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A Freudian slip

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

A large heart
My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart - a heart so large that everybody's joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.
Mark Twain

A mother's arms
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Victor Hugo

A mother's happiness
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Honoré de Balzac

A mother's love
A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
Washington Irving

A mother's love is not
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
James Joyce

A mother's work
A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.
Author Unknown

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

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

Heaven
Heaven lieth at the feet of mothers.
Prophet Muhammad

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

My angel Mother
All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.
Abraham Lincoln

She never did care for pie
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

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

The lovely April
Thou art thy mother's glass, and she in thee
Calls back the lovely April of her prime.
William Shakespeare

The strongest links
The tie which links mother and child is of such pure and immaculate strength as to be never violated.
Washington Irving

They are certain
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Aristotle

To enter Paradise
He who wisheth to enter Paradise at the best door must please his father and mother.
Prophet Muhammad

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

Women's Liberation
Women's Liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's the men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one's likely to do anything about that.
Golda Meir

Working mothers
All mothers are working mothers.
Author Unknown

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