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"She is more Mother than Queen." - Therese Of Lisieux

"Holy church-that mother who is also a queen because she is a king's bride." - Teresa of Avila

"You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; To-morrow'll be the happiest time of all the glad New Year,- Of all the glad New Year, mother, the maddest, merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be queen o' the May." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; Tomorrow 'ill be the happiest time of all the glad New-year; Of all the glad New-year, mother, the maddest merriest day, For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o' the May." - Alfred Tennyson

"You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; To-morrow 'ill be the happiest time of all the glad New-year; Of all the glad New-year, mother, the maddest merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o' the May." - Alfred Tennyson

"My mother was an incredibly loving mother." - Anna Quindlen

"It is one of the most discouraging experiences I have ever had, not forgetting the time when I winked at the Queen Mother in London once." - Robert Benchley

"My mother was so beautiful, she really was a a wonderful person. Always walking like a queen. Like she owned the world. Maybe I took something from her." - Sophia Loren

"I always wanted my mother to be Queen for a Day. I always used to watch that show that came on television." - Stevie Wonder

"In traditional 'Swan Lakes,' it's Prince Siegfried's 21st-birthday celebration, his coming-of-age. The entire court, from his mother the Queen on down, is on hand." - Robert Gottlieb

"The greatest shoemaker in England for many, many decades; he used to be the royal shoe-maker for the Queen Mother. This is where I learnt my trade." - Manolo Blahnik

"I love my mother." - Tori Spelling

"Being queen is overrated." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"Fortune to one is Mother, to another is Step-mother." - George Herbert

"I love my mother. I reach out to my mother." - Jeanne Phillips

"Once she had loved Prince Joffrey with all her heart, and admired and trusted her his mother, the queen. They had repaid that love and trust with her father's head. Sansa would never make that mistake again." - George R R Martin

"From her gospel-singing mother Cissy Houston, her legendary pop-diva cousin Dionne Warwick, and her Queen of Soul godmother Aretha Franklin, she [Whitney Houston] inherited gifts for skillfully interpreting lyrics and endowing them with new depth and jeweled nuance." - Aberjhani

"She was Daenerys Stormborn, the Unburnt, Khaleesi and queen, Mother of Dragons, slayer of warlocks, breaker of chains, and there was no one in the world that she could trust." - George R R Martin

"The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that of kings or priests." - Anonymous

"I thought of my mother as Queen Christina, cool and sad, eyes trained on some distant horizon. That was where she belonged, in furs and palaces of rare treasures, fireplaces large enough to roast a reindeer, ships of Swedish maple." - Janet Fitch

"May I share with you my earliest memory of a political row? It was with my mother, about the Queen - classic Freudian stuff, shrinks would say. I was eight, and refusing to watch the Queen's Christmas Day broadcast." - Alastair Campbell

"I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long." - Marie Antoinette

"Italy to me is like the mean mother. Whatever I do, it's never good enough. People say I'm the queen of Cannes, but in Italy I get turned down for work." - Asia Argento

"I was reading William Shawcross's biography of the Queen Mother, dressed in my witch outfit! And you know what? It was a really good mix; it was a therapeutic mix." - Helena Bonham Carter

"Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference." - Marc Morial

"I dig being a mother..." - Whoopi Goldberg

"Chess was Capablanca's mother tongue." - Richard Reti

"I like being a mother." - Amanda Abbington

"My mother is a beauty." - Marylouise Parker

"Necessity... the mother of invention." - Plato

"My mother is my hero." - J R Martinez

"Thank God for your mother." - David O Selznick

"I've got a single mother." - Torrey Smith

"We've gone overboard on every Queen album. But that's Queen." - Freddie Mercury

"The Queen Seeker was back!" - Maria V. Snyder

"It's great to be queen!" - Helen Mirren

"[Queen Elizabeth] is just the granny queen! She's our granny queen who shakes people's hands!" - Vanessa Kirby

"The loneliness is the mother of wisdom." - Laurence Sterne

"Persistence is the mother of personal change" - Robin S. Sharma

"Indifference is commonly the mother of discretion." - Lord Chesterfield

"'He is very ugly,' said his mother." - Taylor Caldwell

"Ignorance is the mother of presumption" - Marie de Gournay

"You can't always trust your mother." - Lou Reed

"Hunger is the mother of anarchy." - Herbert Hoover

"Necessity is literally the mother of invention." - Plato

"Invention is the mother of necessities." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Experience is the universal mother of sciences." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Science has failed our mother Earth." - Serj Tankian

"Seems you can't outsmart Mother Nature." - Mark Hyman, M.D.

"Mother Nature does not do bailouts." - Al Gore

"Variety is the mother of Enjoyment." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Necessity is often the mother of balls" - Nora Roberts

"I think my mother was very spiritual." - John Mcgahern

"Death is the mother of forms." - Octavio Paz

"A pittifull mother makes a scald head." - George Herbert

"Necessity, thou mother of the world!" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Truth is the nursing mother of genius." - Margaret Fuller

"Progress is the mother of all problems." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Cretinism is the mother of fascism." - Arundhati Roy

"She's a real adventurer, my mother." - Daphne Zuniga

"I absolutely love being a mother." - Molly Sims

"Only a mother knows a mother's fondness." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"England is the Mother of Parliaments" - John Bright

"The pine is the mother of legends." - James Russell Lowell

"Death is the mother of beauty." - Denis Johnson

"Necessity is the mother of taking chances." - Mark Twain

"Diligence is the mother of good fortune." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Fear is the mother of foresight." - Thomas Hardy

"Night is the mother of counsels." - George Herbert

"She was a genius, my mother." - Sally Kirkland

"A child's first teacher is its mother." - Peng Liyuan

"Jigging veins of rhyming mother wits." - Christopher Marlowe

"I think everyone's mother is slightly nuts." - Penny Marshall

"My mom is a typical mother." - Melissa Rivers

"I loved my mother and father." - Roger Moore

"My mother was a Jewish General Patton." - Don Rickles

"Silence is the mother of truth." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I'm extremely close to my mother." - Sevyn Streeter

"I was raised by a single mother." - Josh Peck

"Perfectionism is the mother of procrastination." - Michael Hyatt

"Without a mother, one cannot love. Without a mother, one cannot die." - Hermann Hesse

"Inability is often the mother of restriction, and restriction is the great mother of inventive performance." - Holger Czukay

"When asked, 'Shall I tell my mother I'm gay?', I reply, 'Never tell your mother anything." - Quentin Crisp

"I would have gone home to my mother, but I'm not that crazy about my mother." - Cher

"Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully." - Gyorgy Ligeti

"My mother would kill me if I posed nude! My mother raised me with certain standards." - Rihanna

"My old school, St Stella's, only goes to Year Ten and most of my friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you'll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the Limitation Placers in my life." - Melina Marchetta

"Yes, Your Grace," I correct her. "I am My Lady, the King's Mother, now, and you shall curtsey to me, as low as to a queen of royal blood. This was my destiny: to put my son on the throne of England, and those who laughed at my visions and doubted my vocation will call me My Lady, the King's Mother, and I shall sign myself Margaret Regina: Margaret R." - Philippa Gregory

"My old school, St Stella"s, only goes to Year Ten and most of my friends now go to Pius Senior College, but my mother would' allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she did' bring me up to have limitations placed upon me. If you know my mother, you"ll sense there's an irony there, based on the fact that she is the Queen of the Limitation Placers in my life." - Melina Marchetta

"Part a of scene from 'Bitterblue' between Madlen (Bitterblue's medicine woman) and Bitterblue: Madlen came to sit beside her [Bitterblue] on the bed. "Lady Queen," she said with her own particular brand of rough gentleness. "It is not the job of the child to protect her mother. It's the mother's job to protect the child. By allowing your mother to protect you, you gave her a gift. Do you understand me?" - Kristin Cashore

"But her name was Esme. She was a girl with long, long, red, red hair. Her mother braided it. The flower shop boy stood behind her and held it in his hand. Her mother cut it off and hung it from a chandelier. She was Queen. Mazishta. Her hair was black and her handmaidens dressed it with pearls and silver pins. Her flesh was golden like the desert. Her flesh was pale like cream. Her eyes were blue. Brown." - Laini Taylor

"Life and stories are alike in one way: They are full of hollows. The king and queen have no children: They have a child hollow. The girl has a wicked stepmother: She has a mother hollow. In a story, a baby comes along to fill the child hollow. But in life, the hollows continue empty." - Franny Billingsley

"Woman?" She chuckled. "Is that meant to insult me? I would return the slap, if I took you for a man." Dany met his stare. "I am Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, the Unburnt, Mother of Dragons, khaleesi to Drogo's riders, and queen of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros." - George R R Martin

"God inspired in the heart of the pure Virgin Mary His own intense love for humility...It was this humility which attracted to her the countless graces which rendered her worthy to be the Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth." - John Eudes

"Woman?" She chuckled. "Is that meant to insult me? I would return the slap, if I took you for a man." Dany met his stare. "I am Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, the Unburnt, Mother of Dragons, khaleesi to Drogo's riders, and queen of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros." - George R R Martin

"Queen Elizabeth, in her hard, wise way, writing to a mother who had lost her son, tells her that she will be comforted in time; and why should she not do for herself what the mere lapse of time will do for her?" - Richard Bentley

"The mother, in her office, holds the key Of the soul; and she it is who stamps the coin Of character, and makes the being who would be a savage, But for her gentle cares, a Christian man. Then crown her Queen o' the world." - Anonymous

"Woman?" She chuckled. "Is that meant to insult me? I would return the slap, if I took you for a man." Dany met his stare. "I am Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, the Unburnt, Mother of Dragons, khaleesi to Drogo's riders, and queen of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros." - George R R Martin

"Why me?" she asked, holding on to him. "Because you cared," he whispered. "You cared so much for your people, it broke your heart to see the pack in ruins. You cared so much for your mother, you risked your life for hers. You cared enough to save someone who wanted you dead. And because you walk like a queen." - Annette Curtis Klause

"Mother of the Sun, Theia of many names, for your sake men honor gold as more powerful than anything else; and through the value you bestow on them, o queen, ships contending on the sea and yoked teams of horses in swift-whirling contests become marvels." - Pindar

"It was while Princess Margaret was attending a high-society party in New York that the hostess asked her politely how the Queen was keeping. Which one? she is reported to have replied with her typically razor-sharp wit. My sister, my mother or my husband?" - Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

"Servant: My lord! My lord, the Queen has just ridden into the bailey! John: That cannot be! My mother is in Normandy. Servant: No, my lord, she's in the great hall. Eleanor: You both are wrong. I'm out in the stairwell." - Sharon Kay Penman

"I feel like a mother-queen-vampire-Dracula because I want to make more girls so I can have more friends and more girls to play with, you know? For a long time, it was really just me. There were other girls in the niche underground, but not on a world level." - RuPaul

"It was while Princess Margaret was attending a high-society party in New York that the hostess asked her politely how the Queen was keeping. "Which one?" she is reported to have replied with her typically razor-sharp wit. "My sister, my mother or my husband?" - Princess Margaret

"My mother was a beauty queen in her hey day. That's where I learnt a little about makeup and hair... I had never picked up or even seen a 'Vogue' before I was 17. I had no idea about fashion, magazines, models or designers. No idea." - Kylie Bax

"Eighty percent of my life is normal like any other mother. I worry about my children, if they're doing all right. I worry that my husband is doing well. The 20 percent is just the queen aspect that factors in. But for me, it's life as usual, and it's just taking care of my family." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"I bought a racehorse, Tropical Saint, that belonged to the Queen Mother. I used to go down to Banbury and watch him train, but during a televised race, his jockey pulled up and said there was something wrong. They put him in the grass to try and settle him but found him dead in the field." - Rick Wakeman

"I have decided now that my mother should be the GPS woman, don't you think? That would be fantastic: 'Make a left in 11 miles. Get over now - I want you to be prepared. Turn right on Elm Street, I want to see if Myrna Rosenblatt is still alive. Make your second left by the Dairy Queen. Don't go in, they're anti-Semitic.'" - Judy Gold

"Queen Victoria was a woman of peerless common sense; her common sense, which is a rare gift at any time, amounted to genius. She had been brought up by her mother with the utmost simplicity, and she retained it to the end, and conducted her public and private life alike by that infallible guide." - E F Benson

"If you were the President of the United States or the Queen of England - you couldn't have a person who would be more protective than my mother was for me. Which meant really that I could dare to do all sorts of things." - Maya Angelou

"That queen of secrecy, the violet." - John Keats

"Experimental science is the queen of knowledge." - Roger Bacon

"There can only be one Queen Bey." - Zola Jesus

"Black is the queen of colours." - Auguste Rodin

"Queen Elizabeth, she's the ultimate hypocrite!" - Chris Jericho

"No scandal about Queen Elizabeth, I hope?" - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Mathematics is the queen of the sciences" - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"I'm the queen of the nerds." - Tori Amos

"Endurance is the queen of all virtues." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Basically I'm a drag queen myself." - Dusty Springfield

"I'm the queen of outside speakers." - Jen Kirkman

"Insipid as the queen upon a card." - Alfred Tennyson

"Mathematics is the queen of the sciences." - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"To capture the pawn, threaten the queen." - Robert Charles Wilson

"I'd like to be Queen Elizabeth." - Macy Gray

"The Queen is the ultimate dictator." - Steven Morrissey

"The mangosteen, queen of the tropical fruit." - David Fairchild

"Opinion is the queen of the world." - Blaise Pascal

"I feel like I'm a drag queen." - Maya Rudolph

"The Queen is the ultimate dictator." - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"I can't be the candy queen forever." - Katy Perry

"I'm not exactly the zeitgeist queen." - Jincy Willett

"I'm the queen of the independent video!" - Kari Wuhrer

"Now let's move on to the subject of how a real man treats his wife. A real man doesn't slap even a ten-dollar hooker around, if he's got any self respect, much less hurt his own woman. Much less ten times over the mother of his kids. A real man busts his ass to feed his family, fights for them if he has to, dies for them if he has to. And he treats his wife with respect every day of his life, treats her like a queen - the queen of the home she makes for their children." - S.M. Stirling

"India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all." - Will Durant

"India was the motherland of our race and Samskrit the mother of Europe 's languages...Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all." - Will Durant

"I have the strength from my mother, the survivability. I have wonderful qualities from my mother - but please, Mother, forgive me - I heard judgment constantly about my father." - Mandy Patinkin

"Once a king or queen of Narnia, always a king or queen of Narnia." - C S Lewis

"Every queen is a woman, but not every woman is a queen." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I don't want to be a queen. I want to be the queen." - George R R Martin

"A queen, devoid of beauty is not queen; She needs the royalty of beauty's mien." - Victor Hugo

"There is only one heaven, one earth and one queen (me) Queen Elizabeth is an impostor." - Dinah Washington

"Mathematics is the queen of science, and arithmetic the queen of mathematics." - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"A queen, devoid of beauty is not queen; She needs the royalty of beauty's mien." - Victor Hugo

"I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen." - Sheila Jackson Lee

"I never liked Queen. I can honestly say I hated Queen and everything that they did." - Robert Smith

"I am definitely the queen. I definitely see myself as the queen." - Lil' Kim

"No influence is so powerful as that of the mother." - Sarah Josepha Hale

"A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters." - George Herbert

"Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind." - Khalil Gibran



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