227 Total Quotes

Mothers Quotes

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
Chinese Proverbs
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Samuel Coleridge,
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Samuel Coleridge,
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Honore de Balzac, ,
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honore de Balzac, ,
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A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary
Dorothy Fisher
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John F. Kennedy
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
John F. Kennedy
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Victor Hugo
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Victor Hugo
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Abraham Lincoln
I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.
Abraham Lincoln
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Women who miscalculate are called mothers.
Abigail Buren
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As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son.
Adrienne Rich
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A mother's heart is always with her children.
Proverb Proverbs
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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.
Alice Walker
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How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
Alice Walker
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The radical feminists include their sisters and their nieces and their mothers and all the women in their lives. They just don't like the way the Church treats them. And this includes lots of parish priests. They are just awfully sloppy in their respect and sensitivity toward women.
Andrew Greeley
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Amos Alcott
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
Amos Alcott
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A lot of (mothers) will say to us, 'I didn't know how they were going to go to prom.
Cathy Lyons
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Beware of mothers who have nothing left to lose.
Amy Goodman
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A lot of customers from the streets come because of their mothers. Guys telling their parents, mothers, grandmothers that they'll go to church on Easter. They try to keep those promises and, of course, they want to look their best.
Amy Wright
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Harriet Stowe, ,
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
Harriet Stowe, ,
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God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers
Jewish Proverb
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By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
Anne Lindbergh
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Andrea Dworkin
The fact that we are all trained to be mothers from infancy on means that we are all trained to devote our lives to men, whether they are our sons or not; that we are all trained to force other women to exemplify the lack of qualities which characterizes the cultural construct of femininity.
Andrea Dworkin
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The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul - enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.
Angela Carter
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I just stopped playing bitches on wheels and peoples' mothers. I have only a few more years to kick up my heels!
Angela Lansbury
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Stevie Wonder
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder
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Sathya Baba
It is such broad-minded mothers who are needed today. Good mothers are more essential than good wives.
Sathya Baba
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Germaine Greer
All that remains to the mother in modern consumer society is the role of scapegoat; psychoanalysis uses huge amounts of money and time to persuade analysis and to foist their problems on to the absent mother, who has no opportunity to utter a word in her own defense. Hostility to the mother in our societies is an index of mental health.
Germaine Greer
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Henry Ward Beecher
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher
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Shaquille O'Neal
David Stern should get with the mothers of the NBA and let the moms decide what the dress code should be. I asked my mother if I could wear a chain, and she told me yeah. So I do stuff that my parents allow me to do.
Shaquille O'Neal
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Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
William M. Thackeray
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Nobody can misunderstand a boy like his own mother. Mothers at present can bring children into the world, but this performance is apt to mark the end of their capacities. They can't even attend to the elementary animal requirements of their offspring. It is quite surprising how many children survive in spite of their mothers.
George Douglas
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