Favorite Quotes on Mothers
"All that I am or hope to be I owe to my mother."
"Dolce" - Art copyright by Randi J.
"There is a religion in all deep love, but the love of a
mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Nothing else will ever make you as happy or as sad,
proud or as tired, as motherhood."
"Before you were conceived I wanted you
Before you were born I loved you
Before you were here an hour I would die for you
This is the miracle of life."
"God could not be everywhere, and
therefore he created mothers."
"A mother is someone who dreams great dreams for you,
then she lets you chase the dreams you have for yourself and loves you just
"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."
"Who is it that loves me and will love me forever with an
affection which no chance,
no misery, no crime of mine can do away?
It is you, my mother."
"Good family life is never an accident but always an
achievement by those who share it."
James H. Bossard
"What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like
doing for their babies is usually best after all."
"All that I am my mother made me."
John Quincy Adams
"I long to put the experience of fifty years at once into
your young lives,
to give you at once the key of that treasure chamber every
gem of which
has cost me tears and struggles and prayers,
but you must work
for these inward treasures yourself."
Harriet Beecher Stowe
"One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters."
"You don't appreciate your mother until your a mother
"Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our
hurts and worries."
T. DeWitt Talmage
"A mother is the one who is still there when everyone
else has deserted you."
"Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother."
Jane Welsh Carlyle
"Bitter are the tears of a child: Sweeten them.
Deep are the thoughts of a child: Quiet them.
Sharp is the grief of a child: Take it from him.
Soft is the heart of a child: Do not harden it."
"To understand your parents' love, you must raise
"A grandmother is a mother who has a second chance."
"Rejecting things because they are old-fashion
out the sun and the moon,
and a mother's love.
"A mother understands what a child does not say."
"Most mothers are instinctive philosophers."
Harriet Beecher Stowe
"The mother loves her child most divinely,
not when she
surrounds him with comfort
and anticipates his wants but when she resolutely
to the highest standards and is content with nothing less than his
Hamilton W. Mabie
"Mothers Day is in honor of the best Mother who ever
lived--the Mother of your heart"
"A mother holds her children's hands for a while, their
"The mother's love is like God's love; he loves us not
because we are lovable,
but because it is His nature to love, and because we
are His children."
"Sometimes the poorest woman leaves her children the
Ruth E. Renkel
"Once upon a memory someone wiped away a tear,
held me close and loved me, Thank you, Mother dear."
"Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life."
"Furnish an example, stop preaching, stop shielding,
don't prevent self-reliance and initiative,
allow your children to develop
along their own lines."
"For the mother is and must be, whether she knows it or
the greatest, strongest and most lasting teacher her children have."
Hannah W. Smith
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