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  1. Picture quote by Abraham Lincoln about character

    All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother. ⏤ Abraham Lincoln

  2. Picture quote by Emily Dickinson about world

    Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them. ⏤ Emily Dickinson

  3. Picture quote by Howard W. Hunter about love

    One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. ⏤ Howard W. Hunter

  4. Picture quote about love

    Always love your mother, because you will never get another.

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No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.

Harold MacMillan

My mother kept asking me, 'When are you going to do a gospel album?' And I've always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it, so mom started hounding me more.

Alan Jackson

When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

Pablo Picasso

I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was 'the man goes on top and the woman underneath.' For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds.

Joan Rivers

God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers

Yiddish Proverbs

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt

A mother understands what a child does not say.

Yiddish Proverbs

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Theodore Hesburgh

When something disappointing happened, my mother would remind me not to let that become my focus. There's still so much to be grateful for.

Katherine Heigl

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

Honore de Balzac

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.


My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.

Pablo Picasso

Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.

Jay Leno

The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.

Chief Joseph

Necessity... the mother of invention.


Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Heaven is at the feet of Mothers.

Arabic Proverbs

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers


I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

Abraham Lincoln

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.

George Eliot

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

Abraham Lincoln

A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know he sees it.

William Dean Howells

If my mother knew I did this for a living, she'd kill me. She thinks I'm selling dope.

Henny Youngman

I miss my mother very, very much.

Paul Haggis

There was never a great man who had not a great mother.

Olive Schreiner

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.

Lois Wyse

I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same.

Mark Davis

The commonest fallacy among women is that simply having children makes them a mother - which is as absurd as believing that having a piano makes one a musician.

Sydney J. Harris

A mother's heart is always with her children.


Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

Robert Browning

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

Mark Twain

She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person.

Oprah Winfrey

Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother.

Gregory Nunn

I don't remember my mother ever playing with me. And she was a perfectly good mother. But she had to do the laundry and clean the house and do the grocery shopping.

Patricia Heaton

My mother is a walking miracle.

Leonardo DiCaprio

My mother taught me that the universe guides, teaches, and offers up gifts... even when bad things happen.

John Wozniak

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.

Sitting Bull

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Benjamin Disraeli

The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.

Robert Frost

My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn't talk; she sang. She was a tower of strength.

Jayne Meadows

For a mother is the only person on earth Who can divide her love among ten children And each child still have all her love.


My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.

Sergei Prokofiev

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.

Francisco de Goya

My mom is definitely my rock.

Alicia Keys

Understood what the struggle was about. My mother. Couldn't read or write, but she had more sense than many a graduate from Harvard.

Al Lewis

Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.

Rebecca West

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.


Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world, a mother's love is not.

James Joyce

I wasn't actually trained by my mother, she said she never taught me but she was a great singer herself and I can't remember when I didn't listen to her sing and imitate her.

Joan Sutherland

Poverty is the mother of crime.

Marcus Aurelius

My mother is a special story. She went through so much to bring us up, four men at home, especially when our country was going through really difficult times.

Novak Djokovic

Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Mothers are all slightly insane.

J.D. Salinger

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

Erma Bombeck

Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?

Emma Goldman

When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school.

Angela Bassett

My mother's five-foot-two, and I'll be honest with you - she's the only person I'm scared of.

Kiefer Sutherland

It's hard to sleep at night because I'm still wondering where my mother is.

Fred Savage

His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork.

Mae West

Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.

Lin Yutang

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

Erich Fromm

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.

Cardinal Mermillod

Her children arise up, and call her blessed.


What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?

Louisa May Alcott

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.


The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Henry Ward Beecher

Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding.

Gloria Estefan

What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you.

Nora Ephron

My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely.

Lionel Blue

A mother who is really a mother is never free.

Honore de Balzac

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.

Rudyard Kipling

And yet of all the home remedies, A good wife and mother is still the best.

Kin Hubbard

My mother was against me being an actress - until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra.

Angie Dickinson

We struggle to understand how any mother could kill her own children.

Pat Brown

My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.

Chris Brown

Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.

Rita Rudner

Fashion is in my blood. Growing up, I was always clacking around the house in my mother's shoes.

Sophia Bush

Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!

Honore de Balzac

Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.

W. Somerset Maugham

The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.

James Fenton

A mother's yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man.

George Eliot

He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.

English Proverbs

I was not a classic mother. But my kids were never palmed off to boarding school. So, I didn't bake cookies. You can buy cookies, but you can't buy love.

Raquel Welch

Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.

Jodi Picoult

He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame.

June Carter Cash

Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother.

Katharine Hepburn

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.

Roger Von Oech

An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.

Benjamin Disraeli

My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted.

Jim Carrey

When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.

Nancy Friday

My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend.

Rodney Dangerfield

This is an old family secret, and I just found this out recently, and it almost broke my heart. My mother said to me, 'I had never told you this, but God, you were an ugly baby'.

John Stamos

My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.

Diego Maradona

I grew up in the kitchen, mostly with my grandfather, my mother and my aunt Raffy.

Giada De Laurentiis

My mother told me never explain, never complain. Even as a young actress, I determined I would never give personal interviews, since they made me so uncomfortable.

Jennifer Jones

And it came to me, and I knew what I had to have before my soul would rest. I wanted to belong - to belong to my mother. And in return - I wanted my mother to belong to me.

Gloria Vanderbilt

I got a part as a chorus girl in a show called Every Sailor and I had fun doing it. Mother didn't really approve of it, through.

James Cagney

Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.

Aaron Neville

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