quote by Ella Baker

Until the killing of black men, black mothers' sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother's sons, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.

— Ella Baker

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Becoming a mother quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

Becoming a mother quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become

The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.

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If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out.

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic.

It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.

Becoming a mother quote Don't let your struggle become your identity.

Don't let your struggle become your identity.

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I wanted to become a kindergarten teacher like my mother.

I wanted to become a kindergarten teacher like my mother.

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.

Becoming a mother quote It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief

It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

Becoming a mother makes you the mother of all children.

From now on each wounded, abandoned, frightened child is yours. You live in the suffering mothers of every race and creed and weep with them. You long to comfort all who are desolate.

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.

Becoming a mother quote Don't let your struggle become your identity.

Don't let your struggle become your identity.

When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

My mother made me a scientist without ever intending to.

Every other Jewish mother in Brooklyn would ask her child after school, So? Did you learn anything today? But not my mother. Izzy, she would say, did you ask a good question today? That difference - asking good questions - made me become a scientist.

The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man's heart away from nature becomes hard.

Becoming a mother quote Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

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I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.

If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true life, your roots, and that is meditation. If we chew every morsel of our food in that way we become grateful and when you are grateful, you are happy.

I used to think that to become free you had to practice like a samurai warrior, but now I understand that you have to practice like a devoted mother of a newborn child. It takes the same energy but has a completely different quality. It's compassion and presence rather than having to defeat the enemy in battle.

Becoming a mother quote Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.

The mom doesn't become sexy; the woman does. You have to retrieve the woman from the mother. And she may need to separate to do that: a bath, a walk. She must cordon off an erotic space.

Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do

The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.

Becoming a mother quote Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become wh

Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

No matter how successful I become as a playwright, my mother would be thrilled to hear me tell her that I'd just lost twenty pounds, gotten married and become a lawyer.

I want to say to mothers out there, you know, take your children to marches.

Take them to meetings because this is a way that they can become strong, and they understand what politics is all about because they are actually living it.

Enjoy the pregnancy, not racing ahead and relishing the moment.

I think people see pregnancy as something to get over with, but every stage of becoming a mother is really special.

Becoming a mother quote The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.

The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.

Becoming a mother has been the most amazing experience - in an instant you become strong. You have to be a little bit wiser; it's the most important job in the world.

If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it!

You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me.

Becoming a mother quote Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

Once you become a mother, you always have a guilt trip.

You always try to do the best, but you feel you can always be better.

Not just part of us becomes a teacher.

It engages the whole self - the woman or man, wife or husband, mother or father, the lover, scholar or artist in you as well as the teacher earning money.

Ramakrishna didn't suddenly become enlightened.

We had years of him meditating, seeking, crying to Mother Kali, going in and out of samadhi; but after many years of this process, he was enlightened. He was no longer a finite individual.

Becoming a mother quote If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit.

If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit.

Heroes are people who face down their fears.

It is that simple. A child afraid of the dark who one day blows out the candle; a women terrified of the pain of childbirth who says, 'It is time to become a mother'. Heroism does not always live on the battlefield.

If fathers are sometimes sulky at the appearance of the destined son-in-law, is it not a fact that mothers become sentimental and, as it were, love their own loves over again.

Real Womanhood isn’t a function of becoming a great mother, but of being loved by your Great Father.

Why the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream Mother-Goose-world, Alice-in-Wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life?

Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.

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