Having a daughter is a blessing that brings a lot of joy and excitement in one’s life. Girls are affectionate, loving, and curious and they fill the house with laughter and beauty. They are also very loyal, always ready to help and to get involved in new things.
Having a daughter is like having a younger best friend. Daughters teach parents about the joys of childhood and the beauty of youth, while parents teach daughters about responsibility and confidence.
The following quotes teach us all about daughter and parent relationships.
1. On Having a Daughter
To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter. ~ Euripides
Daughters are the supportive and loving friend every parent dreams of. Except that daughters are better than friends, because they are a piece of the parents’ innermost being. In old age, the youth of the daughters remind parents of all the joys of life.
2. On Father – Daughter Relationship
No one in this world can love a girl more than her father. ~ Michael Ratnadeepak
Having a daughter changes a man completely. For the first time he has the chance to witness, step by step, how a little girl turns into a woman, and all the struggles and joys she goes through. That is why fathers are always so protective and caring.
3. On Raising a Good Daughter
Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad. ~ Unknown
To learn how to be a great daughter and person, a girl needs the example of her parents. Only a supportive and loving father can teach her how to be brave and confident, and show her how strength can turn into tenderness.
4. On Mother Love
A mother’s treasure is her daughter. ~ Catherine Pulsifer
Mothers always see a reflection of themselves in their daughters, yet they also love their daughters for being unique and for growing into their own personality. For all that is different and all that is shared, mothers see in their daughters a true gift. Check out our mom quotes.
5. On Relationship Challenges
The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex. ~ Wynonna Judd
A mother – daughter relationship can work wonderfully, yet also bring many challenges. Despite their similarities, a mother and daughter have their own personality. While they relationship is usually complex, it is also unique and rewarding.
6. On Teaching Confidence
Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence – that they may be true and faithful. ~ Elmina S. Taylor
As they grow, girls need the help of their mother to blossom into good people, confident women, and loving wives. Only mothers can teach girls how their inner strength, beauty, and grace can be brought to surface.
7. On Special Bonds
Sisters, mothers, and daughters share a special bond that lasts a lifetime. ~ Catherine Pulsifer
Women connect to one another in simple, yet profound ways, but nothing is stronger that a blood relationship turned into a real friendship. As mothers, sisters, and daughters, women learn from each other about femininity, love, and beauty, creating bonds for life.
8. On Good Daughters
Good daughters make good mothers. ~ Abigail G. Whittlesey
We learn from our parents how to be good parents ourselves. We also learn from them how to be good daughters and sons, by knowing how to care for another person. By being a loving and caring daughter, a girl already knows how to be a great mother for her own children. Being in a happy family is so important, see our family quotes for more.
9. On Respecting Daughters
Tell me how can one live without daughters. ~ Malala Yousafzai
A home that lacks the laughter, joy, smiles, and colors brought by daughters will never known real happiness. Daughters are future wives and mothers, and without them, the world will hardly know how to recognize love.
10. On the Joys of Parenthood
The best music I have ever heard is the sound of my daughter’s giggling. ~ Debasish Mridha
The laughter or giggle of a daughter is the most gentle and pure sound that one can ever hear. From their fragile hearts, daughters can fill one’s world with joy and love, in simple but meaningful ways.
11. On Setting a Good Example
A daughter will follow in her mom’s footsteps so make sure to set a good example. ~ Elizabeth George
Children learn by imitating the behavior of their parents. Daughters learn from their mothers, by admiring their beauty, their confidence, and their nurturing power. To raise a good daughter and a wonderful woman, a mother must teach her how to be one.
12. On Daughters and Sons
A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life. ~ Irish Proverb
Sons get easily separated from their parents once they build their own families. Yet daughters, who are usually more nurturing and caring, always strive to build bridges between all their loved ones. Daughters never forget the little girls inside them, while sons, taking responsibility over their own family, sometimes forget about the little boys inside them.
13. On Mother – Daughter Relationship
What the daughter does, the mother did. ~ Jewish Proverb
A mother and her daughter can have distinctive personalities, opinions, or preferences, yet somehow, a girl always finds in her mother the closest and dearest example in life. That is why a mother always survives in her daughter.
14. On the Power of Women
Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began. ~ Signe Hammer
Every mother is the daughter of another women and every daughter might be a mother someday. This profound law of life creates a powerful bond between women, who share between them the secrets of love and beauty. In their subtle ways, women have always ruled upon life.
15. On Parenting
A daughter is a treasure – and a cause of sleeplessness ~ Ben Sirach
Having a daughter is an extraordinary gift, but it can bring a lot of challenges and worries. Parents love their daughters so much that they never escape the need to protect them from all that is bad and ugly in life.
16. On Connection
Mother and daughter are like spoons in a drawer. ~ Maggie Stiefvater
Mothers and daughters have a lot to share. From beauty tips to career advice or relationships talks, they are united in a bond that goes beyond blood relations. When a mother and a daughter are friends, they personalities merge together, they each become a part of the other.
17. On Parent Love
My daughter is my passion and my life. ~ Tamara Mellon
Having a daughter is a very exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience. Parents have a chance to return to childhood and witness how their daughter discovers the world and how she becomes a well-rounded person. In many ways, a daughter is the creation of her parents.
18. On Child Love
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything just melts away. ~ Hugh Jackman
There is nothing like the heart-warming and loving presence of a child, who is always pure, gentle, and fragile, yet already showing a strong, big heart. The hugs and smiles of a daughter always remind a man of all that is beautiful and pure in the world.
19. On Daughters and Mothers
Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers. ~ Unknown
As good friends as a mother and daughter would be, it is challenging for the daughter to always understand the point of view of her mother, who has much more life experience and is less flexible in her opinions. Only when a girl becomes a mother she can understand her mother.
20. On Confidence
What I wanted most for my daughter was that she be able to soar confidently in her own sky. ~ Helen Claes
Parents see so much of themselves in their children that they forget they children are their own persons, with their unique gifts and desires. The best thing that a parent can do for their daughter is to let her express her individuality and to find her unique voice.
21. On Strength
The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter. ~ Anita Diamant
Being a woman and a mother is challenging. As a mother, hiding this challenges from the daughter might seem as a measure of protection, yet the best way to protect a daughter is to teach her what she might face in the future and how to be strong against all challenges.
22. On Winning Someone’s Heart
He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin. ~ English Proverb
To win the heart of a woman, a man must first win the heart of her mother. Mothers and daughters always confide in each other. If a man can impress the mother, the mother becomes his most powerful ally.
23. On Distance
No mother and daughter ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them. ~ Christie Watson
The best thing about a mother – daughter relationship is that it knows no boundaries of time and distance. The profound connection surpasses such limitations. The daughter always carries her mother within her, and the mother always carries her daughter in her heart.
24. On Finding a Good Wife
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter. ~ Thomas Fuller
Good daughters make good wives because they know how to be kind and affectionate, how to treat their loved ones with respect and love, and how to maintain the unity of a family. A good daughter cares about family.
25. On Being a Daughter
The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways. ~ Johnnetta Betsch Cole
When a mother passes away, it is difficult not to feel that an entire world collapsed. Yet, a daughter will always recognize her mother in herself. Gestures, likes, dislikes, or physical traits will remind her that her mother will always live within her and with her.
26. On Daughters and Happiness
A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer. ~ Unknown
A daughter is always a sunny presence, sharing smiles and hugs and reminding parents of all the joys of childhood and youth. Daughters add a serene and delightful stroke to any house, turning it into a real home.
27. On Father Love
A girl’s first true love is her father. ~ Marisol Santiago
Daughters always judge men comparing them with their own fathers. Their fathers are affectionate, caring, and protective and they want a man who can hold the same standard.
28. On Daughters as Friends
A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend. ~ Unknown
For a parent, a daughter is like a friend who they can watch growing up and share many moments of connection with. Moreover, a daughter is the friend that knows you most intimately and who you know in the same way. It is an unmatched connection.
29. On Women
As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. ~ Vera Wang
Growing up as a girl is challenging and sometimes even difficult. Yet, girls are not a fragile as they seem. They hold a lot of inner power and only a mother can witness how this power grows.
30. On Parenting Challenges
Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away. ~ Heather Gudenkauf
It is not easy raising a child, and girls, as cute and understanding as they might seem, bring along their own kind of challenges. Having a daughter can be really fun, yet it is not always easy.
31. On Being a True Princess
I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my father is a king.~ Unknown
A daughter will always see in her father a confident and powerful man who is at the same time tender and protective. She will learn from her father how to be the same.