Posted by: Jodi | May 9, 2010

Quickly Quotable #7 – Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day everyone!  After combing through thousands of quotes I picked these three, all from women worthy of the greatest respect.

I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
Eleanor Roosevelt

When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.
Erma Bombeck

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou

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  1. Excellent quotes, oh, and by the way, I’ve never seen a more flattering photo of Eleanor Roosevelt.

    • While searching for the photos it struck me just how beautiful these woman were – not beautiful in the lens of the world but beautiful in the confidence and experience they carry in their eyes. Especially Maya Angelou.

  2. Excellent choices! happy mother’s day!

    • Same to you! Hope your day is wonderful.

  3. Thanks for quoting three women I have always admired.

  4. Those are wonderful quotes, thank you for sharing them!

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