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How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.~Alice Walker


Mom Mothers Simple

The unsung heroes of the civil rights movement were always the wives and the mothers.~Andrew Young


Mothers Civil Rights Wives

I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?~Angelina Grimke


Mothers Children Friends

All mothers go through the exact same things.~Angie Harmon


Mothers Go Same

No one is more sentimentalized in America than mothers on Mother's Day, but no one is more often blamed for the culture's bad people and behavior.~Anne Lamott


Mother Mothers Day

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


Life Mothers Born

The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown.~Adrienne Rich


Mothers Children Go

I've seen mothers and children really being vulnerable in the refugee camps; it's supposed to be temporary, but they end up having children who have grown up in refugee camps.~Alek Wek


Mothers Children End

We should recognize that women become mothers the moment they are pregnant.~Alveda King


Mothers Women Moment

By taking the lives of our young, and wounding the wombs and lives of their mothers, we are flying in the face of God. We cannot play God. If we continue down this path of destruction, we will be met at the gates by our own doom.~Alveda King


Mothers God Path

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers' incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?~Anna Quindlen


Mothers Children Strength

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!~Arianna Huffington


Mom Mothers Feelings

The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers.~Arianna Huffington


Mothers Women Confidence

Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.~Amy Heckerling


Mothers Dad Baby

It's the moms of this nation - single, married, widowed - who really hold this country together. We're the mothers, we're the wives, we're the grandmothers, we're the big sisters, we're the little sisters, we're the daughters. You know it's true, don't you? You're the ones who always have to do a little more.~Ann Romney


Mom Mothers Together

I know what it's like to struggle and to have those concerns that all mothers have.~Ann Romney


Mothers Struggle Know

I believe that mothers should tell the truth, even - no, especially - when the truth is difficult. It's always easier, and in the short term can even feel right, to pretend everything is okay, and to encourage your children to do the same. But concealment leads to shame, and of all hurts shame is the most painful.~Ayelet Waldman


Mothers Children Truth

One of the darkest, deepest shames so many of us mothers feel nowadays is our fear that we are Bad Mothers, that we are failing our children and falling far short of our own ideals.~Ayelet Waldman


Mothers Children Fear

Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.~Alice Hoffman


Mom Work Mothers

I remember the first time I read Freud, I was 25 or 30, and I was expecting it to be about the Oedipus complex. But what I actually discovered confirmed my own common experience, that you also had little boys who loved their fathers and little girls who loved their mothers.~Arnaud Desplechin


Mothers Time Experience

I want to say a little something that's long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.~Adam Yauch


Love Mothers Women

Women often have a fraught relationship with their mothers, even though that's the most important relationship in their lives.~Alice Lowe


Mothers Relationship Women

We mothers of grown-up daughters tend to view them with a mixture of love, exasperation, irritation and awe.~Anne Robinson


Love Mothers View

I'm sure there were plenty of loving, attentive mothers in the 'me generation,' but none of them lived at my house.~Ariel Gore


Mothers Generation Me

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.~Allan Bloom


Success Mothers Children

Working mothers' laughter comes hardest when our double life is revealed for what it is: a juggling act in which the balls can drop at any time, invariably on our own head.~Allison Pearson


Life Mothers Time

Cop families have guns in their houses. It's a bigger question for mothers. When is the right time to introduce to your children the things that could hurt them? But not having the knowledge could hurt them.~Amy Carlson


Mothers Time Children

If kids can forget their own mothers but still have a sense of comrade Lenin, then Soviet power really is here to stay!~Andrei Platonov


Mothers Power Forget

What mothers need, as well as fathers, spouses, and the children of aging parents, is an entire national infrastructure of care, every bit as important as the physical infrastructure of roads, bridges, tunnels, broadband, parks and public works.~Anne-Marie Slaughter


Mothers Children Parents

Even if society dictates that men and women should behave in certain ways, it is fathers and mothers who teach those ways to children not just in the words they say, but in the lives they lead.~Augustus Y. Napier


Mothers Children Women