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Heartwarming Mom Quotes
A little girl, when asked where home is, replied ‘Where my mommy is.’
Motherhood is near to divinity. It is the highest, holiest service to be assumed by mankind. It places her who honors its holy calling and service next to the angels.
–J. Reuben Clark
Every man, for the sake of the great blessed Mother in Heaven, and for the love of his own little mother on earth, should handle all womankind gently, and hold them in all Honor.
-Alfred Lord Tennyson
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves.
-Henry Ward Beecher
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.
God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
No gift to your mother can ever equal her gift to you – life.
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, but only one mother in the whole world.
-Kate Douglas Wiggins
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
-William Makepeace Thackeray
My mother is a walking miracle.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.
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.
No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.
-Edwin Hubbell Chapin
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.
-Mildred B. Vermont
There’s nothing like a mama-hug.
Who fed me from her gentle breast
And hushed me in her arms to rest,
And on my cheek sweet kisses prest?
A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
-Dorothy Canfield Fisher
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
-Maya AngelouYouth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; a mother’s secret hope outlives them all.
-Oliver Wendell HolmesThe most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Funny Mom Quotes
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life.
Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young.
The hand that rocks the cradle usually is attached to someone who isn’t getting enough sleep.
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.
Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.
The happiest families are those in which the children are properly spaced…about 10 feet apart.
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.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort.
-John Lancaster Spalding
Raising a teenager is like nailing Jell-O to the wall.
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
I know how to do anything – I’m a Mom.
It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.
-The Golden Girls
Raising a kid is part joy and part guerilla warfare.
There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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