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15 Great Quotes About Motherhood and Moms

15 Great Quotes About Motherhood and Moms

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. ~Meryl Streep

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ~Rajneesh

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. ~Author Unknown

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. ~Oscar Wilde

Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What’s that suppose to mean? In my heart it don’t mean a thing. ~Toni Morrison, Beloved

My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it. ~Buddy Hackett

Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do. ~Author Unknown

A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, “where mother is.” ~Keith L. Brooks

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers. ~Jewish Proverb

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. ~Ambrose Bierce

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars. ~E. M. Forster

My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.
~ Jodi Picoult

When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. ~ Erma Bombeck

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. ~ Calvin Trillin
A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin. ~ Amy Tan, The Bonesetter’s Daughter

 

Sharon Greenthal

Sharon's blog, <a href="http://www.emptyhousefullmind.com">Empty House Full Mind</a>, focuses on observations of the world from the midlife empty nest. Sharon is the Young Adults Expert on <a href="http://youngadults.about.com/">About.com</a>. Sharon writes for the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sharon-greenthal/">Huffington Post</a> and <a href="http://purpleclover.com">Purple Clover</a>. Sharon is the mother of two grown children - a daughter, 26 and a son, 24. She lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband and their perfect dog, Lambeau. Instagram: sharongreenthal

Jennifer Connolly

Saturday 9th of May 2015

Great quotes. I've been known to use a few of them. Especially about dinner...take it or leave it!

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