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DLTK's Mother's Day Quotes

When it comes to love, Mom's the word.

A mother understands what a child does not say.
Jewish Proverb

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

He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.
English Proverb

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

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

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

To a child's ear, "mother" is magic in any language.
Arlene Benedict

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

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

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Margaret Mead

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

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

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

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

The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.
W.R. Wallace

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

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

Mother's love is peace.  It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Erich Fromm

A mother loves her children even when they least deserve to be loved.
Kate Samperi

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

The phrase "working mother" is redundant.
Jane Sellman

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
Marion C.  Garretty

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

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
Emily Dickinson

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

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face
George Elliot

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
Cardinal Mermillod

All women become like their mothers.  That is their tragedy. No man does.  That's his.
Oscar Wilde

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

For mother's sake the child was dear, and dearer was the mother for the child.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Of all the rights of women the greatest is to be a mother.
Lyn Yu-tang


Suggested Craft:  Meaningful Messages for Mom