Mother - Quotes

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My mother said to me, `If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.` Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.

Pablo Picasso

I never knew what happiness was until I married your mother. And by then it was too late.

Playing by Heart (movie)

Kids, this Mother`s Day, why don`t you give your mother what she really wants? A break from you!

The Simpsons (movie)

What I need is for your mother to have thought a little harder nine months before your birthday.

Maggie Stiefvater

I love you, Mother, more than anything in my life. I have nothing to give you to thank you because there is nothing that I can give you that can best express my gratitude equivalent to what you have done to me from giving birth to me and taking care of me.

Festo Michael Kambarangwe

I love you, mother, with all my heart and soul and spirit's strength: I love you, mother. There is no mother loved as you are loved!

Benjamin Disraeli

These words are for my loving Mother
A beautiful being like no other
Giver and the light in my life,
With true compassion she's without a price
A love that will always hold you tight
Making my world where everything is alright.

Lonnie Pruitt

I think, at a child`s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.

Mark Twain

Traditionally, Mother's Day is about thanking and honoring mothers. But this nontraditional tribute is a fine opportunity to tell my son and my daughter that I love being their mother - I always have and I always will, I am thankful that I was able to have children and be part of the miracle of life.

Louise A. Hess

Now that I am a mother, I understand what Mother's Day is about: it's about looking through our lives and recognizing the act of mothering everywhere we see it, and more than that, recognizing that when any of us mother - when we listen, nuture, nourish, protect - we're doing sacred work.

Shauna Niequist

If Nature is our mother, then God is our father.

Henry David Thoreau

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Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife.

Jonathan Schattke

A man`s mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.

Walter Bagehot

He only is a man, who knows
there is no mother and no father,
that death is only what he owes
and life's a bonus altogether.

Attila József

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