Mothers Day Quotes

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On her special day, tell your mom how much she means to you with these heartwarming messages about motherhood.


“A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” —Unknown


“When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto


“Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heart throb.” —Leroy Brownlow


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“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” —Susan Gale


“My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. ” —Jodi Picoult


“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” —William Makepeace Thackeray


“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust


“It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” —Mahatma Gandhi


“There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard


“Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” —Unknown


“Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes


“Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” —Maxim Grosky


“My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” —Lisa Leslie


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


“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.” —Gilda Radner


“Who’s a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?” – Donald E. Westlake


“With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.” – Isadora Duncan


“The babe at first feeds upon the mother’s bosom, but it is always on her heart.” – Henry Ward Beecher


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“My mom is definitely my rock.” – Alicia Keys


“My dear Mama, you are definitely the hen who hatched a famous duck.” – Henri de Toulouse


“It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?”- Mahatma Gandhi

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“There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.” – Billy Sunday


“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” – Milton Berle


“Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” – Sophocles


“There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.” – Billy Sunday


“For when a child is born the mother also is born again.” – Gilbert Parker


“My mother is a walking miracle.” – Leonardo DiCaprio 


“I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.” – Martina Hingis


“Motherhood is… difficult and… rewarding.” – Gloria Estefan


“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo


“I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” – Abraham Lincoln


“A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” – Honore de Balzac


“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

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“Who’s a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?” – Donald E. Westlake


“The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.” – Samuel Taylor


“I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.” – Antonio Villaraigosa 


“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” – Theodore Hesburgh


“I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.” – Antonio Villaraigosa


“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot


“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver


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“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm


“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning


“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”

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“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.” Stevie Wonder




You don’t have to write an essay to convey how you much you love your mom.

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“My mother is a walking miracle.” —Leonardo DiCaprio


“A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish proverb


“The world needs our mothers.” —Liya Kebede


“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —Unknown


“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —Unknown


“There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” —Saleem Sharma


“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” —George Eliot


“A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” —Unknown


“We are born of love; love is our mother.” —Rumi


“Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.” —Kahil Gibran


“There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” —Sara Josepha Hale


“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” —Princess Diana


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“A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” —Amy Tan


“All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln

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“Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” —Emily Dickinson


“A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” —Debasish Mridha




“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” —Victor Hugo


Show your mom how much you value her love and strength with one of these beautiful quotes.

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” —Cardinal Mermillod


“A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” —Honore de Balzac


“The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” —Elaine Heffner


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“In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!’” —Adrienne Rich


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“If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” —Stevie Wonder


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“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” —Unknown


“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” —Erich Fromm


“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.” —Mildred B. Vermont


“When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom


“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill


“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.” —Archibald Thompson


“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. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” —Jamie McGuire


“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.” —Proverbs


“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. ” —Robert Browning


“The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” —Henry Ward Beecher


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“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” —Dorothy Canfield Fisher


“Nothing is really lost until your mom can’t find it.” —Unknown


“Mom: a title just above queen.” —Unknown


If making your mom laugh is your goal, why not have The Golden Girls convey your message? Or use any other of these funny quotes and watch your mom giggle


“Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” —Lisa Alther


“A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” —Tenneva Jordan

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“An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” —Spanish Proverb


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“A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.” —Robert Brault


“In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.” —Randy Susan Meyers


“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” —Rudyard Kipling


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“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” —Laura Stavoe Harm


“It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.” —The Golden Girls


“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.” —Erma Bombeck


“The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant.” —Jane Sellman


“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then, I want to move in with them.” —Phyllis Diller


“Any mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease” —Lisa Alther


“If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?” —Milton Berle


“There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” —Chinese Proverb


Sometimes all a mom needs is a little inspiration. Tell her she means the world to you with an encouraging saying.


“To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.” —Unknown

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“The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the the heart of a mother.” —St. Therese of Lisieux

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“Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” —Marion C. Garretty


“Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” —Lady Gaga


“To a child’s ear, ‘mother’ is magic in any language.” —Arlene Benedict


“A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge


“I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.” —Lance Conrad


“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” —Lin Yutang


“Mothers can look through a child’s eyes and see tomorrow.” —Reed Markham


“Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. Dewitt Talmage


“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.” —Michael Jordan


“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.” —Linda Wooten


“Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.” —Mabel Hale


Grandmothers always have a special place in our hearts. Pick a quote you think she’d like to go with her Mother’s Day gift.


“It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother—that’s why the world calls her grandmother.” —Unknown


“Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a grandmother.” —Unknown


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“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.” —Kristin Hannah


“Everything I am, you helped me to be.” —Unknown


“Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone.” —Unknown


“Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.” —Unknown


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“A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” —Unknown


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“Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special. ” —Catherine Pulsifer


“Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while…but our hearts forever. ” —Unknown


“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” —Italian Proverb


“My grandmother is my angel on earth. ” —Catherine Pulsifer


“Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.” —Marcy DeMaree


“I know what it is like to be brought up with unconditional love. In my life that came from my grandmother.” —Andre Leon Talley


“There’s no place like home except Grandma’s.” —Unknown



Many aunts take the role of a second mother and confidant. Write one of these heartfelt quotes to the special aunt in your life.


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“Only an aunt can give hugs like a mother, can keep secrets like a sister and share love like a friend.” —Unknown


“An aunt is someone special to remember with warmth, think of with pride, and cherish with love.” —Unknown


“Aunt: A cherished friend and personal cheerleader who will always see you through rose colored glasses.” —Unknown


“Aunt; like a mom only cooler.” —Unknown


“The best aunts aren’t substitute parents, they’re co-conspirators. ” —Daryl Gregory


“Aunt ― a double blessing. You love like a parent and act like a friend.” —Unknown


“I smile because you’re my aunt. I laugh because there’s nothing you can do about it.” —Unknown


“An aunt makes life a little sweeter.” —Unknown

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“An aunt grows more treasured as time goes by.” —Unknown


“An aunt is always there for all the times when you need a second mom.” —Unknown


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“God couldn’t be everywhere so he created aunts.” —Unknown


“An aunt is a safe haven for a child. Someone who will keep your secrets and is always on your side.” —Sara Sheridan


“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” —Oprah Winfrey

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