"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."
~ Mark Twain
"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his."
~ Oscar Wilde
"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother."
~ Abraham Lincoln
"I really learned it all from mothers."
~ Dr. Benjamin Spock
"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
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.
"When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso."
~ Pablo Picasso