Who is mary?

Famous quotes containing the word mary:

    A beautiful woman is born Queen of men and women both, as Mary Stuart was born Queen of Scots, whether men or women.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 10:41,42.

    Jesus to Martha.

    If Mary came would Mary
    Forgive, as Mothers may,
    And sad and second Saviour
    Furnish us today?
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)