About Me

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Mother's Day Quotes

~~Mothers are everyday miracle workers!

~~“Loving a child doesn’t mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.” – Nadia Boulanger

~~“It’s as if, in the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child first reads the message: ‘You are there!’” – Adrienne Rich

~~“I love my mother for all the times she said absolutely nothing…” – Erma Bombeck “If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.” – Bette Davis

~~“Sometimes we can’t communicate well, for no particular reason except that we’re mother and daughter and so different…” – Anne Lamott

~~“Whether our relationship is strained or easy, hostile or amiable, we need [our mother] if only in memory…to conjugate our history, validate our femaleness, and guide our way.” – Victoria Secunda

~~“God knows that a mother needs fortitude and courage and tolerance and flexibility and patience and firmness and nearly every other brave aspect of the human soul.” – Phyliss McGinley

~~“[My mother] had handed down respect for the possibilities – and the will to grasp them.” – Alice Walker

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