To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. ~Euripides
A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life. ~Irish Saying
Angles are often disguised as daughters.
My life may not be a fairy tale, but my daughter is my princess.
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. ~Joseph Addison
Daughter am I in my mother's house, but mistress in my own. ~Rudyard Kipling
How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards. ~John Gay
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter. ~Thomas Fuller
Many an Irish property was increased by the lace of a daughter's petticoat. ~Irish Proverb
He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin. ~English Proverb
A lively and lasting sense of filial duty is more effectually impressed on the mind of a son or daughter by reading King Lear, than by all the dry volumes of ethics, and divinity, that ever were written. ~Thomas Jefferson
As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied. ~Oscar Wilde
What the daughter does, the mother did. ~Jewish Proverb
Fame is rot; daughters are the thing. ~James Matthew Barrie