I am not a fan of all the "days" that have been invented to extort money from us ("fathers day"?...come on!).
However, it has to be a heartless soul that doesn't give in and send their mum a card today.
No prim lunches for my mum though, I thought it was time my almost tee-total septegenarian got a tour of some Glasgow bars. Cheers Mum, it was fun.
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. Unknown
Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young.Author Unknown
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. Aristotle
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car for ever after.Peter De Vries
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. Calvin Trillin
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.Phyllis Diller
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. Oscar Wilde
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain
My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it. Buddy Hackett
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. Tenneva Jordan
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. Irish Proverb You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back. William D. Tammeus.
Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life. Author Unknown