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Motherhood Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Motherhood.

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

Related topics: Mom

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

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

Doing your best is taking the action because you love it,
not because you're expecting a reward
- don Miguel Ruiz

Today, I will do my best...
and then relax in the knowing
that I have done all I could.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

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

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Do your best, and always accept life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Whatever you do or don't do in your lifetime,
your best contribution to those around you
and to future generations
will be in the happiness and joy
you generated and radiated to those around you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

He who is persistent will realize God.
So try your best to make meditation
a regular experience in your life.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

I do my best and accept life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland


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