Mother's Day Quotes & Sweet Words for Mom

Feb 25, 2008Updated 8 months ago
Sweet Words for Mom

Mother's Day quotes, poems, and loving words are perfect for adding to gifts, cards and flowers for Mother's Day.

Mom's special day can be even more special with a Mother's Day gift of sweet words. Adding these loving words, quotations and poetry is free and adds to a homemade card or gift tag.

Nice Quotes about Mom

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

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom. - Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

Sweet Loving Mother's Day Quotes

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. - Attributed to Claudia Ghandi

My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune. - Graycie Harmon

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. - Irish Proverb

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. - Mildred B. Vermont

There is no velvet so soft as a mother's lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps. - Archibald Thompson

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. - Jewish Proverb

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. - Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul

Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. - T. DeWitt Talmage

Sweet Poetry For Mother's Day Gifts, Cards and Flowers

Who fed me from her gentle breast

And hushed me in her arms to rest,

And on my cheek sweet kisses prest?

My Mother.

- Anne Taylor

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Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,

Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,

Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,

But only one mother the wide world over.

- George Cooper

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Your arms were always open when I needed a hug.

Your heart understood when I needed a friend.

Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson.

Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.

- Sarah Malin

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On Mother's Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines:

You're my mother,

I would have no other!

- Forest Houtenschil

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For other ways to show love, fondness, friendship, also see Sweet Mother's Day Words Sayings and Quotes, Sweet Love Words: Valentine Quotes, and Great Thinkers"Friendship Quotes.

Also see this Mother's Day website and Entertaining All Year Long : Parties, Events, Holidays, Fun! for great quotes, gift ideas for Mom, Grandmother, and more.


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