Quotes of the Day for 12 May 2002 – Mother's Day
Today is Mother's Day in the US. Thanks, Mom, you had to put up with a lot!
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
- Oscar Wilde
Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 - 1882
Over the years I have learned that motherhood is much like an austere religious order, the joining of which obligates one to relinquish all claims to personal possessions.
- Nancy Stahl
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
- Mark Twain, 1835 - 1910
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