11 Quotes About Mothers That’ll Make You Call Yours

Then thank your mom for everything!

Compiled by Barbara O'Dair and Emma Kapotes
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The heart of a mother is a deep abyss

at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. —Honore de Balzac

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A mother is not a person to lean on,

but a person to make leaning unnecessary. —Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.

When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children. —Jessica Lange

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Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall.

A mother's secret hope outlives them all. —Oliver Wendell Holmes

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A mother's arms are made of tenderness

and children sleep soundly in them. — Victor Hugo

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Mother's love is the fuel

that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. —Marion C. Garretty

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A mother understands

what a child does not say. —A Jewish proverb

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Each day of our lives

we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. —Charles R. Swindoll

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Mother,

the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart. —Anonymous

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The best medicine

in the world is a mother's kiss. —Anonymous

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I want my children

to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them. —Phyllis Diller

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