31 Quotes About Overbearing Mothers

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Having to deal with a toxic parent can create a burden in your relationship and a pull at your energy. These quotes about overbearing mothers capture some of the most common traits and issues associated with these types of parents.

“A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts.”

“A young person has to start making decisions for themselves at a much earlier age than an overbearing parent allows one.”

“Anyone, without any great penetration, may distinguish the dispositions consequent on wealth; for its possessors are insolent and overbearing, from being tainted in a certain way by the getting of their wealth.”

“Babies don’t need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.”

“Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land, And don’t criticize What you can’t understand.”

“Defiance, not obedience, is the American’s answer to overbearing authority.”

“For more than a year, he’d felt destined to marry Isabel Arundell; now, suddenly, he wasn’t so sure. He loved her, that was certain, but he also resented her.”

“I think I’m really feel I’ve done so much that I’m OK with not having everybody’s attention. Sometimes it’s overbearing. I used to think that I would never feel this way.”

“It is all a question of sensitiveness. Brute force and overbearing may make a terrific effect. But in the end, that which lives by delicate sensitiveness.”

“It seems unfortunate that strong people are usually so disagreeable and overbearing that no one cares for them. In fact, to be different from your fellow creatures is always a misfortune.”

“It’s almost as if we each have a vampire inside us. Controlling that beast, that dark side, is what fascinates me.”

“It’s exciting to me that Ride Along is a movie that has two African American leads, but it’s even more exciting to me that it’s not a movie about two African American leads”

“It’s incredibly easy as a director to be egotistical. Of course, it is because you have 200 people on set every day listening to your every word and whatever you say goes, and that can be slightly corrupting.”

“I’ve been described as a tough and noisy woman, a prize fighter, a man-hater, you name it.”

“Many young men, when they receive their first wife, are just so untrained. The woman, if she’s not careful, will be overbearing and always ask permission for what she wants.”

“Measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.”

“Mothers are all slightly insane.”

“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.”

“My natural-born sarcasm, when it’s unimpeded, can be a bit overbearing at times and I’m the first to admit that.”

“One doesn’t simply write about Lyndon Johnson. You get the Johnson treatment from beyond the grave – arm around you, nose to nose.”

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

“People have an overbearing need to project their inward doubt and hatred and emotions onto the outside world.”

“People who get to the top of any organisation are generally dysfunctional human beings who are overachieving, overcompensating or overbearing.”

“Requesting permission from someone to be honest is really a way of accusing the other person of being so demanding or overbearing that you couldn’t be honest all along.”

“Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.”

“Strangely enough, they have a mind to till the soil, and the love of possessions is a disease in them.”

“The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.”

“Trust me when I tell you I’m on my girls. And every time I am, I know from the outside it looks like I’m an overbearing, controlling parent. But I don’t think we are responsible to anybody but our kids and ourselves.”

“We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution.”

“We say that if America has entered the war to make the world safe for democracy, she must first make democracy safe in America.”

“World fertility surveys indicate that anywhere from one third to one half of the babies born in the Third World would not be if their mothers had access to cheap, reliable family planning, had enough personal empowerment to stand up to their husbands and relatives, and could choose their own family size.”

One of the best ways to alleviate your burden is to take control of your own life and show your parent that you are independent of their involvement.

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