Favorite Mom Quotes
“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
Really? I usually hide the piece of cake with the most frosting, so I can have it all to myself.
“The phrase working mother is redundant.” - Jane Sellman
Isn’t that the truth? What about working working-mothers?
“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” - Milton Berle
I love this!
“Motherhood ain’t for me… I’ll probably be a father.” - Dick, age 7 from David Heller’s My Mother Is The Best Gift I Ever Got
Great insight at such a young age.
“A mother is only as happy as her most unhappy child.” - My mom always says this to me now that I’m a mother
“G*d could not be everywhere so he created mothers.” - Jewish Proverb
A beautiful testament to motherhood.
“I am sure that if mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.” - E.M. Forster
Can you imagine? I love the notion of this quote.
“All I am I owe to my mother.” - George Washington
Look what – who - our country was founded upon.
“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” - Elizabeth Stone
I sigh every time I read this – the depth of its reality strikes me over and over.
“It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.” - Barbara Kingsolver
“Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young.” - unknown
I don’t have teenagers yet; I can only imagine.
“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” - Cardinal Mermillod
Do you have a collection of favorite mom quotes? If not, I highly recommend starting one. Hopefully, by reading some of my favorite quotes, you have chuckled, grunted, and been inspired.
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