If you are looking for quotes about daughters – perfect for birthday wishes for your daughter – then you have come to the right place!


Not everyone knows this but my daughter and I share the same birthday.


Yes, that’s right. Many years ago I spent the majority of my birthday in labor before finally giving birth to my first child and daughter Savannah.

Not the funnest, most fantastic way to spend your birthday I know, but hey, the present I received that day was the most special and precious birthday gift I have ever received in my life. Here a photo of me with my birthday twin below.



Now I know that our own words don’t always convey the amazing love we feel for our daughters so I have compiled the top 100 very best of the best quotes about daughters to help you better express the love you feel for her. Sometimes a good quote really does say it all!


Without further ado here are 100 quotes about daughters:


1 -Every moment I have had with my daughter is precious. Cathy Shaffer.


2 -Do not forget to tell your daughters God made them beautiful. Habeeb Akande


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


4 -Mother and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with. Melia Keeton-Digby


5 -I know a girl; she puts the color inside my world. John Mayer


6 -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 remorsefully all that stands in its path. Agatha Christie


7 -A daughter may outgrow your lap but she will never outgrow your heart. Unknown


8 -Angels are often disguised as daughters. Author Unknown


9 -And she loved a little girl very, very much – even more than she loved herself – Author Unknown


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


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


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


13 -Mothers, look after your daughters, keep them near you, keep their confidence – that they may be true and faithful. Elmina S Taylor


14 -My daughter is my passion and my life. Tamara Mellon


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


16 -A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart. Author Unknown


17 -You can’t be sure of most things in this world, but you can be sure of the love that lies between a mother and a daughter. Author Unknown


18 -A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous. Author Unknown


19 -I have a daughter and she’s the greatest thing that ever happened to me. She gives me a good excuse to watch cartoons. Mike Dirnt


20 -On this day, years ago, I received one of the best gifts I could have ever received, my beautiful baby girl was born and has blessed me ever since. Author Unknown


21 -Invest time into your daughter. She is worth it.


22 -Never dull your shine for somebody else. Tyra Banks


23 -No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.


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


25 -I will hold you up when you can’t stand. I will wipe away your tears when you cry. I will fight for you when you give up and I will love you forever and always.


26 -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.


27 -I love you for all that you are, all that you have been and all you are yet to be.


28 -Daughters are angels sent from above to fill our heart with unending love. J. Lee


29 -Life is tough, my darling, but so are you. Stephanie Bennett Henry


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


Lessons to teach your daughter



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


32 -Mothers and daughters – they always share a special bond – though near or far apart – the words that would describe it – are written on the heart.


33 -A daughter is a beautiful gift, that brings warmth to my heart and brightness to each day.


34 -You have been a blessing right from the start. I love you my daughter with all my heart.


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


36 -Every single missed opportunity in my life, has been totally worth it because it eventually led me to have a beautiful daughter like you.


37 -On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder, that the stars peeked in to see you. Heaven blew every trumpet and played every horn on the wonderful marvellous night you were born.


38 -I am always with you. Be brave, have courage and love life.


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


40 -Daughter – you are loved for the little girl you were, the special woman you are now and the wonderful daughter you will always be.


41 -I won’t always like who you are but I will always love you. My choices won’t always keep you happy but they will keep you safe. You will learn to stand on your own two feet but I will always support you. I won’t always be your friend but I will always be your parent. You won’t always be a child but you will always be MY child.


42 -Daughters are a blessing. You have been a blessing right from the start.


43 -Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be. Clementine Paddleford


44 -Being a mother is not about what you gave up to have a child, but what you’ve gained from having one. Unknown


45 -Such mother, such daughter. Proverb


46 -Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers. Author Unknown


47 -Good daughters are fortunate lamps, brightening the family’s name. Wicked daughters are firebrands, blackening the family’s fame. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni


48 -All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. Abraham Lincoln


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


50 -I loved you from the moment I saw you. In you I saw all my hopes and dreams for the future begin to blossom. I tried to teach you to believe in yourself. I gave you wings and taught you how to fly the best I could. When the day came for you to solo, you spread your magnificent wings and soared. With our shared dreams, yet separate aspirations you became everything I hoped a daughter to be. How grateful I am that regardless of time or distance you are still and always will be my daughter.


51 -A daughter is a rainbow – a curve of light through scattered mist that lifts the spirit with her prismatic presence. A daughter is a promise, kept. Ellen Hopkins


52 -The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms – Jodi Picoult


53 -Husbands, love your wives well! Your children are noticing how you treat her. You are teaching your sons how they should treat women and you are teaching your daughters what they should expect from men. Dave Willis


54 -Teach your daughters to worry less about fitting into glass slippers and more about shattering glass ceilings


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


56 -If daughters couldn’t soften a man, then nothing would. Linda Weaver Clarke


57 -Without my kids, tomorrow wouldn’t be worth the wait and yesterday wouldn’t be worth remembering.


58 -Do you know how lucky you are to have a daughter who loves you so much? Ingrid Ricks


59 -When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness. Hers from the conflict and empathy with her daughters from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter. Terri Apter


60 -There is nothing as powerful as a mother’s love and nothing as healing as a child’s soul. Author Unknown


quotes about daughters



61 -My favorite thing about motherhood is the outpouring of love that is non-judgemental and beautiful. My daughter just makes me happy, and she motivates me to be a kid again. Christina Milian


62 -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. Mom


63 -The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex. Wynonna Judd


64 -Maybe it’s just a daughter’s job to piss off her mother. Chuck Palahniuk-


65 -We honor both the mothers whose shoulders we’ve stood on and the daughters who will one day stand tall on ours. Oprah Winfrey


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


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


68 -She’s a reflection of me so you know she’s awesome.


69 -Mom (n): a woman who loves you unconditionally


70 -You are amazing. Remember that.


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


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


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


74 -They were daughters of the sky. Luck belonged to them – never bad, often good, sometimes hard. C.J. Millbrandt


75 -We must teach our girls that if they speak their mind, they can create the world they want to see. Robyn Silverman


76 -I constantly go between wanting you to be my baby forever and being excited about all the amazing things you’ll do in this life.


77 -We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody’s. Kifah Shah


78 -The daughter plays; the mother listens. Amanda Downum


79 -Let me love you a little more before you’re not little anymore.


80 -A mother’s treasure is her daughter.


81 -Moms hold their children’s hands for a while but their hearts forever.


82 -Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.



83 -The love between a mother and a daughter is forever.


84 -I am not a perfect mother and I will never be. You are not a perfect daughter and you will never be. But put us together, and we will be the best mother and daughter we would ever be.


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


86 -A mother knows what her child’s gone through, even if she didn’t see it herself. Pramoedya Ananta Toer


87 -Because even if the whole world was throwing rocks at you, if you had your mother at your back, you’d be okay. Some deep-rooted part of you would know you were loved. That you deserved to be loved. Jojo Moyes


88 -The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. Honore de Balzac


89 -I can’t settle for just anything. My daughter is watching me.


90 -Lucky is the woman, whose first child is a daughter. Prophet Muhammad


91 -There are few things more powerful than the prayers of a righteous mother. Boyd K. Packer


92 -Always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.


93 -If I had a flower for every time you made me smile and laugh I’d have a garden to walk in forever.


94 -My daughter is beautiful and unique. She’s mighty and strong. She never stops teaching me, challenging me or loving me. She keeps me grounded, and she constantly surprises me. The love I have for my daughter is inexplicable. My daughter has made my life whole.


95 -I love you. You are a shining example of what a daughter can be – loving and compassionate, beautiful and good, honest and principled, determined and independent, sensitive and challenged. You are a shining example of what every parents wishes their daughter were and I am so very proud of you.


96 -I have the most beautiful daughter in the world and I’m grateful for her. Bethany Frankel


97 -Go home and tell your daughters they are beautiful. Stokely Carmichael


98 -I don’t need no one to tell me about heaven. I look at my daughter and believe.


99 -My daughter, no matter where you go in life, or who you grow up to be, I’ll always be right here standing behind you, encouraging you to live your dreams.


100 -Tell your daughters how you love your body. Tell them how they must love theirs. Tell them to be proud of every bit of themselves, from their tiger stripes to the soft flesh of their thighs, whether there is a little of them or a lot, whether freckles cover their face or not, whether their curves are plentiful or slim, whether their hair is thick, curly, straight, long or short. Tell them how they inherited their ancestors’ soul in their smiles, that their eyes carry countries, that breathed life into history, that the swing of their hips, does not determine their destiny. Tell them never to listen when bodies are critiqued. Tell them every woman’s body is beautiful, because every woman’s soul is unique. Nikita Gill




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