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.
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.