Please find below a curated list of 504 of The Best Mum Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Mum Quotes that resonate.
I was eleven when my father left, so neither of us really knew our fathers. I’d met mine of course, but then I only knew my dad as a child knows a parent, as a sort of crude outline filled in with one or two colors. I’d never seen my father scared or cry. I’d never heard him admit to any wrongdoing. I have no idea what he dreamed of. And once I’d seen a smile pinned to one cheek and darkness to the other when my mum had yelled at him. Now he was gone, and I was left with just an impression—one of male warmth, big arms, and loud laughter.
Being a mum makes you more aware of how short life is and how important it is to enjoy every minute because you have less time for yourself. A day doesn’t have 24 hours any more – it only lasts 10, or eight. So you learn to get rid of all the parasites. I’m not talking about people, but things that could be toxic for happiness.
Had you been lying all along? Mum gently stroked my hair. I whispered into her shoulder. I can’t go back. Not yet. I can’t leave. And she held my head tight to her chest and wrapped her arms around me. You don’t have to, she said, rocking me. You don’t have to do anything you don’t want to do, not anymore. And I cried.