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A Quote by George Herbert on mother, homeschooling, and teacher

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. 

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: http://www.quotegarden.com/mothers.html

Contributed by: Midnights Muse

A Quote by Helena Roerich on woman, mother, son, and humanity

1 March,1929. The approaching great epoch is closely connected with the ascendancy of woman. As in the best days of humanity, the future epoch will again offer woman her rightful place along side her eternal fellow traveler and co-worker, man. You must remember that the grandeur of the Cosmos is built by the dual Origin. Is it possible, therefore, to belittle one Element of It?

All the present and coming miseries and the cosmic cataclysms to a great degree result from the subjugation and abasement of woman. The dreadful decline of morality, the diseases and degeneration of some nations are also the results of the slavish dependence of woman. Woman is deprived of the greatest human privilege-complete participation in creative thought and constructive work. She is deprived not only of equal rights but, in many countries, of equal education with man. She is not allowed to express her abilities in the building of social and government life, of which, by Cosmic Law and Right, she is a full-fledged member. But a woman slave can give to the world slaves only. The proverb "great mother, great son" has a cosmic, scientific foundation. As sons mostly take after their mothers, and daughters after fathers, great is cosmic justice! By humiliating woman, man humiliates himself! This explains today the paucity of man's genius

The woman who strives to knowledge and beauty, who realizes her lofty responsibility, will greatly uplift the whole level of life. There will be no place for disgusting vices which lead to the degeneration, and destruction of whole countries.

Helena Roerich

Source: http://sangha.net/library/urusvati/WOMAN.html#Letters%20of%20Helena%20Roerich,%20Volume%201,

Contributed by: kalani-ohana

A Quote by George W. Bush on queen elizabeth, president bush, chevrolet suburban, winston churchill, franklin roosevelt, afghanistan, irak, europe, mother, child, and never taking these for granted

The American people are proud to welcome your majesty back to the United States, a nation you've come to know very well. After all you've dined with 10 U.S. presidents. You've helped our nation celebrate its bicentennial in 17 -- in 1976

George W. Bush

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/07/AR2007050700566.html

Contributed by: Hannes

A Quote by Elizabeth Berg on remember, mother, father, awful way, raised, keep on going, and something bad

Sometimes I try to remember things my mother told me about the awful way he was raised.  But why does he have to keep on going?  Why would you take something bad out of your mouth and hand it to another, saying, Here, eat this?

Elizabeth Berg

Source: True to Form : A Novel

Contributed by: Kimpossible

A Quote by Alice Malsenior Walker on mother and gift

Yes, Mother.  I can see you are flawed.  You have not hidden it.  That is your greatest gift to me.

Alice Walker (1944 -)

Contributed by: Mary_C

A Quote by unknown on mother, stress, dinner, and revolver

I knew my mother was under too much stress when I asked her what's for dinner and she pulled out a revolver.

unknown

Contributed by: Gidget

A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on mother, earth, love, and peace

What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Contributed by: Your Fantasy

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