Quotes About Mothers

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Jeff Bucchino, “The Wizard of Draws”

Thank you Mother for all that you are and all that you help me be. (Anon)

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. (Rajneesh)

A man loves his sweetheart the most; his wife the best, but his mother the longest. (Irish Proverb)

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. (Tenneva Johnson)

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. (Jewish Proverb)

If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam. (Lord Langdale)

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to making leaning unnecessary. (Dorthy Canfield Fisher)

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love. (Mildred B. Vermont)

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. (Lin Yutang)

A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by care forever after. (Peter DeVries)

The phrase “working mother” is redundant. (Jane Sellman)

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. (George Washington)

A mother understands what a child does not say. (Jewish Proverb)

I remeber my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. (Abraham Lincoln)

He is a poor son whose son ship does not make him desire to serve all man’s mothers. (Harry Emerson Fosdick)

Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. (Pearl S. Buck)

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. (Oscar Wilde [The Importance of Being Earnest])

A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters. (George Herbert)

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. (Mark Twain)

My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it. (Buddy Hacket)

To a child’s ear, “mother” is magic in any language. (Arlene Benedict)

The heart of a mother is a deep abysss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. (Honore’ de Balzac)

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in you thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. (Sophia Loren)

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. (Anon)

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life. (Sophocles)

Women’s Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It’s the men who are discriminated against. They can’t bear children. An no one’s likely to do anything about that. (Golda Meir)

A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done. (Anon)

Sweater, n.: garment worn by a child when its mother is feeling chilly. (Ambrose Bierce)

Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see. (Pope Paul VI)

Thou art thy mother’ glass, and she in thee
Calls back the lovely April of her prime.
(William Shakespeare)

The commonest fallacy among women is that simply having children makes them a mother–which is as absurd as believing that having a piano makes one a musician. (Sidney J. Harris)

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. (Spanish Proverb)

A mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s grief and everybody’s joy found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation. (Mark Twain)

The sweetest sounds to mortals given
Are heard in Mother, Home and Heaven
(William Goldsmith Brown)

Only mothers can think of the future-because they give birth to it in their children. (Maxim Gorky)

She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along. (Margaret Culkin Banning)

Mothers all want their sons to grown up to be president, but they don’t’ want them to become politicians in the process. (John F. Kennedy)

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. (Meryl Streep)

The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom. (Henry Ward Beecher)

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands. (Milton Berle)

Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort. (John Lancaster Spalding)

The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world. (W. R. Wallace)

Motherhood is priced
Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
(Helen Hunt Jackson)

A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. (Victor Hugo)

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. (Aristotle)

My mom is a never ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune. (Graycie Harmon)

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