Quotes by mothers
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Irish writer 1854-1900
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
John F. Kennedy
American politician 1917-1963
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
American novelist 1952-
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
American general 1934-2012
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
American Author, Critic 1944-
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.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Author 1906-
By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
American musician 1941-
Come mothers and fathers
Throughout the land
And don't criticize
What you can't understand
Your sons and your daughters
Are beyond your command
Your old road is rapidly agin'.Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
American author and journalist 1952-
Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers' incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?
American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
Even today, well-brought-up English girls are taught by their mothers to boil all veggies for at least a month and a half, just in case one of the dinner guests turns up without his teeth.
American writer 1930-1992
Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
God forgive usâ€”but most of us grew up to be the sort of men our mothers warned us against.
American Author, Critic 1944-
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
French author and filmmaker 1914-
I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhood and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.
Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman 1950-
I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
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