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Quotes of the Day for 31 March 2001 – Mothers

Not only did I have a couple of requests for quotes on Mothers, but today is my own mother's birthday. I know this issue of Quotes of the Day isn't much of a birthday present, but ...

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The quotes:

A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know that he sees it.
     - W. D. Howells

A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
     - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world.
     - Kate Douglas Wiggin

Motherhood is like Albania - you can't trust the descriptions in the books, you have to go there.
     - Marni Jackson

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