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

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

No one in the world can take the place of your mother. Right or wrong, from her viewpoint you are always right. She may scold you for little things, but never for the big ones. Harry Truman

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers. Jewish Proverb

Women who miscalculate are called mothers. Abigail Van Buren

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

I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine — she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights. Terri Guillemets

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

How beautifully everything is arranged by Nature; as soon as a child enters the world, it finds a mother ready to take care of it. Jules Michelet





The desolation and terror of, for the first time, realizing that the mother can lose you, or you her, and your own abysmal loneliness and helplessness without her. Francis Thompson

Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother. Moorish Proverb

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All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother. Abraham Lincoln

My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune. Terri Guillemets

It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it. From the television show The Golden Girls

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Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directly, and without much varnish. I am her son. Chris Christie

I think in a lot of ways unconditional love is a myth. My mom’s the only reason I know it’s a real thing. Conor Oberst

My mom has this ugly Santa ornament, and one year, I took it off the tree and clipped it to her pillow. We’ve been trading it back and forth ever since – 16 years now. I wore it to the Golden Globes and even put it in her bird feeder. As the birds eat, it’s slowly revealed. Eric Stonestreet

I lead by example. My kids know what sweat is. They’ve seen me come home from so many runs and asked, ‘What’s on your skin? How did you get it?’ And I tell them, ‘It’s from exercise!’ So now my son will come home from a bike ride, take off his helmet and say, ‘Look, Mom. I’m sweating! I just worked out!’ Summer Sanders

Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves. Charles Stanley

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Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother. Beverly Jones

That best academy, a mother’s knee. James Russell Lowell

A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. Victor Hugo

Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What’s that suppose to mean? In my heart it don’t mean a thing. Toni Morrison, Beloved, 1987

The only mothers it is safe to forget on Mother’s Day are the good ones. Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

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One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. Jim DeMint

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. Honore de Balzac

My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence. Charlize Theron

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain

Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past. Homaro Cantu

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Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not. James Joyce

My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart — a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation. Mark Twain

I cannot forget my mother. [S]he is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely. Renita Weems





A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, “where mother is.” Keith L. Brooks

Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all. Oliver Wendell Holmes

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My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. Pablo Picasso

It’s the moms of this nation – single, married, widowed – who really hold this country together. We’re the mothers, we’re the wives, we’re the grandmothers, we’re the big sisters, we’re the little sisters, we’re the daughters. You know it’s true, don’t you? You’re the ones who always have to do a little more. Ann Romney

I think my mother is my biggest influence. There are so many things I hate about her but at the same time I’m thankful for her. All I know is that when I’m a parent I want to be just like my mom. I can talk to my mom more than any of my friends could talk to their parents. Nikki Reed

Completeness? Happiness? These words don’t come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history. Anita Baker

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars. E. M. Forster

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A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories. Honoré de Balzac

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

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother’s love endures through all. Washington Irving

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

Don’t ever tell the mother of a newborn that her baby’s smile is just gas. Jill Woodhull (b.1974)

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I’m sure there were times when I wish I had thought, ‘Gosh, that might really embarrass mom and dad,’ but our parents didn’t raise us to think about them. They’re very selfless and they wanted us to have as normal of a college life as possible. So really, we didn’t think of any repercussions. Jenna Bush

My mom decorated with lots of antiques. I never liked it when I was a little girl – I wanted to live in a modern house. But now I love it. Paris Hilton

I was who I was in high school in accordance with the rules of conduct for a normal person, like obeying your mom and dad. Then I got out of high school and moved out of the house, and I just started, for lack of a better term, running free. Iggy Pop



I’ve been reading comics since I was four. I used to get them when I would go grocery shopping with my mom. I remember getting the digest versions of old DC comics. The one that I remember reading first was Paul Levitz’ ‘Justice Society of America’ stuff that he was doing in the ’70s. Jeff Lemire

My earliest memory is my mom picking me up after I had fallen down, giving me a big hug and reading me ‘Goodnight Moon.’ From that moment, to this one, every single memory I have of my mom is that regardless of what was happening in her life, she was always, always there for me. Chelsea Clinton

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Mom — the person most likely to write an autobiography and never mention herself. Robert Brault

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends — but only one mother in the whole world. Kate Douglas Wiggin

My mom is a lifelong smile in my heart, her voice a comfort to my soul, her hugs my ladder to the stars. Terri Guillemets

The precursor of the mirror is the mother’s face. D.W. Winnicott, Playing and Reality, 1971

The mother of boys work son-up to son-down. Author Unknown

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Mom’s dad was in the army, stormed the beach at Normandy, fought through the French hedgerows, the Battle of the Ardennes, the Battle of the Bulge, and liberated concentration camps at the end of the war. Mark Hoppus

My mom says I’m a fighter, a fierce competitor, and I think I am, too. Gabby Douglas

Most of the time, the lyrics are kind of like my secret messages to my friends or my boyfriend or my mom or my dad. I would never tell them that these songs are about them or which specific lyric is about somebody. Often, when I sit down to write a lyric, it is in the heat of the moment, and something has just happened. Imogen Heap

Growing up with three older brothers and being the youngest and the only girl, my mom always made me tough. She’s taught me over the years how to be a strong, independent woman, how to carry yourself in a positive way and anything that my brothers can do, I can do. Diana Lopez

I never let anyone pluck, including myself, unless my mom approves. She guards my eyebrows. She’s like the eyebrow police! Isabelle Fuhrman

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You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool mom. Author Unknown

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood. Isadora Duncan

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert

Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do. Author Unknown

There’s nothing like a mama-hug. Terri Guillemets

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Having children is my greatest achievement. It was my saviour. It switched my focus from the outside to the inside. My children are gifts, they remind me of what’s important. Elle Macpherson

My mom raised me to be clean, so it’s in my nature. I have two little girls, and I’m married, but we’ve got a nanny and a maid. Vanilla Ice

Mommy smoked but she didn’t want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped. Loretta Lynn





Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory. Will Durant

That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in. Lauryn Hill

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

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love. Thomas C. Haliburton

A daughter is a mother’s gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self. And mothers are their daughters’ role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships. Victoria Secunda

Mother’s love grows by giving. Charles Lamb

I miss thee, my Mother! Thy image is still
The deepest impressed on my heart.
Eliza Cook

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I don’t want to let my life as a woman pass me by. There’s a time to work, there’s a time to be young and crazy, and there should be a time to enjoy motherhood. I’m actually looking forward to that. Diane Kruger

I’ve been dancing since the age of two. I don’t really remember it, because I was little, but my mom signed me up and would put me in cute costumes. A lot of little girls get into dancing, but I loved it so much that I kept doing it. Maddie Ziegler

My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance. Tim Allen

One of my most sentimental items is my grandmother’s engagement ring that my mom gave me a few years ago. It’s a Victorian-style setting that’s closed in the back, so it doesn’t sparkle the way diamonds do now. I wear it as a pendant. Georgina Chapman

My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all – the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do. Mitt Romney

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The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that of kings or priests.  Author Unknown

The tie which links mother and child is of such pure and immaculate strength as to be never violated. Washington Irving

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

Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. Linda Wooten

Mothers are the gardeners of the human race. Anna A. Rogers, “Why American Mothers Fail,” The Atlantic Monthly, March 1908

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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

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

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. Honoré de Balzac

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

He is a poor son whose sonship does not make him desire to serve all men’s mothers. Harry Emerson Fosdick

She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along. Margaret Culkin Banning

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. Spanish Proverb

The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room. Henry Ward Beecher