I admit that "mother" is overly glorified by our society. Reams of paper and reels of films have expressed the love of a mother. But as Oprah Winfrey says: "Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother." To be a mother, one needs to feel the love of a mother. Read these quotes about "mother" and find out.
- Marion C. Garretty
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
- Oprah Winfrey
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
- Strickland Gillilan
You may have tangible wealth untold;
Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.
Richer than I you can never be -
I had a mother who read to me.
- William Makepeace Thackeray
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
- Jewish Proverb
A mother understands what a child does not say.
- Spanish Proverb
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
- Leon Blum
When a woman is twenty, a child deforms her; when she is thirty, he preserves her; and when forty, he makes her young again.
- Pearl S. Buck
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same; and most mothers kiss and scold together.
- John Keble
The watchful mother tarries nigh, though sleep has closed her infant's eyes.
- Phyllis Mcginley
The Enemy, who wears her mother's usual face and confidential tone, has access; doubtless stares into her writing case and listens on the phone.
- Amos Bronson Alcott
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.