Mother Quotes: In Appreciation of Mothers
Below are our favorite mother quotes. Mothers are the mirrors in which we see ourselves, they are the keepers of our hearts. If you are a mother, then you will find the mother quote collection below inspirational and enlightening.
If you are searching for a Mother Day gift or birthday gift, select one of thequotations below and tuck it into your Mothers Day card. Using the quote, add some personal reflections on how your mother has encouraged you and enlivened your world with love.
No influence is so powerful as that of the mother. ~Sarah Josepha Hale~
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
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, Beloved~
I want a girl just like the girl
that married dear old dad.
~William Dillon from the 1911 song "I Want a Girl"~
Bringing a child into the world is the greatest act of hope there is.
A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
Who ran to help me when I fell,And would some pretty story tell,Or kiss the place to make it well?My mother.
I miss thee, my Mother! Thy image is stillThe deepest impressed on my heart.
The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face.
~D.W. Winnicott, Playing and Reality~
If a mother respects both herself and her child from his very first day onward, she will never need to teach him respect for others.
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