How we dwelt in two worlds the daughters and the mothers in the kingdom of the sons. -Rich, Adrienne
- "What does the truth matter? Haven’t we mothers… "What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!" - Georges Bernanos
- "A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons… "A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break…
- "You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if… "You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes." - Walter M. Schirra Sr.
- "Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about… "Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers ~ strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength." - Barbara Katz Rothman