Quotes

Quotes I like, mostly related to parenting.  Feel free to leave your own in the comments.  I’ll try to add more fairly frequently.

“I value and enjoy my job as mother, but *I* have a job and a role and things I want to do with my life too. If I can’t be that person, the other than mother person, then I won’t be a good mother. When the time comes for my children to leave the net there has to be something left for me to hold on to, a bit of myself I get to work on and keep with me.”  – Mama Tao

“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang

“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one” – Jill Churchill

“The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.”– W.R. Wallace 

“A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children.”– James Agee

“A mother understands what a child does not say.” – Jewish Proverb

“The woman is weak, but the mother is strong.” – Korean proverb

“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.”     – H. Jackson Brown

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.”    – Robert Fulghum

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.”  -Robert A. Heinlein

“Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents.”   – James A. Brewer

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