1. 10

    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.

  2. 9

    Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.

  3. 8

    The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.

  4. 7

    God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers

  5. 6

    Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

  6. 5

    What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

  7. 4

    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.

  8. 3

    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.

  9. 2

    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.

  10. 1

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

  1. image quote by Howard W. Hunter

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

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

  3. image quote by Emily Dickinson

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

  4. image quote by Abraham Lincoln

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