...the Ganga is more than a river. She is the Holy Mother. She is Ganga Ma.
Obedience, you know, is Good Luck's mother, wedded to Salvation, they say.Aeschylus
My mother only ever said two things. She said,'I don't know, dear.'And she said,'Can I get you a sandwich, honey?'Bill Bryson
The bearer of this letter is an old friend of mine not quite the right side of the blanket as they say in fact he is the son of a first rate butcher but his mother was a decent family called Hyssopps of the Glen so you see he is not so bad and is desireus of being the correct article.daisy ashford
"If you would have a boy to despise his mother, let her keep him at home, and spend her life in petting him up, and slaving to indulge his follies and caprices."anne brontë
A baby was sleeping,Its mother was weeping,For her husband was far on the wild-raging sea.samuel lover
Georgie Pringle: The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying, Son of man, there were two women, the daughters of one mother: And they committed whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their youth: there were their breasts pressed, and there they bruised the teats of their virginity.dennis potter
As my mother once said: The boys throw stones at the frogs in jest.But the frogs die in earnest.joanna russ
I'd like to thank the academy and I'd like to thank my mother and I'd like to thank my mother again, because I forgot to thank her last year.james spader
Who ran to help me when I fell,And would some pretty story tell,Or kiss the place to make it well?My mother.ann taylor
Marie Farrar: month of birth, April Died in the Meissen penitentiary An unwed mother, judged by the law, she will Show you how all that lives, lives frailly. You who bear your sons in laundered linen sheets And call your pregnancies a "blessed" state Should never damn the outcast and the weak: Her sin was heavy, but her suffering great. Therefore, I beg, make not your anger manifest For all that lives needs help from all the rest.bertolt brecht
The idea of feminine authority is so deeply embedded in the human subconscious that even after all these centuries of father-right the young child instinctively regards the mother as the supreme authority. He looks upon the father as equal with himself, equally subject to the woman's rule. Children have to be taught to love, honor, and respect the father, a task usually assumed by the mother.elizabeth gould davis
There is no greater warrior than a mother protecting her child.n. k. jemisin
Tranvestism is far more common among men, I noted, because it originates in the primary relation of mother and son.camille paglia
There's nobody at home But Jumping Joan, And father and mother and I.george gascoigne
Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother.
Debt is the prolific mother of folly and of crime.benjamin disraeli
I saw the rose-grove blushing in pride, I gathered the blushing rose and sigh'd I come from the rose-grove, mother, I come from the grove of roses.
Monica his mother was almost certainly a Berber and his father was probably a mixture of Berber and Roman ancestry.
A late termination is actually not very nice and there is no way of getting away from it, I don't feel I am doing it for any other reason than for the best of both the mother and the baby.
If the child sees its mother distressed, it never thinks of tracing the distress back to God as the cause, or that there might be an ambiguity of distress and accordingly that the distress might come from God for the very purpose of drawing the person to God. The child, however, immediately thinks of evil people.
Though, after all, the will of God will be done, it behoves us not the less to help destiny to be beneficent by our own best endeavours. Think carefully, consult Her Highness, your mother: I am not fond of trouble, and should not have come all this distance to see your Excellency were I not deeply interested.
...if we study the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, we find that though He taught the truths contained in the Upanishads, He illustrated these principles to us by methods that are Tantric in origin and content. His worship of and devotion to mother Kali, Sri Krishna, mother Sita, Lord Chaitanya, Lord Shiva, and others, reveal His wonderful Tantric nature and point to the many ways of practicing the Vedic truths.