To celebrate Mother’s, during the month of May we will be compiling a list of quotes honoring the most important job in the world. Here is a preview!

  1. “The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.” Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. “All mothers are working mothers.” Author Unknown
  3. “There’s nothing like a mama-hug.” Adabella Radici
  4. “My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s joy found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.” Mark Twain
  5. “Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.” Author Unknown
  6. “You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it is just in your eyes.” Walter M. Schirra Sr.
  7. “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, comrades and friends – but only one mother in the whole wide world.” Kate Douglas Wiggin
  8. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” Abraham Lincoln
  9. “You can’t wrap love in a box, but you can wrap a person in a hug.” Author Unknown
  10. “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” Oprah Winfrey
  11. “A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.” Frank A. Clark
  12. “Adoption is when a child grows in its mommy’s heart instead of her tummy.” Author Unknown
  13. “The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.” Martha Washington
  14. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can thinks up of only you try.” Dr. Suess
  15. “Boys are beyond the range of anyone’s understanding. at least when they are between the ages of 18 months & 90 years.” James Thurber
  16. “Who gives to me teaches me to give.” Ancient Proverb
  17. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched, but are felt in the heart.” Helen Keller
  18. “You cannot do kindness too soon, for you never know when it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  19. “The best portion of a good person’s life – his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.” William Wordsworth
  20. “Pay attention to your dreams – God’s angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep.” Eileen Elias Freeman
  21. “The first duty of love is to listen.” Paul Tillich
  22. “Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” Dr. Karl Menninger
  23. “Every child begins the world again…” Henry David Thoreau
  24. “I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart, but for you my heart has no bottom.” Author Unknown
  25. “Don’t wait to make your son a great man – make him a great boy.” Author Unknown
  26. “Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.” Miles Franklin
  27. “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” Author Unknown
  28. “We pardon as long as we love.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  29. “Reflect upon your present blessings.” Charles Dickens
  30. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama
  31. “Remembrances last longer than present realities.” Jean Paul Richter
  32. “Positive lessons are not always taught in positive ways.” Anonymous
  33. “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too.” Greg, age 8
  34. “Every experience, every thought, every word, every person in your life is a part of a larger picture of your growth.” Macrina Wiederkehr
  35. “The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother – and they will settle for the puppy every time.” Winston Pendelton
  36. “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” James Matthew Barrie
  37. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” Nicholas Sparks
  38. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone with your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” Sophia Loren
  39. “You are my sonshine.” Author Unknown
  40. “It takes a village to raise a child.” African Proverb
  41. “And the mother of the child said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. An he arose and followed her.” 2 Kings 4:30
  42. “A sweet new blossom of humanity, fresh fallen from God’s own home, to flower the earth.” Gerald Massey
  43. “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” Edwin Hubbell Chapin
  44. “Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.” Marva Collins
  45. “You can learn many things for children.” Franklin P. Jones

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