Mum Sayings and Quotes

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

My mum taught me to have a soul. Stella Mccartney
A mother's love liberates. Maya Angelou
Mum always taught us that compassion and kindness were the most important things in life, that it was better to be kind than right. Rebecca Gibney
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. Harriet Beecher Stowe
A mother is God’s deputy on earth. Rahel Varnhagen
Some 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
Motherhood is always an act of courage. Stacy Schiff
A mother who is really a mother is never free. Honoré de Balzac
Mothers reflect God's loving presence on earth. William R. Webb
One good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters. George Herbert
For when a child is born the mother also is born again. Gilbert Parker
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Good mothers are underrated, just like good defense. Andy Van Slyke
All mothers have intuition. The great ones have radar. Cathy Guisewite
There's no way to repay a mother's love, or lack of it. Mignon McLaughlin
Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind. Khalil Gibran
A mother is a child's first looking glass into the world. Richelle E. Goodrich
A mother always thinks twice: for herself and for the child Sophia Loren
Being mum is a number one job. That takes priority. Jasmine Guinness
Mum was the matriarch and the patriarch of the family. Tony Scott
My mum taught me always to see the funny side of things. Michelle Dockery
Being a mum is the best thing that has ever been given to me in my life. Emilia Fox
Being a mother is magical. Ellen Pompeo
Mother's love grows by giving. Charles Lamb
All mothers are working mothers. Phyllis Diller
A mother is the heart of the home. Mother Teresa
A baby's mother also needs a mother. Erica Jong
Mothers are the necessity of invention. Bill Watterson
A mother is the truest friend we have. Washington Irving
Only a mother knows a mother's fondness. Mary Wortley Montagu