A proverb is a wise short popular saying.
Proverbs can teach you about a country’s culture.
They show what’s important to people, what is considered good behavior and what is bad behavior.
Short and memorable, proverbs often capture a point of view in vivid words. They contain folk wisdom gathered through time and experience.
Learn these proverbs about mother and use them in your speech and essays.
God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
The greater love is a mother’s; then a dog’s; then a sweetheart’s.
Like mother, like daughter.
What the daughter does, the mother did.
Who takes the child by the hand, takes the mother by the heart.
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
To understand your mother’s love you must raise children yourself.
A man loves his sweetheart the most; his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
A motherless son is a fish in low water.
He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin.
Mother’s darlings are but milksop heroes.
Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.
Definitions of Motherhood
The traditional definition of the word “mother” has grown to include many kinds of mothers.
birth mother – a person’s biological mother
stepmother – a woman who is not the birth mother of a child but is married to the child’s father
working mother – a mother who works for pay outside the home
mom/momma/ma/mommy – an affectionate name for a mother
stay-at-home mother – a woman whose work is taking care of the home and children
foster mother – a woman who cares for a child/children when the parents are unable to
single mother – a woman who is raising her child or children without a husband
super mom – a woman who is the perfect wife, mother and career woman
adoptive mother – a woman who is given the legal right to raise a child that is not hers by birth
surrogate mother – a woman who is paid to carry and give birth to a child for an infertile couple
earth mother – a woman who is warm and loving to her family and friends; a woman who is in tune with nature
godmother – when a child is born, the parents can ask a woman to be a sponsor or guardian of the child
expectant mother – a pregnant woman
grandmother – mom’s or dad’s mother
great grandmother – a grandmother of one’s father or mother
It has been said that there is nothing as great as mother’s love.