11 Quotes About Mothers That’ll Make You Call Yours

Then thank your mom for everything!

Compiled by Barbara O'Dair and Emma Kapotes

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss

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


A mother is not a person to lean on,

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


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


A mother's arms are made of tenderness

and children sleep soundly in them. — Victor Hugo


Mother's love is the fuel

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


A mother understands

what a child does not say. —A Jewish proverb


Each day of our lives

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



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


The best medicine

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


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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