The perfect family doesn't exist, nor is there a perfect husband or a perfect wife, and let's not talk about the perfect mother-in-law! It's just us sinners. A healthy family life requires frequent use of three phrases: "May I? Thank you, and I'm sorry" and "never, never, never end the day without making peace."— Pope Francis
Competitive Mother In Law quotations
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Pregnant and birthing mothers are elemental forces, in the same sense that gravity, thunderstorms, earthquakes, and hurricanes are elemental forces. In order to understand the laws of their energy flow, you have to love and respect them for their magnificence at the same time that you study them with the accuracy of a true scientist.
I haven't spoken to my mother-in-law for eighteen months-I don't like to interrupt her.
My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.
I cook mostly vegetarian vegetable and bean stews.
Quinoa salads. I make my mother-in-law's recipe for chicken and barley stew all the time.
Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
We never make sport of religion, politics, race or mothers.
A mother never gets hit with a custard pie. Mothers-in-law-yes. But mothers-never.
Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, 'Get the hell off my property.'
My mother told me two things constantly.
One was to be a lady, and the other was to be independent. The study of law was unusual for women of my generation. For most girls growing up in the '40s, the most important degree was not your B.A., but your M.R.S.
If someone should ask, "how should an Opposition function?" the best answer would be, "in the manner of a traditional mother-in-law who watches the performance of household work by a daughter-in-law and follows her about with her comments.
Adam was the luckiest man; he had no mother-in-law.
My mother-in-law broke up my marriage.
My wife came home from work one day and found me in bed with her.
I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps.
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
Scrum is like your mother-in-law, it points out ALL your faults.
If the foundation of a well-ordered society is a healthy, happy home, then the problem of lawlessness will not be solved by more laws or legislation; but by fathers and mothers exerting a moral influence and example in their own families, tempered with love and understanding.
What could ever be a sufficient reason for excusing in any way the direct murder of the innocent? This is precisely what we are dealing with here. Whether inflicted upon the mother or upon the child, it is against the precept of God and the law of nature: 'Thou shalt not kill.'
Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.
If you have a mother-in-law with only one eye and she has it in the center of her forehead, don't keep her in the living room.
Not the man in the moon, not the groaning-board, not the speaking of friar Bacon's brazen- head, not the inspiration of mother Shipton, or the miracles of Dr. Faustus, things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed.
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.
I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in-law a chair.
Now they won't let me plug it in.
The wife's Mother said, ‘When you're dead, I'll dance in your grave.
’ I said: ‘Good, I'm being buried at sea’.
A guy wanted the vet to cut his dog's tail off.
The vet asked why. Well, my mother in law is visiting next month and I want to eliminate any possible indication that she is welcome.
Just because you're unemployed doesn't mean you're not doing anything useful.
You are, for example, at least keeping your mother-in-law's wit sharp.
When you have a wonderful mother-in-law who takes sides with you in squabbles with her own daughter - that's something.
What can you say about a man, who on Mother's Day sends flowers to his mother-in-law, with a note thanking her for making him the happiest man on Earth?
I don't think you have to live in the fantasy world of Westeros to have problems with your mother-in-law.
I bought my mother-in-law a beautiful chair for Christmas, but she won't let me plug it in.
The man who is fortunate in his choice of son-in-law gains a son;
the man unfortunate in his choice loses his daughter also.
Humility is the mother of all virtues: the humble in spirit progress and are blessed because they willingly submit to higher powers and try to live in harmony with natural laws and universal principles. Courage is the father of all virtues; we need great courage to lead our lives by correct principles and to have integrity in the moment of choice.
We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution. As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford.
I sang a song at my sister's wedding.
My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right.