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Motherhood Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Motherhood

Please enjoy these Motherhood Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

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Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

 

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
- Robert Browning

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

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With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.
- Isadora Duncan

Motherhood is...
difficult and...
rewarding.
- Gloria Estefan

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
- Rebecca West

The question of peace, progress and prosperity,
it's a motherhood statement, all of us like it.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

Motherhood in all its guises and permutations is more art than science.
- Melinda M. Marshall

There is no theoretical study of motherhood.
You know, before I became a mother, I did play a mother,
but I was like - I was more thinking of my own mother.
I was doing my mother.
- Joan Chen

Motherhood change me because it is so fundamental what
you're doing for another person.
And you are able to do even though it takes a lot.
- Meg Ryan

Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close
to describing my emotions.
There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me,
particularly given my medical history.
- Anita Baker

The purpose of The Motherhood Manifesto is:
mothers really need to be given the ability to parent.
- Joan Blades

I've always been so apathetic.
I figured, OK, maybe the world is going to fall down around me.
Now I want to make a better world...
that's motherhood.
- Cass Elliot

I never knew motherhood could be so truly gratifying until I had Natasha.
- Natalie Wood

Sexual liberation, as a slogan, turns out to be another kind of bondage.
For a woman it offers orgasm as her ultimate and major fulfillment;
it's better than motherhood.
- Victoria Billings

Until women learn to want economic independence,
and until they work out a way to get this independence
without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood,
it seems to me feminism has no roots.
- Crystal Eastman

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it
on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out,
about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the
career ladder nonexistent.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood,
few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
- Victoria Secunda

The only thing that seems eternal and natural in motherhood is ambivalence.
- Jane Lazarre

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

First of all, returning from motherhood,
I was looking for something lighter,
and I wasn't as much attracted to Kate as I was to
the relationship between the two people.
- Tea Leoni

I value mothers and motherhood enormously.
For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction
I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither.
- William Trevor

None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work.
However, the stages of my life - motherhood,
middle age, etc.
- often influence my subject matter.
- Anne Tyler

The most consistent gift and burden of motherhood is advice.
- Susan Chira

Passion has always been important to me.
That won't change.
What changes in a woman's perspective.
I mean, I have two kids now.
I'm a single parent balancing motherhood and my career.
That changes the equation.
- Jody Watley

Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways.
You learn to deal with crisis.
I've become a juggler, I suppose.
It's all a big circus, and nobody who knows me believes I can manage,
but sometimes I do.
- Jane Seymour

I had a dozen years to act before starting a family
then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else.
Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals
to me for its redeeming social value.
- Sissy Spacek

Other than motherhood, the eight years that I spent
at the University of Wisconsin,
Madison, I have incredibly fond memories of.
It's a beautiful place, with four seasons up in Wisconsin.
And really wonderful people.
- Laurel Clark

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
- Robert Browning

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

The best thing about me is you.
- Shannon Crown

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

The best mirror is an old friend.
- Proverb

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
- Henry Ford

Well, it seems to me that the best relationships -
the ones that last -
are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship.
You know, one day you look at the person
and you see something more than you did the night before.
Like a switch has been flicked somewhere.
And the person who was just a friend is...
suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.
- Dana Scully

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well
wishes it for my sake.
- Anonymous

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

When it hurts to look back,
and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you
and your best friend will be there.
- Anonymous

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

Everyone hears what you say.
Friends listen to what you say.
Best friends listen to what you don't say.
- Anonymous

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.
- Bill Watterson

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
- Charles Darwin

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life
is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous


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