Mother Quotes

By embracing your mother wound as your yoga, you transform what has been a hindrance in your life into a teacher of the heart.

Phillip Moffitt

Is not the sky a father and the earth a mother, and are not all living things with feet or wings or roots their children?

Black Elk†

Water is life's mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The future is religion and commerce, aphrodisiac and Benzedrine, a mother of mysterious comfort and a mistress of familiar ravishments ever on the verge of embracing or destroying us.

Eugene Kennedy

Night is the mother of thoughts.

John florio

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

Aeschylus

Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions

Edward Coke

There is a religion in all deep love, but the love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.

Lemuel K. Washburn

When you grow up your mother says, 'Wear rubbers or you'll catch cold.' When you become an adult you discover that you have the right not to wear rubbers and to see if you catch cold or not.

Diane Arbus

Invention is the mother of necessity.

Thorstein Veblen

If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before.

John Ashcroft

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.

Roger Von Oech

Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.

Alfred North Whitehead

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and when the necessity is survival she can be one mean mother, but it's her child invention that's the real dangerous one.

Darien Fawkes

Poverty sits by the cradle of all our great men, and rocks them up to manhood; and this meager foster-mother remains their faithful companion throughout life.

Heinrich Heine

[America is] 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

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.

Harold McMillan

Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.

Friedrich Nietzche

Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.

Henry H. Tweedy

My mother taught me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted to. The first was to walk without braces.

Wilma Rudolph

Back of every achievement is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.

Brooks Hays

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

Ignorance is the mother of presumption

Marie de Gournay

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