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American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993+5
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
Francis Maitland Balfour
British biologist 1851-1882+5
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
American poet 1874-1963+2
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
American comic actor 1895-1977+2
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
William Dean Howells
American writer, criticus 1837-1920+1
A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know he sees it.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965+1
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.
Louisa May Alcott
American Author 1832-1888+1
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
American statesman 1809-1865+1
Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
American poet 1874-1963+1
Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother.
As a mother, I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, they must recruit our children.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-19360
"My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober."