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Timeless Mother's Day quotes

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, trav...

Words for Mom

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to express just how awesome moms are. Let us do it for you with these quotes from those who said it best.

Words for Mom

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new."  — Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Words for Mom

"The phrase 'Working Mother' is redundant." — Jane Sellman

Words for Mom

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

Words for Mom

"Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had, and dealing with fears you didn't know existed." — Linda Wooten

Words for Mom

"Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart walking around outside of your body." — Elizabeth Stone

Words for Mom

"Any mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease." — Lisa Alther

Words for Mom

"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

Words for Mom

"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

Words for Mom

"We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves." — Henry Ward Beecher

Words for Mom

"Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother." — Gregory Nunn

Words for Mom

"A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled." — Emily Dickinson

Words for Mom

"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." — Abraham Lincoln

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