Mother's Day/Motherhood Quotes

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

A mother understands what a child does not say.
~Author Unknown

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

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

Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
~Author Unknown

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

Mother, the ribbons of your love are woven around my heart.
~Author Unknown

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

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

A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go.
~Author Unknown

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
~Harriet Beecher Stowe

Before a day was over,
Home comes the rover,
For mother's kiss sweeter this
Than any other thing!
~William Allingham

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
~Jill Churchill

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
~Dorothy Canfield Fisher