Mother’s Day 2013 – Mother’s Day Quotes

Mother’s Day Quotes

Over the years, Mother’s Day has developed into a major holiday and celebration of the virtue of motherhood. 

In the lead up to Mother’s Day 2013, we will all try to find presents for Mom that reflect our love and appreciation for all that she does. It has been this way for over a hundred years – see our history of Mother’s Day – and Mother’s Day 2013 will be no different.

Here are some quotes that demonstrate the way we all feel about mother’s Day …………

A mother understands what a child does not say – Jewish proverb

A mother is the one who is still there when everyone else has deserted you – unknown

A mother holds her children’s hands for a while, their hearts forever – unknown 

I never knew how much love my heart could hold until someone called me “mommy.”

The older I get, the more I think about my mother –  Ingmar Bergman

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there –  Robert Browning

The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world – William Ross Wallace

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life – Sophocles

A hundred years from now… it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove… but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child – Forest Witcraft

Those who say they “sleep like a baby” haven’t got one – unknown

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shovelling the walk before it stops snowing –  Phyllis Diller

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home – Phyllis Diller

The best thing you can give children, next to good habits, are good memories – Sydney J Harris

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement – Florida Scott-Maxwell

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found – Calvin Trillin

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces that she never did care for pie – Tenneva Jordan 

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

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother – Unknown

Sometimes the poorest woman leaves her children the richest inheritance – Ruth E Renkel 

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

Perhaps it takes courage to raise children – John Steinbeck, “East of Eden” 

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? – Milton Berle 

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

A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go – Unknown 

Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother – Moorish proverb 

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

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

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers – Jewish proverb  

Mirror, Mirror on the wall,

I am my mother after all. 






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