The Greatest Happiness is to scatter your enemy and drive him before you. To see his cities reduced to ashes. To see those who love him shrouded and in tears. And to gather to your bosom his wives and daughters.— Genghis Khan
Reckoning Your Daughter quotations
You, the sons and daughters, the future of Turkiye, even under such circumstances and conditions, your duty is to save the Turkish independence and the Republic, you will find the power you need in the noble blood in your veins.
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.
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.
One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
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.
Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.
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.
A man's greatest moment in life is when his enemy lays vanquished, his village aflame, his herds driven before you and his weeping wives and daughters are clasped to your breast.
Losing the future is the best thing that ever happened to me.
Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me.
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.
Educate your sons and daughters, send them to school, and show them that beside the cartridge box, the ballot box, and the jury box, you also have the knowledge box.
It doesn't matter how old you are, or what you do in your life, you never stop needing your mom.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
When I was growing up, my parents told me, 'Finish your dinner.
People in China and India are starving.' I tell my daughters, 'Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.'
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.
Trust your daughters, they are faithful.
Honor your daughters, they are honorable. Educate your daughters, they are amazing.
The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies and chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth and see those dear to them bathed in tears, to ride their horses and clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters.
Well, my dear," said Mr. Bennet, when Elizabeth had read the note aloud, "if your daughter should have a dangerous fit of illness—if she should die, it would be a comfort to know that it was all in pursuit of Mr. Bingley, and under your orders.
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.
It was my father who taught me to value myself.
Your daughter is doing well here. I've been overseeing her training." Since when does "overseeing" include throwing knives at me and scolding me at every opportunity?
There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.
Next time you're about to call your daughter bossy, take a deep breath and say, 'My daughter has executive leadership skills.'
By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with.
There will come a day, I promise you, when the thought of your son, or daughter, or your wife or your husband, brings a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eye. It will happen. My prayer for you is that day will come sooner than later.
India's sex ratio is 1000 boys for 940 girls.
Who creates this disparity? It isn't God. Don't fill your coffers by sacrificing the mother's womb. People feel that sons will take care of them when they are old. But I have seen aged parents in old-age homes. I have seen families where one daughter serves parents more than five sons.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
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.
Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.
If you can keep your son off the pipe and your daughter off the pole, you're ahead of the game.