Famous Quotes About Mothers

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Mother's Day is in honor of the best Mother who ever lived - the Mother of your heart.

- Anna Jarvis

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

- Lincoln

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Men are what their mothers made them.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

- George Washington (1732-1799)

There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness... The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.

- Andrew Jackson

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

- Robert Browning

Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.

- Maya Angelou

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

- Mark Twain

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.

- Phyllis Diller

Children reinvent your world for you.

- Susan Sarandon

I think my life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.

- George Eliot

It's the three pairs of eyes that mothers have to have...One pair that see through closed doors. Another in the back of her head...and, of course, the ones in front that can look at a child when he goofs up and reflect 'I understand and I love you' without so much as uttering a word.

- Erma Bombeck

I have zero problems when people say, 'God, you look like your mother.' I go, 'Well, great! Thanks!'

- Kate Hudson

My mother said to me, "If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope." Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.

- Pablo Picasso

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.

-Harriet Beecher Stowe





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