Quotable Sunday

Sunday, May 10, 2009

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


Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.
~Mildred B. Vermont


A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. ~Peter De Vries


The phrase "working mother" is redundant. ~Jane Sellman


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

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

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. ~Abraham Lincoln


Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. ~Pearl S. Buck

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


Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that. ~Golda Meir


The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes


The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~Honoré de Balzac


All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. ~Spanish Proverb


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

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

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kiddiescorner said...

Loving all the mom quotes. Happy Mothers Day! Relax and take it easy:o)

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Love your quote choices!!

Happy Mother's Day! :)

Katie said...

That is funny - We must think a like - we have several of the same comments!!!

Anissa said...

Happy Mothers Day! Loved all your quotes my favorite is She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along. So So True!
TFS

Jennifer said...

Great list! I especially like Vermont and Sellman's quotes! :-)

Hope you're having a great Mother's Day!

Aimee said...

Happy Mother's Day!

Kelly said...

Thanks for all the quotes. I meant to make my mom a photobook with some inspiring quotes. I never finished it but now I have some new quotes for when I have time to finish it.

Shana said...

Love your Blog. Found it through ATWT and I was hooked. Have a great day!!

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