Monday, 24 March 2008

Mothering Monday

Mother Quotes

'If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent'
Bette Davis

'There's a lot more to being a woman than being a mother. But there's a lot more to being a mother than most people suspect'
Roseanne Barr

'My idea of Superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors'
Bette Midler

'There is no such thing as a non-working mother'
Hester Mundis

'A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie'
Tenneva Jordan

'Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease'
Lisa Alther

'Being a mother is a profession just like being a doctor or a lawyer, except that if you have several children, it's more like being an Indian chief'
Author unknown

'The joys of motherhood are never fully experienced until the children are in bed'
Author unknown

'When you're a mother, the odds of going into a store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one'
Erma Bombeck

and my own personal favourite:

'It's not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it'
Dorothy (The Golden Girls)
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Casdok said...

Great quotes! And so true!!

Maggie May said...

Brilliant quotes! Where do you get them?

WhiteStoneNameSeeker said...

Oh so much truth. Happy Easter and a BIG light at the end of your tunnel.
God bless

Monkey Giggles said...

You crack me up

Grit said...

thank you for this list! i'm learning them by heart to use around the house at appropriate moments (especially the last, loudly).

CrazyCath said...

Oh yes! These are so good! I love that book you have. What's it called again?

I love the last quote to and reminded me of another:

"If men gave birth to children, they would have discovered a pain free method years ago" - CrazyCath's mother :0)

Adrienne said...

.....and, if men and women took turns having babies whith the women going first, there would never be more than 3 kids in any family

Amrita said...

I wait for Mondays just to read your posts. Brilliant.
The one about the pie is so emotional

Manic Mother Of Five said...

With you on each and every one..... Fab!

Jeni said...

So very true, every last one of 'em!

Liz said...

Love these. Love Erma Bombeck!

Cheryl said...

Love these quotes. I like the last one the best! Thanks for sharing. God Bless~

Daryl E said...

I'm sitting between Dorothy & Bette M.

A Mother's Place is in the Wrong said...

What wonderful and absolutely spot-on quotes. Only Mothers could have made them! I love being a Mother - even when it's impossibly difficult. Margot xx

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