Best Mother’s Day card: top 10 best quotes
Mother’s Day Cards – the great debate: hand made or Hallmark?
From your heart and soul or from the factory? You decide.
Mother’s Day cards have been written on colorful construction paper, Big- Chief lined tablets,
on paper plates, balloons, and napkins.
There are no rules – just make sure you’ve got a card and a great sentiment.
Top Ten Best Quotes
Every May children are encouraged by diligent teachers to pull out their crayons and their imaginations and create a special Mother’s Day wish… Little imaginations go wild and kids acknowledge mothers for their favorite things: peanut butter sandwiches, love, kisses, pizza, and for being the most ‘beauty ful-est’ mother in the whole wide world.
A Blank Slate?
If you are caught short this morning and need to complete that very special card to your Mom – and are coming up dry for all the myriad wonderful things she has done for you. Take heart -and take a hint:
- ‘The sweetest sounds to mortals given are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven’. Wm Goldsmith Brown
- ‘The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms’. Oliver Wendell Holmes
- ‘God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers’. Jewish Proverb
- “Though motherhood is the most important of all the professions — requiring more knowledge than any other department in human affairs — there was no attention given to preparation for this office.” Elizabeth Cady Stanton
- ‘A mother understands what a child does not say.’ Anon
- ‘I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life’. Abraham Lincoln
- “By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.”
- ‘All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. Oscar Wilde
- ‘Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.’ Aristotle
- ‘The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant — and let the air out of the tires.” Dorothy Parker
Little Billy Shakespeare’s mother had OCD and washed her hands constantly, which did inspire his famous “Out, damned spot! out”
The Marx Brothers mother always told Harpo to speak up and the other one to quit being “a Grouch”
A President’s mother said, “Sometimes when I look at all my children, I say to myself, ‘Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin.'” – Lillian Carter, at the 1980 Democratic Convention, where her son was nominated for a second term as US President
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