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.
"Good things come to those who wait." —Jodi F.
"You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar." —Audrey A.
"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.
"Do what makes you happy!" —Jody H.
"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.
"If you can't say something nice about someone, don’t say anything at all." —Vivian M.
"Love with God’s love and pray always." —Sharon E.
"Lose with dignity, win with pride." —Vilmarie R.
"The only people who never make mistakes are people who never do anything." —Pat D.