Sunday, March 22, 2009

Quotable Sunday!

Time for Toni's Quoteable Sundays! I love this and participate every week. If you want to participate then do your own, head to Toni's site and sign her Mr. Linky and visit as many others as you can!

Mine are on Motherhood... since my mom is visiting me this weekend!


"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new." ~Rajneesh

"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." ~Abraham Lincoln

"Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together." ~Pearl S. Buck

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

"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his." ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895

"She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along." ~Margaret Culkin Banning

"Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother." ~Moorish Proverb

"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." ~Irish Proverb

"A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." ~Author Unknown

10 comments:

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• said...

I like this one the best: "A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." ~Irish Proverb. It's sooo true! LOL I married a mama's boy ;) How she managed to raise 4 mama's boys however still baffles me.

The Wife O Riley said...

I love this one.

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

Kathy B! said...

"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his." ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895"

This makes me smile and sad all at the same time!

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Love the quotes, Mimi! This one is so very true:

"She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along." ~Margaret Culkin Banning

Have a great Sunday! :)

LadyStyx said...

That Moorish Proverb's a really good one. Definitely reminds me of my mom.

Toni said...

Ohhh great quotes my mimi! This is my fave:

"She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along." ~Margaret Culkin Banning

Shelley K. said...

I have always like the one by Abraham Lincoln. Who knew he was such an old softie who loved his mama??

Thanks for sharing with us :)

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

My fav~

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new." ~Rajneesh

Hope you're having a great time with your mom this weekend! Thanks for sharing all the quotes.

A Psych Mommy said...

This is my favorite: "Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother." ~Moorish Proverb

LT said...

I love this one: "She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along." ~Margaret Culkin Banning
Strangely enough my Father taught me this.
Thanks for the great quotes! I love them all!