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

The mother is the one supreme asset of national life; she is more important by far than the
successful statesman, or businessman, or artist, or scientist.
Theodore Roosevelt

When God thought of "Mother", he must have laughed with satisfaction, and framed it quickly
- so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty, was the conception.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It
dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Agatha Christie

Since God could not be everywhere, he created mothers.
Jewish proverb

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
Maya Angelou

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
George Eliot

Did you ever hear of a great and good man who had not a good mother?
John Adams

Mother is the word for God on the hearts and lips of all little children.
William Makepeace Thackeray

If you've ever really loved anybody, then you know what true love means. It means that you
love them more than you love yourself. If you truly love someone, your love sees past their
humanness. It embraces their whole being, including past wrongs and current shortcomings.
It is like the unconditional love of a mother.
Michael A. Singer

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
Milton Berle

An ounce of motherwit is worth a pound of schoolwit.
German proverb

Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them
all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

There are many fathers, but only one mother.
Russian proverb

Some 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

It is at our mother's knee that we acquire our noblest and truest and highest ideals.
Mark Twain

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln

When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't
matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
Erma Bombeck

Into a woman's keeping is committed the destiny of the generations to come.
Theodore Roosevelt

A mother is not to be compared with another person - she is incomparable.
African proverb, Mongoan

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 Sr.

Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills: Dad's Third Wife Day.
Jay Leno

When you look into your mother's eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this
earth.
Mitch Albom

Mother: More solid than the ground under your feet when you are little, more solid than rock
when you need to lean, harder than rock when the learning becomes a danger - when it's
time for you to walk alone.
Marlene Dietrich

You know you're a mother when you use your own saliva to clean your child's face, and when
your child throws up, you catch it.
Erma Bombeck

Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Romance fails us and so do friendships - but the relationship of mother and child remains
indelible and indestructible - the strongest bond on this earth.
Theodor Reik

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
Marion C. Garretty

Being a fulltime mother is one of the highest salaried jobs - since the payment is pure love.
Mildred B. Vermont

A mother loves her children even when they least deserve to be loved.
Kate Samperi

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes by dozens and
hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins,
but only one mother in the whole world.
Kate Douglas Wiggin

The future of society is in the hands of the mothers. If the world was lost through woman,
she alone can save it.
Louis de Beaufort

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is
sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder

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