Happy Mother's Day! 10 Quotes We Love About Moms

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Moms are magical morphing mammals. They can change, instantaneously, into whatever it is you need them to be: a crying shoulder, a warm embrace, an ear for listening, a mentor, a best friend — anything.

We picked out some of most amazing ways people have described their mothers for inspiration. Now, don't forget to write that card.

"She is my first, great love. She was a wonderful, rare woman — you do not know; as strong, and steadfast, and generous as the sun. She could be as swift as a white whiplash, and as kind and gentle as warm rain, and as steadfast as the irreducible earth beneath us." — D.H. Lawrence

"I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know." — Mitch Albom

"Who ran to help me when I fell, and would some pretty story tell, or kiss the place to make it well? My mother." — Ann Taylor

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"My parents elected me president of the family when I was 4. We actually had an election every year and I always won. I’m an only child, and I could count on my mother’s vote." — Condoleezza Rice

"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. I attribute all my success in my life to the moral, intellectual, and physical education I received from her." — George Washington

"She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great — but how to laugh through it." — Liza Minnelli

"To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow." — Maya Angelou

"I would say that my mother is the single biggest role model in my life, but that term doesn’t seem to encompass enough when I use it about her. She was the love of my life." — Mindy Kaling

"My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched." — Barack Obama

"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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