Mother’s Day Quotes

   

1. If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

2. Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he’ll end up hating you.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Jill Bennett

3. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Dorothy Canfield Fisher

4. At work, you think of the children you have left at home.
At home, you think of the work you’ve left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Golda Meir

5. Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Unknown

6. As is the mother, so is her daughter.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Ezekiel 16:4

7. Men are what their mothers made them.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Harriet Beecher Stowe

9. We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Henry Ward Beecher

11. The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Henry Ward Beecher, US Congressional clergyman

12. Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me?
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Nancy Thayer, author

13. By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Anne Morrow Lindbergh, author

14. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Lin Yutang, Chinese writer

15. Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at de sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Zora Neale Hurston, folklorist and writer

16. That best academy, a mother’s knee.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: James Russell Lowell, poet, critic and diplomat

17. Making a decision to have a child–it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Elizabeth Stone

18. Anyone who doesn’t miss the past never had a mother.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Gregory Nunn

19. 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.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Tenneva Jordan

20. Few misfortunes can befall a boy which brings worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: W. Somerset Maugham

21. The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: James Fenton

22. No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Florida Scott-Maxwell

23. Biological possibility and desire are not the same as biological need. Women have childbearing equipment. For them to choose not to use the equipment is no more blocking what is instinctive than it is for a man who, muscles or no, chooses not to be a weightlifter.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Betty Rollin

24. Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women’s opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Elaine Heffner

25. Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: James Joyce

26. All that remains to the mother in modern consumer society is the role of scapegoat; psychoanalysis uses huge amounts of money and time to persuade analysis and to foist their problems on to the absent mother, who has no opportunity to utter a word in her own defense. Hostility to the mother in our societies is an index of mental health.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Germaine Greer

27. Woman in the home has not yet lost her dignity, in spite of Mother’s Day, with its offensive implication that our love needs an annual nudging, like our enthusiasm for the battle of Bunker Hill.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: John Erskine

28. All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Oscar Wilde

29. The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Rajneesh

30. The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Inspirational Quotes on Mothers Day by: Author Unknown