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Melinda M. Marshall Quotes and Sayings

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Motherhood in all its guises and permutations is more art than science.
- Melinda M. Marshall

Working mothers are just as likely to want to conform
to a standard of perfection and just as likely to suffer
from their failure to meet it as their stay-at-home counterparts.
- Melinda M. Marshall

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
- Robert Browning

 

Motherhood is...
difficult and...
rewarding.
- Gloria Estefan

Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.
- Rebecca West

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

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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

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.
- Isadora Duncan

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

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

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

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it
on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out,
about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the
career ladder nonexistent.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

The question of peace, progress and prosperity,
it's a motherhood statement, all of us like it.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work.
However, the stages of my life - motherhood,
middle age, etc.
- often influence my subject matter.
- Anne Tyler

The purpose of The Motherhood Manifesto is:
mothers really need to be given the ability to parent.
- Joan Blades

The most consistent gift and burden of motherhood is advice.
- Susan Chira

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

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

Motherhood change me because it is so fundamental what
you're doing for another person.
And you are able to do even though it takes a lot.
- Meg Ryan

The only thing that seems eternal and natural in motherhood is ambivalence.
- Jane Lazarre

I never knew motherhood could be so truly gratifying until I had Natasha.
- Natalie Wood

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

First of all, returning from motherhood,
I was looking for something lighter,
and I wasn't as much attracted to Kate as I was to
the relationship between the two people.
- Tea Leoni

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood,
few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
- Victoria Secunda

The best thing that could happen to motherhood already has.
Fewer women are going into it.
- Victoria Billings

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

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

Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways.
You learn to deal with crisis.
I've become a juggler, I suppose.
It's all a big circus, and nobody who knows me believes I can manage,
but sometimes I do.
- Jane Seymour

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

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

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

Compassion is the basis of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

Morality is the basis of things
and truth is the substance of all morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Every young man would do well to remember that all
successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Force always attracts men of low morality.
- Albert Einstein

Morality is of the highest importance -
but for us, not for God.
- Albert Einstein

We are finally driven to monogamy
not by morality but by exhaustion.
- Erica Jong

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Morality which depends upon the helplessness
of a man or woman has not much to recommend it.
Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Morality is the theory that every human act
must be either right or wrong,
and that 99 % of them are wrong.
- H. L. Mencken

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters,
always provided that he does not offend against the
rules of morality and good taste.
- Thomas Edward Brown

Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet.
- Judith Martin

Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men.
- Andre Weil

But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the
other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality.
- Roger Penrose

The purpose of morality is to teach you,
not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
- Ayn Rand

The essential function of art is moral.
But a passionate, implicit morality,
not didactic.
A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
- Ayn Rand

I believe that a long step toward public morality will
have been taken when sins are called by their right names.
- Billy Sunday

I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality,
is where leadership begins.
- Norman Lear

If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality
of altruism that men have to reject.
- Ayn Rand

If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality,
remeber that legislation IS morality.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may
be the hijacking of morality by religion.
- Arthur C. Clarke

There is a crisis of public morality.
Instead of policing bedrooms, we ought to be doing
a better job policing boardrooms.
- Robert Reich

There is a tone of morality throughout the rural districts of England,
which is unhappily wanting in the large towns and the
centres of particular manufactures.
- Henry Mayhew

Religion and morality are critical to how students
think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
- Jeanne Shaheen

It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern
thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in
every other respect than in morality.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.
- Lincoln Steffens


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