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Mom’s Best Advice

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked our readers to share with us the best pieces of advice their mothers had ever given them.

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked our readers to share with us the best pieces of advice their mothers had ever given them. We hope you’re as inspired by these words of wisdom as we are.  

Woman sitting on edge of cliff

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“Faith can move mountains.” —Karan H.


Little girls fishing

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“Good things come to those who wait.” —Jodi F.

Honey

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“You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” —Audrey A.


Gardening Inspiration

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“When a task is once begun, never leave it till it’s done. Be the [labor] great or small, do it well or not at all.” —Dorothy L.


Girl finding happiness while riding bike

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“Do what makes you happy!” —Jody H.


Mom and son talking in front of a lake

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“Whenever I was discouraged or wanted to quit, my mother would say, ‘You are as good as anybody else.’ It may sound simple, but it meant so much growing up African-American during the Civil Rights era.” —BL C.


Man covering his mouth

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“If you can’t say something nice about someone, don’t say anything at all.” —Vivian M.

Woman praying at sunset

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“Love with God’s love and pray always.” —Sharon E.


Racers at the starting line

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“Lose with dignity, win with pride.” —Vilmarie R.


Man climbing mountain

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“The only people who never make mistakes are people who never do anything.” —Pat D.

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