Quotes for Mother's Day
"Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries."
- T. DeWitt Talmage
"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers."
- A Jewish Proverb
"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane
in its perfect power."
- Maya Angelou
"The sweetest sounds to mortals given
Are heard in Mother,
Home, and Heaven."
- William Goldsmith Brown
"Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly."
- Ambrose Bierce
"The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense,
tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side,
yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother,
and become fully independent."
- Erich Fromm
"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
"If motherhood teaches us anything it's that we can't change
our children, only ourselves."
- Katrina Kenison
"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
"If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?"
- Milton Berle
"There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson