I am having so much fun researching great mom quotes. There are so many out there. Some of them are insightful, some funny and most certainly by or for Moms.
It is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings." -Ann Landers
My mother taught me to walk proud and tall 'as if the world was mine'. Sophia Loren
"Giving birth is little more than a set of muscular contractions granting passage of a child. Then the mother is born."
— Erma Bombeck
Motherhood is not for the faint-hearted. Frogs, skinned knees, and the insults of teenage girls are not meant for the wimpy.
-- Danielle Steel
"Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going." - Phyllis Diller The future destiny of the childis always the work of the mother. Napoleon
"If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?" ~ Milton Berle
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
--GLORIA STEINEM, Ms. Magazine, April 1981
Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.
--George Bernard Shaw
“My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” - Buddy Hackett