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Motherhood Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Motherhood

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

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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pets are humanizing.
They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility
to preserve and nurture and care for all life.
- James Cromwell

Every single major push in education has made it worse
and right now it's really bad because everything we've
done is de-humanizing education.
It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and
the student having a warm,
friendly, intellectual relationship.
- William Glasser

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets,
but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

I never married because there was no need.
I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband.
I have a dog which growls every morning,
a parrot which swears all afternoon,
and a cat that comes home late at night.
- Marie Corelli

Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
- Robert Wagner

People really do spend a lot of money on their pets -
sometimes more then themselves.
- Oksana Baiul

Peeves do not make very good pets.
- Bo Bennett

I am from Brooklyn, NY, so we could not have many pets,
but I always had at least two dogs.
- Connie Stevens

I had mice that I kept as pets when I was very young,
and I've always liked the way they look.
Even rats.
I'm not scared of them.
- Catherine Deneuve

I used to have some fish, some nice little carp,
but they got too big for the tank.
I don't have any pets now.
- Tom Felton

It's difficult to understand why people don't realize
that pets are gifts to mankind.
- Linda Blair

I have had strange animals as pets all my life.
I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact
better with animals than people.
Animals are direct, not duplicitous.
- Yvonne Craig

I do not have any pets.
We travel too much.
- Nancy Kerrigan

I hate a word like "pets": it sounds so much Like something
with no living of its own.
- Elizabeth Jennings

The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed
to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is
hypocritical and delusional.
- James Cromwell

Nothing gives me quite so much joy as when people tell
me they've had their pets spayed or neutered.
- Bob Barker

I've always had a fascination for animals.
I loved watching them, and even then I thought of them
as beings rather than pets.
I call it a birth affect!
- Tippi Hedren

Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period.
- Frances Wright

I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs;
and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing.
- Enya

Parrots make great pets.
They have more personality than goldfish.
- Chevy Chase

Every woman should have four pets in her life.
A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage,
a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.
- Paris Hilton

I really love pets.
They're like children.
They know if you really love them or not.
You can't fool them.
- Donna Douglas

Of the seven experiments, the ones that have been most
investigated so far have been the pets.
The dogs who know when their masters for coming home,
and the sense of being stared at.
- Rupert Sheldrake

I like people who are still actively creating in their life,
who aren't set, I don't feel like I'm set.
And I don't have any baggage, for better or worse.
I don't have any plants or pets or kids.
I can lock the door and go.
I need to be with somebody for whom that's okay.
- Dana Delany

Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean,
here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul -
chicken,
pork, half a cow.
They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!
- Anne Tyler

When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity,
but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like,
children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives
to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so.
- Louise Brown

My mum loves cats so I took her to see the lion cubs
which at about a year old are actually quite big.
She wasn't scared at all and went straight over and kissed one on the mouth!
She thought they were just like her pets at home.
- Amanda Holden

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't
it be interesting if...';
And then do it.
- Duane Michals

I don't want to be interesting.
I want to be good.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

The question of whether a computer can think is no
more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra

Success is never so interesting as struggle
- Willa Cather

Age is not a particularly interesting subject.
Anyone can get old.
All you have to do is live long enough.
- Don Marquis


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