10/03/2014 14:32 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Happy Mother's Day: Our Favourite Quotes From Famous Mums

"WHEN my husband comes home, if the kids are still alive, I figure I've done my job." So said comedienne Roseanne Barr.

While fellow funnywoman and mum Victoria Wood once said: "Real mothers think sex is like full-time employment - it's a nice idea but it'll never happen again in their lifetime." Most mothers would agree that while being a mum is wonderful - it can also be a mixed blessing.

To mark Mother's Day we've put together 20 fun and poignant quotes from writers and celebrities on the subject of motherhood. Dare you not to smile at some of these!

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