There is a garden in her eyes, where roses and white lilies flow.— Thomas Campion
Astonishing Mom And Daughter quotations
My mom used to say to me "You can't have fun all the time" and I used to say "Why not?" Why the fuck can't I have fun all the time?
The first lesson every child of Athena learned: Mom was the best at everything, and you should never, ever suggest otherwise.
They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much. I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital so I could have all my women together.
A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot.
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 who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem.
Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character.
I feel like I'm a stay-at-home mom, which I was for the five years before this.
She's absolutely been my focus. That's the choice I made. Desperate Housewives is perfect for me. I get to go back to work and still be able to take my daughter to school and pick her up.
No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
I cannot forget my mother, She is my bridge.
God intended motherhood to be a relay race. Each generation would pass the baton on to the next.
Maternal love, like an orange tree, buds and blossoms and bears at once.
When a woman puts her finger for the first time into the tiny hand of her baby and feels that helpless clutch which tightens her very heartstrings, she is born again with her newborn child.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.
Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, in every gesture dignity and love.
The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother.
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.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.
As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another.
My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.
Maybe mom is my alter ego and the woman I'm able to be when I'm working.
Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort.
When I say that I love you, I don't say it out of habit or to make conversation.
I say it to remind you that you're the best thing that's ever happened to me.
All I know is that I carried you for nine months.
I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.
The story of a mother's life: Trapped between a scream and a hug.
The older I get, the more I feel.
A daughter without her mother is a woman broken.
It is a loss that turns to arthritis and settles deep into her bones.
Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter.
I was living as a young single mom. I was 19 when I was divorced, and my daughter was a year old, and I waited tables here three to four nights a week for several years while I was trying to support myself and my daughter and the day I got that acceptance at Harvard Law School was an unforgettable day.
The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways.
I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers.
Fathers always want you to measure up to something. Mothers are the ones who love you unconditionally, don't you think?
Our sons and daughters must be trained in national service, taught to give as well as to receive.
My mom made me think I was gorgeous. When I was younger she was like, 'Look at you! You're an angel. You sparkle!' And I was like, 'I do!' You believe your parents.