Motherhood has taught me the meaning of living in the moment and being at peace. Children don’t think about yesterday, and they don’t think about tomorrow. They just exist in the moment.
– Jessalyn Gilsig
Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.
– Kate Winslet
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
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
– Robert Browning
[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary—it’s an act of infinite optimism.
– Gilda Radner
To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.
– Maya Angelou
Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.
– Maria Shriver
You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be as perfect as possible.
– Naya Rivera
The moment he wakes up from a nap.… Just a gummy mouth, no teeth, just a big smile, happy that you’re alive and you’re just looking at him. That’s probably the most magical.
– Jessica Biel
I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.
– Oprah Winfrey
Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.
– Gail Tsukiyama
Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
– Lin Yutang
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
– Jewish Proverb
Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.
– Kahil Gibran
A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
– Honore de Balzac
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother’s secret hope outlives them all.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.
– Mitch Albom
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
– Victor Hugo
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
– Cardinal Meymillod
A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.
– Princess Diana
A child’s first teacher is its mother.
– Peng Liyuan
Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
– Honore de Balzac
I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
– Abraham Lincoln
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
– Erich Fromm