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
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. ~Rajneesh
If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam. ~Lord Langdale (Henry Bickersteth)
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~Honoré de Balzac
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895
She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along. ~Margaret Culkin Banning
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, Women and Beauty
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? ~Milton Berle
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ~Aristotle
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ~Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul
I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine - she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights. ~Adabella Radici
[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. ~Emily Dickinson
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. ~Victor Hugo
The only mothers it is safe to forget on Mother's Day are the good ones. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960
Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ~T. DeWitt Talmage
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ~William Makepeace Thackeray
I miss thee, my Mother! Thy image is still
The deepest impressed on my heart.
I cannot forget my mother. [S]he is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely. ~Renita Weems
A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "where mother is." ~Keith L. Brooks
A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done. ~Author Unknown
No one in the world can take the place of your mother. Right or wrong, from her viewpoint you are always right. She may scold you for little things, but never for the big ones. ~Harry Truman
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers. ~Jewish Proverb
Life is the fruit she longs to hand you,
Ripe on a plate.
And while you live,
Relentlessly she understands you.
Because I feel that in the heavens above
The angels, whispering one to another,
Can find among their burning tears of love,
None so devotional as that of "Mother,"
Therefore, by that dear name I have long called you,
You who are more than mother unto me.
~Edgar Allan Poe
The best conversations with mothers always take place in silence, when only the heart speaks. ~Carrie Latet
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ~Oprah Winfrey
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. ~Irish Proverb