Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
-- Pearl S. Buck
A mother is the most important person on earth. She cannot claim the honor of having built Notre Dame Cathedral. She need not. She has built something more magnificent than any Cathedral -- a dwelling for an immortal soul, the tiny perfection of her baby's body.
-- Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
-- C.S. Lewis
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therin to be content.
-- Helen Keller