Mothers Day Quotes

If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam.

Lord Langdale

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.


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

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.

Jewish Proverb

I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.

Abraham Lincoln

A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.

Washington Irving

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

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

Henry Ward Beecher

A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive

Samuel Taylor

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

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.


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

Irish Proverb

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

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

Abraham Lincoln

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


Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

All mothers are working mothers.


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Updated On : May 02, 2007
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