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Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.

She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person.

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

My mother raised me, and then freed me.

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.

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

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

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Mark Twain

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

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.

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

For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was 'the man goes on top and the woman underneath.' For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds.

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

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

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

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.

Sophocles

Fear is the mother of morality.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

Sigmund Freud

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.

Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties and its very atoms.

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

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

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

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.

A mother who is really a mother is never free.

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

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

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

Have a sense of pride in your motherland. Just as your mother has given birth to you, so too the land has given birth to you.

Sai Baba

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.

Mark Twain

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

Gilbert Parker

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

Men are what their mothers made them.

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

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

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.

Learning is like a cow of desire. It like her yields in all seasons. Like a mother it feeds you on your journey. Therefore learning is a hidden treasure.

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

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.

He who regards another's wife as his mother, the wealth that does not belong to him as a lump of mud, and the pleasure and pain of all other living beings as his own - truly sees things in the right perspective and he is a true pandit.

I've been through it all baby, I'm mother courage.

I get angry with none. Will a mother get angry with her children? Will the ocean send back the waters to the several rivers?

His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork.

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.

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

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention in my opinion arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.

'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.'

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

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.

I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house and she said 'Get the hell off my property.'

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

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.

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