― Washington Irving
― Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President
― George Washington
Mothers deserve the credit for raising value based leaders who accept responsibility; who possess physical,mental, and spiritual strength; who possess courage and confidence; and look with optimism to the future.
Great mothers help their children to recognize that they can achieve the impossible
Great mothers bring the arms of comfort to an insecure child in a world of uncertainty.
Ronald Wilson Reagan named after his mother Nelle Wilson.
Richard Milhous Nixon named after his mother Hannah Milhous.
Lyndon Baines Johnson named after his mother Rebecca Baines.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy named after his mother Rose Fitzgerald.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt named after his mother Sarah Delano.
Woodrow Wilson named after his mother Janet Woodrow.
“You are a Delano,” FDR’s mother, Sarah Delano, used to tell him, “not a Roosevelt.”
“I was a mama’s boy,” said Woodrow Wilson, “no question about it, but the best of womanhood came to me through those apron strings.”
God bless my mother,” Abraham Lincoln supposedly said to his law partner, William Herndon,” all I am or ever hope to be I owe to my angel mother.”
“The phrase ‘working mother’ is redundant.” —Jane Sellman