Wednesday, September 26, 2007

9 Quotes Inspired By Beautiful Motherhood

"Making a decision to have a child---its momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body." --Elizabeth Stone

"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom." --Henry Ward Beecher

"I think my life began with waking up and loving my mother's face."---George Elliot

"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."---George Washington

"A mother is a person after seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie."--- Tenneva Jordan

"An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy." --Spanish Proverb

"My mom is a never ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I never forget the tune." Graycie Harmon

"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible." Marion C. Garrety

"As mothers we are homebuilders, we are raising the next generation of godly seed. That child sitting in front of you could be the next Billy Graham, will you be found faithful in raising him accordingly? We have the ability to change the world through our mothering with help from the power of God."---June Fuentes

Do you have a favorite quote? Share it in the comments below!


Anonymous said...

I love all of these...
"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom."

Sallie said...

I love those.. thanks for sharing!

God bless,

Mrs. Brigham said...


Rhonda Devine said...

Lord, make us equal to the task and forgive our failings and give us grace to do our job well.

Anna S said...

I especially love the first quote - so powerful!

MandyMom said...

These are some of my favorite quotes which I had long forgotten! Thanks for posting! :)

Mrs. Sewell (Professional Wife and SAHM) said...

AMEN! I love these quotes!

Thanks for sharing!

God Bless
Crystal <><

Anonymous said...

I really like your blog and those quotes.


dsstanfield said...

There is a book entitled "Female Piety" that was written by John Angell James in the 1800's. It is a wonderful book.

In this book is a chapter to young mothers. I read it often when my children were small. I just pulled it off the shelf, so as to read it again. Here are a few quotes from that chapter:

"What associations with all that is lovely are connected with that blissful word, a mother! To that sound the tenderest emotions of the human heart, whether in the bosom of the savage or the sage, wake up."

"O woman! your child's welfare for all time and all eternity too, depends much upon your conduct towards him during the period he is under your influence in the first years of his being."

"Yes, with every infant born into the family comes the injunction from God, 'Take this child and bring it up for me.' It is one of God's own children by creation, sent to be trained up in the way he should go, that is in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Those parents who neglect the religious education of their children, whatever else they may impart, are more guilty than Herod. He slew the children of others, they slay their own. He slew only the body, they the soul. He slew them by hired assassins, they slay them themselves."


Ashlie said...

This is such a beautiful post! You are always such an inspiration to me. I hope you don't mind that I spoke about you & your blog in one of my recent posts and linked to your site in my sidebar. Keep up the blessed work, you are a blessing to many.

Phyllis Sather said...

What a lovely website. I'm afraid I've spent way too much time here. I've been looking for photos/paintings like this. Can you tell me what your source is?

covenanted liberty said...


I would recommend your blog just for the pictures. Your site with its pictures, quotes, and articles, etc, breaths passionate femininity - just what we need to recover. I of course have to learn the opposite - godly masculinity.

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