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.
    A mother could take care of her ten children, but ten children may not be able to care for her mother
    More quotations from: Sari Mavi
  • 7.
    I observe my mother's order because her voice is so sweet, I can't worthless my mother's order.
    (जेब्ला अनसुलि बिमाया गोदै गाबज्रियो)
    More quotations from: Ronjoy Brahma
  • 8.
    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
  • 9.
    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).)
  • 10.
    Soon, soon we shall begin to hear, first as a whispher- then as a clamor- the woman is the father of the house, the woman fathers the home, Mary is my father, Hillary is my father, Elizabeth is my father, Ada is my father, and we shall hear too- Paul is my mother, Stephen is my mother, Colbert is my mother. #All a social construct.
    (A Traveller)
    More quotations from: Adeosun Olamide
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