65 Daughter Quotes On Success In Life

These daughter quotes will inspire you. Having a daughter is a blessing that brings a lot of joy and excitement to one’s life. Girls are affectionate, loving, and curious. These quotes remind you of the love and relationship you have with your daughter.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging daughter quotes, daughter sayings, and daughter proverbs.

Best Daughter Quotes

  1. “A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.” ~ Bruce Barton
  2. “For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit.” ~ Nancy Pelosi
  3. “One of the greatest things about daughters is how they adored you when they were little; how they rushed into your arms with electric delight and demanded that you watch everything they do and listen to everything they say. Those memories will help you through less joyous times when their adoration is replaced by embarrassment or annoyance and they don’t want you to see what they are doing or hear what they are saying. And yet, you will adore your daughter every day of her life, hoping to be valued again, but realizing how fortunate you were even if you only get what you already got.” ~ Michael Josephson
  4. “To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.” ~ Euripides

  5. “God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters, aunts.” ~ Muhammad
  6. “The thing I’m the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I’m fabulous.” ~ Brooke Shields
  7. “When you do talk about yourself, or to yourself… try to picture you talking to your own daughter or your younger sister. Because you would tell your younger sister or your daughter that she is beautiful, and you wouldn’t be lying. Because she is. And so are you.” ~ Amy Poehler
  8. “A son is a son ’til he gets a wife, but a daughter is a daughter all her life.” ~ Emily Giffin

  9. “If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.” ~ Bruce Barton
  10. “Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.” ~ Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
  11. “One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever gotten is my daughter.” ~ Ace Frehley
  12. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” ~ Princess Diana

  13. “We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.” ~ Gloria Steinem
  14. “And thou shalt in thy daughter see,
    This picture, once, resembled thee.” ~ Ambrose Philips
  15. “Of course mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view.” ~ Katherine Howe , Daughter quotes from mom
  16. “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” ~ Saint Augustine

  17. “Who can describe the transports of a beam truly parental on beholding a daughter shoot up like some fair and modest flower, and acquire, day after day, fresh beauty and growing sweetness, so as to fill every eye with pleasure and every heart with admiration?” ~ George Fordyce
  18. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” ~ Jim Valvano
  19. “Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  20. “God intended motherhood to be a relay race. Each generation would pass the baton on to the next.” ~ Mary Pride

  21. “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.” ~ Agatha Christie
  22. “Many things inspire me, but at this moment in my life, my daughter is my greatest inspiration. Working hard has taken on a whole new meaning since I had her. I want to make a great life for myself so she can have a great life.” ~ Roselyn Sanchez
  23. “I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.” ~ Imelda Marcos
  24. “Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.” ~ Joseph Addison

  25. “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 Nexø
  26. “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, and though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love, but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. You may strive to be like them but seek not to make them like you. For life goes not backward, nor tarries with yesterday.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  27. “I still hear you humming, Mama. The color of your song calls me home. The color of your words saying, Let her be. She got a right to be different. She gonna stumble on herself one of these days. Just let the child be. And I be, Mama.” ~ Sonia Sanchez
  28. “Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence – that they may be true and faithful.” ~ Elmina Shepard Taylor

  29. “I think I’m going to have to live vicariously through my daughter’s rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.” ~ Brooke Shields
  30. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” ~ Gaspard Mermillod
  31. “The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother.” ~ Sharon Olds
  32. “If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.” ~ Thomas Fuller

  33. “All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye.” ~ Margaret Atwood
  34. “The essential thing about mothers is that one needs to know that they are there, particularly at that age when, paradoxically, one is trying so hard to break away from parental influence.” ~ Margot Fonteyn
  35. “The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways.” ~ Johnnetta B. Cole
  36. “It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.” ~ Dawn French

  37. “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
  38. “I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her. Bloody hell.” ~ Julie Walters
  39. “The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.” ~ Wynonna Judd
  40. “My daughter, dad where do homeless people come from? My answer, everywhere.” ~ Ray Price

  41. “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
  42. “My daughter is here in town doing a play, and her dog is staying with us. We live up in the hills, so he has access to thousands of acres of wilderness.” ~ Rene Auberjonois
  43. “I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, and I still had a daughter who I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  44. “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

  45. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  46. “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.” ~ Michelle Obama
  47. “It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  48. “I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” ~ Hedy Lamarr

  49. “A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.” ~ Enid Bagnold
  50. “If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten-pound daughter, she’ll answer any questions you have about it.” ~ Courtney Love
  51. “Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement of my being in this country for 30 years. My roots are very much in this country, even though I remain a Westerner.” ~ Francois Gautier
  52. My daughter is one of the associate producers on two shows for Disney. I am really proud of her.” ~ Mary Ann Mobley

  53. “I am the daughter of Earth and Water And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when with never a stain The pavilion of Heaven is bare, And the winds and sunbeams with their convex gleams Build up the blue dome of air, I silently laugh at my own cenotaph, And out of the caverns of rain, Like a child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb, I arise and unbuild it again.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
  54. “My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking.” ~ Christopher Meloni
  55. “We hug, but there are no tears. For every awful thing that’s been said and done, she is my sister. Parents die, daughters grow up and marry out, but sisters are for life. She is the only person left in the world who shares my memories of our childhood, our parents, our Shanghai, our struggles, our sorrows, and, yes, even our moments of happiness and triumph. My sister is the one person who truly knows me, as I know her. The last thing May says to me is ‘When our hair is white, we’ll still have our sister love.” ~ Lisa See , Daughter quotes from parents
  56. “As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.” ~ Solomon Ibn Gabirol

  57. “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
  58. “The birth of my daughter gave me life.” ~ Johnny Depp
  59. “If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model, I would never let her!” ~ Adriana Lima
  60. “Fame is rot; daughters are the thing.” ~ James M. Barrie

  61. “There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It’s really the first time I’ve thought about the future and what it could be.” ~ Johnny Depp
  62. “When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.” ~ Hugh Jackman
  63. “We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters’ lengthening flight.” ~ Letty Cottin Pogrebin

  64. “Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  65. “A wedding is for daughters and fathers. The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day.” ~ Sarah Ruhl

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