42+ Best Godmother Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A godmother is a female godparent in the Christian tradition; she is present at the christening of the child and promises to see that the child is raised to be a Christian. Profoundly inspirational godmother quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Godmother Quotes

The best thing about my faerie godmother is that the creepy just keeps on coming. – Jim Butcher

And yet, I felt a surge of exhilaration just thinking about that night. Not just because I’d met the prince and fallen in love and started on my course toward happiness ever after, but because I’d made something happen. I’d done something everybody had told me I couldn’t. I’d changed my life all by myself. Having a fairy godmother would have ruined everything. – Margaret Haddix

I’ve been a godmother loads of times, but being a grandmother is better than anything. – Vivien Leigh

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The idea that somebody else is going to swoop down and play the fairy godmother role is pretty unlikely, so why not take care of yourself? – Victoria Moran

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand, and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into cloth of gold and silver, all decked with jewels. – Charles Perrault

I am amazed at the response of my being on the show. Everywhere I go, every young person points at me and says Hi, Aunt Dolly. Or Are you Aunt Dolly? I love doing the show and I love Miley and Billy Ray [Cyrus]. I am proud to be her honorary Godmother. – Dolly Parton

The first time I was given money to shop for myself, I was 13 and staying with my godmother in New York. I went to Clinique and bought the three-step acne programme and felt so grown-up. – Trinny Woodall

Always a godmother, never a mother. That sucks. I’ve got to get me one of those little accessories. – Courteney Cox

If you can no longer believe in your fairy godfather, maybe it will be easier for you to believe in your fairy godmother. I’m up on all this Oedipus nonsense, you know. – Fairy Godfather

You’ve got to make haste while it’s still light of day. – Ben Vereen

My best friend just had a baby, and she’s my age. So I’m a godmom now, which is crazy. – Kristen Stewart

Honey, I’m your fairy godmother. Didn’t you see me “poof” next to you? – Fairy Godmother

Even miracles take a little time. – Walt Disney

God’s love is in you and you have shared that love with me. I know I’m blessed and my faith continues to enlarge because of what you are in my life.

Ah! “Godmother”! Now you have accidentally said something valuable. – Hercule Poirot

You, of all people, deserve a happy ending. Despite everything that happened to you, you aren’t bitter. You aren’t cold. You’ve just retreated a little and been shy, and that’s okay. If I were a fairy godmother, I would give you your heart’s desire in an instant. And I would wipe away your tears and tell you not to cry. – Sylvain Reynard

It all began with a simple observation: Fairy tales always focus on the princess and the prince. The godmother is usually a stock character, fairly one-dimensional. But what about her journey, her trials and tribulations? After all, fairyhood is essentially a job, like waiting tables, or litigating. What’s it really like to be a fairy day in and day out? Since all fairy tales need a spell of some kind and it’s all been done before, we tried to find an original approach. It occurred to us that it would be more exciting to engage the audience’s imagination throughout the show by having Izzy place the spell on the kingdom and not on the princess. It makes the audience imagine horns and warts and scales of green that aren’t really there. – Steven Fisher

I grew up with a tribe of amazing women, but certainly my mother and my godmother really modeled women as actors.

So really, it was just as well that Godmother had caught up to me, in spite of my best efforts to avoid her. I’d hate to find out that the universe really wasn’t conspiring against me. It would jerk the rug out from under my persecution complex. – Jim Butcher

People called me the godmother of punk, but I never name myself anything. – Patti Smith

Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it? – Charles Dickens

They’re unrealistic. All fairy godmothers, true love, happily ever-afters. I’m afraid they just don’t happen. – Jonathan ‘J.J.’ Jones

I’m a godmother, that’s a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that’s cute, I taught her that. – Ellen DeGeneres

When I got back to my hometown / I saw the ghosts of yesterday / And my godmother bless her soul / She still lives down this way / Remember when I was just a kid / And she would tell a story / Of the rainbow / Rainbow / No one knows / Where the rainbow goes. – Robbie Robertson

Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother, but the rest of the time there was none. This story is about one of those other times. – Diane Setterfield

Morning is my godmother / Loving me like no other / Yeah, morning is my godmother / Loving me like no other. – Bill Callahan

I was a teenage godmother. – Theresa May

I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Deep in my inner self / Buried in ashes and stones / Wind and rain / In my soul / A fallen fairy godmother / Is waiting for the light. – Frost

I get a chance to be a fairy godmother and take kids out of the world of medicine and doctors and bad stuff, … I can make them smile. – W. S. Gilbert

Know you what it is to be a child? It is to be something very different from the man of to-day. It is to have a spirit yet streaming from the waters of baptism; it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief; it is to be so little that the elves can reach to whisper in your ear; it is to turn pumpkins into coaches, and mice into horses, lowness into loftiness, and nothing into everything, for each child has its fairy godmother in its own soul. – Francis Thompson

This reminds me, Godmother, to ask you a serious question. You are as wise as wise can be (having been brought up by the fairies), and you can tell me this: Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it? – Charles Dickens

I’m not sure I would be a good godmother. I have read about it, and I found that the godmother’s position is to take care of the morals of the child. I don’t know how good I would be at that. – Susan Glaspell

For anyone who has had a Christian upbringing, or has a friend who is Christian, you understand why being asked to be a confirmation sponsor or a godparent is a big deal. Such roles mean someone thinks of you a role model, that you are a person they can rely on for guidance and support throughout their lives. Essentially, they think you’re the bomb. – Lauren Stanton

Emma was the fairy godmother of the film; she gave wonderful advice. – Joe Wright

There was this lynx at a zoo that was called Tove, and that I totally fell in love with. It was my dear godmother who decided to call me Tove Lo, after that lynx. It stuck. – Tove Lo

Oh, where is the Fairy Godmother of explanations when you need her? – Allison Pearson

The public has become my fairy godmother. – Eartha Kitt

I knew that I was loved. And that’s such an important thing. And, of course, at such an early age, you take it for granted. Of course your parents love you. Of course Mrs. Hubert across the street loves you and your godmother loves you and your grandparents love you. – Jessye Norman

Maybe she was being so hoity-toity because she didn’t have her own fairy godmother. – Charlaine Harris

Her little face is like a walnut shell / With wrinkling lines; her soft, white hair adorns / Her withered brows in quaint, straight curls, like horns; / And all about her clings an old, sweet smell. / Prim is her gown and quakerlike her shawl. / Well might her bonnets have been born on her. / Can you conceive a Fairy Godmother / The subject of a strong religious call? / In snow or shine, from bed to bed she runs, / All twinkling smiles and texts and pious tales, / Her mittened hands, / that ever give or pray, / Bearing a sheaf of tracts, a bag of buns: / A wee old maid that sweeps the Bridegroom’s way, / Strong in a cheerful trust that never fails. – William Ernest Henley

She wiped away her flowing tears / And scrubbed the kitchen pots and bowls / Watching the dance leaping among / Somber shadows and glowing coals. / But her fairy godmother soon appeared / With a beauteous gown and, in a thrice, / From a pumpkin produced a golden coach / With prancing steeds, once six white mice. / She gave Cinderella a lush bouquet / And a glass slipper she quickly donned, / She turned ashes to flashing jewels / With one wave of her magic wand. – Jose Asuncion Silva

The day that I was christened- / It’s a hundred years, and more!- / A hag came and listened / At the white church door, / A-hearing her that bore me / And all my kith and kin / Considerately, for me, / Renouncing sin. / While some gave me corals, / And some gave me gold, / And porringers, with morals / Agreeably scrolled, / The hag stood, buckled / In a dim gray cloak; / Stood there and chuckled, / Spat, and spoke: / “There’s few enough in life’ll / Be needing my help, / But I’ve got a trifle / For your fine young whelp. / I give her sadness, / And the gift of pain, / The new-moon madness, / And the love of rain.” / And little good to lave me / In their holy silver bowl / After what she gave me- / Rest her soul! – Dorothy Parker

My deceased grandmother on my mom’s side was a real fairy godmother, who lived to be 102 and who I always feel is looking after me. My mom really is, also. The older I get, the more I realize how much she sacrificed to make sure that my brothers and I had what we needed to pursue what our dreams were. To be able to have someone to grant every wish – she’s my biggest inspiration. – Victoria Clark

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