Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
-Lin Yutang, Chinese writer
Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at de sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.
-Zora Neale Hurston, folklorist and writer
That best academy, a mother’s knee.
-James Russell Lowell, poet, critic and diplomat
Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
Anyone who doesn’t miss the past never had a mother.
- Gregory Nunn
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
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which brings worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.
- W. Somerset Maugham
The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.
- James Fenton
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell
Biological possibility and desire are not the same as biological need. Women have childbearing equipment. For them to choose not to use the equipment is no more blocking what is instinctive than it is for a man who, muscles or no, chooses not to be a weightlifter.
Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women’s opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering.
- Elaine Heffner
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.
The most important thing about goals is… having one.” – Geoffry F. Abert
You can’t control all situations, and love is one of them. -Anna, Board of Wisdom
You are the divine expression exactly as you are, right here, right now. -Tony Parsons
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.” Martin Luther King Jr.
If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be truly fulfilled” ~Lao Tzu
Tough times don’t last. Tough people do. – M.Shanahan
Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” ~ Ralph Marston
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.”Barbara De Angelis
Some of the most significant moments in your life happen without youeven knowing it” ~Alvin Law
The only real prison is fear; and the only real freedom is freedom from fear. -Aung San Suu Kyi
Dont look back. Something might be gaining on you.” ~ Satchel Paige
Fear an ignorant man more than a lion.” ~ Kurdish Proverb
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” ~ Peter T. Mcintyre
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Franklin D. Roosevelt
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~Anne Bradstreet
NSI. Never stop improving. Please remember that nothing fails like success. And the top of one mountain reveals other peaks to scale. – Robin Sharma
If someone hurts you, react. Forgiveness comes afterwards – paulo coelho
“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” — Bern Williams
Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.” — Victor Hugo
“Caesar said to the soothsayer, ‘The ides of March are come’; who answered him calmly, ‘Yes, they are come, but they are not past.’” — Plutarch
Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.” – Oscar Wilde
“I’ve Learned that even when I have Pains, I Don’t have to be One” ~Maya Angelou
We can let circumstances rule us or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.” Earl Nightingale
The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.
— James Yorke
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.
– Colin Powell