Quotations About / On: MOTHER

  • 11.
    Love is a selfish step-mother.
    (1)
    More quotations from: Hebert Logerie
  • 12.
    'African mothers are the best composers of baby songs'.
    (mother)
    More quotations from: AMADU KAMARA
  • 13.
    Memory, workmaid and mother of the Muses.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 461.)
    More quotations from: Aeschylus, memory, mother
  • 14.
    My mother's mild-eyed sadness looks at me from the eyes of those I love.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York ( 1985).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, mother, love
  • 15.
    You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.
    (Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Little Mary, in The Women, act 3 (1936).)
    More quotations from: Clare Boothe Luce, sleep, mother
  • 16.
    What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way to the coffin.
    (Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), U.S. clergyman and author.)
    More quotations from: Henry Ward Beecher, mother
  • 17.
    Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
    (Gloria Steinem (20th century), U.S. feminist and author. New York Times (August 26, 1971).)
  • 18.
    Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (18801956), U.S. journalist, critic. A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30, p. 626, Knopf (1949).)
    More quotations from: H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken, mother
  • 19.
    Countries are either mothers or fathers, and engender the emotional bristle secretly reserved for either sire.
    (Edna O'Brien (b. c. 1932), Irish author; relocated to England. Mother Ireland, ch. 1 (1976).)
    More quotations from: Edna O'Brien
  • 20.
    My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
    (Quentin Crisp (b. 1908), British author. The Naked Civil Servant, ch. 5 (1968).)
    More quotations from: Quentin Crisp, father, mother, world
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