The Best Daughter quotes

Daughters are amazing people. They can make you laugh when you don’t want to and they can always make you feel loved. Here is a compilation of some great daughter quotes that will show you just how special daughters really are.


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The best daughter quotes

1. Take what interests and knowledge you can from books, but do not let them replace words and thoughts of your own. โ€” Pai Kit Fai, The Concubine’s Daughter

2. โ€ฆ the fisherman’s daughter grinding serenity in her coffee grinder. โ€” Yiannis Ritsos, The Fourth Dimension

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

4. For Courtney’s whole life, seeing the world had only been a dream, but now, as Adrian Diamond’s daughter, it could be a reality. โ€” Michelle Madow, The Secret Diamond Sisters

5. I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father. โ€” William Shakespeare

6. I am not a rock star or a movie star; I’m a businessperson. I definitely know who my friends are. I’m much more open and trusting than, say, my daughter is. โ€” Martha Stewart

7. When I was 15, a cabdriver asked me if I was Paul McCartney’s daughter. โ€” Sean Lennon

8. I am convinced, completely convinced, that there was nothing random about [the adoption], she is the daughter I should have. โ€” Meg Ryan

9. I was too much of an extremist to be able to live under the eye of God and at the same time say both yes and no to life โ€” Simone de Beauvoir, Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

10. When I look at female characters, I want to recognize myself in them: my trials, my tribulations as a mother, as a lover, as a daughter. โ€” Vera Farmiga

11. I woke up in a barnyard when I heard a farmer shout. Get away, boy, from my daughter, then a shot gun rang out. โ€” Rod Stewart

12. Amnesty International should list all daughters as prisoners of war. โ€” Paula Wall

13. Do you know what she did? Your cunting daughter? โ€” William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist

14. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor. โ€” Nelson Mandela

15. You know I don’t listen to market gossip, ‘ she began, ‘but it is hard not to hear it when my daughter’s name is mentioned. โ€” Tracy Chevalier, Girl with a Pearl Earring

16. My daughter asked me what it’s like to have childrenโ€ฆ So I followed her to the washroom every time she went and asked her questions through the door until she lost her S#!Tโ€ฆ โ€” Tanya Masse

17. It’s not always easy being her daughter.’ I think, ‘ she said, ‘sometimes it’s hard no matter whose daughter you are. โ€” Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

18. ‘i unโ€“gritted my teeth to speak. ”i need no more proof of tyranny.””Our only desire is the wellbeing of the common man.””i am not a man.’ โ€” Rod Duncan, The Bulletโ€“Catcher’s Daughter

19. Go home and tell your daughters they are beautiful. โ€” Stokely Carmichael

20. If their horoscopes are not compatible, this marriage is out of the question. โ€” Swarnakanthi Rajapakse, The Master’s Daughter

21. ….he has done nothing but prove to me that not only is he a good man, he’s a man madly in love with my daughter, and will do anything to protect her. โ€” Sam Crescent, She’s Mine

22. My parents were screenwriters, and they had four daughters and we all write. So that’s amazing. Talk about powerful parents. My mother always said to us, ‘Everything is copy. โ€” Nora Ephron

23. For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit. โ€” Nancy Pelosi

24. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor. โ€” Nelson Mandela

25. My dad grew up with an avocado tree in his backyard. My entire family, my wife and daughters, they love avocado. I may well be allergic. It makes me physically sick. โ€” Ted Cruz

26. Explain to the mothers and fathers of American servicemen that may come home in body bags why their son or daughter have to give up their life? โ€” Sean Hannity

27. No daughter is ever her mother’s darling. That spot is always reserved for the son. โ€” Pearl S. Buck

28. ‘will my future faith be dominated by past demons? Will my unlimited possibilities give way to my limited territory?”Read more in A Daughter’s Worth Novel’ โ€” Michelle Carithers

29. It’s equally as important to me to be a good friend and a good sister and a good daughter. I’m very close with my family and friends. โ€” Winona Ryder

30. Are we meant to be pilgrims of the depths? โ€” Shannon Huffman Polson, North of Hope: A Daughter’s Arctic Journey

31. In an unfamiliar culture, it is wise to offer no innovations, no suggestions, or lessons. The epitome of sophistication is utter simplicity. โ€” Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

32. On Becoming a ‘Lady’: What every mother wants her daughter to be. โ€” Marlene Dietrich

33. A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face. โ€” Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

34. When my daughter was born, I called her Ella Bella Mandela, because she was born the day after Mandela was released from prison. โ€” Phil Daniels

35. Honoring a life is honoring the wide open space of wilderness and unknowing where the sacred dwells. โ€” Shannon Huffman Polson, North of Hope: A Daughter’s Arctic Journey

36. The thing is and I know this is going to sound strangeโ€“that I seem to love you sort of desperately. โ€” L.J. Smith, Daughters of Darkness

37. I have a really sweet daughter. She wants to hug all the other kids. I didn’t teach her to be sweet. It has nothing to do with me. โ€” Mila Kunis

38. What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter? โ€” Rose Kennedy

39. I don’t want to feel like a failure to my daughter. She’s the best thing I’ve ever done. Buffyโ€“pretty great and all, but Charlotte’s way better. โ€” Sarah Michelle Gellar

40. I’m the daughter of a sister whose the mother of a brother who’s the brother of another. โ€” Queen Latifah

41. Starting the morning without prayer is like starting a car without gas. โ€” Todd Stocker, Dancing with God: First Year Thoughts on the Loss of My Daughter

42. Mom was the midwife who delivered stories to me. โ€” Rachael Hanel, We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter

43. I am proud that my daughter believes, as I do, that hungry children should be fed whether they are Black Panthers or White Republicans. โ€” Tommy Douglas

44. The ways of men and women are such a puzzle. And I could barely decipher my own feelings, let along anyone else’s. โ€” Megan Shepherd, The Madman’s Daughter

45. Are we meant to be pilgrims of the depths? โ€” Shannon Huffman Polson, North of Hope: A Daughter’s Arctic Journey

46. The cabin on the lake is nothing compared to my mansion in eternity! โ€” Todd Stocker, Dancing with God: First Year Thoughts on the Loss of My Daughter

47. I’m very conscious of the fact that when I’m working, my daughter is not with one of her parents. โ€” Michelle Williams

48. The curves of his smile become the waves in my ocean. โ€” Stephanie Dray, Daughters of the Nile

49. ‘to want any woman so badly was unwise, let alone his enemy’s daughter.” An Artful Seduction’ โ€” Tina Gabrielle

50. Boys laugh at what they put girls through but they don’t be laughing when they’re wiping tears off their daughters face for the same reason. โ€” Will Smith


A daughter is a wonderful gift of love, and there are many wise and beautiful words that have been said throughout the ages about daughters. Whether youโ€™re looking for an inspiring quote to remind your daughter of her special place in your heart or youโ€™re looking for the perfect way to show your daughter how much you appreciate her, these quotes will help you express your love and admiration. No matter how old your daughter is, let her know that she will always be your little girl and your best friend. And always remind her that she is loved and cherished, now and forever.

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