1. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.”

– Abraham Lincoln

2. 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

3. Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.

– Lisa Alther

4. There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.

– Jill Churchill

5. 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

6. The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.

– Honoré de Balzac

7. Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.

– Cheryl Lacey Donovan

8. My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.

– Buddy Hackett

9. No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

– Florida Scott-Maxwell

10. 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

11. A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

– Irish Proverb

12. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

13. The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.

– W. R. Wallace

14. Women’s natural role is to be a pillar of the family.

– Grace Kelly

15. 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.

– Unknown