Quotable Mom

Quotable Mom

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"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother."--Oprah Winfrey "Every minute in the presence of a child takes seven minutes off your life."--Barbara Kingsolver "In the end, it's not what you do for your children, but what you've taught them to do for themselves."--Ann Landers "The more people have studied the different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all."--Benjamin Spock Contributors include: Oprah Winfrey Edith Wharton Eleanor Roosevelt Diana, Princess of Wales William Blake Barbara Kingsolver Agatha Christie Barbara Walters Benjamin Spock Harriet Beecher Stowe Bette Davis Harry S. Truman Anna Quindlen Mark Twain Beatrix Potter Pablo Picasso Ann Landers Dr. Joyce Brothers William Shakespeare Jacqueline Kennedy Onassisshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 147.32 x 167.64 x 27.94mm | 362.87g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 1585748056
  • 9781585748051

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"The more people have studied the different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all."show more

About Kate Rowinski

KATE ROWINSKI is coauthor of The L.L. Bean Outdoor Photography Handbook (page 136) and editor of The Quotable Cook (page 167). She divides her time between Yarmouth, Maine, and Charlottesville, Virginia.show more

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Everyone has had a mother, and most of us would admit that these women have profoundly affected our lives. The Quotable Mom gathers together some of the wisest and most memorable words ever written or spoken about and by the women who gave birth to us. This well-rounded volume includes quotes from individuals as diverse as Mick Jagger, Ann Landers, Mother Teresa, and Beatrix Potter. This gem of a book makes the perfect gift for any mother or grandmother. It is a heartwarming and inspiring collection of humorous, profound, thoughtful, and compelling remarks and observations by and about mothers and their children.show more

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