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Mother Sayings and Quotes

Updated on August 17, 2019
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Where would we be without our Mother? Let her know just how much you appreciate all that she did.

Where would we be without our mother?
Where would we be without our mother? | Source

Don't Wait For Mother's Day to Say "I Love You Mom".

Where would we be without our mother? Well, first of all, we wouldn't be here. Mother's Day will soon be here, May 9th to be exact.

Now is the time to begin planning for that all important day. If you are planning on making a card or gift for your mother your time is growing short. There are many things you can do to make that personal gift that you have been promising to do for years.

A personal card made with your own two little hands is probably one of the easiest, least time consuming gifts you can make. All you need is a computer some clip art and a gift of gab.

No gift of gab? I'm here to help. I am going to give you a whole host of sayings and quotes that you can use for that all important card. Personalized cards will make you mother melt. Not only can these sayings be used on cards but can be mounted to a candle, stitched on fabric to make a pillow or wall hanging, or even attached to a pencil holder.

There are many ways you can use a good quote. So put on your thinking cap and start your creative engines running. No matter what you come up with is sure to make you a winner in your mother's eyes.

Mom, I love you
Mom, I love you | Source

Funny Mother Quotes and Sayings

Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young. - Unknown

Mothers are all slightly insane. - J. D. Salinger

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

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? - Milton Berle

It's not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it. - From the TV show Golden Girls

You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you Can't Fool Mom. - Captain Penny

I'd like to be the ideal mother, but I'm too busy raising my kids. - Unknown

My mothers menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it. - Buddy Hackett

How true
How true | Source

Quotes about Mothers

Mother 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. - Unknown

The hand that rocks the cradle is usually attached to someone who isn't getting enough sleep. - John Fiebig

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. - Chinese proverb

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. - Tenneva Jordan

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. - Maya Angelou

Of all the rights of a woman, the greatest is to be a mother. - Lin Yutang

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

The phrase working mother is redundant. - Jane Sellman

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. - Oscar Wilde

Mothers are the necessity of invention. - Bill Watterson

A mothers 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. - Agatha Christie

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

The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world. - William Ross Wallace

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

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother. - Abraham Lincoln


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2010 Susan Hazelton


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    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      pstraubie48, I think we make better mothers when we don't take ourselves so seriously. Thaks for reading.

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      Patricia Scott 

      7 years ago from sunny Florida

      ....o how much fun this was.....sometimes we take ourselves too seriously as mothers....ya' gotta' laff...some...

      enjoyed this thoroughly....

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Pinkchic, I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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      Sarah Carlsley 

      8 years ago from Minnesota

      So funny! I love these, I'll have to pass it along to my mom. Thanks for sharing!

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Katie, I think most of us wonder if we're a good mother, if we're doing the right thing. I think on the whole we do better than we think.

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      Katie McMurray 

      8 years ago from Westerville

      I enjoyed this so much, with mothers day right around the corner it's a good time to think about Mothers Day. I agree with Julie, I often think about being a great mother, I hope I'm doing a good job. I'm glad I found this article on Mothers sayings and quotes as I'll give some thought to a great gift for my Mom. :) Katie

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Julie, Thanks for the rating. I do agree with the saying you quoted. If your busy raising children you really don't have the time to worry about being the perfect mother.

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      8 years ago from Chicagoland

      I'd like to be the ideal mother, but I'm too busy raising my kids? Too funny!

      This is an excellent hub. I voted up, and will check back in a month near Mother's Day.


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