Mother’s Day

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

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
– Honoré de Balzac, 1799 – 1850

In particular, [my mother] had a wonderful sense of humor, and I learned from her that the highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
– Richard Feynman, 1918 – 1988

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
– Rudyard Kipling, 1865 – 1936

Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.
– James Joyce, 1882 – 1941

God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
– Henry Ward Beecher, 1813 – 1887

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
– Erich Fromm, 1900 – 1980