Happy Mother’s Day…

13 May

In honor of Mother’s Day, rather than post just one favorite quote, I thought I’d offer up a few.  I hope you laugh, smile and get your heart warmed.  Happy Mother’s Day.

A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.

~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in-law a chair.  Now they won’t let me plug it in.

~ Henny Youngman

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

~ Abraham Lincoln

Mom & Me in San Pedro. Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, one of Heaven’s most beautiful Angels!

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.     

  ~ Jewish Proverb

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

A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. 

  ~ Peter De Vries

All mothers are working mothers. 

  ~ Author Unknown

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

It kills you to see them grow up.  But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t. 

  ~ Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams


Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. 

  ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

  ~ Ambrose Bierce

Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn’t have anything to do with it. 

  ~ Haim Ginott

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

  ~ Marilyn Penland

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

One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child’s name and how old he or she is.

~ Erma Bombeck


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