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Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
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To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.
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Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Liberty.
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A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
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My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop.
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There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.
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As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.
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Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.
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We've begun to raise daughters more like sons, but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
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A daughter is a day brightener and a heart warmer.
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The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, "Daddy, I need to ask you something," he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.
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The woman who bore me is no longer alive, but I seem to be her daughter in increasingly profound ways.
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History is the daughter of time.
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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.
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Mothers and daughters are closest, when daughters become mothers.
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Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight. He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter.
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I make presents to the mother but think of the daughter.
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To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
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Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
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My granddaughter came to spend a few weeks with me, and I decided to teach her to sew. After I had gone through a lengthy explanation of how to thread the machine, she stepped back, put her hands on her hips, and said in disbelief, "You mean you can do all that, but you can't play my Game Boy?"
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