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.
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.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.
E. M. Forster
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage.
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
Helen Hunt Jackson
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.
Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.
Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
I was a brownie for a day. My mom made me stop. She didn't want me to conform.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
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.
Honore De Balzac
Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied.
Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped.
A woman must combine the role of mother, wife and politician.
I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values.
My mom always said that there would be haters. Not everyone can love ya.
Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
Mothers are the necessity of invention.
I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up. I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.
I am truly my mother's son.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
I am no mother, and I won't be one.
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