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Oh my son's my son till he gets him a wife, but my daughter's my daughter all her life.

Author: Dinah Mulock Craik


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.

Author: John Gay (1688-1732)

Profession: British Playwright, Poet

You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

I only have two rules for my newly born daughter: she will dress well and never have sex.

Author: John Malkovich


The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife.

Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)

Profession: British Society Figure, Letter Writer

As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to; but I, with all my style and pep, can't get a man my equal because a girl is always judged by her mother.

Author: Anzia Yezierska (1885-1970)

Profession: Polish Writer