“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”

“The mother is everything – she is our consolation in sorrow, our hope in misery, and our strength in weakness.”

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.”

“The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.”

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.”

“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.”

“The strength of a mother is unparalleled, for her love knows no bounds and her determination is unwavering.”

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.”

“It’s not the flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us mothers.”

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” FRIENDSHIP BEFORE RELATIONSHIP QUOTES

“The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.”

“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.”

“The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.”

“A mother’s love endures through all, in good times and bad, and never fails.”

“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 troubles thicken 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.”

“The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.”

“A mother’s love is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.”

“A mother understands what a child does not say.”

“A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.”

“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.”