Mothers And Daughters Quotes

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My mother was my first jealous lover.

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In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.

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I want to lean into her the way wheat leans into wind.

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Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.

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Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.

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I am a reflection of my mother's secret poetry as well as of her hidden angers.

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I carry her with me now like a loose sweater that sucks out the chill on a snowy winter night.

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My mother is a poem I'll never be able to write
though everything I write is a poem to my mother.

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Whenever I'm with my mother, I feel as though I have to spend the whole time avoiding land mines.

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She is my bridge.  When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.

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I...have another cup of coffee with my mother.  We get along very well, veterans of a guerilla war we never understand.

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After my mother's death, I began to see her as she had really been . . . It was less like losing someone than discovering someone.

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My mother has been dead for several years.  But old mothers never die, and they never fade away.  They are too complicated for either.

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I am a piece of machinery which, not understanding, my mother winds up the wrong way, setting all the wheels of my composition going in creaking discord.

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A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self. And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships.

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Probably there is nothing in human nature more resonant with charges than the flow of energy between two biologically alike bodies, one of which has lain in amniotic bliss inside the other, one of which has labored to give birth to the other. The materials are here for the deepest mutuality and the most painful estrangement.

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