My 10 Favorite Quotes About Mothers

My 10 Favorite Quotes About Mothers


Here are my 10 favorite quotes about mothers.  I hope they bring a smile to your face! : )


1. “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.”
— Mark Twain


2. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.”
— Abraham Lincoln


3. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”

— Milton Berle


4. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”

— Cardinal Mermillod


5. “Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.”
— Lin Yutang


6. “When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk you’ll end up as the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”
— Pablo Picasso


7. “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
— Theodore Hesburgh


8. “The phrase “working mother” is redundant.”
— Jane Sellman


9. “You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.”
— Albert Einstein


10. “A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.”

— Tenneva Jordan

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Ashley is very happily married and the mother to a beautiful little girl, and she is the main voice behind Embracing Beauty.


  1. Those are wonderful quotes. I know I have done the pie one in real life. 🙂

  2. Number 8 is SO TRUE!

  3. A Mom's Take says

    Seriously, LOL at #1!!! That will probably be my boys saying that some day!

  4. Tesa @ 2 Wired 2 Tired says

    What a great collection of quotes! I love the evolution quote – it’s so true and feels like that often around here.

  5. I was nodding my head at each one of these as I read them!

  6. Dawn Lopez says

    What perfect quotes. love them! Especially #10, it rings true!

  7. kSquaredGlamour says

    love this list of quotes 🙂 thank you for sharing them!

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