Mothers Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mothers quotes, mothers sayings, and mothers proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. Aristotle
Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. Anonymous
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men ? from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. Oliver Wendell Holmes
M-O-T-H-E-R: "M" is for the million things she gave me, "O" means only that she's growing old, "T" is for the tears she shed to save me, "H" is for her heart of purest gold, "E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining, "R" means right, and right she'll always be, Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER," A word that means the world to me. Howard Johnson
Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind. Kahlil Gibran
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. Cardinal Mermillod
Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. Pearl S. Buck
Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children. Maxim Gorky
There is more power in a mother's hand than in a king's scepter. Billy Sunday
A mother's role is God-ordained. Mothers are to conceive, bear, nourish, love, and train. They are to be helpmates and are to counsel with their husbands. Ezra Taft Benson
Mother that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. T. DeWitt Talmage
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs? since the payment is pure love. Mildred B. Vermont
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. Cardinal Mermillod
Mothers are the necessity of invention. Bill Watterson
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all. Maggie Gallagher
A mother's love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking. Helen Steiner Rice
The patience of a mother might be likened to a tube of toothpaste - it's never quite all gone. unknown
Men are what their mothers made them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
A mother understands what a child does not say. Jewish Proverb
Mothers have as powerful an influence over the welfare of future generations as all other earthly causes combined. John S C Abbott
Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heart throb. Leroy Brownlow
Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well. Amos Bronson Alcott
Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving. Gail Tsukiyama
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts. Washington Irving
Mothers give up so much, so that their children can have so much. Catherine Pulsifer
Mothers are the place that we call home. On them we rest our heads and close our eyes. There's no one else who grants the same soft peace, happiness, contentment, sweet release, erasing righttime tears with lullabies, restoring the bright sun that makes us bloom. Nicholas Gordon
By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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