Give your daughters difficult names. Give your daughters names that command the full use of the tongue. My name makes you want to tell me the truth. My name doesn't allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.— Warsan Shire
Staggering Our Daughter quotations
Talk with your daughters, Play with your sons.
You need to be a better friend to them than anyone else. This society offers lots of evil friends. Before they make those kinds of friends, they need to find their best friend in you.
Dear Lord, forgive me for all of the times I've compared myself to others.
I know that You have hand-picked all of my qualities. Help me to see these things as beautiful reminders of Your great love in creating me as Your daughter. In Jesus' Name, Amen.
The future must not belong to those who bully women.
It must be shaped by girls who go to school and those who stand for a world where our daughters can live their dreams just like our sons.
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons.
.. but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs.
Husbands, love your wives well! Your children are noticing how you treat her.
You are teaching your sons how they should treat women, and you are teaching your daughters what they should expect from men.
Just imagine what would happen if your daughter was standing there.
What would you do, how would you fight? So you have to join hands, you have to take each child as your daughter. Soon you will feel their sorrow and then you will feel the strength that comes out of you to protect them.
Trust your daughters, they are faithful.
Honor your daughters, they are honorable. Educate your daughters, they are amazing.
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.
If Courtezans and Strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much Rigour as some silly People would have it, what Locks or Bars would be sufficient to preserve the Honour of our Wives and Daughters?
When we adopt—and when we encourage a culture of adoption in our churches and communities—we’re picturing something that’s true about our God. We, like Jesus, see what our Father is doing and do likewise (John 5:19). And what our Father is doing, it turns out, is fighting for orphans, making them sons and daughters.
As daughters of God we are each unique and different in our circumstances and experiences. And yet our part matters—because we matter.
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 a daughterless mother. I had nowhere to put the things a mother places on her daughter. The nail polish I used to paint our toenails hardened. Our favorite videos gathered dust. Her small apron was in a box in the attic. Her shoes - the sparkly ones, the leopard rain boots, the ballet slippers - stood in a corner.
You can hardly imagine that I and Lord Bracknell would dream of allowing our only daughter - a girl brought up with the utmost care - to marry into a cloak-room, and form an alliance with a parcel?
The first Superman film took up a huge chunk of our lives, but it was a wonderful time for us. We were young, my daughter was little, we were filming in London for a year, so we became like a close family.
My daughter speaks with a wisdom beyond her years.
We have all come here with anger in our hearts but she comes with courage and understanding. From this day forward if there is to be more killing it will not start with me.
Next time you're about to call your daughter bossy, take a deep breath and say, 'My daughter has executive leadership skills.'
So I have four daughters, about ten granddaughters, and five grandsons.
I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother.
She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.
My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.
People say to me 'you're successful, what are you crying about?'.
I'm crying about the people. I'm crying about their daughters. Our daughters, as one family. What good is it. What good is anything that everyone can't have. Every ism. They think we're done with racism. What about elitism, what about separatism, what about classism? That's all.
I was a little too antsy, I was jumping around, wanting to go here, wanting to be there. Once I started smoking weed, I just wanted to stay and play the video game and rap. You spend good time with your daughter, man, after you go smoke, chill with your daughter. You're willing to do whatever she want to do.
It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
Teach your children to work, teach your daughters modesty, teach all the virtue of economy. And if not make them saints, at least make them Christians.
To think, "I am a sinner, oh Father, save me," is a defective approach! You should say, "I am your son, I am your daughter, oh Father, take me on your lap, I am your child." This will be the approach. You should forget what you do not want.
As daughters of our Heavenly Father, and as daughters of Eve, we are all mothers and we have always been mothers. And we each have the responsibility to love and help lead the rising generation.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.
Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.
I ask everyone to join me to create a society free of trafficking.
We need to do this for all our daughters.
To think that someone we loved, trusted, opened our home to could do this to our daughter and granddaughter is beyond belief.
Assuming I survive our hunt for the Horcruxes, I’ll find Mum and Dad and lift the enchantment. If I don’t – well, I think I’ve cast a good enough charm to keep them safe and happy. Wendell and Monica Wilkins don’t know that they’ve got a daughter, you see.
You can show your daughter by the way you love and honor your wife that she should never settle for less.
When your daughter asks you to be a fairy for her 5th birthday party.
.. you better be a damned fairy.