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The Best Profession

To be a mother is the greatest vocation in the world. No being has a position of such great power and influence. She holds in her hands the destiny of nations; for to her is necessarily committed the making of the nation’s citizens.
Hannah Whitehall Smith

I looked on child-rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
Rose Kennedy

Motherhood is the most important of all professions – requiring more knowledge than any other department in human affairs.
Elizabeth Stanton

Contrary to what feminist propaganda has claimed, it is not oppression, subjugation or abdication of any feminine quality-of-life potential to marry a man, be proud of your bonding, rejoice in your gifts and sacrifices for your marriage and family, and derive pleasure and sustenance from your role as a wife and mother.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger

I would much rather be known as the mother of a great son or a great daughter than the author of a great book or the painter of a great masterpiece.
Rose Kennedy

Tribute to Mothers

Mom always told us to become whatever we dreamed of. All we dreamed of was becoming her.
Anonymous

Next to God we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for making it worth living.
Mary Bethune

God made mothers His earthly partners and charged them with the task of perpetuating creation. As befits God’s partners, mothers have been endowed with all the heavenly virtues: love, devotion, tenderness, purity and the spirit of sacrifice. These are but a few of the divine attributes of motherhood.
Louis Notkin

No one is poor who had a godly mother.
Abraham Lincoln

There is no more influential or powerful role on earth than a mother’s. Significant as political, military, education or religious public figures may be, none can compare to the impact made by mothers. Their words are never fully forgotten, their touch leaves an indelible impression and the memory of their presence lasts a lifetime.
Charles Swindoll

Keep Your Promises

He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Jean Rousseau

You must never make a promise which you do not fulfill.
Sir Winston Churchill

Formula for success: Underpromise and overdeliver.
Tom Peters

Keep the promises you make to others. By making and keeping our resolves and promises, we win influence with others.
Stephen Covey

Let your pledged word be sacred. Never promise to do a thing without performing it promptly. Nothing is more valuable to a man in business than the name of always doing as he agrees, and that to the moment.
P.T. Barnum

Mothers

There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.
Sarah Hale

For any normal woman in normal circumstances there is bound to be a special excitement and joy and gratitude to God when she holds her first baby in her arms.
Rose Kennedy

To get time for civic work, for exercise, for neighborhood projects, reading or meditation, or just plain time to themselves, mothers need to hold out against the fairly recent but surprisingly entrenched myth that “good mothers” are constantly with their children.
Wendy Sanford

It is at our mother’s knee that we acquire our noblest and truest and highest ideals.
Mark Twain

No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.
Theodore Roosevelt

The Best Profession

To be a mother is the greatest vocation in the world. No being has a position of such great power and influence. She holds in her hands the destiny of nations; for to her is necessarily committed the making of the nation’s citizens.
Hannah Whitehall Smith

I looked on child-rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
Rose Kennedy

Motherhood is the most important of all professions – requiring more knowledge than any other department in human affairs.
Elizabeth Stanton

Contrary to what feminist propaganda has claimed, it is not oppression, subjugation or abdication of any feminine quality-of-life potential to marry a man, be proud of your bonding, rejoice in your gifts and sacrifices for your marriage and family, and derive pleasure and sustenance from your role as a wife and mother.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger

I would much rather be known as the mother of a great son or a great daughter than the author of a great book or the painter of a great masterpiece.
Rose Kennedy