Best Quotes on Motherhood

{YBA} There is no competitor of mother relation, She is God gifted for us. 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.

1. William Shakespeare
Thou art thy mother’s glass, and she in thee
Calls back the lovely April of her prime.

2. Golda Meir
Women’s Liberation is just a lot of foolishness.  It’s the men who are discriminated against.  They can’t bear children.  And no one’s likely to do anything about that.

3. Oliver Wendell Holmes
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.

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

5. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895
All women become like their mothers.  That is their tragedy.  No man does.  That’s his.

6. Harry Emerson Fosdick
He is a poor son whose sonship does not make him desire to serve all men’s mothers.

7. Spanish Proverb
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.

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

9. Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts.  A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

10. Milton Berle
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?

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

12. Aristotle
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

13. John Lancaster Spalding
Women are aristocrats, and it is always the mother who makes us feel that we belong to the better sort.

14. Meryl Streep
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.  Everything gets reduced to essentials.

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

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