To the world you might just be one person,
but to one person you might just be the world.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
- Abraham Lincoln
All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
- George Washington
Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.
- T. DeWitt Talmage
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.
- William D. Tammeus
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.
- Pablo Picasso
Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.
- Dinah Craik