159+ Best Mother Daughter Quotes

Mothers and daughters have a special connection and strong bond. You can express that sentiment with emotional quotes about mother and daughter. To express your love, heartwarming mother-daughter quotes will help you celebrate the meaningful relationship.

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Famous Mother and Daughter Quotes

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

Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. George Eliot

A mother’s love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom. A mother’s love bears strength, comfort, healing, and warmth. Her beauty is compared to a sunny day that shines upon each rose petal and inspires hope. Ellen J. Barrier

A mother is a daughter’s best friend.

Happiness is mother and daughter time.

As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. Kristin Hannah

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

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.

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

A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life. Irish Proverb

You’ll be her first role model, her first friend, her first love. You are her mom and she is your whole world. She is your little girl.

There were times when… I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always. Taylor Swift

No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them. Christie Watson

When I’m weak and unpretty, I know I’m beautiful and strong. Because I see myself like my mother does. Lauren Alaina, Like My Mother Does

Mother and daughter never truly part, maybe in distance but never in heart.

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Someday when the pages of my life end, I know that you will be one of the most beautiful chapters.

A mother and a daughter always share a special bond, which is engraved on their hearts.

The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter. Anita Diamant, The Red Tent

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

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

For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.

As they get older, our daughters become more and more like us too. Amy Newmark

My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along. Denise Van Outen

In my life, you are the sun that never fades and the moon that never wanes.

What the daughter does, the mother did. Jewish Proverb

Short Mother-Daughter Quotes

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.

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

If you ever feel like giving up, just remember there is a little girl watching who wants to be just like you.

A mother’s treasure is her daughter. Catherine Pulsifer

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

It was easy for me to not feel beautiful in a world of prom queens, yet my mother was always reminding me of how worthy I was. I was a lucky daughter. Brittainy C. Cherry, Eleanor & Grey

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

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

You are my angel, you remind me of the goodness in this world and inspire me to be the greatest version of myself. Steve Maraboli

Always love your mother because you will never get another.

My highest hope for her is just that she has the fearlessness to always be her authentic self, no matter what she thinks men want her to be. Channing Tatum

I’ve never had a moment’s doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life. Ian McEwan

I smile because I’m your daughter. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.

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A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.

Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of. Bethany Hamilton

Being a mother and grandmother is the best of the best in my life. My grandchildren multiply the joy my daughters bring me. Alexandra Stoddard

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

Mothers are the most dynamic and influential force on the development of a young woman’s journey to being herself. Hillary L. McBride, Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image

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

Many people may be replaced in daughter’s life, but nobody can take the mother’s place.

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

You’re nothing short of magical and beautiful to me / Oh, I’ll never hit the big time without you / So they can keep their treasure and their ties to the machine / ‘Cause I am the mother of Evangeline. Brandi Carlile

Touching Mother-Daughter Quotes

Mother and daughter got on very well indeed, with a deep affection founded on an almost complete misunderstanding. Mary Stewart

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter’s mouth. Victoria Secunda

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

I did not give you the gift of life, life gave me the gift of you.

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? Milton Berle

The woman who is my best friend, my teacher, my everything: Mom. Sandra Vischer, Unliving the Dream

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

Chin up Princess or the crown slips.

Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angelshine about them, and though it wears thin sometimes there is always enough left to lasso your heart. Alan Beck

I could never love anyone the way I love you, I used to tell my wife. And then the second I looked in that baby’s eyes, in that exact moment, that if we were ever under attack, I would use my wife as a human shield to protect that baby. Ryan Reynolds

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I told my mom she was invading my personal space and she said I came out of her personal space.

It’s not ’empty nest syndrome’ until all of their crap is out of your basement.

What’s it like to have the greatest daughter in the world? I don’t know ask your grandmother.

She’s my best friend she’s everything to me. It’s always just been me and her against the world. Jacqueline Middleton, Until the Last Star Fades

The only love between a mother and a daughter can’t be changed and only this love has no limits. It grows with every single day and never fades.

By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she’s wrong.

When someone asks you where you come from, the answer is your mother. It’s so much more than love. Even when there’s no love, it’s so much more than anything else in your life. Anna Quindlan, One True Thing

Thank you to the woman who carried me for 9 months and for 29 years financially.

Unconditional Love Mother-Daughter Quotes

One of the most important relationships we’ll have is the relationship we have with our mothers. Iyanla Vanzant

A daughter is a girl who turns out to be her mom’s best friend.

Happiness is mother-daughter time.

I got it from my mama. Will.I.Am.

I am proud of many things in this life, but nothing makes me more proud than my daughter.

Mothering is a mysterious task. First, you create an intimate, all consuming attachment with your daughter, then you spend the rest of your life learning to let her go. Judy Ford

The more a daughter knows about the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter. Anita Diamant

The phrase working mother is redundant. Jane Sellman

God did not give me the daughter I wanted, he gave me the daughter I needed.

No matter how much I say I love you, I always love you more than that.

I cannot forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadies herself long enough for me to run across safely. Renita Weems

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All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return. Jodi Picoult

A mother who radiates self-love and acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem. Naomi Wolf

I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because a queen raised me.

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

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

The love between a mother and daughter is FOREVER.

A mom is a daughter’s ‘first’ friend. And, through life, becomes her best friend. Vicki Reece

A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.

To my daughter, I will say, See your beauty without a compliment or a mirror.

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

Of course, mothers and daughters with strong personalities might see the world from very different points of view. Katherine Howe

Mother-Daughter Bond Quotes

Mother and daughter from the start, best friends forever from the heart.

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

Mothers and daughters are part of each other’s consciousness, in different degrees and in a different way, but still with the mutual sense of something which has always been there. Edith Wharton, The Mother’s Recompense

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. Winnie the Pooh

No one in this world can love a girl more than her mother.

My greatest blessings call me mom.

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

You’re always with me, like a handprint on my heart.

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

Daughters are far more precious than jewels.

The mother daughter relationship is the most complex. Wynonna Judd

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Angels are often disguised as daughters.

You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars. E.E. Cummings

The dearest things I know are what you are. Oscar Hammerstein II

A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.

Daughters are like flowers that fill the world with beauty.

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

Life is tough my darling, but so are you. Stephanie Bennet Henry

From a little girl so very small, how and when did you get so tall? Karen Mortensen

Beautiful Mother-Daughter Quotes

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.

My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady, and the other was to be independent, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

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

No matter how old you get, you’ll always be my baby girl.

And though she is little, she is fierce. William Shakespeare

I hope you believe in yourself as much as I believe in you.

The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way. Joyce Carol Oates

Since I’ve heard your first scream and saw your wonderful eyes, my heart has been stolen. And it was the prettiest thief I’ve ever seen.

I have never dreamt of having a better daughter than you. You made my life complete.

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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.

A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous…full of beauty and forever beautiful…loving and caring and truly amazing. Deanna Beisser

You will always be the miracle that makes my life complete.

No matter your age, you will always need your mom.

You are such a beautiful girl, and I’m so proud of the incredible way that you are growing up. Even at such a young age, you are full of wisdom, kindness, compassion, and courage.

Find it within you to love exactly who you are and to know you’re capable, you’re loved and you’re beautiful. The world is a better place, because of you. You are unique because there is only ONE of you. Shantel VanSanten

A mother is the only person in the world, who can turn daughter’s worries and fears into happiness.

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

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

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

Inspirational Mother and Daughter Quotes

I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because my mother is a queen.

I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine. She helps me prosper and reach great heights. Terri Guillemets

First my mother, forever my friend.

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.

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. Oprah Winfrey

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

You are the woman who came into my life unexpectedly, whose presence kissed my soul. Marisa Donnelly

Thank you for caring. You don’t have to, but I sure am glad you do. Kasey Chatburn

You’re a very special lady, who showered me with love I am thankful for you as I’ve told God above. Charly Lester

A mother’s and daughter’s love is never separated.

Each day I give thanks for you and appreciate all that you do. Catherine Pulsifer

There is nothing more powerful than a mother’s love for her daughter and there is nothing more healing than daughter’s gratitude.

What sunshine is to flowers, and tides are to the sea, is nowhere as important you’re being in my life is to me. C. Stellar

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Thank you for being the answer to the prayer I hadn’t realized I asked for. Marisa Donnelly

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

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. Albert Schweitzer

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.

There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchill

Mom a title just above the queen.

Meaningful Mother and Daughter Quotes

Motherhood is difficult and rewarding. Gloria Estefan

I love you so much I could squish you.

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

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

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

If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way mom told you in the beginning.

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It’s quite possible my daughter will disagree with this version altogether. She might say that I’ve put words into her mouth. Show me a mother who hasn’t. Kimberly King Parsons

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field since the payment is pure love. Mildred Vermont

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

It’s a different kind of love. It’s very pure, it’s unconditional, but they haven’t earned it yet. They didn’t do anything, they just exist, and you love them completely, but it’s not built on anything other than their existence. John Legend

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The day you came into this world was the day that my life was forever changed. I never thought it was possible to feel so many different emotions all at the same time. One look at your beautiful face and I felt overjoyed, incredulous, blessed, relieved, exhausted, and utterly terrified.

You don’t know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever. Regina King

From the moment they placed you in my arms, you snuggled right into my heart.

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I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.

Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together. Susan Gale