• 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
  • A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
    ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
    ~ Henry Ward Beecher, In Life Thoughts (1858)
  • Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children.
    ~ Maxim Gorky
  • How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
    ~ Alice Walker
  • Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all.
    ~ Maggie Gallagher
  • Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
    ~ John F. Kennedy
  • God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
    ~ Joseph Rudyard Kipling