Mother's Day Quotes -BoysJoys

Mother's Day

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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 Jordan


Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the wide world over.
~George Cooper


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


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


If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com


A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.  ~Peter De Vries


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


Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.  ~Author Unknown


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


All mothers are working mothers.  ~Author Unknown


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, Women and Beauty


Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.  ~Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul


Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.  ~T. DeWitt Talmage


A mother is a mother still,
The holiest thing alive.
~Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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


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


A mother understands what a child does not say.  ~Author Unknown


I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me.  They have clung to me all my life.  ~Abraham Lincoln


It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.  ~Phyllis Diller


Woman in the home has not yet lost her dignity, in spite of Mother's Day, with its offensive implication that our love needs an annual nudging, like our enthusiasm for the battle of Bunker Hill.  ~John Erskine


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


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


Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.  ~John Wilmot


You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.  ~William D. Tammeus


Mother, the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart.  ~Author Unknown


Now that... my kids are grown, I understand how much work and love it takes to raise and to keep a family together.  The example of your strength, devotion, and patience is now rippling through the generations.  Thank you!  ~Forest Houtenschil


Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.  ~Oprah Winfrey


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


Are we not like two volumes of one book?  ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore


It kills you to see them grow up.  But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.  ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams


Who fed me from her gentle breast
And hushed me in her arms to rest,
And on my cheek sweet kisses prest?
My Mother.
~Ann Taylor


Who ran to help me when I fell,
And would some pretty story tell,
Or kiss the place to make it well?
My mother.
~Ann Taylor


A mother's heart is a patchwork of love.  ~Author Unknown


On Mother's Day I have written a poem for you.  In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines:  You're my mother, I would have no other!  ~Forest Houtenschil


Mom, when thoughts of you are in our hearts, we are never far from home.  ~Author Unknown


Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too.  ~Lionel Kauffman


Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.  ~William Makepeace Thackeray


A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.  ~Washington Irving