“…Men’s lives may depend upon a comma.”

—Justice William Johnson in U.S. v. Palmer (1818)

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Happy Mother's Day!


For all Moms:
(These quotes were taken from 'If Mothers Were Flowers I'd Pick You' published by History & Heraldry in 2009, a little book-cum-key chain a student gave me. Read and choose one that fits you best.)

A Mother's first gift is life, the second is love and the third is understanding.

Instant availability without continuous presence is probably the best role a mother can play. - Lotte Bailyn

To become a mother is not hard, to be a mother is.

There's no such thing as a non-working mother. - Hester Mundi

A Mother's love is a garden where the sun always shines and the season is always Spring.

Who takes the child by the hand takes the mother by the heart. -German proverb

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while. 
-Josh Billings

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life. -Josh Billings

Mother is another word for love.

Now, as always, the most automated appliance in the household is the mother. -Beverly Jones

Mothers are the most incisive philosophers. -Harriet Beecher Stowe

A mother's love transcends time and circumstances and endures forever.

A mother's patience is like a tube of toothpaste - it's never quite all gone.

A mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car for ever after.
-Peter de Vries

This would be a better world for children if parents had to eat the spinach. - Groucho Marx, 'Animal Crackers'

A baby is an alimentary canal with a loud voice at the end and no responsibility at the other.

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky. - Fran Lebowitz

The most difficult thing for a mother to remember is that other people have perfect children too.

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur. - Alvin Toffler

The joys of motherhood are never fully experienced until all children are in bed.

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