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Special Quotes for Mother's Day

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An ode to mothers! They have toiled, they have sacrificed, they have given more than we can ever imagine possible. Here is a special collection of Mother's Day Quotes for our boldest and gentlest mothers. If you can't say it with words, say it with these quotes.
  • John Erskine
    Woman in the home has not yet lost her dignity, in spite of Mother's Day, with its offensive implication that our love needs an annual nudging, like our enthusiasm for the battle of Bunker Hill.

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

  • Rajneesh
    The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.

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

  • Author Unknown
    All mothers are working mothers.

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.

  • Helen Hunt Jackson
    Motherhood is priced; Of God, at price no man may dare/To lessen or misunderstand.

  • Barbara Kingsolver
    It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.

  • Jewish Proverb
    God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.

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

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

  • Henry Bickersteth
    If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam.

  • T. DeWitt Talmage
    Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.

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