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Tribute to Mother

Making a tribute to mother is a tradition on Mother's Day and special birthdays. Use some of the quotes or toasts below to help you describe the many special qualities of the women we call "mom".

Toast to mothers

To Mother -
Whose love keeps me going in in times that seem bad
And who's  taught me the  value of blessings I've had. 

To Mother -
Who is wise and loving and,
in her own way,
Has made me the person 
I am today.
Mother and daughter hug
- PPM           Momisms - Classic sayings from mother
Mother's Day songs and videos

Famous sayings and tributes to mothers

 Men are what their mothers made them.
     -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

 The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.
     -- W.R. Ross

All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
     -- Abraham Lincoln 

The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.
     -- Henry Ward Beecher.

Mother is the bank where we deposit all our hurts and worries.
    -- Anonymous  

No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.
     -- Sarah Josepha Hale

A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters.
     -- George Herbert  

A mother loves her children even when they least deserve to be loved.
     -- Kate Samperi

A mother understands what a child does not say.
     -- Jewish proverb  

A man loves his sweetheart the most,
his wife the best,
but his mother the longest.
     -- Irish proverb  

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder
where you are when you don't come home at night.
     -- Margaret Mead

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
And that's what parents were created for.
     -- Ogden Nash
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Writing a tribute

A sample tribute

Mother's Day songs and tributes

Quotes about Dad

Toast tips

Birthday toasts

Retirement speeches

Anniversary toasts

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