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Lynn Johnston Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Lynn Johnston Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning,
but the kids would have to go to church.
- Lynn Johnston

Related topics: Parenting

The most profound statements are often said in silence.
- Lynn Johnston

It's taken me a long time to become the person I am,
for all the ugliness to fall away.
The rotten flesh is gone, and the seed is there.
I can touch that now.
- Lynn Johnston

Only a couple of times have I ever been to church and felt enlightened by it.
- Lynn Johnston

 

Complaining is good for you as long as you're not complaining
to the person you're complaining about.
- Lynn Johnston

I know it sounds crazy, but I have had far more connection
with my parents after their deaths.
- Lynn Johnston

I was just so lucky to have a wonderful life after a tough marriage.
- Lynn Johnston


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People never knew we were poor, but out of that poverty
came the most incredible inventions -
board games,
recipes...
we never stopped inventing.
- Lynn Johnston

I've always felt that life is a novel,
and part of it is written for you, and part of it is written by you.
It's up to you to write the ending, ultimately.
- Lynn Johnston

My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself.
She had an exceptional vocabulary.
- Lynn Johnston

No matter how old you are, there's always something good to look forward to.
- Lynn Johnston

But I married a guy who treated me very badly,
but I was happy.
I was miserable, so I was happy.
- Lynn Johnston

You see, anything I imagined, I could draw.
- Lynn Johnston

I often think you bring unhappiness on yourself,
because if you don't like yourself very much,
you allow yourself to be influenced by people who reinforce that.
- Lynn Johnston

I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize
that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water,
and she could dive down into the center of the world.
- Lynn Johnston

After I got this job at the syndicate,
I started sending them money so they could go on trips
and do the things they could never afford to do.
All the while, I never knew that my mother was socking money away.
- Lynn Johnston

I've had some tremendous adventures,
good and bad.
It's part of the novel, and a novel isn't interesting
if it doesn't have some good and bad.
And you don't know what good is if bad hasn't been a part of your life.
- Lynn Johnston

When Kate was born, she was born into a world of joy
and happiness and confidence.
The difference between the children is night and day.
She's happy, she's thriving, she's full of self-confidence.
I tell her she's beautiful every day before I send her off to school.
- Lynn Johnston

But even though all this was going on at home,
if someone had tried to take me away and put me in a children's home,
I couldn't have handled it.
Even though my mother was very brutal,
it was my home.
- Lynn Johnston

In a way, a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing,
because it keeps you humble.
Realizing that no matter what success you've achieved,
you can still make enemies makes you humble,
too.
- Lynn Johnston

Sure, I've had some bad times, but everybody does.
But people don't get to talk about them like I do,
unless they do to a therapist.
People don't get to put them in the paper like I do.
- Lynn Johnston

My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture,
he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep the picture.
Making people laugh with an image I had created...
what power that was!
- Lynn Johnston

That's what my mother did.
And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly.
She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek,
kind, dear man.
And she had the upper hand.
She ruled the roost.
- Lynn Johnston

You think about child abuse and you think of a father
viciously attacking a daughter or a son,
but in my family it was my mother.
My mother, I would say, was a...
very brutal disciplinarian.
- Lynn Johnston

Yes, and when I had Aaron, he left me,
and I didn't know how to raise a child.
And I wasn't close to my parents, and because I was
too proud to go to my parents for help,
I mistreated that little baby.
I didn't want a baby.
- Lynn Johnston

If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture
out of the school yearbook and do portraits.
If I was curious about sex, I would draw pictures of it.
There were no books for me to look at.
Then I would go find my father's matches to burn the paper.
- Lynn Johnston

And my father was a comic.
He could play any musical instrument.
He loved to perform.
He was a wonderfully comedic character.
He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry.
- Lynn Johnston

Aaron and I will be joined at the hip until the day we die.
We have loved and hated each other since the day he was born.
He's very much a part of my heart.
He's going to broadcasting college now,
and he'll do fine.
But he came into a world that did not welcome him.
- Lynn Johnston

Throughout my life, my mom has been the person that
I've always looked up to.
- Mike Krzyzewski

If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay.
- Larisa Oleynik

My mom always said that there would be haters.
Not everyone can love ya.
- Joel Madden

I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
- Susie Bright

I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom.
That was my way of being a bad girl.
- Sandra Bullock

I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.
- Martina Hingis

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

I guess I was a mom so late in life,
my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
- Candice Bergen

Everyone checks out my mom.
My mom's hot.
- Ashley Scott

I was a brownie for a day.
My mom made me stop.
She didn't want me to conform.
- Sandra Bullock

My mom is definitely my rock.
- Alicia Keys

I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.
- Joely Fisher

I auditioned on my own.
I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help,
not even Mom's.
- Kate Hudson

My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.
- Toby Keith

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

Motherhood is...
difficult and...
rewarding.
- Gloria Estefan

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage,
and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
- Carly Fiorina

If you ever become a mother, can I have one of the puppies?
- Charles Pierce

Only mothers can think of the future -
because they give birth to it in their children.
- Maxim Gorky

The man in our society is the breadwinner;
the woman has enough to do as the homemaker,
wife and mother.
- Dorothy Fields

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams.
What I lacked was the courage.
- Clay Aiken

Mother's love is peace.
It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
- Erich Fromm

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
- Ambrose Bierce

What is free time? I'm a single mother.
My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.
- Roma Downey

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

Where there is a mother in the home,
matters go well.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

Yes, Mother.
I can see you are flawed.
You have not hidden it.
That is your greatest gift to me.
- Alice Walker

My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic,
worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
- Ed Bradley

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel.
I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping
bag down in the basement.
It's humiliating.
- Ben Affleck

My mother was a personal friend of God's.
They had ongoing conversations.
- Della Reese

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers.
Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
- Elayne Boosler

All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League
uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
- Erma Bombeck

I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage.
- Elizabeth Taylor

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.
- Margaret Sanger

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush


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