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55 Wonderful Mother’s Day Quotes by Famous People

Best Mother’s Day Quotes

Mother’s Day is a contemporary celebration of honoring one’s own Mother as well as motherhood or maternal bonds and power of mothers in society. It is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year. Mother’s Day celebration began in the United States in the 20th century and is the American holiday. It is celebrated on different days in different parts across the globe. Below are some of the popular Mother’s Day Quotes.

MothersDay Quotes

  1. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” - Robert Browning
  2. “If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.” - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  3. “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” - George Eliot
  4. “Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he’ll end up hating you.” - Jill Bennett
  5. “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe
  6. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  7. “We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves.” - Henry Ward Beecher
  8. “At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you’ve left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.” - Golda Meir
  9. “Men are what their mothers made them.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” - Abraham Lincoln
  11. “As is the mother, so is her daughter.” - Ezekiel
  12. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” - Lin Yutang
  13. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” - Honore de Balzac
  14. “By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.” - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  15. “Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at de sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.” - Zora Neale Hurston
  16. “Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me?” - Nancy Thayer
  17. “That best academy, a mother’s knee.” - James Russell Lowell
  18. “The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” - Henry Ward Beecher
  19. “Anyone who doesn’t miss the past never had a mother.” - Gregory Nunn
  20. “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
  21. “The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.” - James Fenton
  22. “No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.” - Florida Scott-Maxwell
  23. “Making a decision to have a child-it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” - Elizabeth Stone
  24. “Few misfortunes can befall a boy which brings worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.” - W. Somerset Maugham
  25. “All that remains to the mother in modern consumer society is the role of scapegoat; psychoanalysis uses huge amounts of money and time to persuade analysis and to foist their problems on to the absent mother, who has no opportunity to utter a word in her own defense. Hostility to the mother in our societies is an index of mental health.” - Germaine Greer
  26. “Woman in the home has not yet lost her dignity, in spite of Mother’s Day, with its offensive implication that our love needs an annual nudging, like our enthusiasm for the battle of Bunker Hill.” - John Erskine
  27. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” - Rudyard Kipling
  28. “Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.” - James Joyce
  29. “A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.” - Peter De Vries
  30. “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” - Oscar Wilde
  31. “Biological possibility and desire are not the same as biological need. Women have childbearing equipment. For them to choose not to use the equipment is no more blocking what is instinctive than it is for a man who, muscles or no, chooses not to be a weightlifter.” - Betty Rollin
  32. “Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.” - William Feather
  33. “Women do not have to sacrifice person-hood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women’s opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering.” - Elaine Heffner
  34. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” - Abraham Lincoln
  35. “My mother is a walking miracle.” - Leonardo DiCaprio
  36. “It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.” - Barbara Kingsolver
  37. “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 (OSHO)
  38. “Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” - T. DeWitt Talmage
  39. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” - Victor Hugo
  40. “The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  41. “Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.” - Sam Levenson
  42. “Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” - Sophocles
  43. “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
  44. “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” - Oprah Winfrey
  45. “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” - Aristotle
  46. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” - Abraham Lincoln
  47. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” - Theodore Hesburgh
  48. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love.” - Mildred B. Vermont
  49. “Motherhood is priced; Of God, at price no man may dare/To lessen or misunderstand.” - Helen Hunt Jackson
  50. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” - Erich Fromm
  51. “If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam.” - Henry Bickersteth
  52. “If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family.” - Lawrence Housman
  53. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” - Honore de Balzac
  54. “The sweetest sounds to mortals given Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven.” - William Goldsmith Brown
  55. “A mother’s love! O holy, boundless thing! Fountain whose waters never cease to spring!” - Marguerite Gardiner

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