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120 Inspiring Mother Daughter Quotes & Sayings

In this post, you will find 120 Inspiring Mother Daughter Quotes & Sayings.

 

Mother Daughter Quotes & Sayings

 

“Happiness is mother and daughter time.”

 

“A mother’s treasure is her daughter.”

 

“I love you so much I could squish you.”

 

“Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a Mother.”

 

“A mother is a daughter’s best friend.”

 

“Dear mom, I get it now.”

 

“Mom – a title just above the queen.”

 

“The love between a mother and daughter is FOREVER.”

 

“A mother’s treasure is her daughter.”

 

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”

 

“Motherhood is difficult and rewarding.” — Gloria Estefan

 

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother”

 

“A daughter is a girl who eventually grows up to be her mom’s best friend.”

 

“The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.” — Wynonna Judd

 

“A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be your best friend.”

 

“A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.”

 

“A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.”

 

“A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.”

 

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

 

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

 

“Mother. One person who does the work of twenty. — For free.”

 

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

 

“A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous.”

 

“Her mother would tell her she was beautiful and that everything was all right.” — Sarah Addison Allen

 

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

 

“I see my mother exactly as she is – sad and strong, tense and trying.” — Corey Ann Haydu

 

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

 

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

 

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.”

 

“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” — Robert A. Heinlein

 

“The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms your children.”

 

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

 

“Mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”

 

“The woman who is my best friend, my teacher, my everything: Mom.” — Sandra Vischer

 

“Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers.”

 

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

 

“One of the most important relationships we have is the relationship we have with our mothers.”

 

“He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mothers for you leaves its own mark.” — J.K. Rowling

 

“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.”

 

“I can see my daughter a successful woman, a fighter, and a very good person. I always believe in her. I love how she becomes exactly like me. I only hope she will be a better mom more than me.”

 

“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

 

“Only a mother can understand a daughter who’s in her teen age. Treats her same and most especially loves her the same.”

 

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”

 

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

 

“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

 

“To my daughter. Never forget that I love you. Life is filled with hard times and good times. Learn from everything you can. Be the woman I know you can be. Mom”

 

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

 

“Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began.” — Signe Hammer

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

“As a child, I was very careful not to erase my mother’s writing on the chalkboard because I would miss her.” — Joyce Rachelle

 

“Call your mother. Tell her you love her. Remember, you’re the only person who knows what her heart sounds like from the inside.”

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

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

 

“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

 

“As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.” — Oscar Wilde

 

“Maybe she’d never really known her mother at all. And if you couldn’t know the person whose body was your first home, then who could you ever know?” — Brit Bennett

 

“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.”

 

“You are my rainbow to keep. My eyes will always be watching you; never will I lose sight of you.” — Vesna M. Bailey

 

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

 

“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life […] the stronger the daughter.” — Anita Diamant

 

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

 

“My mother is not evil. She is just a perfectly sensible snake, protecting her eggs and making her way in the world as best she can.” — Frances Hardinge

 

“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

 

“It is not the job of the child to protect her mother. It’s the mother’s job to protect the child. By allowing your mother to protect you, you gave her a gift. Do you understand me?” — Kristin Cashore

 

“Her smile makes me smile. Her laugh is infectious. Her heart is pure and true. Above all I love that she is my daughter.”

 

“Lately, Mami’s eyes have been so dark, I don’t like looking into them because I’m afraid I’ll fall in.” — Raquel Cepeda

 

“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” — Dorothy Canfield Fisher

 

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

 

“To my beautiful daughter, always remember: you are brave, you are capable, you are pretty, and you can accomplish ANYTHING your heart desires! I know this because I am your mother.”

 

“Vividly seeing that love had always been my mother’s guide, I could finally release my anger—let go of it there in the woods—and move past it.” — Aspen Matis

 

“My mom is the greatest mom in the whole wide world. She’s done everything for me to make my dreams come true.” — Josh Hutcherson

 

“There are women locked in my womb forever, the memory of their birth. All I can do now is liberate the fruit of their wombs. And it may be too late.” — Kiana Davenport

 

“I don’t want my children to follow in my footsteps. I want them to take the path next to me and go further than I could have ever dreamt possible.”

 

“My mom is literally a part of me. You can’t say that about many people except relatives, and organ donors.” — Carrie Latet

 

“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

 

“The thing about mothers, I want to say, is that once the containment ends and one becomes two, you don’t always fit together so nicely… The living mother-daughter relationship, you learn over and over again, is a constant choice between adaptation and acceptance.” — Kelly Corrigan

 

“When someone asks you where you come from, the answer is your mother… When your mother’s gone, you’ve lost your past. It’s so much more than love. Even when there’s no love, it’s so much more than anything else in your life. I did love my mother, but I didn’t know how much until she was gone.” — Anna Quindlen

 

“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 of 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

 

“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

 

“How can she explain to Gustaf that within the magic circle of maternal energy, Irena has never managed to rule over her own lifeHow can she explain that the constant proximity of the mother would throw her back, into her weakness, her immaturity?” — Milan Kundera

 

“My mother was like sand. The kind that warms you on a beach when you come shivering out of the cold water. The kind that clings to your body, leaving its impression on your skin to remind you where you’ve been and where you’ve come from.” — Clare Vanderpool

 

“As a little girl, she remembered many nights just like this one. Taking these long, halcyon walks with her mother; sometimes stopping for ice cream or even a soda and afterward sitting together outside on the apartment stoop to further escape the unbearable heat of their apartment. The interesting thing was, life with her mother didn’t start out twisted. It just ended up that way.” — L. Donsky-Levine

 

“My mother did not want to go to America: this much I knew. I knew it by the way she became distracted and impatient with my sister, by the way she stopped tucking us into bed at night. I knew it from watching her feet, which began to shuffle after my father announced the move, as though they threw down invisible roots that needed to be pulled out with each step.” — Catherine Chung

 

“Mother was comfort. Mother was home. A girl who lost her mother was suddenly a tiny boat on an angry ocean. Some boats eventually floated ashore. And some boats, like me, seemed to float farther and farther from land” — Ruta Sepetys

 

“I allowed myself unintentionally to be led to hurt you, my dearest child, for whom I would have given at every moment my life! Reflection came always too late, but not the deserved punishment! My sufferings were great, very great. God be praised that those terrible times are gone by and that only death can separate me from you, my beloved Victoria.” — Cecil Woodham-Smith

 

“When “Here Comes the Sun” started, what happenedNo, the sun didn’t come out, but Mom opened up like the sun breaking through the clouds. You know how in the first few notes of that song, there’s something about George’s guitar that’s just so hopefulIt was like when Mom sang, she was full of hope, too. She even got the irregular clapping right during the guitar solo.” — Maria Semple

 

“When I think of the exquisite love and sympathy which might be between a mother and daughter, I feel myself defrauded of a beautiful thing rightfully mine, in a world where for me such things are pitiably few.” — Mary MacLane

 

“I smiled and looked at her- there she was with such a genuine grin and twinkle in her eyes. I kissed my mother on her forehead and took a long look into her hazel eyes. I wondered when I would have the next chance to see her as I whispered, ‘I love you.’” — Jori Nunes

 

“Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one of which has lain in amniotic bliss inside the other, one of which has labored to give birth to the other. The materials are here for the deepest mutuality and the most painful estrangement.” — Adrienne Rich

 

“On this walk, I’d had so much time and space to actually figure out who I was without my mother’s influence. I understood now: the things that my mother had found made her happy were not the same as the things that made me happy. And I understood: that was okay.” — Aspen Matis

 

“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

 

“Daughter, I want you to forgive easily, laugh loudly and never allow yourself to become the invisible, silent woman that your mother was. Daughter, this is how we soften our hearts and become better human beings.” — Diriye Osman

 

“She is the creature of life, the giver of life, and the giver of abundant love, care, and protection. Such are the great qualities of a mother. The bond between a mother and her child is the only real and purest bond in the world, the only true love we can ever find in our lifetime.” Ama H. Vanniarachchy

 

“My mother spoke highly of me, and to me. But more important, […] she was there with me. She had my back, supported me. This is the role of the mother, and in that visit, I really saw clearly, and for the first time, why a mother is really important. Not just because she feeds and also loves and cuddles and even mollycoddles a child, but because in an interesting and maybe an eerie and unworldly way, she stands in the gap. She stands between the unknown and the known.” Maya Angelou

 

“From her thighs, she gives your life and how you treat she who gives your life shows how much you value the life given to you by the Creator. And from seed to dust there is ONE soul above all others. That you must always show patience, respect, and trust – this woman is your mother.” — Suzy Kassem

 

“I had never confronted my parents with the true feelings I had for them, and I had certainly never expressed the depth of my feeling for my mother, being too selfish to try when I should have.” Brooke Hayward

 

“Mother! The holiest body on earth without which even god’s existence seems next to impossible. A woman whose sufferings cannot be conveyed. A woman whose love cannot be measured. The one who loves you unconditionally and protects you beyond her limits. Yes, she’s the real hero, a true warrior. Who can win millions of hearts just by her tender touch? She’s my bestie.” Sarvani Rajdeep

 

“If it weren’t for me, she wouldn’t have to take jobs like this. She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar. I felt my guilt like a brand…. I had seen girls clamor for new clothes and complain about what their mothers made for dinner. I was always mortified. Didn’t they know they were trying their mothers to the ground? Weren’t chains ashamed of their prisoners?” Janet Fitch

 

“We mothers have a wonderfully precious and truly powerful role to play in the future self-images of our daughters. The truth is, the most effective way to inculcate in our daughters a fighting chance at life-long self-love and empowerment is not in the books we read to them, or the workshops we send them to, or the media we do or do not expose them to, or even the things we tell them, rather it is in the reflection of self-love and empowerment they see in us, their mothers. The model of our own empowerment gives our daughters permission to be powerful.” — Melia Keeton-Digby

 

“I turn around, looking for my mother. It’s not that I don’t care about her. It’s just that our relationship is more complicated than the usual daughter-mother relationship. The rosy love I’m supposed to feel for her is slashed with black and splattered with various shades of gray.” Susan Ee

 

“Whosoever does not believe in the existence of a sixth sense has clearly not regarded their own mother. How it is they know all they know about you, even those secrets you locked away so tightly in the most hidden compartments of your heart, remains one of the great mysteries of the world. And they don’t just know—they know instantly.” — Narissa Doumani

 

“I think about following her, but I want to give Zoe a minute alone with her mother. I want them to have the shift and redistribution of their relationship that I never got to have with my own mom, that acrobatic feat of love where everything is turned upside down and yet they are both still able to keep their balance.” Jodi Picoult

 

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