100+ Beautiful Mother-Daughter Quotes To Express Your Love

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Mother is a daughter’s first and closest friend in life. Celebrating any occasion with beautiful mother-daughter quotes may instantly bring a smile to any mother or daughter’s face. Regardless of how successful or freed a woman is, she keeps craving a mother’s love and support because a mother is the only one with whom she can share all her concerns without any fears. A mother understands and always stands by her. Moreover, a mother-daughter relationship is distinct and amazing because only after growing up can a daughter comprehend her mother’s past actions and why she must have behaved a certain way in a given situation. The specialty of this relationship has motivated several people to pen down wonderful quotes over the years. Plunge into this post as we curated some adorable quotes about this beautiful relationship that you may use on a special occasion, birthday, or even a casual day to express and spread love.

Cute Mother Daughter Quotes

For a mother, nothing can be cuter than her daughter and the daughter gets to realize this only when she becomes a mother herself. Here are some cute mother-daughter quotes that reflect the essence of this relationship.

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  1. “I am proud of many things in life but nothing beats being a mother of such a girl.”
  1. “A daughter may outgrow your lap, but she will never outgrow your heart.”
  1. “By the time a woman realizes her mother was right, she has a daughter who thinks she’s wrong.”
  1. “A mother is one who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”- Cardinal Meymillod.
  1. “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” – Mitch Albom.
  1. “Even though we fight and drive each other crazy, we now have this little reminder that our love for one another is greater than anything in this world.”
  1. “Sometimes when I see a miracle, I look into my daughter’s eyes and realize I’ve already created one.”
  1. “My mother is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.”
  1. “You are always in my thoughts. When you were little, I knew your whereabouts at any given moment. Now that you are off on your own, I still always know where you are, because I keep you in my heart.”- Elizabeth Berg

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  1. “Words are not enough to express the unconditional love that exists between a mother and a daughter.” – Caitlin Houston
  1. “There is nothing as powerful as a mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s love.”
  1. “No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them.” – Christie Watson
  1. “My daughter, no one else will ever know how much I love you, not even you, At least not until you be a mother yourself.”
  1. “One of the most important relationships we’ll have is the relationship we have with our mothers.”- Iyanla Vanzant
  1. “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.”
  1. “Your smile is charming, your laughter is infectious. You are a stunning woman and above all, you are my daughter.”
  1. “Mother was a comfort. Mother was home. A girl who lost her mother was suddenly a tiny boat on an angry ocean. Some boats eventually floated ashore. And some boats, like me, seemed to float farther and farther from land.” – Ruta Sepetys
  1. “A mother is someone who will hear your lies but will patiently wait for you to admit what you have done. Thanks for bearing with me my entire life mom, I love you!”

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  1. “Mom: The glue that holds everything together even when she feels like she may fall apart.”
  1. “A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.”
  1. “I will hold you up when you can’t stand, I will wipe away your tears when you cry, I will fight for you when you give up, and I will love you forever and always.”
  1. “I never knew how much love my heart could hold, until someone called me mommy.”
  1. “My daughter is super amazing and I’m the lucky one because I get to be her momma.”
  1. “No matter how old you get, sometimes, you still need a hug from mom to make everything better.”
  1. “Mother and daughter relationship is 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.”
  1. “Every single missed opportunity in my life has been totally worth it because it eventually led me to have a beautiful daughter like you.”
  1. “There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn’t have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.” – Taylor Swift

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  1. “You will always be Super Mom in the eyes of your daughter no matter how many times you think you’ve failed.”
  1. “Dearest mother, I know we fight every now and then and we keep on arguing again and again. But please know that deep within, I hope that your heart knows that my love for you will grow forever, I love you.”
  1. “The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born,”
  1. “When you are an adult, your mother walks beside you. As two friends you can enjoy life together.”
  1. “There is nothing more powerful than a mother’s love for her daughter and there is nothing more healing than a daughter’s gratitude.”
  1. “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
  1. “I am not at all afraid of dying because I have already seen heaven when I rest my head on my mom’s shoulder. You are my inspiration and my favorite person. I love you so much, mom.”
  1. “Mother and daughter – it’s a special bond that spans over 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.”
  1. “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

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Short Mother Daughter Quotes

Sometimes a single line is enough to tell how much you love your mother/ daughter. These quotes are apt for slipping small notes to each other or printing on bracelets and necklaces so that they can remind you of the remarkable relationship you have with each other.

  1. “A mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.”- Erich Fromm
  1. “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.”
  1. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”- Princess Diana
  1. “Mother: one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.”- Emily Dickinson
  1. “Daughters are the little girls that grow up to become your best friend.”
  1. “The moment they placed you in my arms, you snuggled right into my heart.”
  1. “I believe in love at first sight because I loved my mom since I opened my eyes.”
  1. “We laugh, we cry. We make time fly. We are best friends, my mother and I.”
  1. “God cannot be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers”- Rudyard Kipling

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  1. “I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.”
  1. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.”- Lisa Leslie
  1. “My life may not be a fairy tale, but my daughter is my princess.”
  1. “The key to happiness is to have a daughter like you.”
  1. “Like mother like daughter. I wouldn’t want to be like anyone else.”
  1. “Life brings many things, but the bond between a mother and daughter is something special.”
  1. “I know a girl, she puts color inside my world. She is none other than my daughter.”
  1. “Dear mom, you are more than love to me and you are my everything.”
  1. “Mothers and daughters share the best stories.”

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  1. “Mothers and daughters are the closest when the daughters become mothers.”
  1. “The worst sight in this world is seeing your mom cry.”

Funny Mother Daughter Quotes

Do you and your mom just need to look at each other to understand a joke? Do you both share funny memes and jokes with each other all the time? Then, here are a few funny quotes to read together and laugh.

  1. “Mother-daughter disagreements were, in hindsight, basically mother stating the truth and daughter taking her own sweet time coming around.”- Barbara Delinsky
  1. “Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away.”- Heather Gudenkauf
  1. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power, or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.”- Maya Angelou
  1. “Yes, it’s quite amazing how I continue to shock my mother even after all these years together.”- Eloisa James
  1. “I hope someday she meets just the right man and has babies- a whole passel of babies, more than I could have- so she understands how it kills me now that she won’t let me hug her when she’s in obvious distress.”- Kristina Riggle
  1. “I can never forget my mother. She is my bridge when I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.”- Renita Weems.
  1. “All I know is that 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.”

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  1. “I may look like my daddy, but I have my mama’s attitude.”
  1. “I told my mom she was invading my private space and she said I came out of her personal space.”
  1. “Maybe mom is my alter ego and the woman I’m able to be when I’m working.”- Mary Tyler Moore
  1. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”- Milton Berle
  1. “Mother’s Day shopping is hard when your mom deserves an island, but you can afford a candle.”
  1. “Mum, I just wanted to say congratulations. I turned out perfect.”
  1. “I can’t believe I shared my body with a daughter that won’t even share her M&Ms with me.”
  1. “The patience of a mother might be likened to be a tube of toothpaste- it’s never quite all gone.”
  1. “I feel personally victimized by my own daughter. I just want her to stop throwing things at me.”

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  1. “Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.”- Martin Andersen Nexö

Inspirational Mother Daughter Quotes

A mother is a daughter’s first role model, as she grows up dreaming to be like her. And once she becomes a young woman, the mother is proud to be known by her daughter. If you are a mother looking to inspire your daughter, or you are a daughter wanting to thank your mom for all that she has done for you, here are a few inspirational quotes.

  1. “Daughter, I want you to forgive easily, laugh loudly and never allow yourself to become the invisible, silent woman that your mother was. Daughter, this is how we soften our hearts and become better human beings.”- Diriye Osma
  1. “Every day I become a little bit more like my mother and I couldn’t be prouder.”
  1. “To my daughter. Never forget that I love you. Life is filled with hard times and good times. Learn from everything you can. Be the woman I know you can be.”
  1. “I love my mother as trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.” – Terry Guillemets
  1. “My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings.” – Erica Jong
  1. “A mother teaches her daughter how to feel about herself, about handling pressure, about relishing life’s joys and conquering fears.” – Melissa Harrison
  1. “We mothers have a wonderfully precious and truly powerful role to play in the future self-images of our daughters. The truth is, the most effective way to inculcate in our daughters a fighting chance at life-long self-love and empowerment is not in the books we read to them, or the workshops we send them to, or the media we do or do not expose them to, or even the things we tell them, rather it is in the reflection of self-love and empowerment they see in us, their mothers. The model of our own empowerment gives our daughters permission to be powerful.”- Melia Keeton-Digby
  1. “She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great – but how to laugh through it.”- Liza Minnelli

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  1. “I don’t want my daughter to follow in my footsteps. I want her to take the path next to me and go further than I could have ever dreamt possible.”
  1. “My daughter, while we have had adversity, we also have had more sweet memories that allow us to overcome the challenges we faced.” – Ann Butler
  1. “A daughter is a mother’s gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of herself. And mothers are their daughters’ role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships.” – Victoria Secunda
  1. “My mother was like sand. The kind that warms you on a beach when you come shivering out of the cold water. The kind that clings to your body, leaving its impression on your skin to remind you where you’ve been and where you’ve come from.” – Clare Vanderpool
  1. “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 stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie
  1. “Maybe I stepped into the skin my mother left behind and became the girl my mother had been, the one she still wanted to be”- Laura Kasischke
  1. “If I could give my daughter three 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.”
  1. “No one in your life will ever love you as your mother does. There is no love as pure, unconditional and strong as a mother’s love. And I will never be loved that way again.”- Hope Edelman
  1. “Over the years, I learned so much from mom. She taught me about the importance of home and history and family and tradition. She also taught me that aging need not mean narrowing the scope of your activities and interests or a diminution of the great pleasures to be had in the every day.”- Martha Stewart

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Sharing mother-daughter quotes is a great way to express the love, care, and bond between mothers and daughters. Mother-daughter bonds are one of the strongest, and they understand each other well since their emotions are often processed in the same way. You may choose quotes that match the personality of your mother or daughter and share these meaningful quotes on a special occasion. It can be a heartwarming gesture that showcases your care and love. You may also use these quotes to caption photos with your mother or daughter on social media.

Infographic: Quotes To Express The Love Between Mother And Daughter

A mother is her daughter’s first best friend, and a daughter always looks up to her mother for inspiration and strength. In the infographic that follows, we have a few quotes that will help you understand the relationship between the two. So read on, share it with your daughter or your mother and cherish the moments you spend with each other.

quotes about the mother daughter relationship [infographic]
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