Mother-Daughter Quotes That Will Touch Your Heart

Mother daughter quotes have been written, read, and repeated throughout the years simply because the relationship between a mother and daughter is very special. Their ineffable bond is one that is celebrated by way of songs, movies, and quotations; continuing to inspire generations of mothers and daughters with words and sentiments that spring from the heart.

Below is a selection of some of the most meaningful mother daughter quotations uttered and written by famous people, celebrities, poets, writers, and other significant women in history. "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

"She's my teacher, my advisor, my greatest inspiration."

-Whitney Houston

"Becoming a mother makes you the mother of all children. From now on each wounded, abandoned, frightened child is yours. You live in the suffering mothers of every race and creed and weep with them. You long to comfort all who are desolate."

- Charlotte Gray

Mother Daughter Quotes

"Who fed me from her gentle breast
And hushed me in her arms to rest,
And on my cheek sweet kisses prest?
My Mother."

-Anne Taylor

"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

"A mother's treasure is her daughter."

-Catherine Pulsifer

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

- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

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Mother Daughter Quotes

"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power."

-Maya Angelou

"What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?"

- Louisa May Alcott

"From the time I was a child I wanted to be like my mother. Not necessarily an actress - I never dreamed I'd have the courage. But an active, volatile woman like she was."

-Isabella Rossellini, daughter of Ingrid Bergman

Mother Daughter Quotations

"A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give."

-Laurel Atherton

"Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where you backbone ought to be."

-Clementine Paddleford

Inspiring, illuminating, and uplifting, the sincerity of these mother-daughter quotations can brighten your day and serve as little reminders of the power of love between a girl and the woman who gave birth to her and who still loves her unconditionally, especially since she may now be a grown woman and a mother herself.

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