Sunday, May 3, 2009

Quotes About Mothers...

Quotes About Mothers

"You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body
and knit me together in my mother's womb."
- Psalm 139:13
"That best academy, a mother's knee."
- James Russell Lowell
"The mother loves her child most divinely, not when
she surrounds him with comfort and anticipates his wants,
but when she resolutely holds him to the highest standards
and is content with nothing less than his best."
- Hamilton Wright
"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four
pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she
never did care for pie."
- Tenneva Jordan
"She never quite leaves her children at home,
even when she doesn't take them along."
- Margaret Culkin Banning
"Motherhood is the keystone of the
arch of matrimonial happiness."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried
jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love."
- Mildred B. Vermont
"The phrase 'working mother' is redundant."
- Jane Sellman
"Any mother could perform the jobs of several
air traffic controllers with ease."
- Lisa Alther
"All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother."
- Abraham Lincoln
"A mother is the truest friend we have,
when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us;
when adversity takes the place of prosperity;
when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us;
when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us,
and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to
dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace
to return to our hearts."
- Washington Irving
"God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers."
- A Jewish Proverb
"Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when
its mother is feeling chilly."
- Ambrose Bierce
"Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the wide world over."
- George Cooper


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