35 Quotes About Selfish Mothers


A mother requires a certain level of caring and nurturing qualities. These quotes about selfish mothers demonstrate the undesirable qualities and characteristics to avoid when it comes to motherhood.

“Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other’s strengths.”

“A good food is mouthwatering when you see it and finger licking when you eat it.”

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.”

“And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see – or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.”

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”

“I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?”

“I could feel her heart break from a thousand miles away, I cried her tears, I mourned her loss. I saw the pain beneath that smile, the strength behind those eyes.”

“I grew up with all mothers, all women. I come from a long line of matriarchs, very strong women.”

“I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good. I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens.”

“I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.'”

“I see my mother exactly as she is – sad and strong, tense and trying.”

“I strive everyday to be a great parent so my kids can be better people when they move out into the world on their own.”

“I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids.”

“I wanted to soothe and comfort her, the way she had comforted her daughters.”

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

“Men are what their mothers made them.”

“Men who love their mothers treat women wonderfully. And they have enormous respect for women.”

“Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.”

“Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.”

“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.”

“Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children.”

“No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick.”

“No place in this world is, as safe as my mother’s womb, and nobody in this world is, as loving as my mother.”

“One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.”

“Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children.”

“Our mothers give us so many gifts. They give us the precious gift of life, of course, but they also leave treasured lessons that can guide us along our journeys even when they are no longer with us.”

“Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King’s daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.”

“The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way.”

“The salt is to the food, what soul is to the body.”

“The unsung heroes of the civil rights movement were always the wives and the mothers.”

“To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you can’t do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20.”

“We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution. As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford.”

“We love our mother because she cares and also because she cooks.”

“Whosoever does not believe in the existence of a sixth sense has clearly not regarded their own mother.”

“Your mother’s highly opinionated, blasting people, while presenting herself as more forgiving in public.”

There are many ways to handle dealing with a narcissistic mother.

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