There is nothing more precious than laughter— Frida Kahlo
Unexpected Mother And Daughter quotations
All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.
My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop.
I still hear you humming, Mama. The colour of your song calls me home. The colour of your words saying, Let her be. She got a right to be different. She gonna stumble on herself one of these days. Just let the child be. And I be, Mama.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
Every time I look into the mirror, I want to see a man whose mother, sister, wife and daughter are proud to call their own.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life
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.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
Always love your mother, because you will never get another.
Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.
There's one sad truth in life I've found While journeying east and west - The only folks we really wound Are those we love the best. We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best.
One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
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.
Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.
My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
I can spend hours watching and listening to Mother Nature. She is a dear friend.
This June, I'll travel once again to the Food and Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen, Colorado. For many years, my dear friend Julia Child and I have teamed up to teach classes together at the event; for the past seven years, my daughter, Claudine, has been my cooking partner on stage.
My mother has never been involved in my professional life.
I am very close to my mother but we keep it on a mother-daughter basis and not a work-related basis.
At the age of 15 months my daughter was diagnosed with very bad asthma, and essentially I put my career on hold for a good eight years.
Well, I'm a daughter of the great migration as, really, the majority of African Americans that you meet in the north and west are products of the great migration. It's that massive. Many of us owe our very existence to the fact that people migrated.
I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted.
I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights.
My son's taking drum lessons, and my daughter's taking piano lessons.
One day they're going to start a band.
My daughters have grown up knowing all about my kidnapping and the case and what happened.
I was the eldest daughter with these four beautiful younger sisters with ringlets and pretty faces, and I used to dress them up in Victorian clothes and take them out for the day and pretend they were mine.
I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
I cannot forget my mother, She is my bridge.
A wedding is for daughters and fathers.
The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day.
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, There's no place like home.
God intended motherhood to be a relay race. Each generation would pass the baton on to the next.
I lost my faith in God when I lost my daughter to Cancer, the beast.
I begged, I cried, I offered my life for hers, and day by day, I watched that beautiful little Angel slip off. So, excuse me for not taking my seat next to you on Sunday in Church, I feel too cheated to worship.
I think people feel threatened by homosexuality.
The problem isn't about gay people, the problem is about the attitude towards gay people. People think that all gays are Hannibal Lecters. But gay people are sons and daughters, politicians and doctors, American heroes and daughters of American heroes.
For I am my mother's daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart.
Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter.