• No artist's masterpiece can match a mother's creation of a successful child, one who has been freed to explore and to grow. ... Success is measured not only by who we are, but by what gifts we give. As the old chief said, "The gift is not complete until it is given again." Ah, the mother whose gift to the world is a person !

    Gerry Spence (1999). “Give Me Liberty: Freeing Ourselves in the Twenty-First Century”, p.244, Macmillan