There are few relationships that are more special than the bond between a mother and daughter. Although mother-daughter relationships certainly come with their challenges, we know that, for many women, the bonds they share with their mothers - and daughters - are full of unconditional love, mutual respect and laughter.
It can be hard to put this beautiful bond into words, so we found the best quotes from celebrities and authors that perfectly capture just how wonderful mothers and daughters can be. Read on...
"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow" - Maya Angelou, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
"My favourite thing about being a mum is just what a better person it makes you on a daily basis. Every morning when I wake her up, the endgame is, Can I get her to smile? And that puts me in a good mood" - Drew Barrymore
"Maybe motherhood means honouring one's mother" - Sheila Heti, Motherhood
"I love our daughters more than anything in the world, more than life itself. So for me, being Mum-in-Chief is, and always will be, job number one" - Michelle Obama
"The more a daughter knows the details of her mother’s life … the stronger the daughter" - Anita Diamant, The Red Tent
"Everyone loves their mum; everyone's got an important mum. But for me, she's really the guiding force. Almost every decision I make, I talk to her about it first" - Taylor Swift
"They both began to giggle and then...fell into a side-splitting round of laughter, the cleansing, complete sort of laughter only a mother and daughter can share" - Karen Kingsbury, Even Now
"I think the hardest thing for a mother is to make it possible for a child to be independent and at the same time let the child know how much you love her, how much you want to take care of her, and yet how truly essential it is for her to fly on her own" - Madeleine Albright
"I tell my daughter every morning, 'Now, what are the two most important parts of you?' And she says, 'My head and my heart'" - Viola Davis
“No daughter and mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them" - Christie Watson, Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
"As we grow older together, I can't express the amount of love, joy, laughter, sadness we share. She understands me, I understand her. We're girls. We share everything. She's, like, the greatest" - Goldie Hawn, about daughter Kate Hudson
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