Inside: Finding the right mother daughter quotes can help communicate your feelings because explaining the force of a mother’s love can be hard. Here are some of our favorites.
“One of the most important relationships we’ll have is the relationship we have with our mothers.” — Lyanla Vanzant
The mother-daughter relationship can be one of the most beautiful, complex things we experience.
Parenting teenage daughters can be both beautiful and brutal all at the same time. One minute they are giving you hugs and snuggling with you on the couch watching your favorite TV shows, and then the next minute, they’re slamming the door in your face and screaming how much they hate you.
It’s not an easy time raising a teenage girl in these times, but even with all the drama, we wouldn’t trade it for the whole world. The bond between a mother and daughter is nearly impossible to break.
As Carrie Latet says: “My mom is literally a part of me. You can’t say that about many people except relatives and organ donors.”
And while the dynamic between these two forces can be challenging during the teen years, the beautiful part is that daughters often return to their mothers who are waiting for them with open arms.
Finding the perfect mother quote to share can be hard, so if you’re looking for a little support and inspiration to help get you through these turbulent years with your teen daughter, needing a little reminder of how worth it raising a teenage daughter really is, or maybe looking for something special to say on Mother’s Day or an important milestone event, then these mother-daughter quotes will bring you comfort, joy, and a little reassurance.
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“A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.” – Unknown
“I would have given anything to keep her little. They outgrow us so much faster than we outgrow them.” -Jodi Picoult
It is a gift when a daughter understands a mother’s love for her child, but sometimes we just need to tell it like it is. “Dear Teenagers: We may annoy you, lecture you, embarrass you, drive you crazy and even make you hate us some days. But NO ONE will ever love you like we do.” – Moms of Teens Everywhere
This is such an important mother daughter quote about the powerful role we play in our daughters’ lives.
“We mothers have a wonderfully precious and truly powerful role to play in the future self-images of our daughters. The model of our own empowerment gives our daughters permission to be powerful.”
– Melia Keeton-Digby
I love daughter quotes from books that empower young girls and women.
“She was beautiful but not like those girls in magazines, she was beautiful for the way she thought and for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loves, she was beautiful for her ability to make other people smile even if she was sad. She wasn’t beautiful for something as temporary as her looks, she was beautiful deep down to her soul.” – Natalie Newman
We love quotes that keep it simple. “You are beautiful. You are valuable. You are enough.”
Mothers of daughters have an important task.
“The fairy tales we should tell our daughters should be about strong women with real flaws, immense amounts of courage and incredible qualities. Let us raise girls who don’t just wait to be rescued, but take their destiny in their own hands, pick up swords and weapons of their own and charge to battle dragons and their enemies.” Nikita Gill
“We need to teach our daughters the difference between:
a man who flatters her and a man who compliments her
A man who spends money on her and a man who invests in her
A man who views her as property and a man who views her properly,
A man who lusts after her and a man who loves her,
A man who believes he’s a gift to women and a man who believes she’s a gift to him.” – Author Unknown
Sometimes we just need to tell it like it is:
“The main problem with teenagers is that they are just like their parents were at their age.”
“As kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go, it’s about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.” – Ron Taffel
“No matter how old my daughter gets, she’ll always be my baby girl.”
“Brave Girl. Whatever dream or wish you hold in your heart, I hope you go for it brave girl. I hope you believe in yourself with your entire being – and in those moments that you might not, I hope you pretend until you do believe again. I hope you never settle when it comes to your dreams – I hope you always chase them with wild lust and fiery passion. I hope you never let the doubters and the nonbelievers stop you and that you let your obstacles strengthen and humble you. Brave girl, I hope you go for your dreams because they are yours to have.”
– Walk The Earth
“Dear Teen – If you don’t hate me at least once in your life, I’m probably not doing my job right.”
“If I could give my daughter three things, it would be the confidence to always know her self-worth, the strength to chase her dreams, and the ability to know how truly, deeply loved she is.”
Quotes about the love between a mother and daughter.
There is no love like the unconditional love of your mother. She is your best friend, the keeper of all your best memories, and the healer of so many of your problems. Here are some mother daughter quotes that talk about the unique bond.
As Caitlin Houston said, “Words are not enough to express the unconditional love that exists between a mother and daughter,” but we’ll give you a good start.
“There were times when… I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.”–Taylor Swift
My mother shed her protective love down around me and without knowing why people sensed that I had value.” –Maya Angelou
“The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life the stronger the daughter.” — Anita Diamant
“Angels are often disguised as daughters.”–unknown
“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.” — Kristin Hannah
“A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” — Emily Dickinson
“There is nothing as powerful as mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.”- Unknown
“I think the hardest thing for a mother is to make it possible for a child to be independent and at the same time let the child know how much you love her, how much you want to take care of her, and yet how truly essential it is for her to fly on her own.” — Madeleine Albright
“When I’m weak and unpretty I know I’m beautiful and strong Because I see myself like my mother does.” — Lauren Alaina
“The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way.” — Joyce Carol Oates
“Even as a small child, I understood that women had secrets and that some of these were only to be told to daughters. In this way we were bound together for eternity.” — Alice Hoffman
“Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with.” — Melia Keeton-Digby
Quotes from mothers to daughters
“To my daughter, never forget that I love you. Life is filled with hard times and good times. Learn from everything you can. Be the woman I know you can be. Love, Mom.”
“A daughter is God’s way of saying he thought you could use a lifelong friend.”
“My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.” — Denise Van Outen
“A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.” — unknown
“A mother’s treasure is her daughter.” — Catherine Pulsifer
“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” –Agatha Christie
“I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself. So for me, being Mom-in-Chief is, and always will be job number one.” — Michelle Obama
Funny mother daughter quotes
“Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we’ve ever met.” — Marguerite Duras
“Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter’s mouth.” — Victoria Secunda
“It’s funny how you can sometimes see yourself in your daughter, like when she gives that same sass to your husband that you do.”–unknown
“What’s it like to have the greatest daughter in the world? I don’t know ask your grandmother.” – Unknown
“By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she’s wrong.” – Unknown
“Thank you to the woman who carried me for 9 months and for 29 years financially.” – Unknown
“Mother-daughter disagreements were, in hindsight, basically mother stating the truth and daughter taking her own sweet time coming around.” — Barbara Delinsky
Quotes from Daughters to Mothers
“When someone asks you where you come from, the answer is your mother. It’s so much more than love. Even when there’s no love, it’s so much more than anything else in your life.” — Anna Quindlen, “One True Thing”
“My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived.” — Nayyirah Waheed
“I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine. She helps me prosper and reach great heights.” – Terri Guillemets
“My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.” —Erica Jong
“My mom taught me a woman’s mind should be the most beautiful part of her.” — Sonya Teclai
“My mother, she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” — Jodi Picoult