1, I cannot forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely.
― Renita Weems
2, You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you.
― Janet Fitch, White Oleander
3, I want to become a child again and be put to bed by daddy after being told that you will be back late from work.
4, The mother memories that are closest to my heart are the small gentle ones that I have carried over from the days of my childhood. They are not profound, but they have stayed with me through life, and when I am very old, they will still be near.
― Margaret Sanger
5, “Help me, Mother,” Peggy said, and tears came to her eyes as they always did when she spoke to her, because she would never get over the emptiness of a world that no longer held her mother.
― Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
6, Out of the corner of one eye, I could see my mother. Out of the corner of the other eye, I could see her shadow on the wall, cast there by the lamp-light. It was a big and solid shadow, and it looked so much like my mother that I became frightened. For I could not be sure whether for the rest of my life I would be able to tell when it was really my mother and when it was really her shadow standing between me and the rest of the world.
― Jamaica Kincaid, Annie John
7, The death of a mother is the first sorrow wept without her.
8, I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
― Abraham Lincoln
9, My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.
― Mark Twain
10, For every flower that I place on your grave, I think of all those things you did to make my life as beautiful and fragrant as a bed of flowers. I miss you.
11, I would give up my own life just for the chance to meet you again, give you a hug and tell you how much I love you. I miss you ma.
12, When you were alive your presence taught me to live life in the moment without waiting for tomorrow. But after your death, your absence has taught me to live life like there is no tomorrow. I miss you.
13, Had I known that destiny always takes away people you love the most, I would have pretended to hate you endlessly. I miss you, mommy.
14, If I had the chance to meet you for one last time I would just ask you to hug me as tightly as you can, rest my head on your shoulders… and cry till my tears run dry. I miss you, mom.
15, A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people, change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind.
― Albert Einstein
16, Your memories take me back to the time when I used to come back home crying from school. You always gave me a hug and say ‘Don’t worry everything will be alright’ Now you are no more but your words have empowered me to become the person that I am today. Mom, I love you and I miss you.
17, I wish I had the power to take back every pain, worry and hurt that I ever gave you. I wish that I could just undo, all the moments that made you blue. I miss you, mom.
18, I hate visiting your grave because the words on your epitaph don’t do justice to the amazing person that you were. I miss you.
19, I miss the warmth of your gentle hug and the love I felt when my arms were wrapped around you. I miss seeing your beautiful smile and the sound of your voice saying my name. I miss hearing you say, “I love you,” and me saying, “I love you” in return.
― Millie P. Lorenz
20, A mother’s love’s a blessing, no matter where you roam
Keep her while she’s living, you’ll miss her when she’s gone
Love her as in childhood, though feeble, old and grey
For you’ll never miss a mother’s love, till she’s buried beneath the clay.
― Thomas P. Keenan
21, I miss saying “Mom” out loud. I miss not being able to find that special card for you, and then having found it, writing “To Mom” on it for yet another cherished Mother’s Day.
― Millie P. Lorenz
22, I thought that I would miss you so, and never find my way.
And then I heard the angel say “She’s with you every day.”
“The sun, the moon, the wind, the stars, will forever be around,
reminding you of the love you shared, and the peace she’s finally found.”
23, Life has to end, she said. Love doesn’t.
― Mitch Albom
24, I miss having you share the feelings that linger deep within my soul; there is emptiness there where you once were. I miss you saying…” this is my daughter” and the look of pride you held with each word spoken.
― Millie P. Lorenz
15, Mourning was just another word in the dictionary. But after your death, it has become a way of life for me.