Mom Quotes

I don’t know about you, but I love to read quotes.  I found so many about mothers that I decided to divide them over two days – one day for humorous quotes and the other for the warm fuzzy kind.  Because today has been the kind of day it has, I’ll do the funny ones first 🙂

A suburban mother’s role is to deliver her children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. ~ Peter de Vries

It kills you to see them grow up, but I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.  ~ Barbara Kingsolver

The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.  ~ James Fenton

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

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.  ~ Mark Twain

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.  ~ Erma Bombeck

You have a wonderful child.  Then, when he’s 13, gremlins carry him away and leave in his place a stranger who gives you not a moment’s peace… You have to hang in there, because two or three years later, the gremlins will return your child, and he will be wonderful again.  ~ Jill Eikenberg

A sweater is a garment worn by a child when the mother feels chilly.  ~ Barbara Johnson

A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.  ~ Marcelene Cox

Being a mother means…having someone else to blame when there is a rude smell in the air.  ~ Jane Horrocks

Those who say they “sleep like a baby” haven’t got one. ~ A new mother

Cleaning your house while the kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. ~ Phyllis Diller

Do you have a favorite mom quote that makes you laugh?  Then by all means, share it!


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by scrabblenut on May 8, 2008 at 6:37 am

    LOL. I love the one about the lullaby and the one about the sweater 🙂


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