There is nothing more precious than laughter— Frida Kahlo
Lavish Mother 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
My mother always told me I wouldn't amount to anything because I procrastinate. I said, "Just wait."
Always love your mother, because you will never get another.
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.
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.
One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
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.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
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.
Botany, the eldest daughter of medicine.
I can spend hours watching and listening to Mother Nature. She is a dear friend.
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.
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.
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.
The thing I'm the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I'm fabulous.
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
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 had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking.
My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave.
One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters.
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.