10 Famous Quotes On Mothers For Mother’s Day

10 Famous Quotes On Mothers For Mother’s Day
May 6, 2011 Leslie Juvin-Acker

L.J. Acker and her Mother

The American mother’s day is this Sunday, so I thought I’d give a heads up for those who haven’t planned something special for their mothers. Additionally, I’ve included my favorite quotations on mothers for your home made mother’s day cards for a little thoughtful flair. Enjoy these quotes on mothers.

1. I want a girl just like the girl that married dear old dad. William Dillon. “I Want A Girl” (song), 1911

2. “Mother Knows Best.” Edna Ferbe, 1927

3. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” Saying

4. “The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” William Ross Wallace, 1865

5. “‘Working mother’ is a misnomer… It implies that any mother without a definite career is indolently not working, lolling around eating bon-bons, reading novels, and watching soap operas. But the word “mother” is already a synonym for some of the hardest, most demanding work ever shouldered by any human.” Liz Smith, 1978

6. “If a mother respects both herself and her child from his very first day onward, she will never need to teach him respect for others. ” Alice Miller, 1979

7. “Bringing child into the world is the greatest act of hope there is.” Louise Hart, 1987

8. “It is the securely attached child who is most able to leave the mother’s side in order to explore the environment and investigate the objects which it contains. Thus, the earliest manifestation of “interests” cannot be regarded as a substitute for affectional ties, but rather bearing witness to their adequacy.” Anthony Storr, 1988

9. “No matter how old a mother is she wathces her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.” Florida Scott-Maxwell, 1968

10. “Q: What would have made combining a family and career easier for you? A: Being born a man.” Anonymous. Physician and mother of four. In Deborah J. Swiss and Judith P. Walker, Women and the Work/Family Dilemma: How Today’s Professional Women Are Finding Solutions, 2 (epigraph), 1993

Source: Random House Webster’s “Quotationary” Leonard Roy Frank


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