Famous Quotes about Mothers:

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

"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." ~ Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

"Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process."
~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

"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

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

"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 (1732-1799)

"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, from Women and Beauty

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Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

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A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done." ~ Unknown

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

"Mother is the name for god on the lips and hearts of all children." ~ Brandon Lee

"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 troubles thicken 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

"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." ~ Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

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

"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."
~ Honore de Balzac (1799-1850)

"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom."
~ Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

"The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world."
~ W.R. Wallace

"Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life."
~ Sophocles

"A mother understands what a child does not say."
~ Jewish proverb

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

"A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to making leaning unnecessary." ~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"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

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

"Richer than Gold You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be — I had a mother who read to me." ~ Strickland Gillilan

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There is no velvet so soft as a mother's lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps." ~ Archibald Thompson

"The Miracle of Life nurtured by a woman who gave us love and sacrifice - MOTHER" ~ Joel Barquez

"This heart, my own dear mother, bends, With love's true instinct, back to thee!" ~ Thomas Moore


 

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