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Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Related topics: Family Relationship Life Human-Nature Psychology

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

 

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
- Francesco Petrarch

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
- Claudette Colbert

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

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

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

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
- Alice Walker

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

I have an almost religious zeal...
not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me,
the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature,
linking up.
- Dan Millman

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
- Ambrose Bierce

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
- Victor Hugo

For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants,
like most Lutheran boys.
I got a telescope.
My mother thought it would make the best gift.
- Wernher von Braun

Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
- Sophocles

The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom,
but it is always on her heart.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League
uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
- Erma Bombeck

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of
a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
- Billy Graham

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
- Aeschylus

The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism
and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly -
indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
- Arianna Huffington

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

Where there is a mother in the home,
matters go well.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

Death is nothing else but going home to God,
the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
- Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

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

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
- Mother Teresa


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