Mother Quotes

If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.

David Rockefeller

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother.

Voltaire

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

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.

Oprah Winfrey

We are a rebellious nation. Our whole history is treason; our blood was attained before we were born; our creeds were infidelity to the mother church; our constitution treason to our fatherland.

Theodore Parker

My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop.

Pauline Hanson

The best of our theater is standing on tiptoe, striving to see over the shoulders of father and mother. The worst is exploiting and wallowing in the self-pity of adolescence and obsessive keyhole sexuality. The way out, as the poet says, is always through.

Arthur Miller

If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian he can live in peace. There need be no trouble. Treat all men alike. Give them all the same law. Give them all an even chance to live and grow. All men were made by the same Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.

Chief Joseph

Mother, mother ocean, I have heard you call. Wanted to sail upon your waters Since I was three feet tall. You've seen it all, you've seen it all. Watched the men who rode you, Switch from sails to steam. And in your belly you hold the treasure That few have ever seen. Most of them dreams, Most of them dreams.

James William

The dream of reason produces monsters. Imagination deserted by reason creates impossible, useless thoughts. United with reason, imagination is the mother of all art and the source of all its beauty.

Francisco Jose De Goya Y Lucientes

England is the mother of Parliaments.

John Bright

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.

Thomas Huxley

My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year.

Roberto Benigni

Children of the same mother do not always agree.

Nigerian Proverb

An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.

Jackie Kennedy

Early and provident fear is the mother of safety

Edmund Burke

Laziness is the mother of efficiency

Marian Propp

The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.

Mary Brave Bird

The mother of the year should be a sterilized woman with two adopted children.

Paul R. Ehrlich

A widow has two tasks before her, whose duties clash: she is a mother, and yet she must exercise parental authority.

Honor de Balzac

A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.

Sigmund Freud

You have no birthday because you have always lived; you were never born, and never will die. You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are.

Richard Bach

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Miguel de Cervantes

So the Church imitates the Lords mother - not in the bodily sense, which it could not do - but in mind it is both mother and virgin. In no way, then, did Christ deprive his mother of her virginity by being.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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