Quotations About / On: MOTHER

  • 1.
    Mother's Love

    I owe it all to my mother who has gone to a better place.
    (Mother.)
    More quotations from: Paul Sebastian
  • 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
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    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
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    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).)
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    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
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    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
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    Hunger has no religion and illiteracy is the mother of poverty
    (My childhood poverty)
    More quotations from: Jayram Daya
  • 9.
    Decency is the mother of beauty
    (It is based on the recent and accepted indecency among the people of nowadays that have been engulfing the faculty of the people and even the ultra are not in any way different from those regarded as the fool of nature. Every one have forgot about the basis of aesthetics and have try to become a seductious instrument to the fool of west.)
    More quotations from: Adeniregun Adedamola
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    Poetry is the mother of all science
    (All science are sprouted from the seed of poetry.)
    More quotations from: ramesh rai
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