Quotations About / On: MOTHER

  • 1.
    Dont be a mother/father that your mother/father was the world will not understand you.
    (Should be ourselves.)
  • 2.
    Necessity is the mother of invention; desire is the mother of necessity.
    (to my students)
  • 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).)
  • 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).)
  • 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).)
  • 6.
    Today Mother's days is celebrated in all countries in this world, mother word is always awesome with power mother is always great, she is the real God, and has blessing is most important to our life, mother is don't except and any demands with has son's, only she wish to has son's growth and has wellness, when I speak to my mother no one word coming to my hearts she is the real God of me. And has Holly blessing is most important to my life.I never seen every day God but mother is the real God. I heartily saluted to my mother. I always respect and love for has carrying of me, I love and respect to all mother's in this world.thank you very much for who reading the my first quote. God blessing to you and your family. Once again thank you very much dear mommy, I miss you amma, please blessing to me.
    (Mother's day.)
  • 7.
    A mother could take care of her ten children, but ten children may not be able to care for her mother
  • 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).)
  • 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)
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