Mother Quotes (1396)

Quotes and citations about mother


My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable.

By : Diane Abbott

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My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Joseph and his mother come from the black kings who were before the white man.

By : Peter Abrahams

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Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.

By : John Acton

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Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so

By : Abigail Adams

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Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship.

By : Mortimer Adler

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I thank God, Jesus, and my Grandmother for being able to support myself and my family.

By : Steven Adler

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Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.

By : Aeschylus

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Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

By : Aeschylus

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My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating.

By : Ben Affleck

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My mother was the total influence. My father was what we call a nomadic person

By : Danny Aiello

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I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother.

By : Danny Aiello

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Well, financially it's a little bit better. But it's better than than when I was a teacher. But I kind of - it's allowed me to buy a house. And I've been able to help my mother with some stuff and my brother. So, that's nice.

By : Clay Aiken

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My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.

By : Clay Aiken

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Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?

By : Louisa May Alcott

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Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.

By : Louisa May Alcott

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My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that.

By : Alan Alda

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Am I calm all the time? That is a question to ask my mother. I am very happy in my home. I have a good family, that gives me something extra.

By : Jean Alesi

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Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed

By : Saul Alinsky

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When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make enough for 16 and only serve half.

By : Gracie Allen

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This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.

By : Richard V. Allen

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I probably spend more time with my kids than the average stay-at-home mother.

By : Kirstie Alley

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Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make an idealized portrait of her. I'm fascinated more by her defects - they are funnier than her other qualities.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.

By : Alejandro Amenabar

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During my grief, I realised there was nothing I could do for my mother, but I did have a child.

By : Namie Amuro

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My mother speaks of my step being a source of life-long pain to her, that it is a living death, etc. By the same post I had several letters from anxious relatives, telling me that it was my duty to come home and thus ease my mother's anxiety.

By : Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

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My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.

By : Loni Anderson

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My daughter teases me once in a while saying, Remember when you used to be my mother and you had black hair?

By : Loni Anderson

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I'm a mother with two small children, so I don't take as much crap as I used to.

By : Pamela Anderson

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Sarah will talk to me about someone and I don't know who she's talking about, but if she talks to my mother, the two of them will know exactly - and across several generations, too.

By : Prince Andrew

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She is incredibly fit, but we remind staff that she's not just the monarch, but our mother.

By : Prince Andrew

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My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.

By : Maya Angelou

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For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains.

By : Katharine Anthony

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Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.

By : Susan B. Anthony

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My mother turned into a professional widow. She couldn't understand why I wanted to be an engineer

By : David Antin

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When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval.

By : David Antin

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Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth

By : Mary Antin

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No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother.

By : Marie Antoinette

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