Mother's Day Quotes"Who ran to help be when I fell,
And would some pretty story tell,
Or kiss the place to make it well?
"Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all."
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me?
"Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at de sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground."
-Zora Neale Hurston
"Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother."
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life."
"The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
"Making the decision to have a child-it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."
"Is my mother my friend? I would have to say, first of all she is my Mother, with a capital 'M'; she's something sacred to me. I love her dearly...yes, she is also a good friend, someone I can talk openly with if I want to."
"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."
"Nobody knows of the work it makes
To keep the home together.
Nobody knows of the steps it takes,
Nobody knows-but Mother."