Quotations on Daughter

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They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack, working 20 hours a day, eating fast food.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Food, Wife, Heart, Daughter, Fear, Day, Eating)

Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.
- Isabel Allende
(Keywords: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Sister, Son, Daughter, Now, School)

My daughter teases me once in a while saying, Remember when you used to be my mother and you had black hair?
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Mother, Daughter, Hair, Saying)

When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter.
- Terri Apter
(Keywords: Life, Mother, Daughter, Conflict, Empathy, Quarrels, Unhappiness)

Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.
- Joan of Arc
(Keywords: God, Daughter, Fathers, Mothers)

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Time, Daughter, Truth, Authority)

You've got a movie where the pro-choice family gives their daughter no choice. The pro-life family murders. What seems to be the good mother, the kind of hippie painter, sweet and cute mother has no love for her daughter really.
- Ellen Barkin
(Keywords: Family, Love, Mother, Daughter, Choice, Cute)

How do you build a relationship when you've hardly shared a word but suddenly share a child? How do you love a daughter you don't see for nearly two years? When does she become your daughter? How does she become your daughter?
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Love, Daughter, Word, Years)

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Nature, Religion, Daughter, Fear, Hope, Ignorance)

That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Love, Daughter, People, Choice)

I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare.
- Thomas Bowdler
(Keywords: Family, Daughter, Regret, Shakespeare, World)

I don't want my daughter to be educated. I think women should just be decorative.
- Richard Brautigan
(Keywords: Women, Daughter, Want)

I love turning my daughter on to old movies.
- Susie Bright
(Keywords: Love, Movies, Daughter, Old)

Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Time, Work, Business, Daughter, People, First, Now, Relationships, Right)

My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Time, Mother, Daughter, People, Attention, Christmas, Pain)

No, my step-daughter just opened a theatre school for children, I have another daughter who works in the record industry and another who is going back to collage and I have two little ones at home.
- Rosanne Cash
(Keywords: Home, Daughter, Children, School, Theatre)

My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life.
- Nick Cassavetes
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Heart, Disease, Old, Order, Past, Years)

I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another.
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Keywords: Time, Wife, Daughter, Day, Shadow, Will)

The mother must socialize her daughter to become subordinate to men, and if her daughter challenges patriarchal norms, the mother is likely to defend the patriarchal structures against her own daughters.
- Carol P. Christ
(Keywords: Men, Mother, Daughter, Daughters)

I'm a different person. I don't want to be titled as Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain's daughter. I want to be thought of as Frances Cobain.
- Frances Bean Cobain
(Keywords: Love, Daughter, Thought, Want)

In Hawaii, we go to this wonderful place, all families. My wife and I go directly from breakfast to a beach chair where we read all day. My daughter goes from water to pool to running around with friends she meets, some of whom are regulars there.
- Stephen Collins
(Keywords: Wife, Daughter, Beach, Day, Friends, Running, Water)

The script was just the best I'd read in a long time and I love the humor, which I wasn't expecting, and I like the fact that my six year old daughter can see the show without being, you know, protected from it.
- Stephen Collins
(Keywords: Love, Time, Humor, Daughter, Being, Fact, Old)

I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking. My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Drinking, Priorities, Want)

With my daughter, who at the time was one, my domestic life needed to take more precedent and really with my own self I needed to develop quite a bit more. So that put Blur down the list of priorities quite a lot by the time I came to thinking about it.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Life, Time, Daughter, Priorities, Self, Thinking)

I finally got a chance to talk to my daughter from my previous marriage. I just got married May 3 to my beautiful wife, but we don't see each other much.
- Peter Criss
(Keywords: Marriage, Wife, Daughter, Chance, May, Talk)

There were so many stories about Bing's daughter living in sin. We weren't hurting anyone. We were living in love. I couldn't understand why people were trying to hurt us and hurt our families.
- Mary Crosby
(Keywords: Love, Daughter, People, Hurt, Living, Sin, Trying)

All of my life people have thought of me as Bing Crosby's daughter. Now they'll remember me as the person who shot J.R.
- Mary Crosby
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Thought, People, Now)

We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
- Tony Curtis
(Keywords: Husband, Son, Daughter, People, Chance, Losing, Vice)

When my friends and I would act out movies as kids, we'd play the guys' roles, since they had the most interesting things to do. Decades later, I can hardly believe my sons and daughter are seeing many of the same limited choices in current films.
- Geena Davis
(Keywords: Movies, Daughter, Act, Choices, Friends, Kids, Play, Sons)

I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was - the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter.
- Ted Demme
(Keywords: Love, Father, Son, Daughter, Being)

There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be.
- Johnny Depp
(Keywords: Money, Time, Daughter, Thought, First, Freedom, Future, Now, World)

Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
- Johnny Depp
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Illusion, Living, May)

The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.
- Johnny Depp
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Daughter, Possibility, France, Living)

The advantage is I have my family with me all the time. When your daughter takes her first steps or says her first words and your son is going through potty training, I'm not missing any of those things.
- Larry Dixon
(Keywords: Family, Time, Son, Daughter, First, Training, Words)

My mother's passion for something more, to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer's daughter, was to shape my entire life.
- Faye Dunaway
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Mother, Destiny, Passion)

My youngest daughter sings. She's going to be very good. She's graduated from Music School and she's been working down around and getting her feet wet, you know. I had her out with me for a year just showing her the ropes a little bit, but she's going to be all right.
- Billy Eckstine
(Keywords: Music, Daughter, Feet, Right, School)

You know, times change and the elements change along with it. The elements of success. And my son's very successful. He's doing very well. And I have a younger daughter who sings.
- Billy Eckstine
(Keywords: Change, Success, Daughter, Son, Successful)

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides
(Keywords: Father, Daughter, Nothing, Old)

I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house.
- Dakota Fanning
(Keywords: Mom, Movies, Sister, Daughter, Television)

If my daughter wants to get into this business, I would support that decision. She's going to have a hard time not being in it. She loves food and she's around it all the time.
- Bobby Flay
(Keywords: Food, Time, Business, Daughter, Decision, Being, Support)

I love to direct my daughter, and act with her, and we both want to work with Jane again.
- Peter Fonda
(Keywords: Love, Work, Daughter, Act, Want)

I play Hopkins' daughter. Brad Pitt plays Death. He's a very-good looking Death. With him, dying isn't so bad.
- Claire Forlani
(Keywords: Death, Daughter, Dying, Play)

I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth.
- Ace Frehley
(Keywords: Dad, Kiss, Daughter, Earth, Friends, Kids)

I want to do something where I play Judi Dench's younger sister or daughter.
- Dawn French
(Keywords: Sister, Daughter, Play, Want)

When I had my first boy it all started and that male energy seemed to keep me awake but since my daughter, who's incredibly serene, I can't seem to stop sleeping because she's asleep all the time. It's a pattern.
- Sadie Frost
(Keywords: Time, Daughter, Energy, First)

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
- Thomas Fuller
(Keywords: Beauty, Daughter, God, Building, Light)

The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Daughter, Being, English)

In today's world, marketers reach inside the home and attempt to figure out not what's good for your daughter, because that is not their business, but what deep desires they can manipulate, stimulate and ostensibly satisfy in order to produce cold, hard cash.
- Maggie Gallagher
(Keywords: Home, Business, Daughter, Deep, Order, Today, World)

Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time.
- Aulus Gellius
(Keywords: Time, Daughter, Truth, Memory, Name, Old, Poets, Present)



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