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Lovely Quotes About Motherhood

There is no deeper feeling for a woman than the love and protectiveness she feels for her children. Mother’s Day is May 13th this year, and to honor moms everywhere who have loved and sacrificed, here is a collection of inspirational quotes about motherhood and wonderful sayings about mothers for you to enjoy (whether you are a mom or lucky enough to have one that deserves your appreciation on Mothers Day this year):

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one ~ Jill Churchill

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Mothers have as powerful an influence over the welfare of future generations as all other earthly causes combined. ~ John Abbott

If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much. ~ Jacqueline Onassis

Our children are not going to be just “our children” – they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren. ~ Mary Calderone

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

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It will be gone before you know it. The fingerprints on the wall appear higher and higher. Then suddenly they disappear. ~ Dorothy Evslin

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. ~ Tenneva Jordan

When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family. ~ Robert Maciver

A hundred years from now…it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. ~ Kathy Davis

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A mother is the one who is still there when everyone else has deserted you. ~ Unknown

The phrase “working mother” is redundant. ~ Jane Sellman

I hope you enjoyed these inspirational quotes about motherhood and have a wonderful time celebrating with your mom this year!