Quotations on Motherhood

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Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.
- Anita Baker
(Keywords: History, Medical, Happiness, Emotions, Motherhood, Nothing, Words)

The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
- Honore De Balzac
(Keywords: Art, Detail, Devotion, Motherhood, Self)

It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment.
- Honore De Balzac
(Keywords: Act, Fashion, Joy, Motherhood, Woman)

Sexual liberation, as a slogan, turns out to be another kind of bondage. For a woman it offers orgasm as her ultimate and major fulfillment; it's better than motherhood.
- Victoria Billings
(Keywords: Fulfillment, Motherhood, Woman)

The purpose of The Motherhood Manifesto is mothers really need to be given the ability to parent.
- Joan Blades
(Keywords: Purpose, Ability, Motherhood, Mothers)

There is no theoretical study of motherhood. You know, before I became a mother, I did play a mother, but I was like - I was more thinking of my own mother. I was doing my mother.
- Joan Chen
(Keywords: Mother, Motherhood, Play, Study, Thinking)

Other than motherhood, the eight years that I spent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, I have incredibly fond memories of. It's a beautiful place, with four seasons up in Wisconsin. And really wonderful people.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: People, Memories, Motherhood, Seasons, University, Years)

Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.
- Crystal Eastman
(Keywords: Love, Women, Work, Feminism, Independence, Motherhood, Want)

I've always been so apathetic. I figured, OK, maybe the world is going to fall down around me. Now I want to make a better world... that's motherhood.
- Cass Elliot
(Keywords: Motherhood, Now, Want, World)

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange
(Keywords: Mother, Children, Motherhood, State, Universe)

The question of peace, progress and prosperity, it's a motherhood statement, all of us like it.
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Keywords: Peace, Progress, Motherhood, Prosperity, Question)

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger
(Keywords: Accident, Children, Deep, Ignorance, Motherhood, Race, Result, Will, Yearning)

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
- Victoria Secunda
(Keywords: Daughter, Hearing, Moments, Motherhood, Rank, Words)

I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value.
- Sissy Spacek
(Keywords: Family, Act, Motherhood, Project, Value, Years)

I value mothers and motherhood enormously. For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither.
- William Trevor
(Keywords: Mother, Fiction, Motherhood, Mothers, Value)

Passion has always been important to me. That won't change. What changes in a woman's perspective. I mean, I have two kids now. I'm a single parent balancing motherhood and my career. That changes the equation.
- Jody Watley
(Keywords: Change, Career, Kids, Motherhood, Now, Passion, Perspective, Woman)









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