• Mothers are the necessity of invention.
    Mothers are the necessity of invention.
    ~ Bill Watterson
  • Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing a potent spell. All women alike fight fiercely for a child.
    Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing a potent spell. All women alike fight fiercely for a child.
    ~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, 405 B.C.
  • I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
    ~ Antonio Villaraigosa
  • Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
    ~ Robert Browning
  • I call my mom Yummy because she smells like candy.
    ~ Jane, Aged 5
  • Motherhood is the strongest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
    ~ Rebecca West
  • 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.
    ~ Betty Rollin
  • The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds.
    ~ Adrienne Cecile Rich
  • Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
    ~ James Joyce
  • Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy-the mother.
    ~ Claudette Colbert
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