National Daughter's Day is celebrated on Sept. 25 every year in the United States to honor young women and girls. The day is observed in other countries on the fourth Sunday of September.  It is not an official holiday.

The aim of this day is to celebrate the girl child and shower some extra love on them. Spend some quality time with your daughters today and show them support, encouragement and love.

Here are some inspiring quotes, courtesy Wise Saying and Wow4u, that will touch and melt your heart:

1. "My daughter is the most important thing in my life. It is for her alone I'm fighting." – Artelia Moore Cox

2. "Daughter are angels sent from above to fill our heart with unending love." – J. Lee

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

4. "Honor your daughters. They are honorable." – Malala Yousafzai

5. "But a smile from my daughter makes me forget every ordeal." –  Raymond-Raoul Lambert

6. "A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of herself. And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships." – Victoria Secunda

7. "Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love." – Margaret E. Sangster

8. "Daughters can sometimes be too serious, teach them to laugh and not take life too seriously." – Catherine Pulsifer

9. "One of the greatest gifts I've ever gotten is my daughter." – Ace Frehley

10. "From a daughter we are given happy and beautiful memories of days before, the melodies of the heart in those moments of the present, and the hopeful expectations of what will be in the future." – Byron Pulsifer

11. "A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life." – Irish Proverb

12. "My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along." – Denise van Outen

Manami Ito is raising her two daughters to understand and appreciate diversity Manami Ito is raising her two daughters to understand and appreciate diversity Photo: AFP / Yuki IWAMURA