October 25, 2007

Quotes about Mothers

My friend Grace posted this for her TT today. I loved it so much, Im borrowing it to share.

13 QUOTES ABOUT MOTHERS/MOTHERHOOD

1. “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.” ~Tenneva Jordan

2. “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” ~Rajneesh

3. “The phrase “working mother” is redundant.” ~Jane Sellman

4. Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. ~Ambrose Bierce

5. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” ~HonorĂ© de Balzac

6. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~Sophia Loren

7. “She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.” ~Margaret Culkin Banning

8. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” ~Milton Berle

9. “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” ~Aristotle

10. “Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort.” ~John Lancaster Spalding

11. “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.” ~Lisa Alther

12. “Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” ~T. DeWitt

13. “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” ~From the television show The Golden Girls

I think this is a very accurate portrayal of Mothers...Thank you Grace, for letting me borrow your post.

5 comments:

Harris Channing said...

I LOVE this TT. Thank you and Grace for sharing!

~Harris.

crazy working mom said...

This is AWESOME! :)

Those are great. Bookmarking it for future reference.

Madame Rubies said...

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” ~Rajneesh

This has long been my favorite quote on motherhood. :)

katherine. said...

these were great...every one of them!

Jony Gibson said...

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. What a lovely quote. Dedicated to all mothers. Thanks for the lovely post.
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