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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A busy mother makes slothful daughters.
~ Portuguese Proverb - [Mothers]

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A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know he sees it.
~ William Dean Howells - [Mothers]

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A mother understands what a child does not say.
~ Jewish Proverb - [Mothers]

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A mother's heart is always with her children.
~ Proverb - [Mothers]

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An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
~ Spanish Proverb - [Mothers]

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Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother.
~ Gregory Nunn - [Mothers]

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As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son.
~ Adrienne Rich - [Mothers]

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Biological possibility and desire are not the same as biological need. Women have childbearing equipment. For them to choose not to use the equipment is no more blocking what is instinctive than it is for a man who, muscles or no, chooses not to be a weightlifter.
~ Betty Rollin - [Mothers]

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Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
~ Ann Oakley - [Mothers]

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Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
~ Camille Paglia - [Mothers]

 

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