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Letter "M" » mothers
«Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise - specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine»
«By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.»
«Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.»
«Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development.»
«...human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but...life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.»
«God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers»
«God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.»
«And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see -- or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.»
Author: Alice Walker
, more often than not
«Between persons of equal income there is no social distinction except the distinction of merit. Money is nothing: character, conduct, and capacity are everything. There would be great people and ordinary people and little people, but the great would always be those who had done great things, and never the idiots whose mothers had spoiled them and whose fathers had left them a hundred thousand a year; and the little would be persons of small minds and mean characters, and not poor persons who had never had a chance. That is why idiots are always in favor of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favor of equality.»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
a hundred thousand
, hundred thousand
, ordinary people
«All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
Men and Women
, No Man
, that is