Beautiful Daughter Quotes, Sayings, Expressions

Our collection of daughter quotes showcases the essential and loving relationship a child has with her parents. Daughters look for role models in their life and typically find one in their mother’s love.

Mothers and daughters have a special relationship, and that’s reflected in the insights below. Reflect on your daughters or perhaps your parents as you read these sayings.

Writers, newsmakers, and important folks from all walks of life wrote about or commented on their female offspring – their daughters. We’ve gathered the best of the best in the lists below. Enjoy.

Best Quotes About Daughters

1.) You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.
e.e. cummings

2.) A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.

3.) Raising a daughter is like growing a flower. You give it your best. If you’ve done your job well, she blooms. And after that, she leaves.

4.) The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.
Ray L. Wilbur

5.) There’s always been a special bond between a mother and daughter.
Andy Atticus

6.) I didn’t give you the gift of life; life gave me the gift of you.

7.) For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.

8.) You will always be the miracle that makes my life complete.

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9.) Daughters are like flowers. They fill the world with beauty and sometimes attract pests.

10.) As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
Oscar Wilde

11.) She is sunshine mixed with a little hurricane.

12.) Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter’s mouth.
Victoria Secunda

13.) I know I carried you for nine months. I fed you; I clothed you; I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.
Jodi Picoult

14.) You can’t scare me; I have three daughters.

15.) Chin up, Princess, or the crown slips.

16.) By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she’s wrong.

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17.) Mother and daughter never truly part, maybe in distance but never in heart.

18.) Like stardust glistening on fairies’ wings, Little girls’ dreams are of magical things.
Sherry Larson

19.) It’s a different kind of love. It’s very pure, it’s unconditional, but they haven’t earned it yet. They didn’t do anything, they just exist, and you love them completely, but it’s not built on anything other than their existence.
John Legend

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20.) The day you came into this world was the day that my life was forever changed. I never thought it was possible to feel so many different emotions all at the same time. One look at your beautiful face and I felt overjoyed, incredulous, blessed, relieved, exhausted, and utterly terrified.

21.) There is nothing as powerful as a mother’s love and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.

22.) A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
Irish Saying

23.) My highest hope for her is just that she has the fearlessness to always be her authentic self, no matter what she thinks men want her to be.
Channing Tatum

24.) To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter: sons have spirits of a higher pitch but less inclined to sweet, endearing fondness.

25.) You are My Happy!

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26.) You are your child’s keeper until she’s mature enough to keep herself.
Laura Ramirez

27.) And thou shalt in thy daughter see this picture, once, resembled thee.
Ambrose Philips

28.) Each day of our lives, we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles R. Swindoll

29.) Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angel shines about them, and though it wears thin, sometimes there is always enough left to lasso your heart.
Alan Beck

30.) I’ve never had a moment’s doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life.
Ian McEwan

31.) I hope you believe in yourself as much as I believe in you.

32.) It’s the little memories that will last a lifetime.

33.) The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life, the stronger the daughter.
Anita Diamant

34.) And the moon said to me — my darling daughter, you do not have to be whole in order to shine.
Nichole McElhaney

Heartfelt Daughter Sayings

35.) My mom taught me a woman’s mind should be the most beautiful part of her.
Sonya Teclai

36.) Grace was in all her steps. Heaven in her eye. In every gesture, dignity, and love.
John Milton

37.) Imperfections are beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Marilyn Monroe

38.) Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away.
Heather Gudenkauf

39.)The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother.
Sharon Olds

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Mother and Daughter Quotes

40.) I could never love anyone the way I love you, I used to tell my wife. And then the second I looked in that baby’s eyes, in that exact moment, if we were ever under attack, I would use my wife as a human shield to protect that baby.
Ryan Reynolds

41.) The dearest things I know are what you are.
Oscar Hammerstein II

42.) You don’t know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever.
Regina King

43.) Your top job as a new parent is to love your baby like crazy.
Harvey Karp

44.) Daughters are angels sent from above to fill our hearts with unending love.

45.) When you awaken in the morning’s hush, I am the swift uplifting rush, Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there; I did not die.
Mary Elizabeth Frye

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Young Woman Quotations

46.) It’s not ’empty nest syndrome’ until all of their crap is out of your basement.

47.) Making the decision to have a child — it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body.
Elizabeth Stone

48.) You are helpful, and you are loved, and you are forgiven, and you are not alone.
John Green

49.) 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.
John Gregory Brown

50.) As a mother, I’ve never regretted abandoning my dreams because I have eventually lived them through your eyes.

51.) You are such a beautiful girl, and I’m so proud of the incredible way that you are growing up. Even at such a young age, you are full of wisdom, kindness, compassion, and courage.

52.) 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

53.) Find it within you to love exactly who you are and to know you’re capable, you’re loved, and you’re beautiful. The world is a better place because of you. You are unique because there is only ONE of you.
Shantel VanSanten

54.) In my life, you are the sun that never fades and the moon that never wanes.

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Inspiring Young Girl Quotations

55.) Every moment I have had with my daughter is precious.
Cathy Shaffer

56.) Every moment I spend with you is like a beautiful dream come true.

57.) As they get older, our daughters become more and more like us too.
Amy Newmark

58.) Even if I spend the whole day with you, I miss you the second you leave.

59.) Who can describe the transports of a beam truly parental on beholding a daughter shoot up like some fair and modest flower and acquire, day after day, fresh beauty and growing sweetness so as to fill every eye with pleasure and every heart with admiration?
George Fordyce

60.) I am a princess not because I have a prince but because my father is a king.

61.) A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.
Laurel Atherton

62.) Being a daddy’s girl is like having permanent armor for the rest of your life.
Marinela Reka

63.) The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.
Elaine S. Dalton

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Good Quotations

64.) Someday, when the pages of my life end, I know that you will be one of its most beautiful chapters.

65.) Daughters are like flowers that fill the world with beauty.

66.) Once in a blue moon, there’s someone who knows it all, someone who knows and accepts you unconditionally, someone who’s there for life.
Jill McCorkle

67.) No one in this world can love a girl more than her mother.

68.) A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous…full of beauty, and forever beautiful…loving and caring, and truly amazing.
Deanna Beisser

69.) You motivate me to be an awesome dad; with you around, I am never sad. You are one of the reasons I want to be successful and why my life is so beautiful.

70.) Years will pass, and I will grow old, but my love for you will never, ever change. You will have hundreds of friends, and you will fall in love many times, but I will be your best friend who will love you no matter what. I will always be right here to love you.

71.) Daddy, thanks for being my hero, chauffeur, financial support, listener, life mentor, friend, guardian, and simply being there every time I need a hug.
Agatha Stephanie Lin

72.) No one in this world can love a girl more than her father.
Michael Ratnadeepak

A Princess

73.) What I wanted most for my daughter was that she be able to soar confidently in her own sky, whatever that may be.
Helen Claes

74.) Mothers and daughters together are a powerful force to be reckoned with.
Melia Keeton-Digby

75.) A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.
Coco Chanel

76.) When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.
Hugh Jackman

77.) It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.
John Sinor

78.) I once asked my mom what it was like to have the most wonderful daughter in the world. She told me she had no idea but that I should ask Grandma.

79.) Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
Gloria Naylor

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80.) Your first breath took ours away.

81.) From the moment she was born… I felt an instant, radical, unconditional love that redefined love.
Bryan Cranston

82.) Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
Gloria Naylor

83.) Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives, there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters, there is something which there are no words to express.
Joseph Addison

84.) No one is able to make the female a queen except her father.
Arab Proverb

85.) No matter what you want to do with your life, where you want to go, or who you want to be with, I will always be here for you. I will always love you, support you, help you, and encourage you. My love for you knows no end.

86.) I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’
Paul Walker

87.) My only prayer to God is to stop time from ticking away so that you never grow up and always remain my delightful little diva forever.

88.) A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.

89.) With God, you will always be Daddy’s little girl.

90.) It’s a special bond that spans the years. Through laughter, worry, smiles, and tears. A sense of trust that can’t be broken, a depth of love sometimes unspoken, A lifelong friendship built on sharing, Hugs and kisses, warmth and caring, Mother and daughter, their hearts as one. A link that can never be undone.

91.) Behind every great daughter is a truly amazing dad.

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92.) Your heart has a powerful little antenna, and its vibrations can be felt throughout the universe.
Suzy Kassem

93.) Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.
Stephanie Bennet Henry

94.) A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life.
Dr. James Dobson

95.) I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.
Hedy Lamarr

96.) Our girls have learned that sweat is sexy, brawn is beautiful, and a little dirt never hurts anyone.
Louise Slaughter

97.) I never want her to think that the whole world revolves around her. But I want her to know, without a doubt, that my whole world does.

98.) A daughter is god’s way of saying thought you could use a lifelong friend.

99.) It’s every little girl’s dream to have an exact look-alike doll. It’s amazing.
Bindi Irwin

100.) There’s no better feeling than making your little girls laugh.
Jerry O’Connell

101.) A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.

102.) Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, and guts. That’s what little girls are made of.
Bethany Hamilton

103.) A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.

104.) Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.
Clementine Paddleford

105.) Go in peace, my daughter, and remember that in a world of ordinary mortals, you are a wonder woman.

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Beautiful Daughter

106.) My little girls are the most beautiful women in the world. I am a lucky, lucky man. I will spend every day making sure that they know this.
Russell Simmons

107.) I know a girl who stole my heart; she calls me her Mom.

108.) Good morning Gorgeous; how is my baby girl?

109.) Good daughters make good mothers.
Abigail G. Whittlesey

110.) If you ever feel like giving up, just remember there is a little girl watching who wants to be just like you.

111.) How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
A.A. Milne

112.) Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.
Dalai Lama

113.) From the moment they placed you in my arms, you snuggled right into my heart.

Raising a Daughter Insights

114.) You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero. And then the day comes when she gets her first permanent wave and goes to her first real party, and from that day on, you’re in a constant state of panic.
Stanley T. Banks

115.) Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away.
Heather Gudenkauf

116.) Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” — Winnie the Pooh “A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.
Ben Sirach

117.) Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angel shines about them, and though it wears thin sometimes, there is always enough left to lasso your heart.
Alan Beck

118.) A daughter is a bundle of firsts that excite and delight, giggles that come from deep inside and are always contagious, everything wonderful and precious, and your love for her knows no bounds.
Barbara Cage

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and editor of Greeting Card Poet. Along with his wife, they have four beautiful daughters.

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