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My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.

Buddha

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

Benjamin Franklin

The mother is the pillar of the home, of society, of the nation, and so of humanity itself.

Sai Baba

An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.

Benjamin Disraeli

I saw some piglets suckling their dead mother. After a short while they shuddered and went away. They had sensed that she could no longer see them and that she wasn't like them any more. What they loved in their mother wasn't her body but whatever it was that made her body live.

Confucius

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.

Washington Irving

Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her, before Father Time takes it away.

Laurence J. Peter

I am a woman, phenomenally phenomenal woman, that is your grandmother, that is your mother, that is your sister, that is you and that is me.

We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.

Jane Austen

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

A good wife is of value only to her husband. A good mother is a national asset.

Sai Baba

Hatred of the mother is familiar, but the mother's hatred still comes as a surprise.

A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does, and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.

All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother.

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.

E. M. Forster

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.

You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are.

Richard Bach

If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Mother o' mine O mother o' mine!

Children are the anchors of a mother's life.

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.

Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother.

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

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.

A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.

This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Aristotle

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

Erich Fromm

Listen carefully to what country people call mother wit. In those homely sayings are couched the collective wisdom of generations.

Maya Angelou

To support mother and father to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood, this is the good luck.

Buddha

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.

The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing.

A mother who is really a mother is never free.

From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. - Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr Collins and I will never see you again if you do.

Jane Austen

A mother's happiness is like a beacon lighting up the future, but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.

Honore de Balzac

My mother had morning sickness after I was born.

If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling, he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.

Sigmund Freud

If my mother knew I did this for a living she'd kill me. She thinks I'm selling dope.

Henny Youngman

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

For when a child is born, the mother also is born again.

A mother's life you see is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance, but understanding of illiteracy. That some people unable to go to school were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.

Maya Angelou

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

George Washington

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.

It is such broad-minded mothers who are needed today. Good mothers are more essential than good wives.

Sai Baba

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.

George Eliot

Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself.

Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.

If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine, o mother o' mine.

And so our mothers and grandmothers have more often than not anonymously handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.

Being a mother, singer and actress is a definite juggling act, but I don't think I would be comfortable any other way.

God is the mother and father of the world. Our parents are the mother and father of this body.

Poverty is the mother of crime.

Mothers of those days were women of great piety and noble character.They practiced virtue and set an example to the children! only from the wombs of such noble women were born sons of high character!

Mom hates dad, Dad hates mom, it all makes you feel so sad.

My first memories of religion were being taken to Episcopal church. My father was Catholic but my mother, I believe, was Episcopal. So I sort of veered off into the watered-down version of Catholicism.

Marilyn Manson

There is no discipline equal to service to smother the ego and to fill the heart with genuine joy. To condemn service as demeaning and inferior is to forego these benefits.

My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother and her mother will go anywhere.

What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

I was terrible at straight items. When I wrote obituaries my mother said the only thing I ever got them to do was die in alphabetical order.

I was so ugly my mother used to feed me with a sling shot.

The mother must set the example in holding out the shrine as the heart of the house hold! She must enforce discipline over the children in personal cleanliness in humility and hospitality in good manners and acts of service.

My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt, helpless naked piping loud, like a fiend hid in a cloud.

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

Abraham Lincoln

As the mother so the progress of the nation. As the mother so the sweetness of culture!

Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The art of motherhood involves much silent unobtrusive self-denial an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.

To me the black black woman is our essential mother the blacker she is the more us she is and to see the hatred that is turned on her is enough to make me despair almost entirely of our future as a people.

The Trinitarian believes a virgin to be the mother of a son who is her maker.

Out of Ireland have we come great hatred little room maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart.

William Butler Yeats

And I love that even in the toughest moments when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom and courage and grace.

Michelle Obama

It wasn't so long ago that I was a working mom myself. And I know that sometimes, much as we all hate to admit it, it's just easier to park the kids in front of the TV for a few hours so we can pay the bills, or do the laundry, or just have some peace and quiet for a change.

Michelle Obama

Be kind to your mother-in-law but pay for her board at some good hotel.

Josh Billings

It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion, it is a joy of every moment.

I used to draw a lot. If my mother would ask me to do something else I'd have a hairy conniption. I'd just go crazy.

Jim Carrey

God pardons like a mother who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.

Henry Ward Beecher

My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.

Today we find many children with bad character and bad behavior. The reason for this can be attributed to the bad thoughts of their mothers.

To be intimate with a married man when my own father cheated on my mother is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife.

Then I went back to my mother when I was 13 and she was ready for me.

I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs.

Barack Obama

Thanks to my mother not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.

There's something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she's only measured water in it.

My mother knew how to read music and everything. But I just kinda learned off of records. And so I was listening to records and I'd play 'em over and over.

A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.

My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity her compassion her intelligence reflected in my daughters.

Michelle Obama

Only dedicated mothers can offer to the nation children who will strive for a great future for the country.

Sai Baba

The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom but it is always on her heart.

Henry Ward Beecher

Necessity... the mother of invention.

Nature more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals especially in the more thoughtful men which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.

Desiderius Erasmus

A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over... is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I praticed making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy. She used to scare me by saying that I was going to see the devil if I kept looking in the mirror. That fascinated me even more of course.

Jim Carrey

I hurt my wife, my kids, my mother, my wife's family, my friends, my foundation, and kids all around the world who admired me.

I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment.

My mother died every night...it's safe to say don't quote me on that.

Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother.

Better a serpent than a stepmother!

The omnipotence of evil has never resulted in anything but fruitless efforts. Our thoughts always escape from whoever tries to smother them.

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I remember all too well the premiere of Ecstasy when I watched my bare bottom bounce across the screen and my mother and father sat there in shock.

There's people constantly asking you for something on set so the multi-tasking of motherhood transfers very well to being a director. And I think you're compassionate.

I didn't fully realize it at the time but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience - to help produce in the next generation more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The word "good" has many meanings. For example if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards I should call him a good shot but not necessarily a good man.

Thankfully I have my mom and a small group of close friends who are there for me 24/7 and whom I can trust and depend on.

Christina Aguilera

My mother never breast fed me she told me she only liked me as a friend.

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father the mother and the teacher.

Abdul Kalam

If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."

It is love that shines brilliantly in every individual. But man not being able to comprehend the significance of love attributes physical relationship to it. The love of a mother towards her child is affection.

Sai Baba

I never saw any of my dad's stories. My mother said he had piles and piles of manuscripts.

The misery of a child is interesting to a mother the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody.

A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions.

My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit either in science or in practical life.

Thomas Huxley

Silence is the mother of truth.

Benjamin Disraeli

My mother was a professional sick person, she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.

Voltaire

The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.

Erma Bombeck

My mother bore me in the southern wild / And I am black but O! my soul is white.

This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to share. My father would have enjoyed what you have so generously said of me-and my mother would have believed it.

You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well that's me.

Vivien Leigh

In search of my mother's garden I found my own.

My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted.

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.

Coco Chanel

My mother and I split ways when I was very young and have never really reconciled.

THE motherland is not a mere lump of earth. When we desire its progress we have to promote the progress of the people who dwell therein.

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour she can hurt you.

Women are the makers of the home the nation and the world. You are the mothers who shape the generation.

Limiting birth by artificial means is an absurdly wrong step. The consequences of this act are irresponsible fatherhood or frustrated motherhood.

There is nothing makes a man suspect much more than to know little and therefore men should remedy suspicion by procuring to know more and not keep their suspicions in smother.

A father who is a chronic debtor, an adulterous mothe,r a beautiful wife, and an unlearned son are enemies (in one's own home).

'My country right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother drunk or sober.'

Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.

Hubert H. Humphrey

My mother always called me an ugly weed so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.

Hedy Lamarr

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.

Sweater n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.

It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect. Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants, we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance which would render us insupportable through life.

All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers. If every child could drift to sleep feeling wrapped in the love of their family - and God's love - this world would be a far more gentle and better place.

Mitt Romney

No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain for economic advantage for ideology.

They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.

David Herbert Lawrence

Until 45 I can play a woman in love. After 55 I can play grandmothers. But between those ten years it is difficult for an actress.

Ingrid Bergman

I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me, I was raised in this society.

Tupac Shakur

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother the ecology or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

Albert Ellis

I was a Brownie Scout mother.

The father is always a Republican toward his son and his mother's always a Democrat.

I remember when I was a kid I used to come home from Sunday School, and my mother would get drunk and try to make pancakes.

My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born but when I did the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.

I tell ya if I hadn't chosen the career of being a performer I think linguistics would have been a natural area that I'd have loved -- to teach it probably ... Language has always fascinated me. There's a genetic inheritance there ... a good language gene which I inherited [from my mother and grandfather] and she fostered that in me as he fostered that in her.

George Carlin

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."

Even as the unborn babe is in the womb of his mother, these five are fixed as his life destiny: his life span, his activities, his acquisition of wealth and knowledge, and his time of death.

Chanakya

My family frankly they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.

Barack Obama

When I get up and work out I'm working out just as much for my girls as I am for me because I want them to see a mother who loves them dearly who invests in them but who also invests in herself. It's just as much about letting them know as young women that it is okay to put yourself a little higher on your priority list.

Michelle Obama

Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?

Max Muller

My mother was right when she said that turning pro would take away my youth.

My mother said to me 'If you are a soldier you will become a general. If you are a monk you will become the Pope.' Instead I was a painter and became Picasso.

As a calf follows its mother among a thousand cows so the (good or bad) deeds of a man follow him.

Chanakya

You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.

Robert Frost

When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.

When your mother asks "Do you want a piece of advice?" it is a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.

Yes Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.

Billy Graham

I should many a good day have blown my brains out but for the recollection that it would have given pleasure to my mother-in-law, and even then if I could have been certain to haunt her - but I won't dwell upon these trifling family matters

Lord Byron

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.

Aeschylus

My mother always wanted to give back.

When my mother died I was very young / And my father sold me while yet my tongue / Could scarcely cry `'weep! 'weep! 'weep! 'weep!' / So your chimneys I sweep and in soot I sleep.

The caterpillar on the leaf / Repeats to thee thy mother's grief.

Now that I understand that I'm an addict I definitely have compassion for my mother. I get it.

Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers no sons no mother!

She was a sister-friend to me, we called each other 'children sisters.' She was a great wife, obviously, and a wonderful mother, and a great woman, a great American. When I think of great Americans, she's one of the people I think of.

Maya Angelou

The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and in a sense tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother and to become fully independent.

Erich Fromm

Do not have any misunderstanding amongst you. All of you should live in amity as the children of one mother.

Women are concerned about the purity and welfare of the community. Sai Baba

My mother has always been the social glue holding the family together.

My mother was an exuberant silly lady.

Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.

And I come here as a daughter raised on the South Side of Chicago - by a father who was a blue-collar city worker and a mother who stayed at home with my brother and me.

Michelle Obama

No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick.

My mother was very strong. Once she picked up a coconut and smashed it against my father's head. It taught me about women defending themselves and not collapsing in a heap.

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Henry Ward Beecher

You see my mother was a district nurse until she died when I was 14 and we used to move from time to time because of her work.

Paul McCartney

My mother was like a sister to me, only we didn't have sex quite so often.

There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best.

Pope John Paul II

My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.

Groucho Marx

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.

Hubert H. Humphrey

What the mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

Well-behaved: he always speaks as if his mother might be listening.

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