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.— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lavish Mother Daughter quotations
There is nothing more precious than laughter
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.
God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters, aunts.
There is no death, daughter. People die only when we forget them,' my mother explained shortly before she left me. 'If you can remember me, I will be with you always.
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.
No man who respects his mother or loves his sister, can speak disparagingly of any woman; however low she may seem to have sunk, she is still a woman. I want every man to remember this. Every woman is, or, at some time, has been a sister or daughter.
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.
Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.
My mother always told me I wouldn't amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, "Just wait."
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
It doesn't matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mom.
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.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
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.
Take the example of my daughter. A lot of people were speaking out about education when the Taliban were bombing schools in Swat Valley, but Malala's voice was like a crescendo. It spread all around the world. She was the smallest but her voice was the biggest, because she was speaking for herself.
Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
Botany, the eldest daughter of medicine.
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.
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.
A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem.
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.
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.
The thing I'm the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I'm fabulous.
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.
My mom has always said that if I get a big head, she'll take me out of this business as quickly as I got into it.
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 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 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.
One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters.