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Mother's Day

  1. "Don't aim to be an earthly saint, with eyes fixed on a star, Just try to be the fellow that your Mother thinks you are."
    -- Will S. Adkin

  2. "Honour thy father and thy mother" stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness."
    -- Aeschylus

  3. "On me the tempest falls. It does not make me tremble. O holy Mother Earth, O air and sun, behold me. I am wronged."
    -- Aeschylus

  4. "Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well."
    -- Amos Bronson Alcott

  5. "I have made a plan for my life, as I am in my teens, and no more a child. I am old for my age and don't care much for girls' things. People think I'm wild and queer; but mother understands and helps me. I have not told anyone about my plans but I am going to be good. . . . Now I'm going to work really, for I feel a desire to improve and be a help and comfort, not a care and sorrow to my dear mother."
    -- Louisa May Alcott

  6. "What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?"
    -- Louisa May Alcott

  7. "Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated."
    -- Paulette Bates Alden

  8. "Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease."
    -- Lisa Alther

  9. "All mothers are physically handicapped. They have only two hands."
    -- Anonymous

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

  11. "My mother gave me a bumblebee pin when I started work. She said: "Aerodynamically, bees shouldn't be able to fly. But they do. Remember that.""
    -- Jill E. Barad

  12. " I know how to do anything - I'm a mom."
    -- Roseanne Barr

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

  14. "The best thing that could happen to motherhood already has. Fewer women are going into it."
    -- Victoria Billings

  15. "A mother is never cocky or proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child has just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium."
    -- Mary Kay Blakeley

  16. "When a woman is twenty, a child deforms her; when she is thirty, he preserves her; and when forty, he makes her young again."
    -- Leon Blum

  17. "Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons."
    -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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