God forgive us but most of us grew up to be the sort of men our mothers warned us against.
Advice for mothers: Moms are becoming much more real in terms of admitting that the job is a difficult one and that a nice glass of wine at the end of the day sure helps.
A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm, that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt and support them through great actions.
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
Who takes a child by the hand takes the mother by the heart.
A child may have too much of his mother’s blessing.
There never was a child so lovely but that his mother was glad to get him asleep.
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother’s secret hope outlives them all!
The bravest battle that ever was fought; Shall I tell you where and when? On the maps of the world you will find it not; It was fought by the mothers of men.
If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!