"Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love." ~Mildred B. Vermont
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." ~Abraham Lincoln
"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."
~Honoré de Balzac
"She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along."
~Margaret Culkin Banning
"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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine 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."