A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.