Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Mother's Day Quotations and Wishes.

Becoming a mother makes you the mother of all children. From now on each wounded, abandoned, frightened child is yours. You live in the suffering mothers of every race and creed and weep with them. You long to comfort all who are desolate - Charlotte Gray.

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Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. So to honor this beautiful moment of life, here's a collection of some more inspirational quotes on mother and motherhood.

1. Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.
-Mildred B. Vermont.

2. If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam.
-Lord Langdale (Henry Bickersteth).

3. All mothers are working mothers.
-Author Unknown.

4. The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.

5. Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that.
-Golda Meir.

6. All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. - Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895.

7. When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
-Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty.

8. Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

9. A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.
-Author Unknown.

10. A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
-Irish Proverb.

11. Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother.
-Gregory Nunn.

12. The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.
-James Fenton.

13. That best academy, a mother's knee.
-James Russell Lowell.

14. The watchful mother tarries nigh, though sleep has closed her infant's eyes.
-John Keble.

15. Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same – and most mothers kiss and scold together.
-Pearl S. Buck.

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