The perfect family doesn't exist, nor is there a perfect husband or a perfect wife, and let's not talk about the perfect mother-in-law! It's just us sinners. A healthy family life requires frequent use of three phrases: "May I? Thank you, and I'm sorry" and "never, never, never end the day without making peace."— Pope Francis
Most Powerful Mother's Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." To this day, especially in times of "disaster," I remember my mother's words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world.
The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness... The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.
When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world.
It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary-it's an act of infinite optimism.
With maternal love, life makes a promise at dawn that it can never hold.
You are forced to eat cold food until your days end. After that, each time a woman holds you in her arms and against her chest, these are merely condolences. You always come back to yell at your mother's grave like an abandoned dog. Never again, never again, never again.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness.
She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
You sacrificed for us - you're the real MVP.
I want to say a little something that's long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
MOTHER (a word that means the world to me)
It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers.
Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.
Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else's happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you're not sure what the right thing is... and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
My son's taking drum lessons, and my daughter's taking piano lessons.
One day they're going to start a band.
I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man.
One of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me Superman did not exist. I was like what do you mean he's not real. And she thought I was crying because it’s like Santa Claus is not real and I was crying because there was no one coming with enough power to save us.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Every day, every birthday candle I blow out, every penny I throw over my shoulder in a wishing well, every time my daughter says, 'Let's make a wish on a star,' there's one thing I wish for: wisdom.
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.
Respect Mother Earth and her giving ways or trade away our children's days.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me!
When you feel neglected, think of the female salmon, who lays 3,000,000 eggs but no one remembers her on Mother's Day.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.
Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
The future will be green, or not at all.
This truth lies at the heart of humankind's most pressing challenge: to learn to live in harmony with the Earth on a genuinely sustainable basis.
Before a day was over, Home comes the rover, For mother's kiss - sweeter this Than any other thing!
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.
But there's a story behind everything.
How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother's story, because hers is where yours begin.
It takes a Mother's Patience, to bring a child up right, And her Courage and her Cheerfulness to make a dark day bright.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.
A mother is the truest friend we have.
A mother's hardest to forgive. Life is the fruit she longs to hand you Ripe on a plate. And while you live, Relentlessly she understands you.
My grandchild has taught me what true love means.
It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.
On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.