All The Mothers…. What!

“One warm mother-kiss dried the little wet eyes and stilled the little troubled heart.”
~ Jay Benson Hamilton

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

“Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. It is that which has been the most fruitful mother of tragedies, murders, and wars. But reprehensible though it is, jealousy is almost rather to be pitied than blamed–its first victims are those who harbour the feeling.”
~ Arthur Lynch

“The mob is the mother of tyrants.”
~ Diogenes

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”
~ Albert Ellis

“When two brothers are busy fighting, an evil man can easily attack and rob their poor mother. Mankind should always stay united, standing shoulder to shoulder so evil can never cheat and divide them.”
~ Suzy Kassem

“Pride is the mother of arrogance.”
~ Toba Beta

“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”
~ Erma Bombeck

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

“An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.”
~ Proverb

“A mother’s heart is always with her children.”
~ Proverb

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”
~ Robert Browning

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”
~ Cardinal Mermillod

“Men are what their mothers made them.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Who ran to help me when I fell, And would some pretty story tell, Or kiss the place to make it well? My Mother.”
~ Anne Taylor

“For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world.”
~ William Ross Wallace

“No matter how old a mother is, she still watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.”
~ Florida Scott-Maxwell

“The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.”
~ Calvin Trillin

Happy Mother’s Day!

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