Quotes: daughters

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • Ben Johnston
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    Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Come mothers and fathers
    Throughout the land
    And don't criticize
    What you can't understand
    Your sons and your daughters
    Are beyond your command
    Your old road is rapidly agin'.
    Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
  • Feeling good about yourself and your life is very important. I'm a happy woman, happy with my husband, my daughters, my grandchildren. We all get along quite well, and that keeps me centered.
  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
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    Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
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    I met my darling wife Wilnelia in 1980 when we were on the judging panel for the Miss World contest at the Royal Albert Hall. With two ex-wives and five daughters, I thought I wouldn't be involved with anyone for a long time - if ever. Winnie was so gorgeous, my jaw dropped - and it's a big jaw to drop.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    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.
    Source: Town Hall Meeting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 29 March 2008
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    If Courtezans and Strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much Rigour as some silly People would have it, what Locks or Bars would be sufficient to preserve the Honour of our Wives and Daughters?
    Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark H, p. 95
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
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    If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons because of opportunity constraints, I would choose to educate my daughters.
  • St. Teresa of Avila
    St. Teresa of Avila
    Spanish saint, mysticist 1515-1582
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    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.
  • Arthur Godfrey
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    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.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
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    My mother gets told, 'Oh, you're so lucky that your daughters are doing so well.' She never corrects anybody when they assume Helen is her daughter.
  • Bob McDonnell
    Bob McDonnell
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    My wife and daughters work. My campaign manager in 2005 was a working mother. I appointed 5 women to my senior staff as Attorney General.
  • Bill Halter
    Bill Halter
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    My wife Shanti and I are blessed with two wonderful daughters. Nothing is more important to us than protecting their future and the future of every Arkansas child.
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