"Moments are more valuable now than years that are gone."
Proverbs Age |
"The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex."
Wynonna Judd Grandmother |
"Daughters understand as they grow older, they become good friends."
Catherine Pulsifer Friend |
"If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be - enthusiasm."
Bruce Barton Giving |
"Who can describe the transports of a beam truly parental on beholding a daughter shoot up like some fair and modest flower, and acquire, day after day, fresh beauty and growing sweetness, so as to fill every eye with pleasure and every heart with admiration?"
George Fordyce Beauty |
"Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence - that they may be true and faithful."
Elmina S. Taylor Confidence |
"Once in a blue moon there's someone who knows it all, someone who
knows and accepts you unconditionally, someone who's there for life."
Jill McCorkle Life |
"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."
Martin Andersen-Nexo Marriage |
You've been a blessing from the start . . . I love you daughter with all my heart."
"Fond as we are of our loved ones, there comes, at times, during their absence
an unexplained peace."
Anne Shaw Peace |
"Wisdom is the daughter of experience."
Leonardo da Vinci Wisdom |
"To our daughter:
As you grew, we encouraged you to live each day,
as you leave, take with you the thought that each day you are given is a 'present'! "
Catherine and Byron Pulsifer, from As You Grew Words of Encouragement |
"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 Mother |
"I am come back to you - I am come back home - for refuge - to tell
George Eliot Home |
"The world will try hard to dismantle any positive messages
we give our daughters. So it's important our messages boost their
self-esteem, self-image, and self-respect as much as possible."
Michael T Wilkinson, A Father's Guide to Raising Daughters
"The value system upheld by the social self is influenced by the
specific values of the unique social systems to which each of us belongs.
The son of a gardener and a goldsmith in California will likely have
a different set of social directives than the daughter of a lawyer
and an accountant in Texas."
Alison Cardy, Career Grease