Though it is said that a son is a son until he gets a wife, mother is always special for him. Find some interesting quotes on mother-son relationship.

Mother Son Quotes

It will be quite strange to know that Dwight Eisenhower interrupted planning of the Allied invasion of France in May 1944 to send a mother's day greeting to Ida Eisenhower in Kansas. There is yet another story narrating the strong relationship a mother had with her son. It is said that when Franklin Roosevelt was quarantined with scarlet fever at boarding school, his distraught mother Sara used to climb a ladder to peer through the window of his room to check on his recovery. Every man has a story to tell about his childhood days and they will all be incomplete without the tales of their mothers. In a world where children are a part of broken homes and divorces, she remains a life-giver and, even in today's changing society, still the chief nurturing figure in the family. Together, they develop a healthy and strong relationship with each other, whereby the son looks up to her in awe and reverence and she continues to be the eternal figure of love and compassion. This mother's day, pay a loving tribute to your mother for her unceasing efforts in raising you. Below are given some quotes that describe the very heart of this relationship and are perfect to use with other greetings and gifts.

Quotes On Mother And Son Relationship
  • "Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes." - Miguel de Cervantes
  • "For a short while, our mothers' bodies are the boundaries and personal geography which are all that we know of the world. Once we no longer live beneath our mother's heart, it's the earth with which we form the same dependent relationship." - Louise Erdrich
  • "I find, by close observation, that the mothers are the levers which move in education. The men talk about it . . . but the women work most for it." - Frances Watkins Harper
  • "No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother wit, either in science or in practical life." - Thomas Huxley
  • "My mother said to me, "If you become a soldier you'll be a general; if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope." Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso." - Pablo Picasso
  • "Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own." - Aristotle
  • "The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom." - Henry Ward Beecher
  • "To a mother, a son is never a fully grown man; and a son is never a fully grown man until he understands and accepts this about his mother." - Unknown
  • "The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother." - Henry Ward Beecher
  • "You're not famous until my mother has heard of you." - Jay Leno
  • "I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life" - Abraham Lincoln
  • "Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together." - Pearl S. Buck
  • "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." - Honoré de Balzac
  • "A kiss from my mother made me a painter." - Benjamin West
  • "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 troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavour by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts." - Washington Irving
  • "I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example." - Mario Cuomo