Mothers are known for their monologues and those terrific one-liners. Go through this to find how many you have heard.

Famous Mom Sayings

Mothers are always so special and so are their words. "Do you think I am your maid or something?" You must have heard these words umpteen times from your mother while she picked up your clothes or arranged your table. Not only your mother, but the mothers of whole world survive on these one-liners. Even when you visited your friend's place, you must have heard his mom saying, "Have you gone deaf?" So common are these sayings that you tend to see your mother in all the other mothers around you. Mothers learn these one-liners from their mothers, who in turn have learnt them for their mothers. The legacy goes onů Sometimes, she gives you brickbats but then in nick of a second, she'll come up with such words that'll melt your sorrows away. It's not that these sayings are meant to hurt you in any way; they are meant only to entertain you. Going through these famous sayings you'll yourself understand how special and uniquely witty they are.

Well-known Mother Sayings
  • I'm going to give you until the count of three... 1... 2... 2 and a half... 2 and three quarters.
  • Running away? Is that a threat or a promise?
  • I don't care who started it, I said stop!
  • I don't have to explain myself. I said no.
  • If you don't clean your plate, you won't get any dessert.
  • I can't believe you can sleep in this filth!
  • Am I talking to a brick wall?
  • Are you deaf or something?
  • As long as you live under my roof, you'll do as I say.
  • Call me when you get there, just so I know you're okay.
  • Did you brush your teeth?
  • Do you think your socks are going to pick themselves up?
  • Don't go out with a wet head, you'll catch cold.
  • Don't make me get up!
  • Don't sit too close to the television; it'll ruin your eyes.
  • Eat your vegetables, they're good for you.
  • Going to a party? Who's going to be there?
  • I didn't ask who put it there; I said "Pick it up!"
  • I hope someday you have children just like you.
  • I'm doing this for your own good.
  • I'm going to skin you alive!
  • I'm not your cleaning lady!
  • Look at me when I'm talking to you.
  • Money does NOT grow on trees.
  • No child of MINE would do something like that.
  • Nobody asked you.
  • Put that down! You don't know where it's been!
  • Someone is going to end up crying.
  • There's enough dirt in those ears to grow potatoes!
  • Watch your mouth!
  • What did I say the FIRST time?
  • What part of NO don't you understand?
  • When I was a little girl...
  • When I was young we had respect for our elders, now look at the world!
  • When I was your age, I had to walk ten miles through the snow, uphill, by myself, to go to school.
  • Who died and left you boss?
  • Who taught you THAT? You didn't learn that in this house!
  • You can't find it? Well, if you'd put things where they belonged, you wouldn't have this problem.
  • You won't be happy until you break that, will you?
  • Your father is going to hear about this when HE gets home!
  • You should have that phone surgically implanted in your ear.
  • Some day you will thank me for this. SMACK!!!
  • If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all
  • How can you have nothing to wear? Your closet is full of clothes!
  • Don't use that tone with me!