Mother Quotes

Poverty is the mother of crime.

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

For ignorance is the mother of devotion, as all the world knows, and these times can amply witness.

Robert Burton

A word spoken in season, at the right moment, is the mother of ages.

Thomas Carlyle

There are no children of whom we are fonder than those that are born of our brains, to whom we are father and mother in one.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

The children walking over the bricks of their destroyed homes, their mother putting up a tent, their father in jail... in tears and confusion looking at the tanks coming down the street, the men holding metre-long machine guns... they stare... need I say more ...just imagine how it would feel to be a Palestinian....


A mother, who is really a mother, is never free.

Honor de Balzac

The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue. It needs no furlough and is never considered a foreigner.

William Cameron Townsend

I pray to God every night before I go to sleep to let her know I'm safe; kiss my mother on the cheek.

Wiz Khalifa

The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists, as the mother can love the unborn child.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

If you reject family - which a mother holds together - as well as the ties of Church and State, is there anything left for you?

Anthony Burgess

Yes Truth may be, but 'tis not Here; mankind must seek and find it There, But Where nor I nor you can tell, nor aught earth-mother ever bare. Enough to think that Truth can be: come sit we where the roses glow, Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to 'unknow.'

Sir Richard Francis Burton

If you're a single mother with two childrenwhich is the toughest job in America, as far as I'm concernedyou're working hard to put food on your family.

George Walker Bush

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

Victor Hugo

For the school of grammar has primacy: it is the fairest foundation of learning, the glorious mother of eloquence.

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

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