The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world

the hand that rocks the cradle (rules the world)

Mothers ultimately have the greatest power in the world because they influence the way their children develop and the things they do when they grow up. It's important that we offer mothers every support we can. After all, the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
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The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.

Prov. Mothers are the most powerful people, because they shape their children's personalities. When Lena got pregnant, Lena's mother told her to take her responsibility seriously, because the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
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I say especially in the field of domestic help because, as the adage goes, the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
THE hand that rocks the cradle rules the world used to be a sound old adage.
It's that day of the year when once again we are reminded that the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. International Women's Day was conceived in the first decade of the 20th century as socialists demanded voting rights for women and an end to discrimination on the basis of gender in the workplace.
It is said that the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. Then how can women be classified as weaklings and inferiors?
MUSCAT Eoe1/4" The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. This perhaps best describes the power of women.
Perhaps it was a realist, or more likely it was an undervalued mother, who gave us: "The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world."
(Never mind that the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.)