The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world, Proverb Stories, Tenses

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.

Mother is the first and the best teacher. = The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.

This proverb exhausts that mother is the only personality who teaches the first word to call her and morality that the child has to follow throughout the life in order to make her child grow into a total personality. Whatever the mother teaches her child it creates permanent impression in the heart and mind of the child and so the life of the child gets embodied with the mother’s teaching. The influence of mother over her children will be strong that she will make a dull child into a brilliant child.

Mother is next to God - in fact a visible God. That’s why a Jewish saint said, “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers". Yes, it is true. It is the mother who takes care to fulfill every need of her child while rearing from birth to make her child great and energetic. Among the four venerable personalities, Mother, Father, Teacher and God, mother is revered firstly and fore mostly. To express her reverence for her mother, Ann Taylor writes as follows.

If you ran to help me when I fell?
And would some pretty story tell,
Or kiss the place to make it well?
My mother.

So, the person who impresses the child the most is always a mother. Mother has the greatest affection for the child. She is not only the mother but the first teacher of the child as well. She creates permanent impression by teaching the child from birth itself. The teaching of the mother is divine teaching. There are many such mothers who have made their children like heroes by their sheer love for their children.

Thomas Alva Edison, the great scientist and inventor of electric light did not get proper education through any school. It was his mother who taught him, guided him and inspired him the interest in science. We know about Sivaji. He became great because his mother taught him patriotism basically. The impression of mother’s teaching is so strong so as to say that the wise mother who rocks the cradle makes her child great who can rule the world. Only those children, after they grow into adults, adore their mothers as God.

It is the mother who sees the first smile on the lips of the child and makes it a permanent one with her teaching.

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.


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