Monday, June 14, 2010

Happy Flag Day

Quotes That Make You Think...


Remember that behind every successful woman...is a basket of dirty laundry.

A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.- Peter De Vries

My mother gave me a bumblebee pin when I started work. She said: "Aerodynamically, bees shouldn't be able to fly. But they do. Remember that."- Jill E. Barad

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing, but mean your mother.- Anon

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.- Spanish Proverb

Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that.- Golda Meir

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. - Marion C. Garretty

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. - Maya Angelou

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.- Florida Scott-Maxwell

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

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.- Mildred B. Vermont

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

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.- Jewish Proverb

Received this in my e-mail this morning. Doesn't have anything to do with Flag Day, but thought the quotes were quite interesting. Of course they are from Rex Barker's e-mails I receive.

5 comments:

nituscorner said...

beautiful thought provoking quotes!!!!

Wanda said...

Enjoyed the read.... I didn't post Flag Day either. Was busy thinking graduations, and our daughter coming in from Oregon.

reanaclaire said...

I like this one.. the moment a child is born, a mother is born as well.. :p

Beth Niquette said...

I LOVE this! I'm getting caught up with my reading, so am just now visiting your blog today.

lol

Beth Niquette said...

Oh, these are just wonderful! lol