Quotable Mom



Book Description

"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother."--Oprah Winfrey

"Every minute in the presence of a child takes seven minutes off your life."--Barbara Kingsolver

"In the end, it's not what you do for your children, but what you've taught them to do for themselves."--Ann Landers

"The more people have studied the different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all."--Benjamin Spock

Contributors include:
Oprah Winfrey
Edith Wharton
Eleanor Roosevelt
Diana, Princess of Wales
William Blake
Barbara Kingsolver
Agatha Christie
Barbara Walters
Benjamin Spock
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Bette Davis
Harry S. Truman
Anna Quindlen
Mark Twain
Beatrix Potter
Pablo Picasso
Ann Landers
Dr. Joyce Brothers
William Shakespeare
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

About Rowinski, Kate

KATE ROWINSKI is coauthor of The L.L. Bean Outdoor Photography Handbook (page 136) and editor of The Quotable Cook (page 167). She divides her time between Yarmouth, Maine, and Charlottesville, Virginia.