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Putting Love Into Words Ain't Easy, but These Quotes for Mom Help

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Are you crying yet?

Have you ever loved someone so deeply, there's just no possible way to articulate the way you feel? The struggle is real, because sometimes there aren't enough words in any language to express how we feel about our parents. Try as we might, it seems like we're always coming up short. Thankfully, since a great mom is basically filled with infinite wisdom, she usually knows we love her without us having to say anything.

But for those moments when you find yourself searching for the perfect words, these sage quotes from famous folks can be just the thing.

1. When Mom's words of encouragement made all the difference

Are you crying yet?

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2. When you're just plain amazed

Are you crying yet?

3. When Mom is selfless & has a sense of humor

Are you crying yet?

4. When only a French translation will do

Are you crying yet?

5. When her multitasking is truly a marvel

Are you crying yet?

6. When she's busy lifting cars with her bare hands

Are you crying yet?

7. When she's dealt with all your post-breakup phone calls

Are you crying yet?

8. When you've grown up to turn into your mom

Are you crying yet?

9. When you need a biologist to tell you the truth

Are you crying yet?

10. If you learned everything you really need to know from Mom

Are you crying yet?

Next: More Mother's Day love notes

Originally published May 2013. Updated September 2017.

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