Mother Quotes

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.

- Mother Teresa

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A country's greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race.

- Sarojini Naidu

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Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Life is life, fight for it.

- Mother Teresa

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"Have you done your homework?" my mother would ask. "I'll do it later." "You will do it now, young man. I don't want you winding up on the third shift at Flagg-Utica." Flagg-Utica was a local textile plant. Somehow, I never could figure how failing to read three chapters in my geography book about the various sorts of vegetation to be found in a tropical rain forest had anything to do with facing a life as a mill hand. But with enough guilt and fear as catalysts, you can read anything, even geography books and Deuteronomy.

- Lewis Grizzard

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To completely trust in Allah is to be like a child who knows deeply that even if he does not call for the mother, the mother is totally aware of his condition and is looking after him.

- Al-Ghazali

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The mother is the first teacher of the child. The message she gives that child, that child gives to the world.

- Malcolm X

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The orchid is Mother Nature's masterpiece.

- Robyn

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Until the killing of black men, black mothers' sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother's sons, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.

- Ella Baker

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Mother Nature is the true artist and our job as cooks is to allow her to shine.

- Marco Pierre White

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Now here's a funky introduction of how nice I am Tell your mother, tell your father, send a telegram.

- Phife Dawg

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And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man - when I could get it - and bear the lash as well! And ain't I a woman? I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery, and when I cried out with my mother's grief, none but Jesus heard me! And ain't I a woman?

- Sojourner Truth

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Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for having created me.

- Clare of Assisi

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God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.

- Mother Teresa

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The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible.

- Nikola Tesla

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

- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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Like the appearance of silver in mother of pearl, the world seems real until the Self, the underlying reality, is realized.

- Adi Shankara

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Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

- Charles R. Swindoll

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If anyone does not wish to have Mary Immaculate for his Mother, he will not have Christ for his Brother.

- Maximilian Kolbe

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Mothers are the rocks of our families and a foundation in our communities. In gratitude for their generous love, patient counsel, and lifelong support, let us pay respect to the women who carry out the hard work of motherhood with skill and grace, and let us remember those mothers who, though no longer with us, inspire us still.

- Barack Obama

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God loves us more than a father, mother, friend, or any else could love, and even more than we are able to love ourselves.

- Saint John Chrysostom

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A Mother's love is something that no one can explain, It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain, It is endless and unselfish and enduring come what may For nothing can destroy it or take that love away

- Helen Steiner Rice

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Become familiar with your home, but know also about your neighbors. The young man who never went anywhere thinks his mother is the greatest cook.

- Chinua Achebe

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They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.

- Sitting Bull

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If a community values its children, it must cherish its mothers.

- John Bowlby

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To Almighty God, it's not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving. Love is not measured by how much we do; love is measured by how much love we put in; how much it is hurting us in loving.

- Mother Teresa

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What is Music? How do you define it? Music is a calm moonlit night, the rustle of leaves in Summer. Music is the far off peal of bells at dusk! Music comes straight from the heart and talks only to the heart: it is Love! Music is the Sister of Poetry and her Mother is sorrow!

- Sergei Rachmaninoff

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The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face.

- Donald Woods Winnicott

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A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.

- Thurgood Marshall

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Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

- Robert Fulghum

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If it's not one thing, it's your mother.

- Sigmund Freud

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When you please your mother by doing something, it gives you confidence that you can please other people.

- Gene Wilder

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A people's relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother.

- John Henrik Clarke

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If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.

- Jackie Kennedy

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The nurse is temporarily the consciousness of the unconscious, the love of life of the suicidal, the leg of the amputee, the eyes of the newly blind, a means of locomotion for the newborn , knowledge and confidence for the young mother, a voice for those too weak to speak, and so on.

- Virginia Henderson

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If you remove the English Army tomorrow and hoist the green flag over Dublin Castle., unless you set about the organization of the Socialist Republic your efforts will be in vain. England will still rule you. She would rule you through her capitalists, through her landlords, through her financiers, through the whole array of commercial and individualist institutions she has planted in this country and watered with the tears of our mothers and the blood of our martyrs

- James Connolly

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If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.

- Bette Davis

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My mother always texts me saying 'Fighting! Do well, my handsome son!'.

- Jay Park

2

A mother's love is like a beacon, Burning bright with Faith and Prayer, And through the changing scenes of life, We can find a haven there.

- Helen Steiner Rice

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Secularism is not only in our constitution but also in our veins. We worship Mother Nature too. We believe that the world is our family.

- Narendra Modi

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The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.

- Chief Joseph

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Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women, kitchen of love, bedroom of grief, bathroom of apathy. Sometimes, the men, they come with keys, and sometimes the men, they come with hammers.

- Warsan Shire

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My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.

- Wilma Rudolph

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The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

- Frank Lloyd Wright

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Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence.

- John Milton

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Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else.

- Mother Teresa

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As truly as God is our Father, so truly God is our Mother.

- Julian of Norwich

2

For the fetus, though enclosed in the womb of its mother, is already a human being, and it is a monstrous crime to rob it of the life which it has not yet begun to enjoy. If it seems more horrible to kill a man in his own house than in a field, because a man's house is his place of most secure refuge, it ought surely to be deemed more atrocious to destroy a fetus in the womb before it has come to light.

- John Calvin

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Experiences have clearly shown that an approach which 'de-medicalizes' birth, restores dignity and humanity to the process of childbirth, and returns control to the mother is also the safest approach.

- Michel Odent

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Be the living expression of God's kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.

- Mother Teresa

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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.

- Rajneesh

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