"If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."E. W. Howe on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."E. W. Howe on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."E. W. Howe on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."E. W. Howe on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."E. W. Howe on Pablo Picasso
"For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone."
"Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom wait until they have been married longer."
"Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time."
"Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them."
"If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression."