Mother Theresa Quotes

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Henry Ward Beecher

My young men shall never work, men who work cannot dream; and wisdom comes to us in dreams. You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mothers breast? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stone. Shall I dig under her skin for her bones? Then when I die I cannot enter her body to be born again. You ask me to cut grass and make hay and sell it and be rich like white men. But how dare I cut off my mother's hair.

Smohalla

[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

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.

Francisco de Goya

Laziness is the mother of efficiency

Marian Propp

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Mark Twain

A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.

Walter Bagehot

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.

Agatha Christie

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.

Agatha Christie

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Mark Twain

No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war.

Phyllis Schlafly

The departure of our boys to foreign parts with the ever-present possibility that they might never return, taught the real value of photography to every father and mother. To many a mother the photograph of her boy in his country's uniform was the one never-failing consolation.

Louis Fabian Bachrach

A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.

Erma Bombeck

If you would civilize a man, begin with his grandmother.

Victor Hugo

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Miguel de Cervantes

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

Erma Bombeck

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

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

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

Agatha Christie

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes

Miguel De Cervantes

So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events - pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here.

Harold Brodkey

Angelina has made pregnancy and motherhood fashionable. She's expanded the notion of what a family is, and that has a great deal of impact

Sally Lee

Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you were here an hour I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother's Love

Maureen Hawkins

There is only one pretty child in the world and everymother has it

Chinese Proverb

No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.

Edwin H. Chapin

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