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mom quotes (98)

My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating.
Ben Affleck   Category: Mom

My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.
Clay Aiken   Category: Mom

Where there is a mother in the home, matters go well.
Amos Bronson Alcott   Category: Mom

What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Louisa May Alcott   Category: Mom

Giving birth was easier than having a tattoo.
Nicole Appleton   Category: Mom

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Aristotle   Category: Mom

Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.
Anita Baker   Category: Mom

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   Category: Mom

I am no mother, and I won't be one.
Brigitte Bardot   Category: Mom

The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Mom

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Mom

Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like.
Arnold Bennett   Category: Mom

I guess I was a mom so late in life, my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
Candice Bergen   Category: Mom

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

Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
Erma Bombeck   Category: Mom

A woman must combine the role of mother, wife and politician.
Emma Bonino   Category: Mom

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
Elayne Boosler   Category: Mom

My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
Ed Bradley   Category: Mom

I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy.
Toni Braxton   Category: Mom

I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
Susie Bright   Category: Mom

My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
Chris Brown   Category: Mom

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Robert Browning   Category: Mom

I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom. That was my way of being a bad girl.
Sandra Bullock   Category: Mom

I was a brownie for a day. My mom made me stop. She didn't want me to conform.
Sandra Bullock   Category: Mom

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up. I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.
Carol Burnett   Category: Mom

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
Barbara Bush   Category: Mom

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
Claudette Colbert   Category: Mom

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge   Category: Mom

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
Ellen DeGeneres   Category: Mom

Mothers don't let your daughters grow up to be models unless you're present.
Janice Dickinson   Category: Mom

What is free time? I'm a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.
Roma Downey   Category: Mom

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.
Isadora Duncan   Category: Mom

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.
Barbara Ehrenreich   Category: Mom

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
George Eliot   Category: Mom

Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding.
Gloria Estefan   Category: Mom

The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother.
Dorothy Fields   Category: Mom

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
Carly Fiorina   Category: Mom

I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.
Joely Fisher   Category: Mom

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.
E. M. Forster   Category: Mom

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Erich Fromm   Category: Mom

Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
Annette Funicello   Category: Mom

I am truly my mother's son.
David Geffen   Category: Mom

Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
Emma Goldman   Category: Mom

Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children.
Maxim Gorky   Category: Mom

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
Billy Graham   Category: Mom

When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.
Dick Gregory   Category: Mom

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of sympathy have been touched.
Paul Harris   Category: Mom

My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company.
Christie Hefner   Category: Mom

I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.
Martina Hingis   Category: Mom

Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
Alice Hoffman   Category: Mom

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
Edward W. Howe   Category: Mom

I auditioned on my own. I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help, not even Mom's.
Kate Hudson   Category: Mom

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
Arianna Huffington   Category: Mom

The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
Arianna Huffington   Category: Mom

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Victor Hugo   Category: Mom

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

Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
Harriet Ann Jacobs   Category: Mom

My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.
Toby Keith   Category: Mom

My mom is definitely my rock.
Alicia Keys   Category: Mom

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Barbara Kingsolver   Category: Mom

Throughout my life, my mom has been the person that I've always looked up to.
Mike Krzyzewski   Category: Mom

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
Jessica Lange   Category: Mom

What motivated me? My mother. My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman, struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
Al Lewis   Category: Mom

Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
Alphonsus Liguori   Category: Mom

All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln   Category: Mom

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

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That's why people love me.
Art Linkletter   Category: Mom

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped.
Loretta Lynn   Category: Mom

My mom always said that there would be haters. Not everyone can love ya.
Joel Madden   Category: Mom

If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay.
Larisa Oleynik   Category: Mom