120 Beautiful Mother Daughter Quotes

Last updated: April 15, 2024

Mom, Friend, Mimi - my mother is such an important part of my life and my daughter’s life! These beautiful, inspiring, and funny mother-daughter quotes and sayings will help you celebrate the special (and, not going to lie, sometimes fraught) relationship between moms and daughters.

Now that I am a mom, I am building my own shared memories and experiences with my daughter. I see the unconditional love that my own mom shares with me mirrored in my love for my daughter.

mother-daughter quotes mood image of mother and daughter laughing together

Through the laughs and the tears, celebrate your ups, downs and everything else along the way with the perfect quote. On this page, you'll find a carefully curated collection of quotes that express in words just how special the mother daughter relationship is. The quotes are perfect for writing as part of a birthday greeting card or Mother's Day message, or in a wedding speech.

I hope these quotes will give you inspiration to express how you feel about your own mother daughter relationship. Be sure to add your favorite memory of your Mom to personalize your message!

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Short and Sweet Mother Daughter Quotes from Daughters

Keep it short and sweet with these perfect mother daughter quotes for your mom this Mother's Day or her birthday. Celebrate your mother daughter bond by thanking her for always being there for you, or express gratitude for how she raised you.

mother daughter quotes I am strong because a strong woman raised me

I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.

Mom, everything I am, you helped me to be.

You are my best friend, my teacher, my everything Mom.

Mom, thank you for being my anchor in this stormy sea of life.

My happiest time is our mother and daughter time.

My mom taught me that a woman's mind should be the most beautiful part of her.

You're my best friend Mom and absolutely everything to me. It's always us against the world.

mother daughter quotes life doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother

Life doesn't come with a manual. It comes with a mother.

I am a princess not because I have a prince, but because a queen raised me.

I look at my mom and think, what would I do without this woman?

7 billion smiles and yours is my favorite.

There's a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother.

MOM - a title just above the QUEEN.

A mother is the only person in the world who can turn a daughter's worries and fears into happiness.

Celebrating Your Mother Daughter Bond

Childhood, adolescence, that dreaded teen phase, adulthood – the bond between you and your mom can bloom and grow over time. Send her a quote to let her know you appreciate her now more than ever!

mother daughter quotes if I didn't have you as a mom, I'd choose you as a friend

The older I grow, the more I realize that my mother is the best "best friend" that I ever had.

We laugh, we cry, we make time fly...
We are best friends, my mom and I.

If I didn't have you as a mom, I'd choose you as a friend.

A mother and a daughter always share a special bond, which is engraved on their hearts.

A mother. When you're a child she walks before you, to set an example. When you're a teenager she walks behind you, to be there should you need her. When you're an adult she walks beside you, so that as two friends you can enjoy life together.

First my mother, forever my friend.

The most precious jewels you'll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.

Inspiring Mother Daughter Quotes

My mom inspires me everyday with her strength and compassion. Want to dig deep into just how much your mom-daughter relationship means to you? Here is a collection of inspiring mother-daughter quotes that emphasize how special the bond is between a mom and her daughter.

mother daughter quotes never truly apart, maybe in distance but never in heart

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.

The special bond shared between a mother and daughter is the one place in all the world where hearts can be sure of each other. Like branches on a tree, we may grow in different directions, but our roots remain one.

Here's to good women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.

The bond between a Mother and Daughter is like no other. They laugh, they cry, they fight, they hug tight. In the end, their heart and soul connection transcends the test of time.

Mothers and daughters, they always share a special bond, though near or far apart. The words that would describe it, are written on the heart.

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

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

Mothers and daughters are closest when daughters become mothers.

There is nothing as powerful as a mother's love, and nothing as healing as a child's soul.

When life gets hard and you feel all alone, remember you mean the world to somebody, and that somebody calls you mom.

Words alone cannot describe the unconditional love that exists between a mother and a daughter.

mother daughter quotes Life can be tough, but I am tougher

I'm a mother. Life can be tough. But I am tougher.

A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.

A mother's love reaches far beyond circumstances and feelings. It sees past flaws and imperfections and celebrates God's gift of love, sent from heaven in the form of a child.

The love between a mother and a daughter can't be changed and only this love has no limits. It grows with every single day and never fades.

Like mother, like daughter; I wouldn't want to be like anyone else.

Being a mom might mean that my hands are full, but so is my heart.

There is no way to be a perfect mother, but there are a million ways to be a good one.

I may not be perfect, but when I look at my children, I know that I got something in my life perfectly right.

Be the woman you want your daughter to be.

Funny Mother Daughter Quotes

I love to make my mom laugh. Do you like making your mom or daughter laugh until she cries? She might enjoy one of these lighthearted, funny mother-daughter quotes that highlight the humor of what it takes to raise a daughter.

mother daughter quotes if at first you don't succeed, try doing it how mom told you to

Mom: What do you think I am, made of money?
Daughter: Isn't that what MOM stands for?

If a woman speaks and no one is listening, her name is probably mom.

Never make fun of having to help me with computer stuff. I taught you how to use a spoon.

Mom, you're like a pineapple! Standing tall, wearing a crown and so sweet on the inside.

Just wanted to say, Congrats Mom! I turned out perfect.

To the daughter who likes to argue with me. Where do you think your attitude comes from? Give it up. I have decades more experience than you do!

Having a mini-me is all fun and games until she starts acting like you.

Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests.

Good moms let you lick the beaters... Great moms turn them off first.

mother daughter quotes by the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she's wrong

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

I told my mom she was invading my personal space and she said I came out of her personal space.

Sooner or later we ALL quote our mother!

OMG, my mother was right about everything!

My daughter is either my best friend or Satan. There is no in-between.

What's it like to have the greatest daughter in the world? I don't know, ask your grandmother.

Sometimes when I open my mouth, my mother comes out.

If at first you don't succeed, try doing it the way mom told you in the beginning.

I smile because I'm your daughter. I laugh because there's nothing you can do about it.

"I love you Mom" Quotes from Daughter

These mother-daughter quotes express the all encompassing love between a daughter and her mom. They are a lovely way to let your mom know how much you love her. Use one to make a heartfelt addition to a greeting card or a text message.

mother daughter quotes no matter how old, sometimes a girl just needs her mom

Every day I become a little more like my mother... and I couldn't be prouder!

A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go.

No matter how old she may be, sometimes a girl just needs her mom.

Happiness is seeing your mother smile because of you.

Moms hold their children's hands for a while, but their hearts forever.

The love between a mother and daughter knows no distance.

To the world, you are a mother. To our family, you are the world.

A mother's heart is a special place where her children are always home.

Beautiful Quotes from Mom to Daughter

Let your daughter know just how precious she is to you and how much you love her with these special daughter quotes and sweet sayings. Share a beautiful and sweet quote with her to inspire her to be the best she can be!

mother daughter quotes daughters are the hope and promise of the future

You are precious in every way, the sunshine in my day; the joy in my soul, and the love of my life.

You, my daughter, are my biggest achievement. My life has changed for the better since you came along.

I want my daughter to believe deep in her heart that she is capable of achieving anything she puts her mind to.

I don't want my daughters to follow in my footsteps. I want them to take the path next to me and go further than I could have ever dreamt possible.

Dear Daughter, don't concern yourself with fitting into glass slippers. Think instead of shattering glass ceilings.

If I could give my daughter 3 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.

Dear Daughter, I wish you the strength to face challenges with confidence, along with the wisdom to choose your battles carefully. I wish you adventure on your journey and may you always stop to help someone along the way. Listen to your heart and take risks carefully. Remember how much you are loved. I am so proud of you. Love Mom.

I did not give you the gift of life, life gave me the gift of you.

I will protect you until you are grown and then I will let you fly free. But loving you, that is for always.

No one will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you're the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.

You are the most beautiful thing I keep inside my heart.

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

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

mother daughter quotes daughters hold our hands for a little while but our hearts forever

Daughters hold our hands for a little while but hold our hearts forever.

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

My daughter is a beautiful gift that brings warmth to my heart and brightness to each day.

A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.

Angels are often disguised as daughters.

A daughter is just a little girl who grows up to be your best friend.

A daughter is God's way of saying, "thought you could use a lifelong friend."

My greatest blessings call me mom.

She is my heart, my soul, my "best thing that ever happened to me", the source of many laughs and a few tears. She is my daughter and she is my world.

Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my daughter's eyes, and I realize I've already created one.

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

A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous.

Famous Quotes about Mothers and Daughters

When I was in high school, I filled up notebooks with quotes from movies, books and people who seemed to be able to express the words I wanted to say better than I ever could. Use one of these quotes to talk about the bond between mothers and daughters!

mother daughter quotes taylor swift I didn't have a lot of friends, but my mom was always my friend

Momma, I love you eternally and love our time together here on earth. The highs and the lows. The challenges and many lessons. How lucky we are to have each other. Thank you!!
~ Liv Tyler

My sweet little girl... excuse me... I mean my adult daughter!!! Words can't describe how proud I am of you.
~ Reese Witherspoon

There were times, in middle school and junior high, I didn't have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.
~Taylor Swift

A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.
~ Princess Diana

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
~ Emily Dickinson

As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. 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

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
~ Sophia Loren

God could not be everywhere, therefore he made mothers.
~ Jewish Proverb

A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
~ Dorothy C Fisher

A mom is a daughter's "first" friend. And, through life, becomes her best friend.
~ Vicki Reece

Being a mother is learning about the strengths you didn't know you had... and dealing with fears you didn't know existed.
~ Linda Wooten

Mother is a verb. It's something you do. Not just who you are.
~ Cheryl Lacey Donovan

mother daughter quotes beyonce you are my queen, my heart, my strength

You are my Queen, my heart, my strength, the bone in my spine. You are my inspiration. I hope you have everything in your life that your soul desires. Mama, I love you deep deep!
~ Beyonce Knowles

I look back on my childhood and thank the stars above. For everything you gave me, but mostly for your love.
~ Wayne F. Winters

Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love have guided me and given me wings to fly.
~ Sarah Malin

I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.
~ Terri Guillemets

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 stand in its path.
~ Agatha Christie

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
~ Robert Browning

Children and mothers never truly part, bound in the beating of each other's heart.
~ Charlotte Gray

Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.
~ C.S. Lewis

A mother's treasure is her daughter.
~ Catherine Pulsifer

My daughters are the bouquet of my life.
~ Barbara W Bansley

I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger. I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting. I wish you enough loss to appreciate all that you possess. I wish you enough hellos to get you through the final goodbye. I wish you enough.
~ Bob Perkins

In times of need, and in times of tears, in times of joy and in times of fears... there is mom. The one person who is always there.
~ Heather Stillufsen

A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "Where mother is".
~ Keith L. Brooks

I am not a perfect mother and I will never be. You are not a perfect daughter and you will never be. But put us together and we will be the best mother and daughter we would ever be.
~ Zoraida Pesante

Life is tough my darling, but so are you.
~ Stephanie Bennett-Henry

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

mother daughter quotes victoria secunda hearing your own words from your daughter's mouth

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