Quotes and Sayings about Daughter



"Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since."
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Mother, Thought, Knowledge, Daughters)

"Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence."
- Vittorio Alfieri
(Related: Daughter, Deep, Silence, Vengeance)

"Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

"My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Sister, Son, Daughter, Now, School)

"My daughter teases me once in a while saying, Remember when you used to be my mother and you had black hair?"
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Hair, Saying)

"I'd had my daughter when I was a teenager - I took my daughter to college with me."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Daughter, College)

"When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter."
- Terri Apter
(Related: Life, Mother, Daughter, Conflict, Empathy, Quarrels, Unhappiness)

"Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: God, Daughter, Fathers, Mothers)

"Yeah, I definitely wanted to do a kids' movie because I have a kid. I want to do things that my daughter can see soon - when she is old enough to know what a movie is."
- David Arquette
(Related: Daughter, Kids, Old, Want)

"Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Daughter, Actors, Lady, Leading, Weight, Worry)

"I've brought my daughters all over the world-they travel with me. I drag them out of school just to keep the relationship. When I'm home I'm a big-time daddy."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Home, Travel, Daughters, School, World)

"My daughter is here in town doing a play, and her dog is staying with us. We live up in the hills, so he has access to thousands of acres of wilderness."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Daughter, Play, Wilderness)

"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."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Love, Daughters, Gain, May, Sin, Will)

"Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Authority)

"You've got a movie where the pro-choice family gives their daughter no choice. The pro-life family murders. What seems to be the good mother, the kind of hippie painter, sweet and cute mother has no love for her daughter really."
- Ellen Barkin
(Related: Family, Love, Mother, Daughter, Choice, Cute)

"My priorities had been changing before I had Addie but after she was born they changed completely. I don't count - my daughter sort of owns me."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Daughter, Priorities)

"But my middle daughter, Kate, is very involved in martial arts, and I was just at one of her competitions."
- Meredith Baxter
(Related: Daughter)

"I am the parent of teenagers, my daughters are 13 and 15, so the issue of Internet safety has been an important issue. I have been visiting middle schools to talk about some of the challenges that they face."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Daughters, Internet, Safety, Schools, Talk, Teenagers)

"How do you build a relationship when you've hardly shared a word but suddenly share a child? How do you love a daughter you don't see for nearly two years? When does she become your daughter? How does she become your daughter?"
- Boris Becker
(Related: Love, Daughter, Word, Years)

"I guess I was a mom so late in life, my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Mom, Life, Daughter)

"I don't mind talking about my two daughters, but I don't feel comfortable denying them their privacy."
- Tom Bergeron
(Related: Daughters, Mind, Privacy, Talking)

"When my daughter, Clare, was 4, she told me that a school friend had told her what I did for a living. Clare asked me, 'Is it true you play Jack Rabbit?'"
- Peter Bergman
(Related: Daughter, Friend, Living, Play, School)

"I walked out of the show business in 1968 because I thought that would be good for the family. It took me some time to decide but I wanted to spend more time with my wife and two daughters who were always beside me. I wanted to do everything I could for them."
- Pete Best
(Related: Business, Time, Family, Wife, Thought, Daughters)

"Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Nature, Religion, Daughter, Fear, Hope, Ignorance)

"Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Daughter, Being)

"If you didn't know that I am an actress, I don't think you could tell from my lifestyle. I cook and cook and cook. I like to be with my daughter. She's 16, so of course I bore her."
- Karen Black
(Related: Daughter)

"Many of America's and New York's sons and daughters are around the world fighting for the freedoms that the Statue of Liberty stands for."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: America, Daughters, Fighting, Liberty, Sons, World)

"That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Love, Daughter, People, Choice)

"So I have four daughters, about ten granddaughters, and five grandsons."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Daughters)

"I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare."
- Thomas Bowdler
(Related: Family, Daughter, Regret, Shakespeare, World)

"I find myself enjoying a deeper love than I ever imagined was possible in the form of my daughter and certainly in the union with my wife. It makes everything else, including work, which is one of the things I'm most passionate about, pale by comparison."
- Benjamin Bratt
(Related: Love, Work, Wife, Daughter)

"I don't want my daughter to be educated. I think women should just be decorative."
- Richard Brautigan
(Related: Women, Daughter, Want)

"I love turning my daughter on to old movies."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Love, Movies, Daughter, Old)

"The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Women, Optimism, Battle, Daughters, Feminism, Passion, Worry)

"The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter."
- Lenny Bruce
(Related: Daughter)

"I believe in the freedom of God's sons and daughters."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: God, Daughters, Freedom, Sons)

"I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Daughter, Children, Film, First)

"Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler."
- George Byron
(Related: Daughters, Husbands, Wives)

"There came to port last Sunday night the queerest little craft, without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked - and laughed. It seemed so curious that she should cross the unknown water, and moor herself within my room - my daughter! O my daughter!"
- George Washington Cable
(Related: Night, Water)

"I was up late last night yapping about the elections on CNN and up early this morning doing the same thing in my daughter's kindergarten class."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Daughter, Class, Elections, Night)

"Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Time, Work, Business, Daughter, People, First, Now, Relationships, Right)

"My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Time, Mother, Daughter, People, Attention, Christmas, Pain)

"I have daughters who are writers and actors but no musicians."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Actors, Daughters, Musicians, Writers)

"No, my step-daughter just opened a theatre school for children, I have another daughter who works in the record industry and another who is going back to collage and I have two little ones at home."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Home, Daughter, Children, School, Theatre)

"My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Life, Daughter, Heart, Disease, Old, Order, Past, Years)

"I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Time, Wife, Daughter, Day, Shadow, Will)

"I have three daughters. I wanted them to be raised where there are real seasons and where everyone their age wasn't trying to get into movies."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Age, Movies, Daughters, Seasons, Trying)

"I'd rather not be known as the Vice President's lesbian daughter."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Daughter, Lesbian, President, Vice)

"The mother must socialize her daughter to become subordinate to men, and if her daughter challenges patriarchal norms, the mother is likely to defend the patriarchal structures against her own daughters."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Men, Mother, Daughter, Daughters)

"I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Son, Daughter)

"When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities - locally, nationally and globally - that share the characteristics of all successful communities."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Daughter, Successful, Hope, World)

"I'm a different person. I don't want to be titled as Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain's daughter. I want to be thought of as Frances Cobain."
- Frances Bean Cobain
(Related: Love, Daughter, Thought, Want)

"In Hawaii, we go to this wonderful place, all families. My wife and I go directly from breakfast to a beach chair where we read all day. My daughter goes from water to pool to running around with friends she meets, some of whom are regulars there."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Beach, Day, Friends, Running, Water)

"The script was just the best I'd read in a long time and I love the humor, which I wasn't expecting, and I like the fact that my six year old daughter can see the show without being, you know, protected from it."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Love, Time, Humor, Daughter, Being, Fact, Old)

"I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking. My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Life, Daughter, Drinking, Priorities, Want)

"With my daughter, who at the time was one, my domestic life needed to take more precedent and really with my own self I needed to develop quite a bit more. So that put Blur down the list of priorities quite a lot by the time I came to thinking about it."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Life, Time, Daughter, Priorities, Self, Thinking)

"I invest in funds myself even though I run my own fund for my daughters."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Daughters)

"I finally got a chance to talk to my daughter from my previous marriage. I just got married May 3 to my beautiful wife, but we don't see each other much."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Daughter, Chance, May, Talk)

"There were so many stories about Bing's daughter living in sin. We weren't hurting anyone. We were living in love. I couldn't understand why people were trying to hurt us and hurt our families."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Love, Daughter, People, Hurt, Living, Sin, Trying)

"All of my life people have thought of me as Bing Crosby's daughter. Now they'll remember me as the person who shot J.R."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Life, Daughter, Thought, People, Now)

"My granddaughter's birth has made me want to create things she will love."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Love, Want, Will)

"So, am I friendly with my daughter and her friends? Yes. Am I their friend? No. Does she shut the door? Yes, and I very much support the shut door."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Daughter, Friend, Friends, Support)

"We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: HusbSon, Daughter, People, Chance, Losing, Vice)

"I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dreams, Family, Hope, Daughters, Fans, Kids, Memories, Mothers, World)

"When my friends and I would act out movies as kids, we'd play the guys' roles, since they had the most interesting things to do. Decades later, I can hardly believe my sons and daughter are seeing many of the same limited choices in current films."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Movies, Daughter, Act, Choices, Friends, Kids, Play, Sons)

"As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

"Generation after generation of women have pledged to raise their daughters differently, only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing."
- Elizabeth Debold
(Related: Women, Daughters)

"The joys of my life are my granddaughters. They are beautiful. You don't have to believe me. You can ask my wife. She'll tell you."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Life, Wife)

"I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was - the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Love, Father, Son, Daughter, Being)

"There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Money, Time, Daughter, Thought, First, Freedom, Future, Now, World)

"Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Life, Daughter, Illusion, Living, May)

"The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Life, Quality, Daughter, Possibility, France, Living)

"Mothers don't let your daughters grow up to be models unless you're present."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Daughters, Mothers, Present)

"The advantage is I have my family with me all the time. When your daughter takes her first steps or says her first words and your son is going through potty training, I'm not missing any of those things."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Family, Time, Son, Daughter, First, Training, Words)

"Sometimes I feel as if four thousand years of silencing women, of the fear of women who were burned in oil or eviscerated in front of their daughters, is imprinted deep within me and has altered my DNA."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Fear, Daughters, Deep, Oil, Years)

"My mother's passion for something more, to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer's daughter, was to shape my entire life."
- Faye Dunaway
(Related: Life, Daughter, Mother, Destiny, Passion)

"My mother has never been involved in my professional life. I am very close to my mother but we keep it on a mother-daughter basis and not a work-related basis."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Life, Work, Mother)

"My youngest daughter sings. She's going to be very good. She's graduated from Music School and she's been working down around and getting her feet wet, you know. I had her out with me for a year just showing her the ropes a little bit, but she's going to be all right."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Music, Daughter, Feet, Right, School)

"You know, times change and the elements change along with it. The elements of success. And my son's very successful. He's doing very well. And I have a younger daughter who sings."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Change, Success, Daughter, Son, Successful)

"By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with."
- Duke Ellington
(Related: Daughter, Jazz, Man, Want)

"To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter."
- Euripides
(Related: Father, Daughter, Nothing, Old)

"Courtney Love is really cool and funny. I would like to meet Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz. I think I could play their daughters."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Love, Funny, Daughters, Play)

"I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Mom, Movies, Sister, Daughter, Television)

"But I was losing so much bone density that I would have been in grave danger. And I mean grave danger. If I had let it go just a few more years I could have broken my hip or spine just picking up my granddaughter."
- Sally Field
(Related: Danger, Grave, Losing, Years)

"If my daughter wants to get into this business, I would support that decision. She's going to have a hard time not being in it. She loves food and she's around it all the time."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Food, Time, Business, Daughter, Decision, Being, Support)

"I love to direct my daughter, and act with her, and we both want to work with Jane again."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: Love, Work, Daughter, Act, Want)

"I play Hopkins' daughter. Brad Pitt plays Death. He's a very-good looking Death. With him, dying isn't so bad."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Death, Daughter, Dying, Play)

"As many know, and especially those who may have young sons or daughters at colleges or universities, the last thing you want to hear is a call that perhaps one of your children was injured or, even worse, lost their life in a tragic fire at a dorm or campus housing."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Life, Children, Daughters, Fire, May, Sons, Want)

"I turned down a movie this summer because it was nine weeks in Vancouver and my oldest daughter is 14. I've got four more summers with her. I'm not giving away nine weeks of her summer to go do a silly movie."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Daughter, Giving, Silly, Summer)

"Admiration is the daughter of ignorance."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Daughter, Admiration, Ignorance)

"One of the greatest gifts I've ever gotten is my daughter."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Daughter, Gifts)

"I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Dad, Kiss, Daughter, Earth, Friends, Kids)

"I want to do something where I play Judi Dench's younger sister or daughter."
- Dawn French
(Related: Sister, Daughter, Play, Want)

"I have a daughter who is a sophomore in college and another who is in the 11th grade of high school."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: Daughter, College, School)

"When I had my first boy it all started and that male energy seemed to keep me awake but since my daughter, who's incredibly serene, I can't seem to stop sleeping because she's asleep all the time. It's a pattern."
- Sadie Frost
(Related: Time, Daughter, Energy, First)

"If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Wife, Daughter)

"Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Beauty, Daughter, God, Building, Light)

"My daughter, Anna, is almost 15, and my son, Ben, is almost 10."
- Cornelia Funke
(Related: Son, Daughter)

"As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Love, Daughters)

"The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Mother, Father, Daughter, Being, English)

"In today's world, marketers reach inside the home and attempt to figure out not what's good for your daughter, because that is not their business, but what deep desires they can manipulate, stimulate and ostensibly satisfy in order to produce cold, hard cash."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Home, Business, Daughter, Deep, Order, Today, World)

"Sometimes, his methods and his motives are questionable and even his morals are questionable in the way he does things. But I think his intention is always to protect his daughter."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Daughter, Intention, Morals, Motives)

"Children make you a better everything. Daughters open up a whole different sensibility to you. When you have children, it focuses you on them as opposed to on yourself."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Children, Daughters, Open, Sensibility)

"You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Beauty, Women, Children, Cowards, Daughters, Land, Will)

"Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement of my being in this country for 30 years. My roots are very much in this country, even though I remain a Westerner."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Daughter, Being, Country, Years)

"Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time."
- Aulus Gellius
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Memory, Name, Old, Poets, Present)

"Truth is the daughter of time."
- Aulus Gellius
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth)

"I'm currently raising a 15 year old son and an 18 year old daughter, which a guess is my punishment for a wild youth!"
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Son, Daughter, Old, Punishment)

"It is commercial pop that the majority of people understand. A working man's daughter would not understand blues."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Daughter, People, Majority, Man)

"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."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Life, Children, Daughters, Longing, Sons)

"Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Mom, College, Daughters, Office, Post, states, Years)

"Because our daughters have school and it's just such a hassle going down to New York all the time, we can really only go on the weekends, we kind of... Steve came up here and worked out stuff for the second half of the record."
- Kim Gordon
(Related: Time, Daughters, School)

"Ali's daughter is fighting and Joe Frazier's daughter is fighting as well."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Daughter, Fighting)

"It's obvious that they're going to want Ali's daughter and Frazier's daughter to fight it out."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Daughter, Fight, Obvious, Want)

"Mothers send strips to daughters to make a point. Daughters smack strips down on the breakfast table to make a point. My own mom sometimes cuts a strip out and sends it to me to make sure I understand her."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Mom, Daughters, Mothers)

"It's amazing. I can't believe how brilliant the whole thing is - my daughter, Georgia, is just wonderful."
- Edward Hall
(Related: Daughter)

"I hated to read. My mother could not get me to read. I'm going through the same thing with my daughter now. I love to read now, but I don't remember reading."
- Dorothy Hamill
(Related: Love, Mother, Daughter, Now, Reading)

"I feel like I'm a stay-at-home mom, which I was for the five years before this. She's absolutely been my focus. That's the choice I made. Desperate Housewives is perfect for me. I get to go back to work and still be able to take my daughter to school and pick her up."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Work, Mom, Daughter, Choice, Focus, School, Years)

"My daughters have grown up knowing all about my kidnapping and the case and what happened."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Daughters)

"You know, my daughters have been through their entire lives and knowing about my case."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Daughters)

"I didn't think any amount of money was worth something that would take away what you believed in or what you stood for. I didn't want to do something my parents and daughter couldn't be proud of."
- Tippi Hedren
(Related: Money, Daughter, Parents, Want, Worth)

"I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom. I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks."
- Florence Henderson
(Related: Age, Women, Mom, Daughter, Computer)

"I don't want to be known as the granddaughter of the Hiltons. I want to be known as Paris."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Paris, Want)

"My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren."
- Marilyn Horne
(Related: Daughter, Achievement)

"In fact, my mom always told me because I was the daughter of an Army officer born overseas in Paris, France, that under the Constitution she believed that I could never run for president."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Mom, Daughter, Army, Constitution, Fact, France, Paris, President)

"Today, Arizona's sons and daughters, mothers and fathers are proudly serving their country."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Country, Daughters, Fathers, Mothers, Sons, Today)

"Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: Family, Life, Daughters, Friends, Husbands, Lovers, Mothers, Teenage, Years)

"Everyone is a son or daughter of god."
- David Icke
(Related: God, Son, Daughter)

"We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Home, Countries, Daughters, Iraq, Needs, Responsibility, Security, Sons, Will)

"I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say 'Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'"
- Samuel L. Jackson
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Day, Name)

"My daughter is wonderful and incredibly well behaved. I am very lucky. She will always be my priority."
- Jamelia
(Related: Daughter, Will)

"For Ryan's Daughter I used a total of eight harps, something that was, at least, weird."
- Maurice Jarre
(Related: Daughter)

"When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I'd like to clear my conscience."
- Robert Jenkins
(Related: Mother, Conscience, Daughters, Intentions, Military, Reason)

"Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Life, Daughter, Heart, First, Holiness)

"My sons are a hell of a lot easier to get through to than my daughter is. She seems to have my number. She can just run through the buttons."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Daughter, Hell, Sons)

"I want to be here for a long time, so I am going to do everything I have to do to be here. And I want to walk my daughter down the aisle and give her away to somebody some day. I want to make sure I am still here to make sure my two young sons become men."
- Magic Johnson
(Related: Men, Time, Daughter, Day, Sons, Want)

"You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Company, Daughters, Delight, Wonder)

"You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my mother. My mother, I would say, was a... very brutal disciplinarian."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Son, Daughter, Abuse)

"I've had women tell me that when their daughters see them taking care of themselves, and being defined from within, and thinking for themselves instead of thinking about that silly culture out there, it's powerful modeling."
- Naomi Judd
(Related: Women, Being, Care, Culture, Daughters, Silly, Thinking)

"The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex."
- Wynonna Judd
(Related: Mother)

"Well, right now we're so busy that I kind of had to put all the hobbies on hold. But I like going camping with my kids. I have two daughters; they're 7 and 10 years old."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Camping, Daughters, Hobbies, Kids, Now, Old, Right, Years)

"Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife."
- Johannes Kepler
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Being, Shame)

"I have a daughter, she's twenty years old."
- Nusrat F. A. Khan
(Related: Daughter, Old, Years)

"You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse."
- Omar Khayyam
(Related: Marriage, Daughter, Bed, Friends, Old, Reason)

"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."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Family, Time, Daughter, Film, First, London)

"I'm a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister. I'm a real person operating in the world. For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong. It feels like I'm betraying myself and my children."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Mother, Sister, Daughter, Children, Woman, World, Wrong)

"The anxiety of most parents in seeing their sons and daughters enlist does not lie only in the fear of the physical dangers they may encounter."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Lie, Fear, Anxiety, Daughters, May, Parents, Sons)

"We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Faith, Daughter, God, Beliefs, Day, Miracles, Moments, Open, Talk)

"As part of my relationship with my wife and my daughter, and we share everything and talk about everything."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Talk)

"The role of Charlie Eppes has changed me. I never imagined I would play a role like this. I lost some weight, grew my hair and now every woman in America over 40 wants to date me. It's their daughters I want to convince. The truth is all this talk makes me blush. Me, I look in the mirror and all I see is this Jewish kid from Queens."
- David Krumholtz
(Related: Truth, America, Blush, Daughters, Hair, Now, Play, Talk, Want, Weight, Woman)

"I'm still not a great reader, but my wife is and my daughters are, and I envy them. I think I got into a bad habit of trying to do something all the time, instead of trying to sit down and take my time a little bit."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Time, Wife, Habit, Daughters, Envy, Trying)

"Well, I didn't really admit that I anywhere until my daughter started school and I knew I couldn't pull up and leave when I felt like it."
- Diane Lane
(Related: Daughter, School)

"I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Love, Men, Mother, Sister, Wife, Daughter, Being, Woman)

"It's the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept... It's not about age. It's about taste, and it's about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything."
- Ralph Lauren
(Related: Women, Age, Clothes, Daughters, Mothers, Taste)

"Having kids has been great for me. I have two beautiful step- kids, as well as my own new daughter. They've really helped me to keep my feet firmly on the ground, and life is good. I feel like I'm the luckiest guy here."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Life, Daughter, Feet, Kids)

"Congratulations are in order for Woody Allen - he and Soon Yi have a brand new baby daughter. It's all part of Woody's plan to grow his own wives."
- David Letterman
(Related: Daughter, Baby, Order, Wives)

"All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters."
- Gordon Lightfoot
(Related: Daughters, Faces, Names, Sons, Wives)

"If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model, I would never let her!"
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Daughter, Day)

"There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, "Truth is the daughter of Time.""
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Time, Daughter, Name, Now, Old)

"For Astrid, no matter what challenges they go through, they are going to face each other. It's hard for a daughter to accept that her mother is that selfish and that terrible."
- Alison Lohman
(Related: Mother, Daughter)

"I like all the angels around because they protect me and my daughter. I mean, her Dad's an angel."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Dad, Daughter, Angels)

"If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter, she'll answer any questions you have about it."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Daughter, Questions, Want)

"One of the oddities about being Judy Garland's daughter was that everyone treated my mother with such awe that they would never have asked me the normal questions kids get about their moms."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Being, Kids, Questions)

"People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter. It's hard to be a legend's child."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Daughter, People)

"He's looking for the president's kidnapped daughter; everybody he calls on to help him is busy, but lo and behold, you look across the room, and I'm waiting for that action."
- Derek Luke
(Related: Daughter, Action, Help, President, Waiting)

"And sometimes I do films so my daughter can see me work."
- Kelly Lynch
(Related: Work, Daughter)

"Well, I think it's because I'm an only daughter. I have four brothers, a bunch of guy cousins, and so it's like I was raised amongst men. So I've always gotten along really well with men."
- Alicia Machado
(Related: Men, Daughter, Brothers)

"I have twin boys, 12, and a daughter, 17."
- Lee Majors
(Related: Daughter, Boys)

"I only have two rules for my newly born daughter: she will dress well and never have sex."
- John Malkovich
(Related: Sex, Dress, Rules, Will)

"My youngest son, who is now the drummer in my band, lives in Brooklyn. My oldest son is about to move out to California, and my daughters are both out of town."
- Herbie Mann
(Related: Son, Daughters, Now)

"It's just a whole different thing, and it's just that my life has been a blessing, and I thank god every day for the gifts that he has given me and for my daughter and to be able to watch her grow and be a part of her joys and her excitement and what she wants to do in life."
- Teena Marie
(Related: Life, Daughter, God, Day, Excitement, Gifts)

"I believed my story would be helpful to young women my daughter's age, who are still in the process of forming themselves as women, and in need of encouragement to remain true to themselves."
- Joyce Maynard
(Related: Women, Age, Daughter, Encouragement)

"You know not having my real dad around and having a step dad made me want to be a great dad. So now I have been one for 9 years. And now 3 daughters. So, that is what I am - a dad, first and foremost, before anything else. It's just something that comes natural now."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Dad, Daughters, First, Now, Want, Years)

"I coach my daughter's softball and basketball team. We go to all the school functions. We go out to eat at night and take the kids to the movies. We try to be as normal as we can."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Movies, Daughter, Basketball, Coach, Kids, Night, School)

"I have three daughters, so I can't be as tough as I want to be. When you have kids - especially daughters - they know how to work you. They're a lot smarter than we are, that's for sure. But I'll be more tough on their boyfriends."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Work, Daughters, Kids, Want)

"My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Beauty, Life, Wife, Daughter, Joy, Nothing)

"It's about a father and daughter and the daughter's friend and her relationship with her current husband."
- Ismail Merchant
(Related: Father, HusbDaughter, Friend)

"If there is anything I would do differently in my life, it is that I would study business more. I'm trying to teach my daughter Chloe at an early age about investing and money so she's not afraid of it."
- Donna Mills
(Related: Age, Business, Money, Life, Daughter, Study, Trying)

"My daughter is one of the associate producers on two shows for Disney. I am really proud of her."
- Mary Ann Mobley
(Related: Daughter, Disney)

"Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Government, Control, Daughters, Sons, State)

"Too many people feel that where you start out dictates where you should end up. I was on welfare and just shy of 19 when my first daughter was born, but I was encouraged to take advantage of my ability and drive and remained in school."
- Gwen Moore
(Related: Daughter, People, Ability, End, First, School, Welfare)

"My father in the film - which we probably haven't seen in previous movies, and in British Asian movies you could probably count on one hand - he says exactly why, actually why he's frightened for his daughter. He came to this country, England, and had a bit of a crappy time."
- Parminder Nagra
(Related: Movies, Time, Father, Daughter, Country, EnglFilm)

"I brought this case because I am an atheist and this offends me, and I have the right to bring up my daughter without God being imposed into her life by her schoolteachers."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Life, Daughter, God, Being, Right)

"My daughter is in the lawsuit because you need that for standing."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Daughter)

"To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn't hurt."
- Olivia Newton-John
(Related: Home, Daughter, Hurt, Luxury)

"What's really fun is seeing mothers bringing their daughters to the shows. And the best part is the mothers know they don't have to worry about sexual innuendo in the songs. The shows are family shows."
- Peter Noone
(Related: Family, Daughters, Fun, Mothers, Songs, Worry)

"I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Mistake, Values, Baby, Daughters, First, Morals, Old, Want, Years)

"The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else."
- Sharon Olds
(Related: Daughter, Decision, Books)

"The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew. The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan's script: daughter."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Love, Daughter, Play)

"Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where you backbone ought to be."
- Clementine Paddleford
(Related: Daughter)

"I'm just one of many moms who will say an extra prayer each night for our sons and daughters going into harm's way."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Daughters, Harm, Night, Prayer, Sons, Will)

"To the families of special needs children all across this country I have a message for you: for years you have sought to make America a more welcoming place for your sons and daughters, and I pledge to you that if we're elected, you will have a friend, an advocate, in The White House."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Friend, America, Children, Country, Daughters, Needs, Sons, Will, Years)

"My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Death, Life, Father, HusbDaughter, Meeting)

"I just had a baby. I'm not going to work unless it's something really special and meaningful, because I can't imagine missing all that time with my daughter."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Time, Work, Daughter, Baby)

"Right now, my daughter's just rolling her eyes at everything I do; I'm just an embarrassment."
- Elizabeth Perkins
(Related: Daughter, Embarrassment, Eyes, Now, Right)

"Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?"
- Ross Perot
(Related: Daughter, Want)

"Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character, that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Time, Mother, Daughter, Character, Daughters)

"The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Gentleman, Goodness, Sweetness, Temper, World)

"Being Elvis Presley's daughter is a whole lot of pressure. It's been a constant burden in my life."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Life, Daughter, Being, Burden, Pressure)

"You know, you know, obviously, if my daughter's happy, you know, then I don't have any problem."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Daughter)

"I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Daughters, Influence, Media, Parents, Sons)

"Ever since Two Daughters I've been composing my own music."
- Satyajit Ray
(Related: Music, Daughters)

"I know the pressures of being the daughter of a great actress. But it's inspiring. You learn so much that other people don't get to learn until later on. My father being a director, I learnt a real work ethic."
- Natasha Richardson
(Related: Work, Father, Daughter, People, Being, Inspiring, Work ethic)

"Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, 'Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep.'."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Daughter, Kids, Now, Respect, Sleep, Years)

"We all need to take a deep breath and think about being a Bush daughter and having that cross to bear. I'd go out and have a couple of drinks too."
- Julia Roberts
(Related: Daughter, Being, Deep, Drinks)

"Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, War, People, American, Daughters, Fathers, Land, Mothers, Sons)

"They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom. Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much. I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital so I could have all my women together."
- Al Roker
(Related: Love, Women, Mom, Mother, Daughter, Baby)

"I've never looked forward to a birthday like I'm looking forward to my new daughter's birthday, because two days after that is when I can apply for reinstatement."
- Pete Rose
(Related: Birthday, Daughter)

"It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do. The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever."
- Emmy Rossum
(Related: Daughter, Girlfriend, Intention, Now)

"In 1947 I married Rowena Palmer, and we have two daughters, Alison and Claire, and a son, John."
- Martin Ryle
(Related: Son, Daughters)

"I think Desperate Housewives is a pretty good show, I watch it, I like it and I don't love reality tv that much. I do watch some, I've got three daughters so we'll watch the good stuff, the fun stuff."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Love, Daughters, Fun, Pretty, Reality)

"Until 1943 I received no stipend. I was able to support myself as my mother was the daughter of a relatively wealthy cotton manufacturer."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Support)

"I have done everything I can to make sure my daughter knows her father because you form your own identity by rebelling against your parents - but first you have to know them."
- Greta Scacchi
(Related: Father, Daughter, First, Identity, Parents)

"Art is the daughter of freedom."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Art, Daughter, Freedom)

"After filming I like to go home and lie down with my daughter and have a glass of wine so I don't really socialize with the other actors."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Home, Daughter, Lie, Actors, Wine)

"I may be boring, but it would be to wake up by my dog and then my daughter."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Daughter, May)

"I'm so lucky to be in a situation that I can always have my daughter with me."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Daughter)

"Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home."
- Victoria Secunda
(Related: Home, War, Father, Daughter, Fathers, Protection, Temptation, World)

"Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth."
- Victoria Secunda
(Related: Daughter, Hearing, Moments, Motherhood, Rank, Words)

"I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Father, Daughter, Living, May, Will)

"A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don't like her daughter to resemble her in."
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Tongue)

"I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Daughter, Adolescence, Rebellion)

"The thing I'm the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I'm fabulous."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Life, Daughter)

"I didn't just want to be Frank's daughter who sang Boots. I take my music very seriously and studied very hard. It's not a joke to me."
- Nancy Sinatra
(Related: Music, Daughter, Want)

"I am the daughter of the Chairman of the Board and thus, was raised with great music."
- Nancy Sinatra
(Related: Music, Daughter)

"I am less selfish. But I am more insistent on being part of the creative experience. I find I am a better mother, lover and wife when I am writing. When my daughter was small I wasn't writing as much and I didn't miss it."
- Helen Slater
(Related: Experience, Mother, Wife, Daughter, Being, Writing)

"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."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Home, Son, Daughter, College, Jobs, Summer)

"I have a daughter who's 11 years old. Maybe she'll grow up independent and really really heavy and become a movie star and she'll play me in my life story."
- Patti Smith
(Related: Life, Daughter, Old, Play, Years)

"It is true that the movie is perhaps my most politically-charged. The story is thrust into motion by the idea of what do you do when your 13 year old daughter comes home pregnant. And not only is she pregnant, but she wants to keep the baby."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: Home, Daughter, Idea, Baby, Old)

"I can only hope that neither of my daughters was scarred by their upbringing."
- Georg Solti
(Related: Hope, Daughters)

"Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers' granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Time, Civilization)

"We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Courage, Daughters, Sons)

"You're freaked out that you're going to be having a child, and once you're looking after your daughter, it's the most beautiful thing in the world."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Daughter, World)

"I've never returned to the locations. I do remember certain days more clearly than others and certain locations with a sense of nostalgia. Perhaps one day, I'll bring my daughter to see them, if she's interested."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Daughter, Day, Nostalgia, Sense)

"There were a couple of things in the intervention that made me know I needed help. One was a letter from my daughter saying that she was ashamed she had the same last name as I did, which will shock you a little bit."
- Pat Summerall
(Related: Daughter, Help, Name, Saying, Will)

"I've always traveled with a picture of my daughter from 1989, her kindergarten school picture, that has 'I love you, Daddy' written on it. She's always made fun of me because I never changed that picture out. It's like my resistance to her getting older. It was the first thing she'd ever written to me and it means the world to me."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Love, Daughter, First, Fun, School, World)

"When I got this role, my daughter Molly said, 'Dad, you've come full circle."
- Jeffrey Tambor
(Related: Daughter)

"Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Mother, Action, Daughters, Habits)

"He comes to London and gets a job in a nightclub, a gay club, where he's known as Straight Dave by the bar staff - and no one believes he's as straight as he claims to be. He meets the daughter of the club manager, and he has an affair with her."
- Neil Tennant
(Related: Manager, Daughter, Gay, Job, London)

"There are now grandmothers and grandfathers coming to see us because they are of that age, they grew up in the '50s and '60s and they bring their sons and their daughters to hear the songs they heard when they were young."
- George Thorogood
(Related: Age, Daughters, Now, Songs, Sons)

"We must work together to save and strengthen Social Security not just for my father's generation but also for my daughters' generation."
- John Thune
(Related: Work, Father, Daughters, Security)

"I'm very happy at home. I love to just hang out with my daughter, I love to work in my garden. I'm not a gaping hole of need."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Love, Work, Home, Daughter, Garden)

"The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Daughter, Feelings, Cause, Difficulties, Tragedy)

"It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years."
- Meg Tilly
(Related: Daughter, Children, Fathers, Publicity, Support, Writing, Years)

"My daughter is a good, caring, compassionate person. To me that's the true meaning of success, even though the marriages didn't work out. My success with my daughter is all that matters."
- Charlene Tilton
(Related: Success, Work, Daughter, Caring, Meaning)

"My father was a diplomatic officer. As a diplomat's daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Father, Daughter, Present)

"Country music is still your grandpa's music, but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Music, Time, Daughter, Country, Country music)

"I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Daughters, Result)

"People think I have courage. The courage in my family are my wife Pam, my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie, LeeAnn, my mom, who's right here too."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Family, Mom, Wife, People, Courage, Daughters, Right)

"In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece."
- Nia Vardalos
(Related: Daughters, Greece, Sons)

"The death of my daughter is a subject I talk about briefly because there is nothing more tragic."
- Ben Vereen
(Related: Death, Daughter, Nothing, Talk)

"Angelina is my daughter and I am always wishing her the best."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Daughter, Wishing)

"Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth."
- Voltaire
(Related: Religion, Mother, Daughter, Astrology, Astronomy, Daughters, Earth, Superstition)

"Rob Lowe, I've known him for a long time because I have three daughters, ya know. He's been cruising those three girls for a long time."
- Robert Wagner
(Related: Time, Daughters, Girls)

"I'm more selective now I've got a family. I don't want to work all the time. My daughter's 12; I don't want to miss out on her life. Soon she'll be a teenager; she won't want me around."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Work, Family, Life, Time, Daughter, Now, Want)

"I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her. Bloody hell."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Hell)

"Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things."
- Izaak Walton
(Related: God, Men, Daughters, Sons, Words)

"As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don't ever want to lose that."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Women, Mother, Daughters, Respect, Want)

"I have two children. I have a daughter 29, and a daughter four. They are 25 years apart, so you speak about generations and I must tell you, I have a philosophy and that is every 25 years I'm going to sire another child."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Daughter, Children, Generations, Philosophy, Years)

"My grandmother made her home at Fox How under the shelter of the fells, with her four daughters, the youngest of whom was only eight when their father died."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Home, Father, Daughters)

"Our children, two daughters and a son, were born in 1874, 1876, and 1879."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Son, Children, Daughters)

"My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Daughter, Affection, Children, Now)

"One of the reasons I did this, because I wasn't really looking for another science fiction film, was that my daughter can see it. She's 9 and it's really a good film for all ages."
- Sigourney Weaver
(Related: Science, Daughter, Fiction, Film)

"I had to put my kid before my career and all the money I was making. I decided to do the right thing. I was dying inside. If I didn't have my daughter, I would be dead right now, for sure."
- Brian Welch
(Related: Money, Daughter, Career, Dying, Now, Right)

"One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Ambition, Daughters, Mothers)

"As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Daughter, Woman, Years)

"Both of our daughters, Debbie and Bonnie, are also cancer survivors."
- David Wilkerson
(Related: Cancer, Daughters)

"Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety on his other daughters, whose minds, like lovely buds, are beginning to open. Where shall he find a genial soil in which he may place them to expand?"
- Emma Willard
(Related: Education, Anxiety, Beginning, Daughters, Disappointment, May, Open)

"His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys; but, in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined and fertile mind which he had fondly expected."
- Emma Willard
(Related: Daughter, Conversation, Manufacturing, Mind, School)

"Times change. The farmer's daughter now tells jokes about the traveling salesman."
- Carey Williams
(Related: Change, Daughter, Jokes, Now, Traveling)

"When my daughter asks, 'What do you do?', every movie I have a different answer. As she grows, she wants more explanations."
- Michelle Williams
(Related: Daughter, Explanations)

"My mother was a Northern woman, daughter of Hon. John Sergeant, a distinguished lawyer, and for many years representative in Congress from Philadelphia."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Congress, Woman, Years)

"That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I'm missing something important at my daughter's school which makes me feel sick inside. It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Home, HusbDaughter, Decision, Balance, Kids, Now, Right, School)

"Thanks to the heroic sons and daughters of this country, who have paid sacrifices, we have been able to score a number of victories which are encouraging the nation-building process we are engaged in."
- Girma Woldegiorgis
(Related: Encouraging, Country, Daughters, Nation, Sons)

"My daughter, the one who lives nearby, is raising her children to be very much aware. We went on a nature walk on Monday; I'm learning so much from her."
- Joanne Woodward
(Related: Nature, Daughter, Children, Learning)

"If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?"
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Education, Daughter, War, Brothers, Fight, Help, Man, Order)

"It was so satisfying for me - a great reward, just to see it done well. And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin. Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!"
- Fay Wray
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Play, Reward)

"When it was over my daughter said, 'Oh, I felt so sorry for him - he didn't want to hurt you, he liked you.' That was Victoria. When you visualize him up there on top of the Empire State Building, you do feel sorry for him."
- Fay Wray
(Related: Daughter, Building, Hurt, State, Want)

"I'm thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I've got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony - and my daughter Grammy."
- Noah Wyle
(Related: Son, Daughter, First, Thinking, Want)

"If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons because of opportunity constraints, I would choose to educate my daughters."
- Brigham Young
(Related: Opportunity, Choice, Daughters, Sons)

"They are the greatest curse of all great men, daughters."
- Jason Zebehazy
(Related: Men, Daughters)