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Use These Famous Quotes for Your Mother's Day Card

Bored with the cookie cutter cards at the drug store? Want to buy a blank card to write in, or maybe even make your own card this year? Draw some inspiration from these popular quotes about mothers below and make your card extra special this year.

a homemade Mother's Day card

Popular Quotes About Mothers

"If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been." - Robert Brault

"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." - Honoré de Balzac

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

"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible." - Marion C. Garretty

"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

"There is an instinct in a woman to love most her own child, and an instinct to make any child who needs her love, her own." - Robert Brault

"A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go." - Unknown

"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln

"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

"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her." - George Washington

"I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know." - Mitch Albom

Funny Quotes About Mothers

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

"If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?" - Milton Berle

"Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother." - Beverly Jones

"All mothers are working mothers." - Unknown

"Mothers of little boys work from son up till son down." - Unknown

"God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers" - Rudyard Kipling

"It's not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it." - The Golden Girls

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