Funny Mother's Day Quotes Will Make You Laugh And Tear Up (PHOTOS)

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Mother's Day arrives on May 11, 2014, and amid all the stress of planning the perfect brunch and buying the right gifts, we felt it was time to remember the lighter side of being a parent.

Here are some of the funniest quotes about mothers around. If you got your fantastic sense of humour from your mom, you know she'd appreciate them too:

  • Joan Rivers
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    "I was dating a transvestite, and my mother said, 'Marry him. You'll double your wardrobe.'"
  • Phyllis Diller
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    "I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them."
  • Pamela Anderson
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    "I'm a mother with two small children, so I don't take as much crap as I used to."
  • Amy Tan
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    "Whenever I'm with my mother, I feel as though I have to spend the whole time avoiding land mines."
  • Meryl Streep
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    "The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets, but no one but me cleans the kitty litter."
  • Dame Edna Everage
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    "My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven’t met yet. She’s now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia."
  • Calvin and Hobbes
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    "I asked mom if I was a gifted child. She said they certainly wouldn’t have paid for me." - Calvin, "Calvin and Hobbes"
  • Milton Berle
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    "If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?"
  • J.D. Salinger
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    "Mothers are all slightly insane."
  • David Frost
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    "Having one child makes you a parent. Having two you are a referee."
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