Men are what their mothers made them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mothers and sons share, no doubt, an incredible and beautiful bond. They are friends and confidants, always helping and advising each other. It is a connection of powerful and unconditional family love.
Check out these wonderful quotes that celebrate the mother and son relationship.
There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart. – Washington Irving
Being a mother makes a woman discover her extraordinary capacity to love and care for another being. Through her son, she discovers tenderness and joy and she learns not only to give love, but also to receive.
Every man looks for a girlfriend that has his mother’s qualities. – Unknown
All that young men really know about women is what they learn from their mothers or sisters. Mothers are the first woman that they love and for that reason, the mother remains the model of the ideal woman.
To a mother, a son is never a fully grown man; and a son is never a fully grown man until he understands and accepts this about his mother. – Unknown
Although the relationship between mothers and sons is always special, no matter the age of the son, the mother will always see in him the baby she once held in her arms. It is difficult for a man to convince his mother that he is a fully grown adult who can take care of himself.
Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life. – Sophocles
For every mother, her son is the center of all her preoccupations and worries, but also the anchor that gives her a sense of ultimate connection. In the presence of her son, a mother feels proud for having raised and helped him become a man.
Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did. – Martin Andersen Nexo
It has become a common joke that mothers find any reason to dislike their sons’ girlfriends. The truth behind this stereotype is that mothers want their best for their sons, they want for them a wife that can fulfill all their needs, and spoil them as mothers do.
Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free. – C.J. Milbrandt
The best thing that a mother can do, if she wants to raise confident, independent men, able to take care of themselves, is to give her sons enough freedom to grow and to explore on their own. Sons need freedom to test their own strength.
Men are what their mothers made them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sons take more from their mothers than they realize. Although the influence of a mother is often tender and subtle, it is also the most powerful. Mothers give boys the confidence to become the men they wish to be.
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged. – Louisa May Alcott
Sons believe that their mothers are flawless people and to discover otherwise, it is crushing. Every son knows that his mother wants the best for him that is why he trusts her completely and irrevocably.
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son – and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. – Helen Rowland
Mothers put a lot of work in making their sons respectable, confident men, and they are sad to see that a woman can come into their sons’ lives and hurt them or make them look foolish. Every mother becomes worried when her son starts dating.
Mother is her son’s first god. She must teach him the most important lesson of all – how to love. – T. F. Hodge
Sons worship their mothers, seeing them as flawless, almighty beings who spread love and who are able to do anything. That is why the most important lesson that a mother can teach her son is to respect, love, and understand women.
A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it. – W. D. Howells
We are all grateful to our parents for all that they have given us, yet sometimes we fail to let them know how much we appreciate their efforts. Very often, a son doesn’t understand what his mother means to him until he loses her.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his. – Oscar Wilde
Involuntarily, parents become our models in life. They teach us so many things that we become a part of them. While women tend to follow their mothers’ footsteps, sons prefer to separate from their mothers and to assert their manliness.
Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I’d be fine. – Jenny McCarthy
Being a mother to a little boy and helping him discover the world is one of the greatest experiences in a woman’s life, which makes objective goals dull in comparison. The connection between a mother and her son opens the gate to a new world of wonder and love.
A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life. – Irish Proverb
Despite the profound connection between a mother and her son, when the son gets married and has his own family, he often forgets that his mother still needs him in her life. It takes so little effort to call our mothers, yet we forget that it makes her day to simply hear our voice from time to time.
He who can be a good son will be a good father. – Unknown
The relationship between a son and his mother tells a lot about his ability to be loving and caring. A man who mistreats his mother will always mistreat his wife or his daughter because he hasn’t learned how to be there for others.
You’ve been a blessing from the start, I love you son with all my heart. – Unknown
When a mother holds her son for the first time, something magical happens that turns all her life upside down. She discovers that taking care of a fragile being that is entirely dependent on her is scary, but also extremely rewarding.
So there’s this boy. He kinda stole my heart. He calls me mommy. – Unknown
There are several milestones in a little boy’s life that make his mother’s heart melt completely. The first mommy is probably the most heart-warming word he will ever say. Mothers live for such moments.
You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes. – Walter M. Schirra, Sr.
All mothers think that their sons will go out into the world and achieve great things, but all they should do is to encourage theirs sons and let them be who they want. By helping her son gain confidence, a mother can be sure that he will do great things in life.
You are my sonshine. – Unknown
There are few things that can make a mother smile faster than seeing her son happy and healthy. Sons are the sunshine that brightens their mother’s days and bring them warmth and love. Even on cloudy days, a son can warm up him mother’s heart.
To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind. – Shannon L. Alder
A mother has the most difficult task in the world. She has to teach her son how to be a kind, compassionate, and loving man while also teaching him to stand up for himself and for others in need.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. – Kahlil Gibran
Many mothers treat their children as if they were younger and smaller versions of themselves. However, children have their own personality and their own destiny. Helping them fulfill their own unique potential is what a mother should do.
I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. – Abraham Lincoln
There is nothing as comforting and uplifting as the thought of our mother’s love and undying devotion. A son knows that, no matter what he tries to achieve in the world, his mother’s prayers will always accompany him towards success.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. – Honore de Balzac
Sons know that they can count on their mother’s love at all moments, which makes them push the limits a bit, especially when they are young. They know that mothers forget and forgive and that no matter what happens, their mother’s arms are their best shelter.
A mother is the truest friend we have when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us when adversity takes the place of prosperity. – Washington Irving
There are moments in life when a man finds himself lonely and fearful, burdened by problems and failures. In such times, he remembers that even though life is difficult, his mother believes in him and loves him unconditionally.
The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom. – Henry Ward Beecher
The most important things that build up a character are love, confidence, trust, and compassion, and these are the things that a man learns above all from his mother. His mother’s heart is the place from where all the lessons he needs to learn spring forth.
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. – Sophia Loren
There is no one more selfless than a mother because her priorities are always focused on her child. She worries not about her happiness or her well-being, but for the happiness and well-being of her son. She gives to her son all that she has and demands nothing in return.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. – Abraham Lincoln
A loving son knows that he is always guided by the angelic image of his mother, who watches over him from a distance, sending him her warm thoughts and prayers. A mother is the greatest and most fervent supporter of her son.
More than mother and son, they were accomplices in solitude. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The bond between a mother and her son is very powerful. Their love and connection make them accomplices in happiness and solitude, no matter how many people stand beside them. The son is a part of his mother’s heart and he can never fully separate from her.
Ain’t a woman alive who could take my mama’s place. –Tupac
A man meets a lot of women throughout his life and he develops all kinds of relationships, yet he can never find a woman that can take his mother’s place in his heart. The love for one’s mother is unique and lasting.
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. – Irish Proverb
Among all the women in a man’s life, his mother is the most powerful and stable presence. A man loves his mother with a pure and grateful kind of love that doesn’t fade in time and doesn’t collapse at the first hardship.
No matter your age, you always need your mom. – Unknown
A man will always remain his mother’s son and will always need her nurturing love in his life, no matter his age. Mothers are irreplaceable and they can make our lives easier and more beautiful with their tenderness and diligence.