8 Reasons to Adore Mothers

The CafeMom Mother's Day Party 2009 is the place to be!

Thanks so much, RachelleNH, for posting a few of my favorites things there--quotes! I just love words and their amazing power. And I don't know if there is a more inspiring subject than motherhood. 

Here are 8 of the quotes Rachelle found; I'm passing them on for you hard-working, dedicated, loving moms, for all you do and all you are...

  • A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.  ~Tenneva Jordan

  • Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love. ~Mildred B. Vermont
  • The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before.  The woman existed, but the mother, never.  A mother is something absolutely new. ~Rajneesh
  • The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. ~Honoré de Balzac
  • All women become like their mothers.  That is their tragedy.  No man does.  That's his. ~Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895
  • She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along. ~Margaret Culkin Banning
  • 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, Women and Beauty

Do you know any great quotes on motherhood? Share!

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