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12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

By: Andrea Karr
12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

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12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

By: Andrea Karr

These inspiring quotes about mothers and motherhood make great fodder for notes to Mom and Mother's Day cards!

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12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

God made her for a reason

"God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers." - Jewish Proverb

By: Andrea Karr Source: Alena Getman/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She's a guiding light

"An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy." - Spanish Proverb

By: Andrea Karr Source: Francisco Osorio/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

Her kids probably owe her big

"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln

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By: Andrea Karr Source: Thessaly La Force/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She's the strongest person around

"We have a secret in our culture, and it's not that birth is painful. It's that women are strong." - Laura Stavoe Harm

By: Andrea Karr Source: Maessive/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She's got mad skills

"Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease." - Lisa Alther

By: Andrea Karr Source: Philippe Put/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She's sustenance

"I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper and reach new heights." - Terri Guillemets

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By: Andrea Karr Source: Daniel Sheeha/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

Her love is neverending

"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." - Honoré de Balzac

By: Andrea Karr Source: Vanessa/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She teaches self-sufficience

"A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

By: Andrea Karr Source: Jimmy Baikovicius/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She did the best she could

"There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one." - Jill Churchill

By: Andrea Karr Source: David Siu/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She's selfless

"Mom, the person most likely to write an autobiography and never mention herself." - Robert Brault

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By: Andrea Karr Source: Ben Francis/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She made her kids the centre of her world

"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the centre of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children." - Jessica Lange

By: Andrea Karr Source: Daniel N. Reid/Flickr

12 sweet quotes about mothers and motherhood

She's a sure thing

"Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world, a mother's love is not." - James Joyce

By: Andrea Karr Source: Emma Freeman/Flickr

 

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