Quotations About / On: MOTHER

  • 1.
    Dont be a mother/father that your mother/father was the world will not understand you.
    (Should be ourselves.)
    More quotations from: Charity Nduhiu
  • 2.
    Necessity is the mother of invention; desire is the mother of necessity.
    (to my students)
    More quotations from: Prof Niamat Ali Murtazai
  • 3.
    A mother, who is really a mother, is never free.
    (Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. Renée in a letter to Louise, in Letters of Two Brides (Mémoires de Deux Jeunes Mariées), in La Presse (1841-1842), Souverain (1842), included in the Scènes de la Vie Privée in the Comédie humaine (1845, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971).)
    More quotations from: Honoré De Balzac, mother
  • 4.
    I would have gone home to my mother, but I'm not that crazy about my mother.
    (Cher (20th century), U.S. entertainer and actoress. As quoted in The Mother Book, by Liz Smith (1978).)
    More quotations from: Cher, crazy, mother, gone, home
  • 5.
    Hatred of the mother is familiar, but the mother's hatred still comes as a surprise.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, mother
  • 6.
    Japanese mothers credit "effort" as the key determinant of a child's achievement in school, while American mothers name "ability" as the more important factor.
    (Perry Garfinkel (20th century), U.S. freelance writer, teacher. "The Best 'Jewish Mother' in the World," Psychology Today (September 1983).)
    More quotations from: Perry Garfinkel, school, child
  • 7.
    This mother needs happy, reputable children, and that one needs unhappy ones: otherwise she cannot show her kindness as a mother.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 267, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Woman and Child," aphorism 387, "Maternal Kindness," (1878).)
  • 8.
    People say mothers are impartial to her children. I don't believe. Some mothers may be, but not all. My mother is partial. I have experienced it.
    (Personal experience.)
    More quotations from: Asit Kumar Sanyal
  • 9.
    When my hands were pulled behind my back and upward It felt hurrendous..so I called upon jesus to help me now I know the suffering he felt...so on I went and prayed to the blessed mother I also felt her suffering with the loss of her child, Mother mary showed me the pain she felt...so I prayed to the blessed mother and to jesus and the lord above to.make my crying stop, a strong connection I feel
    (While I was very unwell I had experiences I believe that religion saved me in life)
    More quotations from: jennifer mcguire
  • 10.
    Oh, I've got the prettiest mother. I've got the nicest mother. That's what I tell everybody. I say I've got the sweetest mother in the world.
    (John Lee Mahin (1902-1984), U.S. screenwriter, and novel by William March. Mervyn Le Roy. Rhoda (Patty McCormack), The Bad Seed, this is what Rhoda says to keep her mother from inquiring too closely into her activities (1956). If you can think of a better category, you're welcome to change it.)
    More quotations from: John Lee Mahin, mother, world
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