They guide us.
And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see -- or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. - Alice Walker
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together. - Pearl S. Buck
We are forever children in their eyes; never older than 12.
Whenever I'm with my mother, I feel as though I have to spend the whole time avoiding land mines. - Amy Tan
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of priests. - Spanish Proverb
That's a nice story, but now tell me where you've really been for the past 3 days! - Jonah's Mother
They want the best for us.
I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them. - Phyllis Diller
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be President, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
They can be a pain.
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother. - William Somerset Maugham
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash
They take us places.
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car for ever after. - Peter De Vries
They share important things.
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. -Tenneva Jordan
They love us.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. - Aristotle
They get hurt by us
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone
We aggravate them.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. - Mark Twain
We are a comfort to them.
Children are a great comfort in your old age - and they help you reach it faster, too. - Lionel Kauffman
We are their hope.
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. - John W Whitehead
But without them we would not exist and for that I am forever grateful.
Happy Mother's Day.