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He that would the daughter win must with the mother begin.
English proverb

Your son is your son until he marries but your daughter is your daughter until you die.
Irish proverb

If you can keep your son off the pipe and your daughter off the pole, you're ahead of the
game.
Chris Rock

A daughter is a bad asset when the mother is to be wed.
Russian proverb

Daughter-in-law hates mother-in-law.
German proverb

Congratulations are in order for Woody Allen - he and Soon Yi have a brand new baby
daughter. It's all part of Woody's plan to grow his own wives.
David Letterman

When I saw her sex tape, all I could think of were Paris Hilton's poor parents. The shame, the
shame of the Hilton family. To have your daughter do a porno film... in a Marriott hotel.
Joan Rivers

A tender-hearted mother makes a scabby daughter.
French proverb

Daughters and dead fish are no keeping wares.
English proverb

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

An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.
Benjamin Franklin

Every only daughter has her charms.
Jewish proverb

Whoever you hate will end up in your family. You don't like gays? You're gonna have a gay
son. You don't like Puerto Ricans? Your daughter's gonna come home with Livin' La Vida Loca!
Chris Rock

Becoming a grandmother is great fun because you can use the kid to get back at your
daughter.
Roseanne Barr

Religion, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the
Unknowable.
Ambrose Bierce

Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to
wake up my daughter and say, "Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep."
Joan Rivers

Daughters are easy to rear, but hard to marry.
German proverb

He who has daughters is always a shepherd.
English proverb

There is only one way to make money at writing, and that is to marry a publisher's daughter.
George Orwell

My eleven year old daughter mopes around the house all day waiting for her breasts to grow.
Bill Cosby

I mean, they don't grade fathers. But if your daughter's a stripper, you f***ed up.
Chris Rock

Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way
things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.
Saint Augustine

The Rabbi's daughter is forbidden what the bathhouse keeper's daughter is allowed.
Jewish proverb

My daughter and I are very close. We speak every single day and I call her every day and I
say the same thing, "Pick up, I know you're there." And she says the same thing back, "How'd
you get this new number?"
Joan Rivers

Wisdom is the daughter of experience.
Leonardo da Vinci

One daughter helps to marry the other.
Italian proverb

We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons
more like our daughters.
Gloria Steinem

If your son-in-law is good, you gained a son. If he is bad, you lost a daughter.
Jewish proverb

Even a clever daughter-in-law finds it hard to cook without rice.
Chinese proverb

A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.
Anon

A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.
Anon

Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers.
Anon

Recovering Nice Guys can show their daughters what a real man looks like. Girls benefit by
seeing their fathers set boundaries, ask for what they want in clear and direct ways, work
hard, create, produce, have male friends, and make their own needs a priority. As with little
boys, girls can learn what it means to be a male both by watching their fathers and by
interacting with them. This modeling will have a positive influence on their choice of future
partners.
Robert A. Glover

When you marry off a daughter, a hump is off your back.
Jewish proverb

A diligent mother, a lazy daughter.
Portugese proverb

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Euripides

What the daughter does, the mother did.
Jewish proverb

If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Bruce Barton

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar
Stradivarius to a gorilla.
Jim Bishop

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