Happy Mother’s Day

98px-150px-Mother_GalandaIn Finland we’re celebrating all mothers today. Even though I think most moms could deserve a bit of celebration everyday, I’m still joining in. So, all moms, here goes:

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

A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.  ~Peter De Vries

If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.  ~Robert Brault

A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.  ~Author Unknown

Sweater, n.:  garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.  ~Ambrose Bierce

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

She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.  ~Margaret Culkin Banning

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.  ~Spanish Proverb

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

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?  ~Milton Berle

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.  Everything gets reduced to essentials.  ~Meryl Streep

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

Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother.  A child is a child.  They get bigger, older, but grown?  What’s that suppose to mean?  In my heart it don’t mean a thing.  ~Toni Morrison

A mom’s hug lasts long after she let’s go.  ~Author Unknown

A mother’s heart is a patchwork of love.  ~Author Unknown

A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.  ~Robert Brault

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. ~George Herbert

Mother is a verb, not a noun.  ~Proverb

Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.  ~Linda Wooten

It’s not easy being a mother.  If it were easy, fathers would do it.  ~From the television show The Golden Girls

Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.  ~Moorish Proverb

Mirror, mirror on the wall, I am my mother after all. ~Author Unknown

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.  ~Jewish Proverb

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.  ~Oprah Winfrey

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


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