Mother’s Day Quotes

mother's day quotes
Although I already have a page on motherhood quotes, it makes sense to dedicate a new page to Mother’s Day Quotes.  I hope you like them:

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

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

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

The phrase “working mother” is redundant. -Jane Sellman

By the way, if this page isn’t what you’re looking for, I have a HUGE list of inspirational quotes by topic here.

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

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)

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

Some mothers 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

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 is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking. -Helen Rice

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. -Jill Churchill

Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young. -unknown

A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary. -Dorothy canfield Fisher

A mother understands what a child does not say. -unknown

Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. -unknown

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

No gift to your mother can ever equal her gift to you – life. -anonymous

And remember that behind every successful woman……is a basket of dirty laundry. -unknown

Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease. -Lisa Alther

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. -Chinese Proverb

To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons. -Marilyn French

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Happy Mother’s Day!

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    Hey! Let’s see some more quotes about mothers! Please drop a few here!

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