Mothers are like fine collectibles - as the years go by, they increase in value. -
Blessed are the mothers of the earth. They combine the practical
and the spiritual into the workable ways of human life. - William L. Stinger
A mother is a blend of strength and survivorship, experience and insight, fancy and reflection.
Take the word "family." Strike out the "m" for mother and the "y" for
youth - and all you have left is "fail." - Omar Burleson
mother understands what a child does not say. - Jewish Proverb
kites without strings, and butterflies without wings, my mother taught me to soar with my dreams. - William
H. McMurry III
The mother-child relationship is very paradoxical. It requires the
most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother and become fully
independent. - Erich Fromm
A mother is the one through whom God
whispers love to His little children.
A mother laughs our laughs, sheds
our tears, returns our love, fears our fears. She lives our joys, cares our cares and all our hopes and dreams
Mother's arms are made up of tenderness and sweet sleep
blesses the child who lies therein.
When God thought of Mother, he must
have laughed satisfaction and framed it quickly--so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty was the conception.
A mother is like an island in life's
ocean vast and wide, a peaceful quiet shelter from the restless tide.
is no friendship, no love like that of the mother for her child.
is the heartbeat of the home.
A mother's love perceives no impossibilities.
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
No language could express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's
Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of little children.
It was when I had my first child that I understood how
much my mother loved me.
A mother's love is like a circle. It has no
beginning and no ending. It keeps going around and around ever expanding, touching everyone who comes in contact with it.
Engulfing them like the morning's mist, warming them like the noontime sun and covering them like a blanket of evening
stars. A mother's love is like a circle. It has no beginning and no ending.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take.
She is strength, She is beauty, She is love... She is my Mom and I love her more than words can say.
A mother’s love is forever; time, distance, hardship... all fall before the strength of
Real mothers know that a child’s growth is not measured
by height or years or grades... It is marked by the progression of Mama to Mommy to Mother.
Mothers are the only goddesses in whom the whole world believes.
children does not make mothers. - John A. Shedd
A mother always has to think
twice, once for herself and once for her child. - Sophia Loren
is a mother who has a second chance.
Just about the time a woman thinks
her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.
A mother is
someone who dreams great dreams for you, but then she lets you chase the dreams you have for yourself and loves you just the
A mother should be like a quilt--keep the children warm but don't smother
A mother's love is not blind; it's just very nearsighted.
A mother is neither cocky nor proud because she knows the school principle may call at any minute
to report that her child has just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium. - Mary Kay Blakely
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Mom, I love you more than you love me because you have only loved me for a part of your life
and I have loved you for all of mine.
The two most important things a mother can give
a child are first roots and then wings.
There are only two lasting bequests we can
hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings. - Hodding Carter, Jr.
A mother who is really a mother is never free. - Honore De Balzac
all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. - Lin Yü-tang
could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. - Old Jewish Proverb
There is no influence so powerful as that of a mother, but next in rank in efficacy is that of a schoolmaster.
- Sarah Josepha Hale
My mother is a woman who speaks with her life as much as her
tongue. - Kesaya E. Noder
Mother is the name for God on the lips and hearts
of small children. - Draven, "The Crow"
don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular.
- Robert Frost
Nobody knows how to pamper like a mom. - Calvin, "Calvin
The angels, whispering to one another can find,
among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of "Mother." - Edgar Allen Poe
Of all the things that come in numbers; plenty of rainbows, stars in the sky, brothers, sisters,
aunts, uncles cousins, you have but one mother.
A mother loves her children even when
they least deserve to be loved. - Kate Samperi
of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. - Honore' de Balzac
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