Mother Theresa Quotes

If for thy Father askt, say, thou hadst none;And for thy Mother, she alas is poor,Which caus\'d her thus to send thee out of door.

Anne Bradstreet

I confidently expect that we shall continue to be grouped with mothers-in-law and Wigan Pier as one of the recognized objects of ridicule.

Edward Ettingdene Bridges, 1st Baron Bridges

Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain.

Napoleon Bonaparte

At the dinner table when I was very little, I would hear people bickering the father saying something, the mother choosing to defend herself. To escape the bickering, I started modelling the soft bread with my fingers. With the dough of the French bread sometimes it was still warm I would make little figures. And I would line them up on the table and this was really my first sculpture.

Louise Bourgeois

The feminists took me as a role model, as a mother. It bothers me. I am not interested in being a mother. I am still a girl trying to understand myself.

Louise Bourgeois

Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain, forget your vocabulary.

Anna Friel

Pushing through the market square, so many mothers sighing News had just come over, we had five years left to cry in. News guy wept and told us, earth was really dying Cried so much his face was wet, then I knew he was not lying.

David Robert Jones

You've got your mother in a whirl She's not sure if you're a boy or a girl. Hey babe, your hair's alright. Hey babe, let's go out tonight. You like me, and I like it all. We like dancing and we look divine. You love bands when they're playing hard. You want more and you want it fast.

David Robert Jones

Leisure is the mother of philosophy.

Thomas Hobbes

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.

Portuguese Proverb

Leisure is the mother of Philosophy

Thomas Hobbes

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Russian Proverb

The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.

Wynonna Judd

A mother's treasure is her daughter.

Catherine Pulsifer

Good daughters make good mothers.

Abigail G. Whittlesey

The Islamic community today is faced with a new version of an old struggle. My late mother used to say it doesn't matter whether you came to this country on the Mayflower or on a slave ship, through Ellis Island or the Rio Grande. We're all in the same boat now.

Carol Moseley Braun

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

Thomas C. Haliburton

Ignorance is the mother of admiration

George Chapman

With those who don't give a damn about baseball, I can only sympathize. I do not resent them. I am even willing to concede that many of them are physically clean, good to their mothers and in favor of world peace. But while the game is on, I can't think of anything to say to them

Art Hill

What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game.... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability

George Bernard Shaw

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

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

Victor Hugo

Im urgin all daughters to kiss their mothers with those lips that all that lipstick covers. You never too grown up to miss and hug her.

Drake

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

Camille Paglia

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