Friday, May 9, 2014

13 Quotes About Moms

With Mother's Day fast approaching, here are 13 of my favorite quotes about moms.
  1. A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. ~Peter De Vries
  2. Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its' mother is feeling chilly. ~Ambrose Bierce
  3. She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along. ~Margaret Culkin Banning
  4. 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
  5. Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. - Unknown
  6. 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. - Elizabeth Stone
  7. When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. - Sophia Loren
  8. And remember that behind every successful a basket of dirty laundry. - Unknown
  9. A mother is a person who if she is not there when you get home from school, you wouldn't know how to get your dinner, and you wouldn't feel like eating it anyway. - Anonymous
  10. It is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings. - Ann Landers
  11. There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. - Stacia Tauscher
  13. Children seldom misquote you. They more often repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said. - Mae Maloo
This post was originally published on May 6, 2009.


  1. I like 2 and 8 but they are all fun

  2. I think we got our quotes from the same place :)

  3. Lovely quotes. Happy Mother's Day & Happy T13!

  4. LOL! Love these quotes! Esp. #13! =) Happy Mother's Day!

  5. Wonderful list! I agree with all of it, but I laughed out loud, causing my children to look at me funny at #11

  6. nice post for moms! happy mothers day!
    my post is up and its for moms too!

  7. Great quotes! :D LOVE IT!!

  8. I find number 5 particularly true. I blogged on Mother's Day too.

  9. Those are all awesome quotes! I love them! Esp. the one about the pie - lol. So true!

    Happy TT & Mother's Day!

  10. I love these. Happy Mothers Day!

  11. These are great!! So true about getting your kids to sleep, though. No matter how much you love them or how fun they are; that break is a much needed blessing!

  12. I love #1 it is so true great qoutes

  13. Great quotes! Thanks for collecting and sharing them.


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