Wise, Witty, Wimsical Proverbs about Mothers from Around the World

    • Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother. Moorish Proverbmom and kid
    • God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. Jewish Proverb
    • When the mother monkey leaves her baby to fall, one must not blame the dried branch African Proverb
    • A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. Irish Proverb
    • He who has not traveled widely thinks his mother is the best cook. Ugandan Proverb
    • There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.  Chinese Proverb
    • A rich child often sits in a poor mother’s lap. Danish Proverb
    • What the child says, he has heard at home. African Proverb

mother with child on hip

  • Look at the mother before marrying the daughter. Turkish Proverb
  • The piglet has the same type of snout as her mother. Igbo Proverb
  • An ounce of mother is worth a pound of priest. Spanish Proverb
  • A good mother is worth a hundred teachers. Italian Proverb
  • Mother carry me. Tomorrow I will carry you. Bantu Proverb

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