50+ Best Quotes for Mother's Day
Summary: If you've found a perfect Mother's Day gift for you mom, but can't figure out the right words to express exactly how much you love her, this collection of 50+ Mother's Day quotes is a good start.
Mother’s Day is approaching. Have you figured out what to say to show appreciation to your mom this year? When your own words don’t feel like enough, Mother’s Day quotes from the greatest minds and wittiest of wordsmiths can help.
We've sorted 50+ Mother's Day quotes into four categories by mood, and you can click on the tags below to the one that you're interested in.
SWEET & CARING
Mother is the one who are willing to love us unconditionally, to understand our moments of stupidity, to reprimand us for lame excuses while yet acknowledging our point of view, to weep over our pain and failures as well as cry at our joy and successes, and to cheer us on despite countless start-overs. Heaven knows, no one else will.
A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
The best place to cry is on a mother's arms.
Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.
There is no velvet so soft as a mother’s lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps.
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Blessed is a mother that would give up part of her soul for her children's happiness.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.
Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.
There is nothing as sincere as a mother's kiss.
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.
All mothers are working mothers.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.
Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
But behind all your stories is always your mother's story, because hers is where yours begins.
A mother understands what a child does not say.
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.
A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.
Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.
A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children, and destroyed entire dynasties. As for courage and strength, a mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.
I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.
It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.
Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.
My mother is a walking miracle.
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.
Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart—a heart so large that everybody's joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.
Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary - it's an act of infinite optimism.
There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, heart and mind of your child you are super mom.
A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness.
Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother. The influence of a mother lasts forever. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.
There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.
A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.
There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
Men are what their mothers made them.
An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.
Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
My mother has always been my emotional barometer and my guidance. I was lucky enough to get to have one woman who truly helped me through everything.
All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
My mom is my hero. She inspired me to dream when I was a kid.
My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
I would say that my mother is the single biggest role model in my life, but that term doesn't seem to encompass enough when I use it about her. She was the love of my life.
A good mother loves fiercely but ultimately brings up her children to thrive without her.
Clarity and focus doesn't always come from God or inspirational quotes. Usually, it takes your mother to slap the reality back into you.
What's beautiful about my mother is her compassion, how much she gives, whether it be to her kids and grandkids or out in the world. She's got a sparkle.
As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.
Every relationship has the highs and lows, the same goes for mom, who supposed to be the closest people in life. However, no matter what you’ve been through, no matter how many arguments you’ve had, you can’t deny that she’s irreplaceable. The mother is the “heart” of the home. She is the one who always keep with the devotion she has for family and kids, prioritizes them above all. It seems like she can handle all kinds of troubles. There’s no role in a family more essential and more eternal than that of motherhood.
Moms are like buttons—they hold everything together.
To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.
Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heart throb.
Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends—but only one mother in the whole world.
With so many Mother’s Day quotes, do you have any idea what to say to mom? Believe or not, some sweet words that come from the heart can make people smile. It surely works for your mom. To make your appreciation even more special, you can personalize a Mother’s Day card with your favorite quotes for mom.
Anyway, the best Mother’s Day gift can be felling loved every single day through your words and your actions. Mother should get a life time of appreciation, not just one day a year.