Happy Mother’s Day

Published 6:56 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and mother figures. This is a special day for some special people.

Alabama Coach Paul Bear Bryant once made a commercial for Central Bell Telephone Company in which he asked, “Have you called your mama today?” Coach Bryant continues with a statement the still resonates with many people: “I sure wish I could call mine.”

It’s a powerful reminder that mothers are not always with us and to cherish mamas and grandmothers while we still have them.

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Here are some other quotes that you might enjoy for Mother’s Day:

“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” — Victor Hugo

“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” — George Eliot

“Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” — Sophocles

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

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

“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” — Mark Twain

Men are what their mothers made them. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Mother’s Day!