9 ounces, looking up at me like I have all the answers. I hope I have the ones you need.” – Reba Mcentire

My mom is a strong-willed lady. She taught me to believe in myself no matter what anybody else said.

“My mom is a strong-willed lady. She taught me to believe in myself no matter what anybody else said.” – Tracey Edmonds

I can be not the best daughter for you because I know how many troubles you’ve experienced with me. But I want to tell you that for me, you are the best mom ever.

“I can be not the best daughter for you because I know how many troubles you’ve experienced with me. But I want to tell you that for me, you are the best mom ever.” – Unknown

Thank you for being the answer to the prayer I hadn’t realized I asked for.

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

God couldn’t be everywhere, so that is why he invented mothers.

“God couldn’t be everywhere, so that is why he invented mothers.” – Diane Keaton

My mother and my mother’s mother were as silly and stumbling as I am when they were girls… Still, the love from my heart is overflowing, as bright and crimson as the heated metal in a blacksmith’s forge.

“My mother and my mother’s mother were as silly and stumbling as I am when they were girls… Still, the love from my heart is overflowing, as bright and crimson as the heated metal in a blacksmith’s forge.” – Kim Dong Hwa

Mother and daughter are like spoons in a drawer.

“Mother and daughter are like spoons in a drawer.” – Maggie Stiefvater

From a little girl so very small, how and when did you get so tall?

“From a little girl so very small, how and when did you get so tall?” – Karen Mortensen

When someone asks you where you came from, the answer is your mother. It’s so much more than love. Even when there’s no love, it’s so much more than anything else in your life.

“When someone asks you where you came from, the answer is your mother. It’s so much more than love. Even when there’s no love, it’s so much more than anything else in your life.” – Anna Quindlen

One of the most important relationships we’ll have is the relationship we have with our mothers.

“One of the most important relationships we’ll have is the relationship we have with our mothers.” – Iyanla Vanzant

A daughter is a poem. A daughter is a kind of psalm.

“A daughter is a poem. A daughter is a kind of psalm.” – Kaitlyn Greenidge

My mother is a poem I’ll never be able to write, though everything I write is a poem to my mother.

“My mother is a poem I’ll never be able to write, though everything I write is a poem to my mother.” – Sharon Doubiago

A mother holds her daughter’s hand for a ittle while but, holds her heart forever.

“A mother holds her daughter’s hand for a ittle while but, holds her heart forever.” – Unknown

I grew up in a makeup chair. And to see the women around me getting ready was so aspirational. It’s about mothers and daughters, a girl watching her mom at a vanity table.

“I grew up in a makeup chair. And to see the women around me getting ready was so aspirational. It’s about mothers and daughters, a girl watching her mom at a vanity table.” – Drew Barrymore

A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana

Mama, you taught me to do the right things. So now, you have to let your baby fly. You’ve given me everything that I will need to make it through this crazy thing called life.

“Mama, you taught me to do the right things. So now, you have to let your baby fly. You’ve given me everything that I will need to make it through this crazy thing called life.” – Carrie Underwood

No matter how old she may be, sometimes a girl just needs her mom.

“No matter how old she may be, sometimes a girl just needs her mom.” – Cardinal Mermillod

You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you.

“You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you.” – Janet Fitch

A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.

“A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” – Unknown

I want my daughters to grow up to be beautiful on the inside, rich in compassion and perfectly imperfect.

“I want my daughters to grow up to be beautiful on the inside, rich in compassion and perfectly imperfect.” – Brenda Kosciuk

Mother was comfort. Mother was home.

“Mother was comfort. Mother was home.” – Ruta Sepetys

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

“Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests.” – Unknown

I want my daughter to believe deep in her heart that she is capable of achieving anything she puts her mind to.

“I want my daughter to believe deep in her heart that she is capable of achieving anything she puts her mind to.” – Unknown

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.

“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

But I guessed she would never stop wanting more for me, more from me. Maybe that’s what mothers did.

“But I guessed she would never stop wanting more for me, more from me. Maybe that’s what mothers did.” – Kiera Cass

I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself. So for me, being Mom-in-Chief is, and will always be, job number one.

“I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself. So for me, being Mom-in-Chief is, and will always be, job number one.” – Michelle Obama

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.

“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

My mother taught me that reading is a kind of work, and that every paragraph merits exertion, and in this way, I learned how to absorb difficult books.

“My mother taught me that reading is a kind of work, and that every paragraph merits exertion, and in this way, I learned how to absorb difficult books.” – Hope Jahren

Was that what it meant to be a daughter? To have hair that smelled of your mother? To use the same soap? Or was it a shared passion, a shared frustration?

“Was that what it meant to be a daughter? To have hair that smelled of your mother? To use the same soap? Or was it a shared passion, a shared frustration?” – Pip Williams

I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.

“I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” – Lance Conrad

I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because a queen raised me.

“I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because a queen raised me.” – Anonymous

A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.

“A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.” – Naomi Wolf

There is nothing as powerful as mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.

“There is nothing as powerful as mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.” – Unknown

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” – Rudyard Kipling

Mother-daughter love: The definition of forever.

“Mother-daughter love: The definition of forever.” – Unknown

Mom was the midwife who delivered stories to me.

“Mom was the midwife who delivered stories to me.” – Rachael Hanel

You are the woman who came into my life unexpectedly, whose presence kissed my soul.

“You are the woman who came into my life unexpectedly, whose presence kissed my soul.” – Marisa Donnelly

Each day I give thanks for you and appreciate all that you do.

“Each day I give thanks for you and appreciate all that you do.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Mothers show their daughters how to become strong, fathers make them.

“Mothers show their daughters how to become strong, fathers make them.” – Rafia Shujaat

No one in this world can love a girl more than her mother.

“No one in this world can love a girl more than her mother.” – Anonymous

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.

“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

My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.

“My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.” – Erica Jong

Mother and daughter got on very well indeed, with a deep affection founded on almost complete misunderstanding.

“Mother and daughter got on very well indeed, with a deep affection founded on almost complete misunderstanding.” – Mary Stewart

We are our mothers’ daughters, are we not?

“We are our mothers’ daughters, are we not?” – Corey Ann Haydu

Even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you’d be OK.

“Even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you’d be OK.” – JoJo Moyes

When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.

“When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” – Charley Benetto

I miss thee, my Mother! Thy image is still, the deepest impressed on my heart.

“I miss thee, my Mother! Thy image is still, the deepest impressed on my heart.” – Eliza Cook

Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with. – Melia Keeton

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

Mothering is a mysterious task. First you create an intimate, all-consuming attachment with your daughter, then you spend the rest of your life learning to let her go.

“Mothering is a mysterious task. First you create an intimate, all-consuming attachment with your daughter, then you spend the rest of your life learning to let her go.” – Judy Ford

The greatest gift every mother can have is a daughter. Someone who sings with her, who helps in cleaning the house and someone, she can be with her most of the time.

“The greatest gift every mother can have is a daughter. Someone who sings with her, who helps in cleaning the house and someone, she can be with her most of the time.” – Unknown

Life is tough my darling, but so are you. – Stephanie Bennett

“Life is tough my darling, but so are you. – Stephanie Bennett” – Henry

How far beyond your mother do you hope to get? You are not going to be a different woman entirely, so just be a slightly altered version of her, and relax.

“How far beyond your mother do you hope to get? You are not going to be a different woman entirely, so just be a slightly altered version of her, and relax.” – Sheila Heti

Mothers and daughter become the closest, when daughters become mothers.

“Mothers and daughter become the closest, when daughters become mothers.” – Unknown

The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way.

“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

What’s important for my daughter to know is that… if you are fortunate to have opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well.

“What’s important for my daughter to know is that… if you are fortunate to have opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well.” – Kamala Harris

She’s my best friend—she’s everything to me. It’s always just been me and her against the world.

“She’s my best friend—she’s everything to me. It’s always just been me and her against the world.” – Jacquelyn Middleton

The living mother-daughter relationship, you learn over and over again, is a constant choice between adaption and acceptance.

“The living mother-daughter relationship, you learn over and over again, is a constant choice between adaption and acceptance.” – Kelly Corrigan

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.

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

Yes, it’s quite amazing how I continue to shock my mother even after all these years together

“Yes, it’s quite amazing how I continue to shock my mother even after all these years together” – Eloisa James

You never saw such a wild thing as my mother.

“You never saw such a wild thing as my mother.” – Angela Carter

All mother’s characteristics are absorbed by daughter’s personality so that it’s not clear where the mother ends and the daughter begins. It’s pure magic.

“All mother’s characteristics are absorbed by daughter’s personality so that it’s not clear where the mother ends and the daughter begins. It’s pure magic.” – Unknown

A daughter will follow in her mother’s footsteps. Make sure to set a good example.

“A daughter will follow in her mother’s footsteps. Make sure to set a good example.” – Elizabeth George

A mother’s and daughter’s love is never separated.

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

The best day of my life was becoming your mom. You fill my heart with so much happiness and joy.

“The best day of my life was becoming your mom. You fill my heart with so much happiness and joy.” – Unknown

There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.

“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill

What the daughter does, the mother did.

“What the daughter does, the mother did.” – Jewish Proverb

He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.

“He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.” – English Proverb

I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything you gave me, but mostly for your love.

“I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything you gave me, but mostly for your love.” – Wayne F. Winters

And she loved a little girl very, very much – even more than she loved herself.

“And she loved a little girl very, very much – even more than she loved herself.” – Unknown

If you ever feel like giving up, just remember there is a little girl watching who wants to be just like you.

“If you ever feel like giving up, just remember there is a little girl watching who wants to be just like you.” – Anonymous

Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence that they may be true and faithful.

“Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence that they may be true and faithful.” – Elmina Shepard Taylor

Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.

“Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” – Matthew L. Jacobson

My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady, and the other was to be independent,

“My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady, and the other was to be independent,” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

My mother’s right. Home for us doesn’t have to be a fixed place. I find it in slots of time, in slants of light. I feel it closest at dawn when night and day meld and mingle awhile before they drift apart.

“My mother’s right. Home for us doesn’t have to be a fixed place. I find it in slots of time, in slants of light. I feel it closest at dawn when night and day meld and mingle awhile before they drift apart.” – Karen Runge

Her judgmental younger self has no idea that she will have a daughter too one day, and that the thought of her little girl ever leaving home will make her feel like weeping.

“Her judgmental younger self has no idea that she will have a daughter too one day, and that the thought of her little girl ever leaving home will make her feel like weeping.” – Eve Chase

Children and mothers never truly part, bound in the beating of each other’s heart.

“Children and mothers never truly part, bound in the beating of each other’s heart.” – Charlotte Gray

I know grace and mercy was raised by the same single mother.

“I know grace and mercy was raised by the same single mother.” – Jasmine Mans

A daughter without her mother is a woman broken. It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones.

“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

We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters’ lengthening flight.

“We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters’ lengthening flight.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin

I enjoy my life with my daughter. She is one of my favorite people on this planet.

“I enjoy my life with my daughter. She is one of my favorite people on this planet.” – Colleen O’Grady

My mom taught me a woman’s mind should be the most beautiful part of her.

“My mom taught me a woman’s mind should be the most beautiful part of her.” – Sonya Teclai

Motherhood is a choice you make every day to put someone else’s happiness and well being ahead of your own.

“Motherhood is a choice you make every day to put someone else’s happiness and well being ahead of your own.” – Unknown

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

“A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.” – Irish Proverb

A mother gives her daughter the gift of wings so she can soar.

“A mother gives her daughter the gift of wings so she can soar.” – Unknown

Daughters can sometimes be too serious, teach them to laugh and not take life too seriously.

“Daughters can sometimes be too serious, teach them to laugh and not take life too seriously.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Be the woman you want your daughter to be.

“Be the woman you want your daughter to be.” – Unknown

There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.

“There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.” – Taylor Swift

Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.

“Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.” – Maxim Gorky

There’s nothing as powerful as a mother’s love and theirs nothing more healing than a child’s soul.

“There’s nothing as powerful as a mother’s love and theirs nothing more healing than a child’s soul.” – Unknown

A mom is a daughter’s first friend. And, through life, becomes her best friend.

“A mom is a daughter’s first friend. And, through life, becomes her best friend.” – Vicki Reece

Words are not enough to express the unconditional love that exists between a mother and a daughter.

“Words are not enough to express the unconditional love that exists between a mother and a daughter.” – Caitlin Houston

A mother and a daughter always share a special bond, which is engraved on their hearts.

“A mother and a daughter always share a special bond, which is engraved on their hearts.” – Unknown

My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me.

“My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me.” – R.J. Palacio

A mother and a daughter have one soul for two, which can’t be broken by time, obstacles, distance and insults.

“A mother and a daughter have one soul for two, which can’t be broken by time, obstacles, distance and insults.” – Unknown

Now the girl was a mother, and she had her very own daughter; a clever, sweet creature who filled her life with color and beauty.

“Now the girl was a mother, and she had her very own daughter; a clever, sweet creature who filled her life with color and beauty.” – Nicole Lesperance

My daughters are the bouquet of my life.

“My daughters are the bouquet of my life.” – Barbara W Bansley

A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, Where mother is.

“A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, Where mother is.” – Keith L. Brooks

Good daughters make good mothers.

“Good daughters make good mothers.” – Abigail G. Whittlesey

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

My Dearest Baby, You gave me the strength I didn’t know I had. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace.

“My Dearest Baby, You gave me the strength I didn’t know I had. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace.” – Serena Williams

Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me.

“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

A child’s first teacher is its mother.

“A child’s first teacher is its mother.” – Peng Liyuan

I love it when my daughter says I am a supermom.

“I love it when my daughter says I am a supermom.” – Unknown

A relationship between a mother and a daughter shouldn’t be built on the shoulders of a man.

“A relationship between a mother and a daughter shouldn’t be built on the shoulders of a man.” – Emily A. Myers

I tell my daughter every morning, ‘Now, what are the two most important parts of you?’ And she says, ‘My head and my heart.'

“I tell my daughter every morning, ‘Now, what are the two most important parts of you?’ And she says, ‘My head and my heart.'” – Viola Davis

My daughter is my greatest inspiration.

“My daughter is my greatest inspiration.” – Whitney Houston

Maybe Mom is my alter ego and the woman I’m able to be when I’m working.

“Maybe Mom is my alter ego and the woman I’m able to be when I’m working.” – Mary Tyler Moore

The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter.

“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter.” – Anita Diamant

I cannot forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.

“I cannot forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.” – Renita Weems

Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.

“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake

Mom: Take these broken wings and learn to fly. Daughter: Take these sunken eyes and learn to see. Mom: You are my sunshine. Daughter: My only sunshine.

“Mom: Take these broken wings and learn to fly. Daughter: Take these sunken eyes and learn to see. Mom: You are my sunshine. Daughter: My only sunshine.” – Unknown

Dear Daughter, don’t concern yourself with fitting into glass slippers. Think instead of shattering glass ceilings.

“Dear Daughter, don’t concern yourself with fitting into glass slippers. Think instead of shattering glass ceilings.” – Unknown

Mama looked into me and saw something worth believing in, long before i believed in myself.

“Mama looked into me and saw something worth believing in, long before i believed in myself.” – Unknown

If I didn’t have you as a mom, I’d choose you as a friend.

“If I didn’t have you as a mom, I’d choose you as a friend.” – Unknown

Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.

“Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.” – Beverly Jones

A loving and careful mother both recognizes and even protects her daughter’s autonomy and also helps her dance out confidently on to a wider stage.

“A loving and careful mother both recognizes and even protects her daughter’s autonomy and also helps her dance out confidently on to a wider stage.” – Rachel Billington

The older I get, the more I see The power of that young woman, my mother.

“The older I get, the more I see The power of that young woman, my mother.” – Sharon Olds

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm

As they get older, our daughters become more and more like us too.

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

No matter how old you are, you always want your mother’s love and acceptance. I guess I’m hoping one day I’ll get it back.

“No matter how old you are, you always want your mother’s love and acceptance. I guess I’m hoping one day I’ll get it back.” – Hilary Grossman

You are my daughter, not of my blood, but of my heart.

“You are my daughter, not of my blood, but of my heart.” – Elizabeth Lim

I told my mom she was invading my personal space and she said I came out of her personal space.

“I told my mom she was invading my personal space and she said I came out of her personal space.” – Unknown

I’m blessed and I couldn’t be more grateful. Do you want to know why? Because I’m a mother, but that’s only half it. I’m blessed because, when I need to, I can still just be a daughter. I get the feeling that there is nothing more precious than to have both of these roles simultaneously.

“I’m blessed and I couldn’t be more grateful. Do you want to know why? Because I’m a mother, but that’s only half it. I’m blessed because, when I need to, I can still just be a daughter. I get the feeling that there is nothing more precious than to have both of these roles simultaneously.” – Adrianna Stepiano

My mother is my root. my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.

“My mother is my root. my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” – Unknown

Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.

“Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” – Cheryl Lacey Donovan

My daughter is not the child that I expected. She is so much more.

“My daughter is not the child that I expected. She is so much more.” – Brenda Kosciuk

A daughter is God’s way of saying, thought you could use a lifelong friend.

“A daughter is God’s way of saying, thought you could use a lifelong friend.” – Unknown

What’s it like to have the greatest daughter in the world? I don’t know, ask your grandmother.

“What’s it like to have the greatest daughter in the world? I don’t know, ask your grandmother.” – Anonymous

Our mother was different, but that’s what we liked about her. While other children had strict routines and consequences, we had freedom and frivolity— and we didn’t want the party to end.

“Our mother was different, but that’s what we liked about her. While other children had strict routines and consequences, we had freedom and frivolity— and we didn’t want the party to end.” – Amra Pajalic

I am in a long-distance relationship. It’s been six months since I met my mom.

“I am in a long-distance relationship. It’s been six months since I met my mom.” – Leena Duwadi

Every day I become a little more like my mother… and I couldn’t be prouder!

“Every day I become a little more like my mother… and I couldn’t be prouder!” – Unknown

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

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

I love my mother as trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.

“I love my mother as trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.” – Terry Guillemets

The best place to cry is in a mother’s arms.

“The best place to cry is in a mother’s arms.” – Jodi Picoult

Mothers who work full time – they’re the real heroes.

“Mothers who work full time – they’re the real heroes.” – Kate Winslet

My mom is a black-no-sugar woman, but I basically believe in turning my coffee into cheesecake.

“My mom is a black-no-sugar woman, but I basically believe in turning my coffee into cheesecake.” – Jordan Weisman

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou

When we weren’t scratching each other’s eyes out, we were making each other laugh harder than anyone else could.

“When we weren’t scratching each other’s eyes out, we were making each other laugh harder than anyone else could.” – Lucie Arnaz

It’s quite possible my daughter will disagree with this version altogether. She might say that I’ve put words into her mouth. Show me a mother who hasn’t.

“It’s quite possible my daughter will disagree with this version altogether. She might say that I’ve put words into her mouth. Show me a mother who hasn’t.” – Kimberly King Parsons

Because a mother’s love is forever, and so is a daughter’s. Tattooing is a great way of showing your affection, besides feeling your mom or daughter close to you forever.

“Because a mother’s love is forever, and so is a daughter’s. Tattooing is a great way of showing your affection, besides feeling your mom or daughter close to you forever.” – Unknown

It is so nice to come home and have solitude with me and my daughter.

“It is so nice to come home and have solitude with me and my daughter.” – Mindy Kaling

Always love your mother because you will never get another.

“Always love your mother because you will never get another.” – Unknown

A mother teaches her daughter how to feel about herself, about handling pressure, about relishing life’s joys and conquering fears.

“A mother teaches her daughter how to feel about herself, about handling pressure, about relishing life’s joys and conquering fears.” – Melissa Harrison

The older I grow, the more I realize that my mother is the best best friend that I ever had.

“The older I grow, the more I realize that my mother is the best best friend that I ever had.” – Unknown

A mother is the only person in the world who can turn a daughter’s worries and fears into happiness.

“A mother is the only person in the world who can turn a daughter’s worries and fears into happiness.” – Anonymous

The biggest surprise about motherhood was how completely and totally it changed how I look at myself, and what I believe I deserve, for the better.

“The biggest surprise about motherhood was how completely and totally it changed how I look at myself, and what I believe I deserve, for the better.” – Unknown

I am unapologetically and unabashedly deeply biased toward my mother.

“I am unapologetically and unabashedly deeply biased toward my mother.” – Unknown

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

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

As for my girls, I’ll raise them to think they breathe fire.

“As for my girls, I’ll raise them to think they breathe fire.” – Unknown

When life gets hard and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you mom.

“When life gets hard and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you mom.” – Unknown

A daughter is a rainbow, a curve of light through scattered mist that lifts the spirit with her prismatic presence. Is a shadow, a reminder of something brilliant ducking out of sight, too easily drawn away.

“A daughter is a rainbow, a curve of light through scattered mist that lifts the spirit with her prismatic presence. Is a shadow, a reminder of something brilliant ducking out of sight, too easily drawn away.” – Ellen Hopkins

My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.

“My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” – Jodi Picoult

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

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

Many people may be replaced in daughter’s life, but nobody can take the mother’s place.

“Many people may be replaced in daughter’s life, but nobody can take the mother’s place.” – Unknown

You’re a very special lady, who showered me with love I am thankful for you as I’ve told God above.

“You’re a very special lady, who showered me with love I am thankful for you as I’ve told God above.” – Charly Lester

My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived.

“My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived.” – Nayyirah Waheed

Mother and daughter like spoons in a drawer.

“Mother and daughter like spoons in a drawer.” – Maggie Stiefvater

Even as a small child, I understood that women had secrets, and that some of these were only to be told to daughters. In this way we were bound together for eternity.

“Even as a small child, I understood that women 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

My daughter makes me laugh with her incredibly humorous take on the world. Everything makes her laugh, and I aspire to take in the world the same shoes she does.

“My daughter makes me laugh with her incredibly humorous take on the world. Everything makes her laugh, and I aspire to take in the world the same shoes she does.” – Unknown

Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.

“Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.” – Unknown

I like it when my mother smiles. And I especially like it when I make her smile.

“I like it when my mother smiles. And I especially like it when I make her smile.” – Adriana Trigiani

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