Mother And Daughter Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mother and daughter quotes, mother and daughter sayings, and mother and daughter proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The uniqueness of the mother-daughter tie derives from the fact that the daughter participates not only in the anaclitic(emotionally dependent) relationship of the child with its mother, but also from the fact that both mother and daughter are of the same sex.     

Ruth Wodak

An intense relationship between the girl and her father depends upon the girl's having established an intensive relationship with her mother.     

Ruth Wodak

Our connection to the theme of mothers and daughters is boundless, for if we are not mothers of daughters, we are the daughters and granddaughters.     

Pat Ross

Every grown-up daughter must come to terms with the fact that she is still her mother's daughter. Don't be afraid of this thought! Being your mother's daughter doesn't ultimately define you.     

Linda Mintle

Birth is a metaphor depicting the bond between mother and daughter. It's a relationship that can be painful--and can also bring immense joy.     

Linda Mintle

As the daughter grows, her craving for autonomy increases, but the need for connection with Mom remains.     

Linda Mintle

Ideally, this mother-daughter bond builds in intimacy over the years.     

Linda Mintle

Mothers must give up their possessive attitudes towards daughters and sons; they must cease thinking that they must cease thinking that they know best.     

Dr. Joseph Murphy

Mothers must not expect their daughters to sacrifice their homes and children in order to stay with them, and feel sorry for them.     

Dr. Joseph Murphy

She was happy, because her daughter was happy, she wired her congratulatory message, and prayed sincerely for her peace, security, and integrity.     

Dr. Joseph Murphy

Mothers need their daughter as much as daughters need their mothers.     

Dr. Brenda Hunter

Nothing brings a mother and daughter closer than shopping.     

John Altschuler

I know something happened. We're not just mother and daughter, we're best friends. You can tell me everything. You should tell me everything.     

David Guarascio

Mother and daughter. Family. Every tree here is connected to each other. I wonder what it must feel like to have such certainty in life. What it feels like to truly belong.     

Moira Walley-Beckett

Like mother, like daughter, like father, like son / Now the apple don't fall far from the tree / The little girl grew up, left her family      

Robin Lerner

If she were smarter / She'd turn the car around / She won't admit it, but when the tough gets harder / She's her mother's daughter     

Ashley Monroe

I've got a woman that's treating me better. / She takes her time and she ain't so cruel. / I've got someone to take you over / Your mother ain't so bad, / What happened to you?     

Gregg Rolie

Mothers and daughters / Daughters and mothers / For a few years they're / Like oil and water / Then one day they discover / That they need each other     

Troy Verges

It starts out as a lullaby / With momma singing 'Hush baby don't you cry' / And you turn around and they're a great divide / And somehow you come out the other side / Mothers and daughters / Daughters and mothers     

Troy Verges