Mother's Day Quotations
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To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
Never say anything on the phone that you wouldn't want your mother to hear at your trial.
—Sydney Biddle Barrows
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them all.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes (1775-1817)
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.
The best academy, a mother's knee.
My mother loved children—she would have given anything if I had been one.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
I really learned it all from mothers.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
—Joseph Stefano (from the Psycho screen play)
The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.
—William Ross Wallace
Good wombs have borne bad sons.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
There is nothing like a mama-hug.
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.