10 Quotes About the Importance of Mothers

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Magnolia – A Southern Classic Symbol of Strength and Grace

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. – Stevie Wonder

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Hydrangea – Sweet Summer Memories

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. – Rudyard Kipling

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Pink Carnations – Universal Symbol of Motherhood

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. – Robert Browning

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Pink Roses – A Classic Beauty with Pearls

It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? – Mahatma Gandhi

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Lilies – Dramatic and Long Lasting

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. – Theodore Hesburgh

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Sunflower – Joyful, Playful, Remarkable

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. – Barbara Kingsolver

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Purple and Red Carnations – Vibrant, Passionate, Original

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing. – Billy Sunday

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Blue Anemone – A Surprise in Every Bloom

For when a child is born the mother also is born again. – Gilbert Parker

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Pink Carnation – A Lasting Love

I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me. – Martina Hingis

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Pink Ruffled Tulip – Always There for You

Who’s a boy gonna talk to if not his mother? – Donald E. Westlake

All floral photography and compositions copyright Nancy Kirkpatrick Photography

Mother’s Day, 2016