Mother's Day Quotes

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


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.
~George Cooper


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


The sweetest sounds to mortals given
Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven.
~William Goldsmith Brown


A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. ~Peter De Vries


If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam. ~Lord Langdale (Henry Bickersteth)

All mothers are working mothers. ~Author Unknown


It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. ~Phyllis Diller


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


Woman in the home has not yet lost her dignity, in spite of Mother's Day, with its offensive implication that our love needs an annual nudging, like our enthusiasm for the battle of Bunker Hill. ~John Erskine


A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. ~Author Unknown


Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly. ~Ambrose Bierce


Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that. ~Golda Meir


All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895


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


Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ~Aristotle


Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ~Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul


Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ~T. DeWitt Talmage


A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done. ~Author Unknown


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


The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes


God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. ~Jewish Proverb


Motherhood is priced
Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
~Helen Hunt Jackson


Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ~Oprah Winfrey


You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back. ~William D. Tammeus


Now that... my kids are grown, I understand how much work and love it takes to raise and to keep a family together. The example of your strength, devotion, and patience is now rippling through the generations. Thank you! ~Forest Houtenschil


My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune. ~Graycie Harmon


Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~Elizabeth Stone


Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories. ~John Wilmot


Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it. ~Haim Ginott


Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore


It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams


Who fed me from her gentle breast
And hushed me in her arms to rest,
And on my cheek sweet kisses prest?
My Mother.
~Anne Taylor


On Mother's Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You're my mother, I would have no other! ~Forest Houtenschil


Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too. ~Lionel Kauffman


Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children. ~Marilyn Penland


Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. ~Charles R. Swindoll, The Strong Family


Now the thing about having a baby - and I can't be the first person to have noticed this - is that thereafter you have it. ~Jean Kerr


There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. ~Chinese Proverb


Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected. ~Red Buttons


If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family. ~Lawrence Housman


Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ~William Makepeace Thackeray


Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children. ~Sam Levenson


The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents. ~John J. Plomp


Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age. ~William Feather, The Business of Life, 1949


Your responsibility as a parent is not as great as you might imagine. You need not supply the world with the next conqueror of disease or major motion-picture star. If your child simply grows up to be someone who does not use the word "collectible" as a noun, you can consider yourself an unqualified success. ~Fran Lebowitz, "Parental Guidance," Social Studies, 1981


This heart, my own dear mother, bends,
With love's true instinct, back to thee!
~Thomas Moore


Getting down on all fours and imitating a rhinoceros stops babies from crying. (Put an empty cigarette pack on your nose for a horn and make loud "snort" noises.) I don't know why parents don't do this more often. Usually it makes the kid laugh. Sometimes it sends him into shock. Either way it quiets him down. If you're a parent, acting like a rhino has another advantage. Keep it up until the kid is a teenager and he definitely won't have his friends hanging around your house all the time. ~P.J. O'Rourke


I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich. ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, M*A*S*H, "Identity Crisis,"


Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~Dinah Craik


Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer


You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job. ~Laurence J. Peter


Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust


If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. ~Attributed to Claudia Ghandi

Quotes

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." Helen Keller

"Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within. It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us which makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel and do, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves." Helen Keller

"Fear God, and your enemies will fear you." Benjamin Franklin

"Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure." Benjamin Franklin

"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards." Benjamin Franklin

"We have the best Congress that money can buy." Will Rogers

"Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt." Dr. Samuel Johnson

"If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts." Albert Einstein

"As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue." Albert Einstein

"No one gossips about other people's secret virtues." Bertrand Russell

"The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people." G.K. Chesterton

"Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence." H. L. Mencken

"It is hard to tell if a man is telling the truth when you know you would lie if you were in his place." H. L. Mencken

"Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation." Henry Ward Beecher

"To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while." Josh Billings

"There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together." Josh Billings

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment." Jim Rohn

"We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment." Jim Rohn

"More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly." Woody Allen

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill

"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and the oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender." Winston Churchill

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." Abraham Lincoln

"To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intellingent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one's self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - this is to have succeeded." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped." Elbert Hubbard

"Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality; they discourse like angels, but they live like men." Dr. Samuel Johnson

"Would you live with ease, do what you ought, and not what you please." Benjamin Franklin

"If anyone says, "I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen." I John 4:20

"The million little things that drop into your hands, the small opportunities each day brings, He leaves us free to use or abuse, and goes unchanging along His silent way." Helen Keller

"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul." Henry Ward Beecher

"When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us." Alexander Graham Bell

"I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are." Milton Berle

"A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control." Proverbs 29:11

"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up." Mark Twain

"When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?" G K Chesterton

"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self." Aristotle

"If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase." Epictetus

"If you would be loved, love and be lovable." Benjamin Franklin

"Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence." Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

"The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence." Thomas Wolfe

"Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better." George Santayana

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book." Irish Proverb

"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." Winston Churchill

"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never." Albert Camus

"I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose." Woody Allen

"An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather." Washington Irving

"My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe." Jimmy Durante

Beautiful shayris

Khushbu teri Dosti ki muje mehka jati hai.
Teri har baat mujhe behka jaati hai,
Saas toh bahut der leti hai aane me…
har saas se pehle Teri yaad aa jati hai…

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Lehro se milkar na woh beh sake na hum,
ek duje ke Dil me na woh reh sake na hum,
jeet lete aasma ek din lekin, palkon ke khamoshi ko
hoto se na woh keh sake na hum…

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hum jee rahe the unka naam lekar,
vo gujarte the hamara salaam lekar,
ek din vo keh gaye bhula da humko,
humne pucha kaise?
vo chale gaye hath mein jaam dekar

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ek pal me fir tutkar bikhar jaane ki,
chahat bus itni thi us deewane ki,
apne tukdo me tasvir uski saajane
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