Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
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.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
A mother's love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
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.
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
A mother is the truest friend we have when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity.
[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
When your mother asks, 'Do you want a piece of advice?' it is a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
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