Favorite Quotations ~  Motherhood If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules

"Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one Mother in the whole world." ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin


A mother has a front row seat in her children’s lives.~ Rona Swanson

However time or circumstances may come between mother and her child, their lives are interwoven forever. ~ Pam Brown

The greatest lessons I have every learned were at my mother’s knees… All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. ~ Abraham Lincoln

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. ~ Maya Angelou

Good wombs have borne bad sons. ~ William Shakespeare

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

Men are what their mothers made them. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mighty is the force of motherhood! It transforms all things by its vital heart. ~ George Eliot

Career mothers are not kidding anybody. Being a mom is the hardest job of all. You got to work to rest. ~ Sandy Duncan

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

Listen carefully to what country people call mother wit. In those homely sayings are couched the collective wisdom of generations. ~ Maya Angelou

Our mothers and grandmothers, some of them moving to music not yet written. ~ Alice Walker

Motherhood is not for the fainthearted. Frogs, skinned knees and the insults of teenage girls are not meant for the wimpy. ~ Danielle Steel, I Love Being a Mom, 2004

Like every mother, my wish – every birthday – is for my children to stay healthy (and) for my family to remain healthy. ~ Angelina Jolie, People, 06/04/2014

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