Funny Mother Quotes

Funny Mother Quotes

Funny Mother Quotes for fun-loving moms, children of moms, and all fans of the maternal colonel. As Phyllis Diller famously said, "Always be nice to your children, because they're the ones who will choose your rest home."

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Funny Mother Quotes
Group 1

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

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there is a man on base.
- Dave Barry

The way I feel, if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, I’ve done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

There are over 6,000 human languages remaining in the world, and I can't talk to my mom in any of them.
- Greg Tamblyn

I doubt if a charging elephant, or a rhino, is as determined or as hard to check as a socially ambitious mother.
- Will Rogers


Funny Mother Quotes,
Group 2

You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she's pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment.
- Dave Barry

While it may be physically possible to have a baby after 40, forty children are probably enough.
- Kelkulus [email protected]

Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young.
- Anonymous

Delusions are often functional. A mother's opinions about her children's beauty, intelligence, goodness, et cetera ad nauseam, keep her from drowning them at birth.
- Robert A. Heinlein

My early life was a series of fierce battles, from which my mother invariably emerged the victor.
- Bernard Law Montgomery

Guilt management can be just as important as time management for mothers.
- Sheryl Sandberg


Funny Mother Quotes,
Group 3

I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them.
- Phyllis Diller

I’ve been married 14 years and I have three kids. Obviously I breed well in captivity.
- Roseanne Barr

When my mom got really mad, she would say, 'Your butt is my meat.' 
Not a particularly attractive phrase. And I always wondered, 'Now, what beverage goes with that?'
- Paula Poundstone

I can’t believe how much like my mother I turned out. I feel sorry for my kids.
- Melanie White

There is no love sweeter than the love between a mother and child. Now I know my wife loves me, but I’m reasonably sure she doesn’t look at me the same way she looks at them. It’s kind of humbling, because at some point you realize you’re just a date that worked out.
- Dennis Miller

Mothers are the only race of people that speak in the same tongue. A mother in Manchuria could converse with a mother in Nebraska and never miss a word.
- Will Rogers


Funny Mother Jokes,
Group 4

My mom's favorite Stevie Wonder song is, "I Just Called to Say Someone You Don't Know Has Cancer"
- Damien Fahey [email protected]

Dear Mom, When you told me about getting pregnant with me, thanks for using the word “surprise” and not “accident.”
- Greg Tamblyn @gregtamblyn

I got spam from my mom saying she was in a Turkish jail and needed $3,000. The sad thing is, even if that were true I'm not sure I'd help.
- Julius Sharpe [email protected]

It's not over until the fat lady sings, but even after she sings, packs up and goes home, my mom will still be saying goodbye to me on the phone.
- Just Lamenting [email protected]_Lee_

Single mothers must make the toughest decisions every day. Decisions like "Which children's toy is giving up its batteries for mommy?"
- Terry F [email protected]

Labor is not as bad as it’s cracked up to be. Sure, it hurts like hell. But then it’s over. What you should really worry about are the next eighteen years—they’re painful in a much slower way, like peeling a huge adhesive bandage off your brain, cell by cell.
- Cathy Crimmins


Funny Mother Quotes,
Group 5

Motherhood is like Albania—you can’t trust the descriptions in the books, you have to go there.
- Marni Jackson

Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother.
- Beverly Jones

We have not outgrown a servant society. We’ve just rebaptized “cook,” “governess,” “maid,” and called her “mother.”
- Amélie Rorty

Over the years I have learned that motherhood is much like an austere religious order, the joining of which obligates one to relinquish all claims to personal possessions.
- Nancy Stahl

Making the decision to have a child - it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
- Elizabeth Stone

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
- Maya Angelou


Funny Mother Quotes
Group 6

Never let your mom brush your hair when she's mad at your dad.
- Gallagher

A good woman would rather be the mother of a genius than the wife of a hero.
- Gelett Burgess

Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we’ve ever met.
- Marguerite Duras

I am a piece of machinery which, not understanding, my mother winds up the wrong way, setting all the wheels of my composition going in creaking discord.
- Miles Franklin

The reason I don’t call my mother more often is that I get tired of her complaining that I never call.
- Melanie White

An ounce of mother is worth a ton of clergy.
- Spanish Proverb

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