There is an instinct in a woman to love most her own child - and an instinct to make any child who needs her love, her own. ~Robert Brault
Mommies are just big little girls. ~Author Unknown
Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the wide world over.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories. ~Honoré de Balzac
A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all. ~Washington Irving
A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don't even have. ~Robert Brault
My mother is a poem
I'll never be able to write,
though everything I write
is a poem to my mother.
With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood. ~Isadora Duncan
One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. ~George Herbert
Who fed me from her gentle breast
And hushed me in her arms to rest,
And on my cheek sweet kisses prest?
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. ~Erich Fromm
Who ran to help me when I fell,
And would some pretty story tell,
Or kiss the place to make it well?
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had, and dealing with fears you didn't know existed. ~Linda Wooten
The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face. ~D.W. Winnicott, Playing and Reality, 1971
The mother of boys work son-up to son-down. ~Author Unknown
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ~William Makepeace Thackeray
A daughter is a mother's gender partner, her closest ally in the family confederacy, an extension of her self. And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships. ~Victoria Secunda
Mother's love grows by giving. ~Charles Lamb
A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "where mother is." ~Keith L. Brooks
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes