The nurse is temporarily the consciousness of the unconscious, the love of life of the suicidal, the leg of the amputee, the eyes of the newly blind, a means of locomotion for the newborn , knowledge and confidence for the young mother, a voice for those too weak to speak, and so on.— Virginia Henderson
Delightful Young Mother quotations
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
Become familiar with your home, but know also about your neighbors.
The young man who never went anywhere thinks his mother is the greatest cook.
The picture of Mother Teresa that I remember from my childhood is of a short, sari-wearing woman scurrying down a red gravel path between manicured lawns. She would have in tow one or two slower-footed, sari-clad young Indian nuns. We thought her a freak. Probably wed picked up on unvoiced opinions of our Loreto nuns.
What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happen again.
I feel strongly that Mother Teresa’s life has a great message for young people. We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes, we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
Young people, I want to beg of you always keep your eyes open to what Mother Nature has to teach you. By so doing you will learn many valuable things every day of your life.
And this is Nymphadora-" "Don't call me Nymphadora, Remus," said the young witch with a shudder. "It's Tonks." "-Nymphadora Tonks, who prefers to be known by her surname only," finished Lupin. "So would you if your fool of a mother had called you 'Nymphadora,' " muttered Tonks.
We must forget bodily consciousness like a deer which is infatuated by music.
We must look up to God, as the young ones of a tortoise look up to their mother. As a fountain rises upwards, even so must one's spirit rise to God. One should entertain no idea whatsoever, except that of God.
All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.
Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.
As a young writer, I was on guard against the Latina in me, the Spanish in me because as far as I could see the models that were presented to me did not include my world. In fact, 'I was told by one teacher in college that one could only write poetry in the language in which one first said Mother. That left me out of American literature, for sure.
I started out as a very young girl in Hollywood doing westerns portraying a mother with a couple of kids.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life
I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking.
My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave.
Just the responsibility of wanting to see my mother have a better life;
making sure my sister had a better life. I went ahead and accepted that responsibility when I was young and it paid off. That was really the only goal.
A wedding is for daughters and fathers.
The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day.
When you are young, work to learn, not to earn.
No occupation in this world is more trying to soul and body than the care of young children. What patience and wisdom, skill and unlimited love it calls for. God gave the work to mothers and furnished them for it, and they cannot shirk it and be guiltless
Funkers are people who dig the funk; Little funkers, Big funkers, Old funkers, Young funkers, Foxy funkers, Mother funkers, Papa funkers.
My mother was a dominant force in our family.
And that was great for me as a young woman, because I never saw that women had to be dominated by men.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
She became a very famous, very popular young girl.
Before that, she was my daughter, but now I'm her father.
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.
At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
When I was young I was one of the second generation of black people in Holland.
My father was the first. My mother was white, and living with a black man at that time and having a how-you-say half-caste boy is not easy.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.
Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother.
They say we're too you to love but maybe they're to old to remember.
I started to take a keen interest in food when I was 16 years old.
When I was a young teenager my mother always encouraged my brother, my sister and I to get involved in the kitchen - stirring and smelling things so we would understand how things were made.
One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.
I learned...every part of the body; I would move each part as I memorized it. As a child, I would lie in the woods for hours, hiding and watching the animals move, how the mother taught the young.
One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Most mothers kiss and scold together.
There are things coming from me that I felt I wanted to talk about.
My search for my own blend of spirituality, my acknowledgement of my sexuality, my being the single mother of a young man.
I'm the daughter of two Indian immigrant doctors, and I have an older sister and younger brother, and none of us have pursued medicine as a career. We're all over the artistic side of things.
Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love.
Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.
I pity the babies whose mothers are busy texting trivialities instead of playing with their children; I pity the children who are tethered to their cell phones instead of playing ball; I pity the adolescents who are wasting their best years holding one of those artefacts instead of the hand of another young person.
My fifth mother is Mother Nature - the things I had to learn on my own, the understanding I had to come to and still have to come to as a young woman, as a responsible mother, a responsible granddaughter and child. She teaches me willpower, honesty, and the things we need to heal ourselves from moment to moment.
Scarlett tells Mammy: "I'm too young to be a widow.
" She weeps to her mother: "My life is over. Nothing will ever happen to me anymore." Her mother comforts her: "It's only natural to want to look young and be young when you are young."
I remember when I was 26. My father died when I was young and my mother didn't have a lot of money, so I thought, 'I want to own a flat by the time I'm 26.' So I worked towards that, literally trying to scrimp and save. But sometimes those plans don't go as you expect.