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A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Fisher

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An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.
- Spanish Proverb

3

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
- Miguel de Cervantes

4

Every work of art is the child of its time; often it is the mother of our emotions.
- Wassily Kandinsky

5

Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency, security, happiness, all, to get the book written. If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate . . .
- William Faulkner

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For a short while, our mothers bodies are the boundaries and personal geography which are all that we know of the world. Once we no longer live beneath our mother's heart, it's the earth with which we form the same dependent relationship.
- Louise Erdrich

7

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, but only one mother in the whole world.
- Kate Douglas Wiggin

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God could not be everywhere, and so He made mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

9

Heaven is at the feet of mothers.
- Persian Proverb

10

I find, by close observation, that the mothers are the levers which move in education. The men talk about it . . . but the women work most for it.
- Frances Watkins Harper

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I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention . . . arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
- Agatha Christie

12

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

13

If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is worth any number of old ladies.
- William Faulkner

14

In the creative process there is the father, the author of the play; the mother, the actor pregnant with the part; and the child, the role to be born.
- Konstantin Stanislavsky

15

It's clear that most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

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No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of motherwit, either in science or in practical life.
- Thomas Huxley

17

It's easy to pick children whose mothers are good housekeepers; they are usually found in other yards.
- Unknown

18

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

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

20

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Jonathan Swift

21

Getting caught is the mother of invention.
- Robert Byrne

22

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.
- Roger von Oech

23

Poverty is the step-mother of genius.
- Josh Billings

24

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
- Mark Twain

25

The mother eagle teachers her little ones to fly by making their nest so uncomfortable that they are forced to leave it and commit themselves to the unknown world of air outside. An just so does our God to us.
- Hannah Whitall Smith

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The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
- Henry Ward Beecher

27

There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother, but next in rank in efficacy is that of schoolmaster.
- Sarah Josepha Hale

28

To a mother, a son is never a fully grown man; and a son is never a fully grown man until he understands and accepts this about his mother.
- Unknown

29

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

30

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
- Benjamin Franklin

31

You' re not famous until my mother has heard of you.
- Jay Leno

 











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