Quotes and a Verse on Mothers and Motherhood
"Her children arise and call her blessed;
her husband also, and he praises her."
- Proverbs 31:28
"It seems to me that my mother was the most splendid woman
I ever knew. I have met a lot of people knocking around the world since,
but I have never met a more thoroughly refined woman than my mother.
If I have amounted to anything, it will be due to her."
- Charles Chaplin
"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom."
- H. W. Beecher
"Is my mother my friend? I would have to say, first of all
she is my Mother, with a capital 'M'; she's something sacred to me.
I love her dearly... Yes, she is also a good friend,
someone I can talk openly with if I want to."
- Sophia Loren
"At work, you think of the children you have left at home.
At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished.
Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent."
- Golda Meir
"Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
"There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave
as a lioness. The memory of my mother and her teachings were,
after all, the only capital I had to start life with,
and on that capital I have made my way."
- Andrew Jackson
"If you bungle raising your children,
I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much."
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
"The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere
pleasant - and let the air out of the tires."
- Dorothy Parker
- Dedicated to my little mommy who taught me how to enjoy the little things in life.
Love you, mom!! Happy Mother's Day, mom, and all the moms out there!!