For all of you celebrating Mother’s Day this weekend—first-time moms, long-time moms and mothers-to-be, we want to wish you a Happy Mothers Day!
Moms rock in so many ways. In honor of this day of celebration, we present some quotes on what it means to be a mom. Enjoy!
“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
“If I had my life to live over…Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I’d have cherished every moment, realizing that the wonderment growing inside me was the only change in life to assist God in a miracle.” – Erma Bombeck
“Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.” -Mildred B. Vermont
“The hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world.” – W. R. Wallace
“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Motherhood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you’d have. It’s about understanding he is exactly the person he’s supposed to be. And, if you’re lucky, he might be the teacher who turns you into the person you’re supposed to be.” – from The Water Giver
“Women, who struggle and suffer pain to ensure the continuation of the human race, make much tougher and more courageous soldiers than all those big-mouthed freedom-fighting heroes put together.” – Anne Frank
“Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
“But kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run.” – Barbara Kingsolver
“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and wellbeing ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is, and to forgive yourself over and over again for doing everything wrong.” – Anonymous
“The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.” – Dorothy Parker
“If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?” – Milton Berle
“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” –Oscar Wilde