Twelve Amazing (and real) Quotes on Motherhood

Motherhood is a mixed bag of a journey. At times there is sorrow, anger, guilt but mostly there is joy, laughter, forgiveness and love. I have compiled twelve of my favorite quotes related to motherhood that are close to me. I hope you feel a connection to them as well.

He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves it’s own mark.
~J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter

Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.
~P.J. O’Rourke

It has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. My mom says some days are like that. ~Judith Viorst, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

There’s no bitch on earth like a mother frightened for her kids. ~Stephen King

Perhaps it takes courage to raise children ~ John Steinbeck

I know how to do anything—I’m a mom. ~Roseanne Barr

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars.
~ E.M. Forster, Howard’s End

Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease. ~Lisa Alther

When you’re in the thick of raising your kids by yourself, you tend to keep a running list of everything you think you’re doing wrong. I recommend taking a lot of family pictures as evidence to the contrary. ~Connie Schultz

Raising a kid is part joy and part guerrilla warfare. ~Ed Asner

Art is the child of nature on whom we trace the features of the mothers face ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe. ~N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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