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Anon. Original Poems for Infant Minds My MotherWho ran to help me when I fell,And would some pretty story tell,Or kiss the place to make it well?My Mother.
Anon. For a mother is the only person on earth Who can divide her love among ten children And each child still have all her love.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Women known The way to rear up children (to be just) They know a simple, merry, tender knack Of tying sashes, fitting baby-shoes And stringing pretty words that make no sense.
Arabic Proverb Heaven is at the feet of Mothers.
Robert Browning Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Strickland Gillilan RICHER THAN GOLDYou may have tangible wealth untold;Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.Richer than I you can never be --I had a mother who read to me.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
Sydney J. Harris The commonest fallacy among women is that simply having children makes them a mother - which is as absurd as believing that having a piano makes one a musician.
Washington Irving A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and
Kin Hubbard And yet of all the home remedies, A good wife and mother is still the best.
Tenneva Jordan A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
Alice Walker And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see: or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
William Ross Wallace They say that man is mighty, He governs land and sea; He wields a mighty scepter O???er lesser powers that be; And the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world.
George Washington My Mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my Mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
COLERIDGE: _The Three Graves._ A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
Katharine Hepburn Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it . I would have made a terrible mother.
George Washington My Mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my Mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
Richard Kehl A little boy came home and told his mother he had gotten first prize in an examination. The question had been How many legs does a horse have He had answered, Three. When his mother asked how he had gotten the first prize, he replied that all the other children had said, Two.
American Indian Proverb We are made from Mother Earth and we go back to Mother Earth.
Mother Theresa The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me There is nothing between.
Gloria Vanderbilt And it came to me, and I knew what I had to have before my soul would rest. I wanted to belong-to belong to my mother. And in return-I wanted my mother to belong to me.
Mother Theresa I see God in every human being.
Mother Theresa We are all pencils in the hand of God.
Anon. Necessity is the mother of invention.
Mother Theresa One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
Laertius Diogenes The mob is the mother of tyrants.
Mother Theresa People who really want help may attack you if you help them. Help them anyway.
B. B. King Nobody loves me but my mother, and she could be jivin', too.
Mother Theresa Life is a promise fulfill it.
Abraham Lincoln All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Harry Homes Ignorance is the mother of fear.
Mother Theresa Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Mother Theresa If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Saint Augustine He who does not have the church as his mother does not have God as his Father.
Mother Theresa To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
Mother Teresa Peace begins with a smile.
W. C. Fields I've never struck a woman in my life, not even my own mother.
Mother Theresa God doesn't require us to succeed he only requires that you try.
Rita Rudner Most turkeys taste better the day after my mother's tasted better the day before.
Paula Poundstone I don't have a bank account, because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
Hubert Humphrey Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Mother Theresa I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
Kin Hubbard And yet of all the home remedies, A good wife and mother is still the best.
Paula Poundstone I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
Miguel de Cervantes Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Moorish Proverb Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.
Rodney Dangerfield My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend.
Rodney Dangerfield My mother never breast fed me. She told me that she only liked me as a friend.
Mark Twain Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
Rodney Dangerfield My mother never breast-fed me. She told me that she only liked me as a friend.
Polish Proverb The greater love is a mother's then comes a dog's then a sweetheart's.
Robert Frost The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
Jack London The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.
Rodney Dangerfield When I was born the doctor slapped my mother.
American Indian Proverb We are all one child spinning through Mother Sky.
Rodney Dangerfield When my old man wanted sex... my mother would show him a picture of me.
Rodney Dangerfield My mother had morning sickness - after I was born.
Rodney Dangerfield My mother had morning sickness after I was born.
Rodney Dangerfield When my old man wanted sex, my mother would show him a picture of me.
Danish proverb An ounce of mother is worth a pound of priests.
Abraham Lincoln I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
William Makepeace Thackeray Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Mother Theresa People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway.
Jay Leno Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.
"Semele" - Virgin Mother, Great Mother of the Gods.
"Mother mother ocean, I have heard your call..."
From the moment of birth, when the stone-age baby confronts the twentieth-century mother, the baby is subjected to these forces of violence, called love, as its mother and father have been, and their parents and their parents before them. These forces are
"My mother! My sister! My sister! My mother!" -- Mike Nelson
"I miss my mother so much. She was like a mother to me!"
Getting caught is the mother of invention.
His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
I'm the person your mother warned you about.
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
Invention is the mother of necessity.
Leisure is the mother of philosophy.
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
Mother is the invention of necessity.
Mother Nature is a bitch.
Truth is the mother of hatred.
Doesn't look like his mother....could be his sister....
"... and I shall cry "MOTHER!", for the universe is my mother ..."
A mother understands what a child does not say.
Assumption is the mother of all screwups...
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother.
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a- bitch.
My mother had morning sickness after I was born.
My mother buried three husbands ... and two of them were only napping.
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends
Wave to your neighbor, Word to your mother.
My mother buried three husbands, and two of them were just napping.
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
I know a mother-in-law who sleeps with her glasses on, the better to see her son-in-law suffer in her dreams.
Do not insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.
Never rely on the glory of the morning nor the smiles of your mother-in-law.
I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals.
Happiness is seeing your mother-in-law's face on the back of a milk carton.
"Egads, I think I'm starting to sound like my mother!!!! - Taltos
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.
My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.
My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus at age six when my mother took me to see him in a store and he asked for my autograph.
A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

 

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