Quotation Explorer - 'Daughters'

Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any death as I have grieved for . His was a great and beautiful spirit, he was a man all man, from crown to footsoles. My reverence for him was deep and genuine. Mark Twain - his
I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem,Adore to weeping,Love to laughing,Desire to praising.Tickle, giggle, kiss!Adonai my God,For one moment in love,Let alone a thousand,Let alone my life,For the honor of raising and lovingChildren in love,Praise of You is ever upon my lips. - Zoe Klein
For a flicker of a moment I imagined a world completely different from the one I'd always known, a world in which I was treated with fairness, even kindness-- a world in which fathers didn't sell their daughters. - Arthur Golden
I have daughters and I have sons.When one of them lays a handOn my shoulder, shining fishTurn suddenly in the deep sea. - Robert Bly
Daughters go into analysis hating their fathers and come out hating their mothers. They never come out hating themselves.
Your children are not your children. They are sons and daughters of the Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. - Kahlil Gibran
It's a fathers job to spoil his daughters shamelessly, it's their husbands job to tame them. Prince Zehava-The Dragon Prince - Melanie Rawn
I don't want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban. - Malala Yousafzai
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
To limit the ways our daughters can legitimately function as stewards/rulers further devalues the image of God in them and continues the imbalance and distortion of God's plan. - Lisa Graham McMinn
They have a special confidence in Christ, plus thoughtfulness plus faithfulness plus humility: for there are no things, in all creation, more beautiful, more rare than the so very disciplined and free, joyful and principled daughters of God. - Criss Jami
The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemies, to chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth, to see those dear to them bathed in tears, to clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters. - Genghis Khan
And I, Nephi, took one of the daughters of Ishmael to wife.' Well Mr. Go-And-Do just went and did! - John Bytheway
Do not forget to tell your daughters God made them beautiful. - Habeeb Akande
Prayer should not be a structured and complicated conversation. It should be a simply and spontaneous conversation between heavenly Father and His sons and daughters. - Euginia Herlihy
If your kids are the generation Y there are only two things you parents are worried about..What your daughters are uploading on the internet and what your sons are downloading from the internet - Joshua Siranjofu
For men, women are their ‘counter weights’ and when that is not enough, their daughters are their ‘counter weights.’ One can’t do without a counter weight. Otherwise, he will fall over. - Dada Bhagwan
Take all men as your brothers; all women as your sisters; and all children as your sons and daughters. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I've got daughters. Nine years old and six years old. First of all, I'm gonna teach them about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them PUNISHED with a baby. - Barack Obama
To all the motherless daughters out there; may your heartache serve you in the best of ways. May your grief give you a better understanding of yourself, may your sentiment allow you to express and create, and may your love expand beyond what you ever thought possible. - Kayko Tamaki
There are 10,000 books in my library, and it will keep growing until I die. This has exasperated my daughters, amused my friends and baffled my accountant. If I had not picked up this habit in the library long ago, I would have more money in the bank today; I would not be richer. - Pete Hamill
We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody's. - Kifah Shah
What to do with daughters has always been something of a problem, unless they are so pretty or so passive or so wealthy that they are snatched up as brides as soon as the come of marriageable age.— THE COLLECTORS: DR. CLARIBEL AND MISS ETTA CONE - Barbara Pollack
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. - Kahlil Gibran
We are all daughters of God in various stages of construction. - Shannon L. Alder
Raising teenage sons and daughters is a long and tiresome journey. With God's help the final outcome will be worthwhile. - Ana Monnar
Be careful when you ask Karma for something that you have always wanted. When I was young, I asked to be surrounded by beautiful women. Now I have a wife and four daughters. - James Hauenstein
There's no bottom, none, in my voluptuousness: Your wives, your daughters, your matrons and your maids, could not fill up the cistern of my lust. - William Shakespeare
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
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