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"Motherhood is precious. Motherhood is enduring. Motherhood is happiness and commitment. Motherhood is protection, sharing and caring, and above all, motherhood is an endless love that touches and fills the heart." ~Alvaretta Roberts

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

"A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone." ~Author Unknown

“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

"The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best which is within us." ~Marianne Williamson

"My mother has always been my role model, and I believe my survival in the entertainment business is in large part due to my desire to be a strong woman like my mother. She is my hero." ~Marie Osmond

“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

"A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled." ~Emily Dickinson

"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." ~Abraham Lincoln

"When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child." ~Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty

"My mom is a never ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune." ~Gracie Harmon

"A mother is the truest friend we have.” ~Washington Irving

“I will look after you and I will look after anybody you say needs to be looked after, any way you say. I am here. I brought my whole self to you. I am your mother.” ~Maya Angelou

"A mother's happiness is like a beacon lighting up the future, but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories." ~Honore de Balzac

"I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights." ~Arabella Radici

"In search of my mother's garden, I found my own." ~Author Unknown

"Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” ~Lin Yutangy

“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.” ~Kristin Hannah

"A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children." ~James Agee

"When I hit a wall and feel overburdened, I think of my 78 year old mother who still volunteers for friends and family. This puts things in perspective." ~Commander Maureen Pennington

"She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along." ~Margaret Culkin

"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 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

"Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love." ~Mildred B. Vermont

"Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” ~Stevie Wonder

"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." ~Irish Proverb

"Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together." ~Pearl S. Buck

"Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort." ~John Lancaster

"A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them." ~Victor Hugo

"A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts." ~Washington Irving

"I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine - she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights." ~Terri Guillemets

"The best conversations with mothers always take place in silence, when only the heart speaks."  ~Carrie Latet

“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.”
~Gail Tsukiyama

“I wonder if other mothers feel a tug at their insides, watching their children grow up into the people they themselves wanted so badly to be.”
Jodi Picoult

“Before becoming a mother I had a hundred theories on how to bring up children. Now I have seven children and only one theory: love them, especially when they least deserve to be loved.” ~Kate Samperi

“Mothers were the only ones you could depend on to tell the whole, unvarnished truth.” ~Margaret Dilloway

“But my mother's life was a never-ending round of maintenance. Not one single thing did she ever achieve but that it had to be done all over again, one day or one week or one season later. Oh, the monotony.” ~Jacqueline Kelly

“There's nothing like your mother's sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.” ~Sophie Kinsella

“Motherhood is when eating chicken soup; the kids get the chicken and you get the soup and you would still feel happily stuffed.” ~Sandra Chami Kassis


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