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In the Philippines, Gloria Arroyo is the daughter of Diosdado Macapagal - but his term ended in 1965, and she was elected in 2001. Hardly a hand-off.
I hate the bad rap that people give my parents. Because they are just parents, really, at the end of the day trying to stand up for their daughter and themselves.
My daughter became a teacher right out of college.
My daughter has impressions that she does of me.
I did not give my daughter the kind of childhood anybody would want. The vision of the divided loyalty between a mother and father who don't live together and don't share in decisions is a great depravation for children.
It was my very good fortune to find a mentor, Clay Felker, who started my career at the 'New York Magazine' as a freelance writer when I had to quit my job at the 'Herald Tribune' to stay home with my young daughter.
I think it's important that kids have responsibilities and understand the value of things, but I think it's great I get to travel the world with my daughter.
I have a daughter and two grand-daughters and a great grandson in Africa, in Cape Town.
I mellowed out; my daughter mellowed me out, and I don't get mad at anyone.
I had one incident where my daughter said that a girl asked if she was a brown person. I said, 'We're black. You have black people, white people, Chinese people, Hispanic people; we're all brought up differently.'
I like being a mother. For some people, it's so much work that it can be a burden. But it's not for me, maybe because I had my daughter, Valentina, later on in life, at 41.
I would never share my daughter's wardrobe. Every five years you have to go through your wardrobe and say, 'This is possible, this is not possible.' But you have to be happy with yourself.
My grandmother could never have written a memoir, so 'The Gravedigger's Daughter' is a homage to her life, and to the lives of other young women of her generation, which are so rarely articulated.
Joyce Carol Oates
I wish my daughter wasn't spending time thinking of Kim Kardashian or Rihanna.
There are a multitude of mothers in the world who have a daughter who is stolen, or who are stolen daughters themselves.
Family dinner in the Norman Rockwell mode had taken hold by the 1950s: Mom cooked, Dad carved, son cleared, daughter did the dishes.
I have money, fame, a happy wife, our daughter Nell.
Robert M. Pirsig
I only have two rules for my newly born daughter: she will dress well and never have sex.
My daughter is a horseback rider, so I try to watch her ride; we take holidays together.
The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.
I want to do the basic things, like putting my daughter to bed. It's the sweetest thing.
I love turning my daughter on to old movies.
I love to sing around the house and in the car, but my daughter hates it.
So, am I friendly with my daughter and her friends? Yes. Am I their friend? No. Does she shut the door? Yes, and I very much support the shut door.
Jamie Lee Curtis
'Traveling with Pomegranates' is a very personal, very honest story about my relationship with my daughter and Ann's with her mother.
Sue Monk Kidd
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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