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Mothers and daughters have that rivalry thing.
– Gretchen Wilson
If you look at the 9/11 highjackers, certainly they were educated, some even had university degrees, but nobody really checked their mothers, who were nearly all illiterate.
– Greg Mortenson
What does the truth matter? Haven’t we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
– Georges Bernanos
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
I know we will look back on this and think how odd it was we were championing the rights of lone mothers to bring up their children on benefit.
– Harriet Harman
I don’t have the hard everyday life that so many working mothers face.
– Heidi Klum
My mother ‘gave teas’ the way other mothers breathed. Her own mother ‘gave teas.’ All of their friends ‘gave teas,’ each involving butter cookies extruded from a metal press and pastel bonbons ordered from See’s.
– Joan Didion
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.
– John F. Kennedy
Both my parents worked. So it wasn’t like the previous generation where we learned how to cook and bake from our mothers and grandmothers.
– Johnny Iuzzini
I have such admiration for single mothers. I simply don’t comprehend how you’d cope with that intensity, the lack of breaks, ever, on your own.
– Jo Brand
Today, Arizona’s sons and daughters, mothers and fathers are proudly serving their country.
– Jane D. Hull
Mothers are all slightly insane.
– J. D. Salinger
I think women who lead full lives are better mothers.
– Jada Pinkett Smith
Working mothers do an hour more per day than working fathers do and working mothers do on average an hour more per day with the kids than working fathers do.
– James Levine
My sisters both are working mothers. I understand that my being an actress as well as being at home isn’t some heroic thing. That doesn’t mean it isn’t confusing or difficult – especially that question of how you find a balance.
– Jennifer Garner
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
– James D. Watson
I know what I want to look like. I don’t want to look trashy. I want mothers to be able to look at me and not have to close their kids’ eyes!
– Jordin Sparks
When I see kids standing next to their mothers at book signings, clutching a copy of ‘Forever,’ I know what’s coming. They’ll say to me, ‘How old do I have to be to read this?’ hoping I’ll give them permission. But I can’t do that.
– Judy Blume
All mothers go through the exact same things.
– Angie Harmon
Children like their mothers especially to be standing still and watching them, even if they are sleeping. At least that’s how I felt. There’s nothing wrong with the self-interest of children; it’s just the way they are.
– Jamaica Kincaid
Mothers don’t let your daughters grow up to be models unless you’re present.
– Janice Dickinson
After delivering my daughter in 2003, I endured and survived a hemorrhage, the leading childbirth-related complication that takes the lives of thousands of other mothers all over the world.
– Christy Turlington
I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
– Arianna Huffington
I’ve been really fortunate that I’ve worked with a lot of strong women who are also mothers.
– Brie Larson
I like human stories. I like stories about situations we can relate to. I like movies like ‘Ordinary People’ or ‘Terms of Endearment.’ Mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, boyfriends, girlfriends. The stories to me that are worth telling are almost simple ones, but very relatable.
– Chris Evans
It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect. Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants, we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance, which would render us insupportable through life.
– Augustus Hare
Mothers are the necessity of invention.
– Bill Watterson
The unsung heroes of the civil rights movement were always the wives and the mothers.
– Andrew Young
I’m sure there were plenty of loving, attentive mothers in the ‘me generation,’ but none of them lived at my house.
– Ariel Gore
Kids end up seeing my movies anyway but some of the mothers get mad at me so I figured I’d make one that I can’t get yelled at for.
– Adam Sandler