The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.
A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways.
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
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.
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.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother.
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
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.
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.
The older I get, the more I feel.
Fame is rot; daughters are the thing.
I cannot forget my mother, She is my bridge.