Famous Mum Quotes : Mum Sayings In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mum quotes, mum sayings, and mum proverbs.

Best Mum Quotes

  1. “I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?” ~ William Cowper
  2. “Most mothers kiss and scold together.” ~ Pearl S. Buck
  3. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” ~ Erich Fromm
  4. “She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.” ~ Margaret Culkin Banning

  5. “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 , Love mum quotes
  6. “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” ~ Washington Irving
  7. “Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson
  8. “Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.” ~ Ambrose Bierc

  9. “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 Sr.
  10. “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~ Sophia Loren
  11. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  12. “A mother is the truest friend we have when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity.” ~ Washington Irving

  13. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” ~ Victor Hugo
  14. “An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.” ~ Rudyard Kipling
  15. “That best academy, a mother’s knee.” ~ James Russell Lowell
  16. “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

  17. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  18. “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  19. “A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.” ~ Peter De Vries
  20. “The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  21. “A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~ Sophia Loren
  22. “Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  23. “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” ~ Lisa Alther
  24. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  25. “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  26. “Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What’s that supposed to mean? In my heart it don’t mean a thing.” ~ Toni Morrison
  27. “With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.” ~ Isadora Duncan
  28. “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin

  29. “Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world.” ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin
  30. “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.” ~ Rajneesh
  31. “Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” ~ Aristotle
  32. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” ~ Meryl Streep

  33. “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
  34. “No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.” ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  35. “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” ~ Rajneesh
  36. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” ~ Milton Berle

  37. “I love being a mum, but it’s much more intensive work than being an actress – going to work feels like you’ve got a day off. Not that I want a day off from being a mum; it’s just perhaps I had this impression before that mums don’t work. But they work more than anyone.” ~ Natalie Portman
  38. “All I’m saying is that sooner of later, you’ll have to come to terms with yourself. You can’t wish away the vampire in you, and you shouldn’t keep atoning for it. You should figure out who you are and what you need, and then don’t apologize for it. Not to me, to your mum, or to anyone.” ~ Jeaniene Frost
  39. “I was lucky, I had support from Mum and Dad – they said as long as you work hard, anything is possible. I never thought past those two things – that I liked living in imaginary worlds and that it is possible to do that for a living.” ~ Harry Treadaway
  40. “[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” ~ Emily Dickinson

  41. “It’s hard for anyone, no matter what their age, having a child and trying to make a career, but you survive. My mum always had the motto ‘You made your bed, you lie in it’ and I guess I had to take responsibility for myself.” ~ Lisa Maffia
  42. “I know exactly where I’ve come from, I know exactly who my mum and dad are.” ~ Christopher Eccleston
  43. “My mum always told me I was precious, while my dad always told me I was worthless. I think that’s a good grounding for a balanced life.” ~ Alan Cumming
  44. “Controller is so intuitive, even your mum can play.” ~ Shigeru Miyamoto

  45. “Both Mum and Dad were converts to Catholicism, and normally if you convert to Catholicism you have thought about it more than someone who just grew up with it, taking it for granted.” ~ Tony Abbott
  46. “So finally, I can feel a sort of pride in all my family – Mum, Lynn, Corin, Tasha, my cousin Gemma – because, I think how wonderful that this troop of gypsies can carry on telling stories.” ~ Joely Richardson
  47. “I was a dumpy teenager. My mum was a model and was all about looks, so I rebelled by going goth. It took me years of peeling back the onion to finally stop using make-up as a mask and feel comfortable in my skin.” ~ Jennifer Aniston
  48. “My mum always told me 95 per cent of success was partnering well.” ~ Marc Anthony

  49. “You know what it would just be amazing to be remembered, you know like a mum telling a daughter ‘the boyband of my time, One Direction, they just had fun and they’re just normal guys but terrible, terrible dancers.’” ~ Louis Tomlinson , Mum quotes daughter
  50. “My mum passing away wasn’t funny, but that funeral and what I went through, the things that happened, looking back at it, there were funny moments. You have to be strong enough to look back at it, to sit and assess the situation.” ~ Kevin Hart
  51. “My mum and dad ran a family cafe in Sligo for 35 years and worked long hours. We grew up in a very hard-working family and had a lovely atmosphere, as we lived above the restaurant. It definitely made me want to work hard, whatever I chose to do. As the baby of seven kids, I was definitely a bit spoilt.” ~ Shane Filan
  52. “My mum [who has breast cancer] is a fighter. I’ve got that from her, I know she’s a fighter.” ~ Naomi Campbell

  53. “My mum had a cousin that had played when he was younger. When I showed an interest in drumming, he showed me how to mummy-daddy roll and that set me up for a bit. And to be honest, it’s all about the sound, the noise, the rattle and hum. Who wouldn’t want to make a fantastic noise with drums and cymbals?!” ~ Al Murray
  54. “My dad was a labourer and my mum had exactly the same job as Noel Gallagher’s mum – she was a dinner lady at our local school. Everyone comes over from Ireland and they get the same jobs.” ~ Danny Boyle
  55. “I asked my mum, who’s a very clever psychotherapist, and she says that kids love stories about death; they need it, they need to have stories that deal with death and explain it, as a place to put their fears.” ~ Roald Dahl
  56. “My mum taught me to have a soul.” ~ Stella McCartney

  57. “I feel like a different person since my mum passed away, like I’m driving a ship with my husband alongside me and we’re leading these four children into unknown waters.” ~ Stella McCartney
  58. “I’ve got over so much. Mum wouldn’t want anything to come into my life that would make me fragile again” ~ Tracey Emin
  59. “Are there any military actions that the president of the United States may not order on his own authority? If so, what are they? Bit by bit, decade by decade, Congress has abdicated its assigned role in authorizing war. Today, it merely rubberstamps what presidents decide to do (or simply stays mum). Who does this deference to an imperial presidency benefit? Have U.S. policies thereby become more prudent, enlightened, and successful?” ~ Andrew Bacevich
  60. “Mum’s a worrier, she looked after everybody apart from herself – I think it runs in the family.” ~ Gail Porter

  61. “Being a parent is a life sentence. From the day that kid is born until the day you die and then some. Mom, there is nothing to forgive. You gave me life. And, hey, you’re not crazy anymore. Everybody thinks I am. Real funny, mom.” ~ Christopher Titus
  62. “Normal people, fear the day their parents die. Screwed up people, fear the day their parents kill. My mum killed a guy, at my wedding. So I can pretty much check that off. But, she’s my mum. And no matter what she did I just can’t walk away from her. She gave me birth. She gave me love. She gave me the ability to make a cigarette fire look like it was started by the hot water heater.” ~ Christopher Titus
  63. “My mum brought me up to think that personal happiness is more important than your family.” ~ Gail Porter

  64. “My mum is in a mental hospital. There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. Winston Churchill, Mozart, John Lennon. These people all had a touch of crazy that fuelled their brilliance. They were not locked up for it like my mum. Pft. Then again, Winston Churchill never tried to kill my dad.” ~ Christopher Titus
  65. “I want to build a course my mum can enjoy.” ~ Davis Love III

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