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“When a woman is twenty, a child deforms her; when she is thirty, he preserves her; and when forty, he makes her young again.”
“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.”
Mildred B. Vermont
“Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.”
“None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work. However, the stages of my life -- motherhood, middle age, etc. -- often influence my subject matter.”
“We know that birth takes a woman from one place in her life to another. The birth of a child certainly does change her viewpoint of herself and I believe her viewpoint of the world.”
“When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race.”
“Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.”
“Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness”
“With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.”
“Single motherhood is a reality for a lot of women in my age group and the time difficulties in their lives are universal.”
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