Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Yes, it's quite amazing how I continue to shock my mother even after all these years together
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.
Knots Landing is the best thing that ever happened to me.
The more a daughter knows the details of her mother's life [...] the stronger the daughter.
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
The older I get, the more I feel
When we weren't scratching each other's eyes out, we were making each other laugh harder than anyone else could.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
Momma was home. She was the most totally human, human being that I have ever known, and so very beautiful. Within our home, she was an abundance of love, discipline, fun, affection, strength, tenderness, encouragement, understanding, inspiration, support.
The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
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.
I cannot forget my mother, She is my bridge.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of herself. -Author Unknown As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
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