Favorite Quotations ~  Motherhood, 4 Why a Daughter Needs a Mom: 100 Reasons

"Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers." ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles? ~ Louisa May Alcott

A daughter needs a mom to provide her with memoies that will last forever. ~ Gregory Lang

All mothers are rich when they love their children...Their love is always the most beautiful of joys. ~ Maurice Maeterlinck

No song or poem will bear my mother's name. Yet so many of the stories that I write, that we all write, are my mother's stories. ~ Alice Walker

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father. ~ Samuel Coleridge

Where there is a mother in the house, matters speed well. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

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

I just think motherhood made me better, I think it rejuvenates you as a person, mind, body and spirit, and I think every woman is different. ~ Nelly Furtado, msnbc.com, 6/22/06

The woman who creates and sustains a home, and under whose hands children grow up to be strong and pure men and women, is a creator second only to God. ~ Helen Hunt Jackson

As a mother, my job is to take care of what is possible and trust God with the impossible. ~ Ruth Bell Graham

When a baby first looks at you…when it laughs that deep, unselfconscious gurgle; or when it cries and you pick it up and it clings sobbing to you…then you are—happy is not the precise word—filled. ~ Marilyn French

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

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

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