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From our very first word through the rest of our lives, it seems an inspirational quote about Mother is always on the tip of our tongue.

Thousands of poets, writers, and common folk have tried to place into words the image that is Mom, Mother, Mama, Mommy, Ma (plus dozens of cherished endearments that we call this person).

I would like to say that I have found the very perfect inspirational quote about Mother, but in truth I have only discovered a few of the many quote treasures.

Crafting the ideal inspirational quote about mother isn't easy. If you happen to have an inspirational quote about Mother that you would like to share, please do send it in.

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I have found that no kisses can ever compare to "mom" kisses, because mom kisses can heal anything. You can have a hangnail, a broken heart, or a catatonic schizophrenia; with moms, one kiss and you're fine.
Robert G. Lee

God could not be everywhere, so He created mothers.
Leopold Kompert

Honor thy father and thy mother:
that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God give the thee.
Bible. The Fifth Commandment (the only commandment that carries a reward with it)

Let France have good Mothers, and she will have good sons.
Napoleon I

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

The hand that rocks the cradle
Is the hand that rules the world.
W. R. Wallace

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honore' de Balzac

Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.
William Makepeace Thackeray

There never was a woman like her. She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness... The memory of my mother and her teachings were, after all, the only capital I had to start life with, and on that capital I have made my way.
Andrew Jackson

In all my efforts to learn to read, my mother shared fully my ambition and sympathized with me and aided me in every way she could. If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother.
Booker T. Washington

In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

My favorite inspirational quote about Mother:

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
Milton Berle

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
Spanish Proverb

God could not be everywhere, and so he invented mothers.
Jewish proverb

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

Being a mother has made my life complete.
Darcy Bussell (a ballerina whose astonishing talent amazes her audiences)

"I looked on child-rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring it."
Rose Kennedy

If I am Thy child, O God, it is because Thou gavest me such a mother.
St. Augustine

"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power."
Maya Angelou


There is such a variety of quotes! What is your favorite inspirational quote about Mother?

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