Go through these beautiful quotations about mother and motherhood by famous world personalities and have a grand Mother's Day!
- Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love.
~ Mildred B. Vermont
- The sweetest sounds to mortals given
Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven.
~ William Goldsmith Brown
- Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
~ Marion C. Garretty, from "A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul".
- All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895
- This heart, my own dear mother, bends,
With love's true instinct, back to thee!
~ Thomas Moore
- Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
~ William Makepeace Thackeray
- On Mother's Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You're my mother, I would have no other!
~ Forest Houtenschil
- A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.
- "I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother."
~ Abraham Lincoln
- 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
- Most mothers are instinctive philosophers
~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
- "A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive"
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- "For the hand that rocks the cradle - Is the hand that rules the world"
~ William Ross Wallace
- "A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us..."
~ Washington Irving
- "A mother's love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking."
~ Helen Rice
- A mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart - a heart so large that everybody's grief and everybody's joy found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation
~ Mark Twain