Quotations About / On: DAUGHTER
The daughters of delight now pump iron.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
Caution is the daughter of circumspection, but she tends to outgrow her mother.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1808).)
Morality measured in centimeters: all mothers believe that only their daughters dance decently.
(José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 41, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).)
No mother-in-law ever remembers that she was once a daughter-in-law.
“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Lifes longing for itself”
(― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet)
India's poor daughter, how neglected and ignored she was, she is, how has she borne over the years!
(India's poor and neglected daughter)
You killed your own daughter and, accused your husband for it! And, he was sentenced for 50 years! !
Do not sell her in the flesh market. She is after all someone's daughter.
I thought about all of us women and how we spend half our lives rebelling against our mothers and the next half rebelling against our daughters.
(Lois Wyse (20th century), U.S. author. Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother, "Diary of a Mad Grandmother," (1990).)
She would love still, but she would never again be tender till her daughter should have repudiated her base,her monstrous engagement.
(Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Lady Anna, vol. 2, ch. xx, London, Chapman and Hall (1874).)