– “When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto

– “Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” —Leroy Brownlow

– “Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” —Susan Gale

– “My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. ” —Jodi Picoult

– “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” —William Makepeace Thackeray

– “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust

– “It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” —Mahatma Gandhi

– “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard

– “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes

– “Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” —Maxim Grosky