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“Being a mother to a little boy and helping him discover the world is one of the greatest experiences in a woman’s life, which makes objective goals dull in comparison. The connection between a mother and her son opens the gate to a new world of wonder and love.”  –  Unknown

“A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it.”  –  W.D. Howells

“Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.”  –  Sophocles

“What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?”  –  Rose Kennedy

“A boy needs his mother’s respect. Not only her love but also her respect.”  –  Emerson Eggerichs

“A woman is not able to re-educate any man. But she is able to bring up her son to be a real man.”  –  Unknown

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”  –  Milton Berle

“So there’s this boy. He kind of stole my heart. He calls me ‘Mom.’”  –  Unknown

“If a man has been his mother’s undisputed darling, he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.”  –  Sigmund Freud

“More than mother and son, they were accomplices in solitude.”  –  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Bringing up a daughter, a mother pours a part of her soul. Bringing up a son, she gives him her whole soul.”  –  Unknown

“Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.”  –  Louisa May Alcott

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”  –  Cardinal Mermillod

“Mother is her son’s first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all – how to love.”  –  T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise

“I cannot be more grateful for the things that I have because I love my son and I have him.”  –  Unknown

“Men are what their mothers made them.”  –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Sometimes a mother wonders if her son could have a better mother, but she knows for sure that she knows that there doesn’t exist a better son.”  –  Unknown

“Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always.” ― A.E. Coppard, Dusky Ruth

“A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent.”  –  Cheri Fuller

“His little hands stole my heart, and his little feet ran away with it.”  –  Unknown

“A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.”  –  Irish Proverb

“You will be his first kiss, his first love, his first friend. You’re his momma and he is your whole world. He is your little boy.”  –  Unknown

“When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this Earth.”  –  Mitch Albom

“If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.”  –  Stevie Wonder

“My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.”  –  Michael Jordan

“A boy’s best friend is his mother.”  –  Joseph Stefano

“They used to say, ‘Oh, he’s just his mother’s son,’ as a way of dismissing me. And every time I’d say, ‘Oh, yes, thank you! I’m so proud of that.’”  –  Justin Trudeau

“I listen to my mother, and that keeps me out of trouble. I’m a good son.”  –  Mr. T

“Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my son’s eyes, and realize I’ve already created one.”  –  Unknown

“As the mother of a son, I do not accept that alienation from me is necessary for his discovery of himself. As a woman, I will not cooperate in demeaning womanly things so that he can be proud to be a man. I like to think the women in my son’s future are counting on me.”  –  Letty Cottin Pogrebin

“My greatest blessing has been the birth of my son. My next greatest blessing has been my ability to turn people into children of mine.”  –  Maya Angelou

“Little boys can test your patience, run you ragged, and make you want to pull your hair out. But they will also melt your heart with just one look, and make you wonder how you ever existed before them.”  –  Katie Bingham Smith

“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons, and if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your eyes.”  –  Walter M. Schirra, Jr.

“Being a mother to a little boy and helping him discover the world is one of the greatest experiences in a woman’s life, which makes objective goals dull in comparison. The connection between a mother and her son opens the gate to a new world of wonder and love.”  –  Unknown

“Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.”  –  Martin Andersen-Nexo

“Ain’t a woman alive who could take my mama’s place.”  –  Tupac Shakur

“I wouldn’t be doing any of this if it weren’t for her, both my parents. She supported this little kid who said, ‘I want to be an actor,’ at 12 years old, which is ridiculous, and she drove me to all these auditions. She’s the only reason I’m able to do what I do.”  –  Leonardo DiCaprio

“My mother never gave up on me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back.”  –  Denzel Washington

“Moms are as relentless as the tides. They just don’t drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness.”  –  Steve Rushin

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

“If you try singling me out to my mother, she’ll be down your throat. She has three sons, and she’s equally proud of us all.”  –  Lee Pearson

“A dad for his son is always caring, while Mommy is always loving.”  –  Unknown

“Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free.”  –  C.J. Milbrandt

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”  –  Princess Diana

“I am a boy mom, and I keep my eyes on the goal: raising the boy I love into a man who will make this world a better place.”  –  Monica Swanson

“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”  –  Ricki Lake

“Heaven on Earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I’d be fine.”  –  Jenny McCarthy

“Raising boys has made me a more generous woman than I really am.”  –  Mary Kay Blakely

“The best love in the world is the love of a man. The love of a man who came from your womb, the love of your son! I don’t have a daughter, but maybe the love of a daughter is the best, too. I am first and foremost me, but right after that, I am a mother. The best thing that I can ever be, is me. But the best gift that I will ever have, is being a mother.”  –  C. JoyBell C

“To wake up to the sound of my son saying ‘Mama, mama!’ It’s the best sound ever.”  –  Miranda Kerr

“Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one.”  –  Thiruvalluvar

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

“If you would have your son walk honorably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path but teach him to walk firmly over them – not insist upon leading him by the hand but let him learn to go alone.”  –  Anne Bronte, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

“You are loved for the boy you are, the man you will become, and the precious son you will always be.”  –  Unknown

“Sons worship their mothers, seeing them as flawless, almighty beings who spread love and who are able to do anything. That is why the most important lesson that a mother can teach her son is to respect, love, and understand women.”  –  Unknown

“Yet now in my arms, I was holding a helpless baby boy who would grow into a man – I cannot imagine that soft little face one day having whiskers.”  –  Rhonda Stoppe

“When you were a toddler you made me smile. When you were a teenager you made me worry. But now you are a man and my son, I am so proud of you and all your accomplishments!”  –  Catherine Pulsifer

“Son, you remind me how so much depends on days made of now.”  –  Alison McGhee

“I want my son to become aware that he is in charge of the choices he makes, and it’s good to make thoughtful, good choices.”  –  Karen Salmansohn

“I spent a lifetime being small for those closest to me, but this is not the woman my son will know.”  –  Jewel

“The moment that little bundle of pink, squirming flesh slips into our arms, love touches us. We feel it, not just in our hearts, but also on our skin. He is there. Our son.”  –  Meg Meeker

“Be strong out there, my son. Look for the love and kindness in others. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes and enjoy the journey.”  –  Kirsten Wreggitt

“My mom was the person that I most looked up to for her point of view, her humor.”  –  Ben Stiller

“Twenty years on I still feel the love she gave us and that is testament to her massive heart and her amazing ability to be a great mother.”  –  Prince William

“My mother was the making of me. She was so true, so sure of me; and I felt I had something to live for, someone I must not disappoint.”  –  Thomas Edison

“My mother carried me for ten months. I asked her ‘Mother, you had an extra month, why you didn’t make me a beautiful face?’ And mother told me, ‘My son, I was busy making your beautiful hands and heart.’”  –  Mstislav Rostropovich

“My mother is not a CIA agent, but she’s an Italian mother, and she’d do anything for her son.”  –  Adriano Giannini

“My father died when I was seven, leaving a widow and five sons, ranging in age from five to seventeen. My mother was the most highly disciplined and hardest working person I have ever known, and this, combined with her love and gentleness, enabled her to make a success of each of her children.”  –  Arthur Lewis

“It doesn’t matter how old a son is. Even when he is big and strong, he is always a small boy for his mother.”  –  Unknown

“Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.”  –  Augustus Hare

 “A man who treats his woman like a princess is proof that he has been born and raised in the arms of a queen.”  –  Unknown

“There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.”  –  Washington Irving

“No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.”  –  Godfrey Winn

“Son, you will outgrow my lap, but never my heart.”  –  Unknown

“And she loved a little boy very, very much – even more than she loved herself.”  –  Shel Silverstein

“There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son.”  –  Unknown

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