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QUOTES ON MOTHERS


A fond mother ... in pursuit of praise for her children, the most rapacious of human beings, is likewise the most credulous; her demands are exorbitant; but she will swallow anything.

JANE AUSTEN, Sense and Sensibility

Poor mothers. There is one thing sadder than to see their children die — to see them lead evil lives.

VICTOR HUGO, Les Misérables