Mom Quotes And Sayings


Mom Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of mom quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.”
George Washington

“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

“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

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

“The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.”
– Erich Fromm

“That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in.”
– Lauryn Hill

Men are what their mothers made them.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.”
– Billy Graham

“I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.”
– Ellen DeGeneres

“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.”

“It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.”
– Erma Bombeck

“I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.”
– E. M. Forster

“My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.”
– Carly Fiorina

“Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.”
– Alice Walker

“Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Being a mother is hard and it wasn’t a subject I ever studied.”
– Ruby Wax

“My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.”
– Chris Brown

“Mothers always find ways to fit in the work – but then when you’re working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you’re with your children, you’re thinking about working.”
– Alice Hoffman

“I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage.”
– Elizabeth Taylor

“Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.”
– Camille Paglia

“When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It’s not enough, but it helps.”
– Dick Gregory

“Completeness? Happiness? These words don’t come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.”
– Anita Baker

“I’m a Mommy’s Girl – the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.”
– Susie Bright

“The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.”
– Henry Ward Beecher

“When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race.”
– Margaret Sanger

“I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you’re going. That’s family values.”
– Al Sharpton

“My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.”
– Denzel Washington

“The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.”
– Arianna Huffington

“Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.”
– Helen Hunt Jackson

“Throughout my life, my mom has been the person that I’ve always looked up to.”
– Mike Krzyzewski

“Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.”
– Meryl Streep

“How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.”
– Alice Walker

“I was a brownie for a day. My mom made me stop. She didn’t want me to conform.”
– Sandra Bullock

“Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.”
– Maxim Gorky

“Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.”
– Barbara Ehrenreich

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