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A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
Washington Irvin
A mother understands what a child does not say.
Unknown Author
I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine - she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights. 
Terri Guillemets
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
James Joyce
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
Sophia Loren
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln
Being a full-time mother is one of highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love.
Mildred B. Vermont
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
Cardinal Mermillod
A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands.  But a mother's love endures through all.
Washington Irvin
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Robert Browning
Misery is when you make your bed and then your mother tells you it’s the day she’s changing the sheets.
Suzanna Heller
Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds.  Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends - but only one mother in the whole world. 
Kate Douglas Wiggin
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
Florida Scott Maxwell
All women become like their mothers.  That is their tragedy.  No man does.  That's his.
Oscar Wilde
The precursor of the mirror is the mother's face. 
D.W. Winnicott
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honoré de Balzac
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
Meryl Streep
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Erma Bombeck
What the mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.
Henry Ward Beecher
I cannot forget my mother.  She is my bridge.  When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.
Renita Weems
Motherhood is the keystone of the arch of matrimonial happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
Emily Dickinson
The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
Elain Heffner
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories. 
Honoré de Balzac
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Barbara Kingsolver
How beautifully everything is arranged by Nature; as soon as a child enters the world, it finds a mother ready to take care of it.
Jules Michelet
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her
George Washington
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Aristotle
Men are what their mothers made them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. 
Victor Hugo
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