When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself. – Nancy Friday
A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "where mother is."
-- Keith L. Brooks
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
-- Irish Proverb
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
A mother understands what a child does not say.
-- Jewish proverb
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
-- Agatha Christie
All mothers are working mothers.
-- Author Unknown
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
-- Jewish Proverb
Grown don't mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What's that suppose to mean? In my heart it don't mean a thing.
-- Toni Morrison
I know how to do anything - I'm a mom.
-- Rosanne Barr
I thought my mom's whole purpose was to be my mom. That's how she made me feel.
-- Natasha Gregson Wagner
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
-- Erma Bombeck
It was when I had my first child that I understood how much my mother loved me.
-- From "For Mother - A Bouquet of Sentiments"
"M" is for the million things she gave me,
"O" means only that she's growing old,
"T" is for the tears she shed to save me,"H" is for her heart of purest gold;
"E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
"R" means right, and right she'll always be,
Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER,"
A word that means the world to me.
-- Howard Johnson
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
-- Marion C. Garretty
Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.
-- T. DeWitt Talmage
My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.
-- Michael Jordan
Mothers are special people. Some mothers are even daughters. Who was your mother to you? And for others, who is your mother to you?
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