Monday, July 15, 2024

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A Crier Salute:  Truthiness About Mothers

By Barbara Heimlich

Source: Shutterfly

Cover Photo By: Amy Shamblen

Today is a day to salute our Mothers, hopefully showering them with love and gifts, and maybe brunch.  Most media will salute Mothers with Hallmark Card expressions.  We have compiled a list of famous quotes that reveal traits that make our Mothers the women we love and l admire.

  • Ignorance is never bliss for a mom
  • “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” —Lisa Alther
  • “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
  • “An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” —Spanish Proverb
  • “A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.” —Robert Brault
  • “In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.” —Randy Susan Meyers
  • “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” —Rudyard Kipling
  • “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” —Laura Stavoe Harm
  • “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.” —The Golden Girls
  • “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” —Erma Bombeck
  • “The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant.” —Jane Sellman
  • “I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then, I want to move in with them.” —Phyllis Diller
  • “If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?” —Milton Berle
  • “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” —Chinese Proverb
  • “Mom, I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.” —Unknown

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