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My Favorite Quotes About Mothers

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Is there anything better than a mom? Now that I have two children of my own, I feel more grateful than ever for my own mother. These quotes about mothers and motherhood, some funny, some sweet, really summed up all the different kinds of love I have for my sweet little daughters:

1. Mothers Around the World

“I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.” – E. M. Forster

 

2. I Am the Mother

“I have to keep reminding myself that I am their mother. Sometimes we are sitting at home and I feel like we are waiting for our mom to come home.” – Ruby Wax

 

3. Everyone Has Their Strengths

“I can cook, but not well. I figure I have six years until my children discover what their friends’ mothers make for dinner.” – Jane Pauley

 

4. Every Mother’s Child is Perfect

“There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” -Chinese Proverbs

 

5. The Most Exquisite Love

“Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all.” – Maggie Gallagher

6. Moms are Humans Too

“Mothers and children are human beings, and they will sometimes do the wrong thing.” – Maurice Sendak

 

7. Troublemaker

“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” – Mark Twain

 

8. Nothing Like a Sleeping Child

“There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

9. Essentials

“Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” – Meryl Streep

 

10. Nothing Like a Mother’s Hug

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” -Victor Hugo

 

11. Sweaters = Love

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

 

12. Mothers Shape Us

“Men are what their mothers made them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. Don’t Mess With Mom

“My mother’s five-foot-two, and I’ll be honest with you – she’s the only person I’m scared of.” – Kiefer Sutherland

 

14. Moms Fix Everything

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

 

15. We Want Everything For Our Children

“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” – Phyllis Diller

 

16. Mothers Are Selfless

“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

 

17. All About That Carpool

“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car for ever after.” – Peter De Vries

 

18. Love Takes on Many Forms

“Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.” – Pearl S. Buck

 

 

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