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Quotations about Mothers


Ladies and gentlemen, today we embark on a heartfelt journey celebrating the incredible bond between mothers and their children. Mothers, the nurturing pillars of love, strength, and wisdom, play an extraordinary role in shaping our lives and moulding us into the individuals we become. In this exploration, we'll dive into the joys, challenges, and humorous moments that come hand in hand with motherhood.

Through a collection of poignant and lighthearted quotations, we'll reflect on the unconditional love, sacrifices, and unwavering support that mothers provide. So, let us honor and cherish the remarkable women who have selflessly embraced the role of motherhood, as we embark on this beautiful voyage celebrating the extraordinary power of maternal love.

quotations about mothers

"God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers – and gave them eyes in the back of their heads." Jewish Proverb

Mothers are the only people who can criticize you, compliment you, and still love you *unconditionally.*a bit.*in the morning.* Anon

"A mother is someone who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take." Cardinal Mermillod (wiss Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, 1824-1892)

"I love *cleaning up messes*singing songs*eating cakes* I didn't make. So I became a mother." Anon

"I can't adult today. I need *a hug from*to ask*a large wine with* my mother." Anon

You know you're a mom when you're willing to catch *someone else's vomit in your hands.*the news later.*a bus in your pyjamas.* Anon

"Behind every great kid is a mom who's pretty sure she's screwing it all up." Anon

"My mother always said, 'Don't put all your eggs in one basket.' She didn't mention anything about chocolate." Melanie White (American designer, 1986-)

"You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's." Robert Frost (American poet, 1874-1963)

"The hand that rocks the cradle usually gets carpel tunnel." Anon

"A mother's love is like a *boomerang*stray dog*bout of measles* – it always comes back to you, even when you don't want it to." Anon

"My mother always told me, 'If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.' And then she gave me the silent treatment for a week." Anon

I thought I was the most important person in my mom's life, until *my sibling was born.*my father left.*her mother died.* Anon

Mothers are like superheroes, but with more *laundry.*power.*gin bottles.* Anon

"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them." Phyllis Diller (American actress, 1917-2012)

"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 (Spanish painter, 1881-1973)

"I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know." Mitch Albom (American author, 1958-)

"Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own." Aristotle Onassis (Greek shipping magnate and international businessman, 1906-75)

"My mother always said don't marry for money – *divorce*work*work the streets* for money." Wendy Liebman (American stand-up comedian, 1961-)

"I know how to do anything. I'm a mom." Roseanne Barr (actress, 1953-)

"The phrase working mother is redundant." Anon

"I love my mother for the times she said nothing. It must have been the most difficult part of mothering: knowing the outcome, yet allowing me to charter my own path. I thank her for never once saying, 'I told you so.'" Erica Jong (American novelist, 1942-)

"When your mother asks, 'Do you want a piece of advice?' it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway." Erma Bombeck (American humorist, 1927-96)

"Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother." W. Somerset Maugham (English novelist, 1874-1965)

"I really am a mother's boy. I adore her and she adores me. She's not just proud of me – she faints when she sees me. She gets hysterical. If she were here now she'd want me to sit on her knee." Omar Sharif (Egyptian-born actor, 1932-)

"My mother had a good *deal of trouble*time*meal* with me, but I think she enjoyed it." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

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