Mother Quotes

A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive

Samuel Taylor

The mother loves her child most divinely, not when she surrounds him with comfort and anticipates his wants, but when she resolutely holds him to the highest standards and is content with nothing less than his best.

Hamilton Wright Mabie

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

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

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

Florida Scott-Maxwell

Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.

St. John Chrysostom

It comes every year and will go on forever. And along with Christmas belong the keepsakes and the customs. Those humble, everyday things a mother clings to, and ponders, like Mary in the secret spaces of her heart.

Marjorie Holmes

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.

Samuel Smiles

Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea.

Rachel Carson

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Theodore Hesburgh

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Children always know when company is in the living room - they can hear their mother laughing at their father's jokes

Unknown

For me, writing something in the spirit of Halloween is like Mother Teresa writing on charity and sacrifice. It's just second nature to me.

Danny Elfman

A mother is the one who is still there when everyone else has deserted you.

Unknown

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

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

Irish Proverb

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

Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.

Laurence J. Peter

You die one way or the other. Either you speak out and take the risk or you die in the cesspool... If you get even one [drug dealer] off the street, it's better than none. It's important to make a difference. (Mother in one of The toughest inner city housing projects)

Barbara Washington

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Night, the mother of fear and mystery, was coming upon me.

H. G. Wells

The first person I learned I could make happy with laughter was my mother, whom I idolize. It was a powerful thing to realize. I knew I had found my life's work.

Ellen DeGeneres

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