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Wise Quotes about Mother

May you find great value in these Mother quotes and sayings.

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Related topics: Family Relationship Life Human-Nature Psychology

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

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A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
- Francesco Petrarch

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me.
They have clung to me all my life.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa

Let us always meet each other with a smile,
for the smile is the beginning of love.
- Mother Teresa

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money.
Money is not enough, money can be got,
but they need your hearts to love them.
So, spread your love everywhere you go.
- Mother Teresa

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones -
the ones at home.
- Mother Teresa

I try to give to the poor people for love
what the rich could get for money.
No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds;
yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
- Mother Teresa

Do not wait for leaders;
do it alone, person to person.
- Mother Teresa

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

Words which do not give the
light of Christ increase the darkness.
- Mother Teresa

Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
- Mother Teresa

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

Death is nothing else but going home to God,
the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
- Mother Teresa

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
- Mother Teresa

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.
- Mother Teresa

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

Be faithful in small things
because it is in them that your strength lies.
- Mother Teresa

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

There is more hunger for love and appreciation
in this world than for bread.
- Mother Teresa


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