Irish Quotes and Sayings to Make Your Mother Smile

Looking for a little bit of Ireland to put in your Mother’s day card this year? We have found some lovely quotes, sayings and blessings to make your mother smile. 

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.”
~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895
“Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.”
~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy
“Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world, a mother’s love is not.”
~ James Joyce
“A man loves his sweetheart the most,
His wife the best,
And his mother the longest.”

- Irish saying

"God’s most precious work of art is the warmth and love of a Mother’s heart."

- Irish saying

"There is but one and only one whose love will fail you never. One who lives from sun to sun with constant fond endeavour. There is but one and only one on earth there is no other. In Heaven a noble work was done when God gave man a Mother."
"A Mother holds her children’s hands for a little while... their hearts forever."
"A Mother is one who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”


Mother's day is that special day of the year when you get the chance to show your mother how much you appreciate all she does for you.

Or maybe you're that mother in which case you may like to send a link to this page to someone you know who is always last minute and, ahem, lacking in inspiration?

In any event, if you or your mother are of Irish heritage then imagine their surprise when they receive our Bealtine box of specially selected Irish gifts.  To find out more about what is inside this month's gift box click on this link.