Quotes about Mothers
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"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest."
- Irish Proverb
"A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go."
"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
"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his."
– Oscar Wilde
"Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown. In my heart it don’t mean a thing."
– Toni Morrison
"Most mothers are instinctive philosophers."
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
"When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child."
– Sophia Loren
"There’s a lot more to being a woman than being a mother, but there’s a hell a lot more to being a mother than most people suspect."
– Roseanne Barr
"The mother is the one supreme asset of national life; she is more important by far than the successful statesman, or business man, or artist, or scientist."
– Theodore Roosevelt
"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."
- Honore de Balzac
"A mother's heart is a patchwork of love."
- Author Unknown
"Mom, when thoughts of you are in our hearts, we are never far from home."
- Author Unknown
"Children are a great comfort in your old age"
- and they help you reach it faster, too."
- Lionel Kauffman
"Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."
- Elizabeth Stone
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."
- Mark Twain
"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."