QUOTES FROM BOOKS ABOUT MOTHERS

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity; it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” – Agatha Christie, The Last Séance

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” – Susan Gale

“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 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

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver, Homeland and Other Stories

“A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” – Jamie McGuire, A Beautiful Wedding

“A mother’s love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom in all seasons.” – Anonymous

“A mother understands what a child does not say.” – Jewish Proverb

“There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” – Elder M. Russell Ballard

“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.” – Helen Steiner Rice

“A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” – Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club

“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

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” – Rudyard Kipling

“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

“A mother’s love is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” – Honoré de Balzac

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

“A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” – Amy Tan, The Bonesetter’s Daughter

“A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty

“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” – Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Unknown

“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher

“A mother’s love is like a seed that nourishes and blossoms throughout a lifetime.” – Unknown

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a while, but their hearts forever.” – Unknown

“A mother’s love is never-ending; it goes beyond boundaries and lasts for eternity.” – Unknown

“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 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

“A mother’s love is a sanctuary, where you can seek comfort and tranquility. It is the lighthouse that guides your way in the darkest of storms.” – Unknown