Mother's Day quotes page 1
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are
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.
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.
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.
Since God could not be everywhere, he created mothers.
To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Did you ever hear of a great and good man who had not a good mother?
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?
An ounce of motherwit is worth a pound of schoolwit.
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
There are many fathers, but only one mother.
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.
All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
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.
Into a woman's keeping is committed the destiny of the generations to come.
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.
When you look into your mother's eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.