We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways.
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.
The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition, but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
Knots Landing is the best thing that ever happened to me.
The older I get, the more I feel
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
When I say that I love you, I don't say it out of habit or to make conversation. I say it to remind you that you're the best thing that's ever happened to me.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.
Losing the future is the best thing that ever happened to me.
A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
A mother is the truest friend we have when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity.
That best academy, a mother's knee.
Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.
[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
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