10 For Mother's Day

Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
 ~ Marion C. Garretty

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? 
~ Milton Berle

There is only one beautiful child in the world, and every mother has it.
 ~ Chinese Proverb

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.
 ~ Barbara Kingsolver

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
 ~ Elizabeth Stone

A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.
 ~ Robert Brault

Mirror, mirror on the wall, I am my mother after all.
 ~ Author Unknown

If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.
 ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
 ~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. 
~ Unknown

Photo: My mom, Joan circa 1955. I'm heading out to lunch with her now...