30
Jul

quotes

Practically heading out the door but I wanted to post these wonderful and thought provoking sayings about mothers that I used in Sunday’s RS lesson. I especially love the one by Picasso. Oh my goodness. Rip my heart.

Q u o t e s    A b o u t   M o t h e r s

If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.  ~Robert Brault

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

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)

My mom is a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being.  I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.  ~Graycie Harmon

Grown! Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother.  A child is a child.  They get bigger, older, but grown?  What’s that suppose to mean?  In my heart it don’t mean a thing.  ~Toni Morrison, Beloved, 1987

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

Sweater, n.:  garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.  ~Ambrose Bierce

One of the reasons I had respect for my mother when I was thirteen was because she would reach into the sink with her bare hands – bare hands – and pick up that lethal gunk and drop it into the garbage.  To top that, I saw her reach into the wet garbage bag and fish around in there looking for a lost teaspoon.  Bare hands – a kind of mad courage.  ~Robert Fulghum

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. ~Tenneva Jordan

Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease. ~Lisa Althe

When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk you’ll end up as the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. ~Pablo Picasso

Motherhood is not for the faint-hearted. Frogs, skinned knees, and the insults of teenage girls are not meant for the wimpy. ~Danielle Steel

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends – but only one mother in the whole world. ~Kate Douglas Wiggin

It was when I had my first child that I understood how much my mother loved me. ~From “For Mother – A Bouquet of Sentiments”

All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. ~Abraham Lincoln