The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.-Calvin Trillin

You see much more of your children once they leave home.-Lucille Ball

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.-Ogden Nash

One time I ran out of the store and took the bus home by myself after my mother asked a salesclerk where the ‘underpants’ counter was. Everyone in the store heard her. I had no choice.-Phyllis Theroux

Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.-Lisa Alther

My mother could make anybody feel guilty — she used to get letters of apology from people she didn’t even know.” -Joan Rivers

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy — the mother. -Claudette Colbert

Adorable children are considered to be the general property of the human race. Rude children belong to their mothers. -Judith Martin

“The phrase ” working mother ” is   redundant.”

  • “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.” -TennevaJordan


  • “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” – Chinese Proverb
  • “My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” – Buddy Hackett

No one in the world can take the place of your mother. Right or wrong, from her viewpoint you are always right. She may scold you for little things, but never for the big ones. ~HarryTruman

Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother. ~BeverlyJones

Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. ~PearlS.Buck

That best academy, a mother’s knee. ~JamesRussellLowell

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. ~ErichFromm