Mother and Daughter Quotes - The Love Between a Mother and Her Child

Mother and daughter quotes inspire and reveal the complexities of this special bond. Mothers and daughters are like snowflakes, each one special and unique, yet alike in so many ways. The mother/daughter bond is rich and deep, beautiful and fragile. Use these quotations to honor your relationship and inspire you reflect on the many ways in which your bond has helped you to grow and become the woman you are today.

Below are mother and daughter-quotes from famous personalities, including poets, philosophers, celebrities, and authors. Some of the quotations are funny, others sober, some self-deprecating, and still some that are bound to resonate with and touch the heart of any mother or daughter who reads them."Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind."
- Kahlil Gibran

"The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex."
-Wynonna Judd

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

"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie."
-Tenneva Jordan

Mother and Daughter Quotes

"Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers."
-Author Unknown

"If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter."
-Thomas Fuller

"A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self. And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships."
- Victoria Secunda

"My mother won't admit it, but I've always been a disappointment to her. Deep down inside, she'll never forgive herself for giving birth to a daughter who refuses to launder aluminum foil and use it over again."
-Erma Bombeck

mother and daughter quotes

Mother and Daughter Quotes

"Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials."
- Meryl Streep

"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his".
-Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

"God intended motherhood to be a relay race. Each generation would pass the baton on to the next."
-Mary Pride

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new."
- Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Let these mother-and-daughter-quotes serve as the proverbial toast to a beautiful relationship that has its ups and downs, tears and laughter, and two pairs of oustretched arms to console, cuddle, comfort, and come home to.

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