Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to the wonderful moms everywhere! It’s not an easy job, but it’s the most important and rewarding job you’ll ever have!

Enjoy these special quotes about mothers from QuoteGarden.

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

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… since the payment is pure love.  ~Mildred B. Vermont

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

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

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

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

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

A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.  ~Author Unknown

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

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

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

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

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.  ~Sam Levenson

The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents.  ~John J. Plomp

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.  ~Harriet Beecher Stowe

Before a day was over,
Home comes the rover,
For mother’s kiss – sweeter this
Than any other thing!
~William Allingham

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.  ~Author Unknown

Sweater, n.:  garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.  ~Ambrose Bierce

All women become like their mothers.  That is their tragedy.  No man does.  That’s his.  ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895

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

Making the decision to have a child is momentous.  It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.  ~Elizabeth Stone

Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn’t have anything to do with it.  ~Haim Ginott

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.  ~Charles R. Swindoll, The Strong Family

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

Never raise your hand to your kids.  It leaves your groin unprotected.  ~Red Buttons

If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family.  ~Lawrence Housman

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.  ~William Feather, The Business of Life, 1949

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