101 Best Quotes About Mother

101 Best Quotes On Mother

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She is always there for you. No matter how far away. She loves you unconditionally and takes your retaliation with a smile. There is a little bit of her in you. Even when she passes, she continues to live in you. She is your mom, and there is nothing in the world that can replace or recreate the love she showers upon you.

So is it wise to take her for granted? To ignore her texts or miss her calls?

It is never too late to tell your mother how much you love her. MomJunction brings you a few heart-touching quotes on mothers and their love.

Inspirational Mother Quotes

No one can be as inspiring or encouraging as a mother. If you are a mom yourself or plan to be one soon, here are a few inspirational mother quotes that can keep your spirits up.

Inspirational mother quotes

  1. A mother is a woman who shows you the light when you just see the dark.” – Grimaldos Robin
  1. Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver
  1. We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.”- Laura Stavoe Harm
  1. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” -Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  1. If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.” -Robert Brault
  1. My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn’t talk; she sang. She was a tower of strength.” – Jayne Meadows
  1. Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm
  1. One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.” – George Herbert
  1. Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.” – Mildred B. Vermont
  1. She (mother) pushed us to always try harder, to want the best out of our lives, and to always be strong – a lesson she was forced to learn herself when we were all still young.” -Willie Davis

famous mother quotes

  1. Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, hundreds of bees in the purple clover, hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, but only one mother the wide world over.” – George Cooper

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  1. The best place to cry is on a mother’s arms.” – Jodi Picoult
  1. Motherhood is neither a duty nor a privilege, but simply the way that humanity can satisfy the desire for physical immortality and triumph over the fear of death.” -R ebecca West
  1. 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.” – Washington Irving
  1. There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
  1. The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” – W. R. Wallace
  1. A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done.” – Author Unknown
  1. Women do not have to sacrifice person-hood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women’s opportunities, not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found in new pursuits can also be found in mothering.” -Elaine Heffner
  1. Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty
  1. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.” – Lin Yutang

Inspirational Quotes for Mothers

  1. If the whole world were put into one scale, and my mother in the other, the whole world would kick the beam.” – Henry Bickersteth
  1. Giving birth is little more than a set of muscular contractions granting passage of a child. Then the mother is born.” – Erma Bombeck

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Famous Mother Quotes

You could be the wealthiest woman in the world or the greatest warrior ever. You could be the best singer or actor or the most intelligent scientist there ever was. Whoever you are, you are a child to your mother. Here are a few famous quotes on mother by well-known personalities from around the world.

  1. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
  1. To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou
  1. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  1. I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” – Abraham Lincoln
  1. I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” – Mitch Albom
  1. Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” – T. DeWitt Talmage
  1. The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  1. The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” – Rajneesh
  1. Mother is the name of God in the lips and hearts of children.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

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  1. Men are what their mothers made them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. Motherhood is priced; Of God, at price no man may dare to lessen or misunderstand.” – Helen Hunt Jackson

Hearttouching Mother Quotes

  1. Love as powerful as your mother’s for you, leaves its own mark … to have been loved so deeply will give us some protection forever.” – J.K. Rowling
  1. My mother was the one constant in my life. When I think about my mom raising me alone when she was 20, and working and paying the bills, and, you know, trying to pursue your own dreams, I think is a feat that is unmatched.” – Barack Obama
  1. 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.” – Mindy Kaling
  1. A mother’s yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man.” – George Eliot
  1. A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana
  1. Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” – Oprah Winfrey
  1. You are not famous until my mother has heard of you.” – Jay Leno
  1. The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” – Honore de Balzac

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Being A Mother Quotes

It’s not easy to be a mom, because no matter how much you do, it doesn’t seem enough for your children. Being a mother is not about being perfect, it’s about being your best of who you are for your children.

Beautiful Words on Mother

  1. It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” – Dorothy on The Golden Girls
  1. Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” – Unknown
  1. Once you’re a mom, you’re always a mom. It’s like riding a bike, you never forget.” – Taraji P. Henson
  1. When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” -Sophia Loren
  1. Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” – Meryl Streep
  1. The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” – Jessica Lange
  1. Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.” – Linda Wooten
  1. I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible – oh, this is impossible’. And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.” -Tina Fey
  1. (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
  1. Having kids – the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings – is the biggest job anyone can embark on.” – Maria Shriver

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  1. You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be as perfect as possible.” – Naya Rivera

Quotes About Mothers Love

  1. The beauty of being a mom is that no matter how many times your love is divided, it’s still whole.”
  1. A mother’s job is actually more important than the job of a CEO. The CEOs run the company while mothers change lives. CEOs produce good employees while mothers make CEOs. I love you so much, mom.”

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Short Mother Quotes

A hug or a kiss is enough to express your love for your mom. You don’t need a lot of words. A simple ‘I love you’ will also suffice. If lengthy messages are not your thing, here are a few short mother quotes you can use to send across the message.

  1. Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.” – Unknown
  1. God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” – Rudyard Kipling
  1. “Always my mother, forever my friend.”
  1. Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.” – Sophocles
  1. A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” – Unknown
  1. Always love your mother because you will never get another.”
  1. As is the mother, so is her daughter.” – Ezekiel 16:4

Short Quotes on Mother

  1. Mom is a blessing that no one can replace.”
  1. Mom a title just above Queen.”
  1. Being a mom has made me so tired. And so happy.” -Tina Fey
  1. Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” – Robert A. Heinlein
  1. A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” – Unknown
  1. A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving
  1. Sooner or later, we all quote our mothers.” – Unknown
  1. The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” – Elaine Heffner
  1. 77. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

mom quotes

  1. An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” – Spanish proverb
  1. My mother is a walking miracle.” – Leonardo Di Caprio
  1. Mom – the person most likely to write an autobiography and never mention herself.” – Robert Brault

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‘I Love You’, Mom Quotes

In how many ways can you tell your mom that you love her? Well, the options are plenty. But you could begin by letting her know how much you love her and how much she means to you, with these messages.

I Love My Mom Quotes

  1. You have been my best friend, my teacher, my comforter. What more could a person want from a mother? I love you, mom, and thank you for being you.”
  1. With you, I have fought and argued. In return, you kept a calm mood. At you, I have ranted and screamed. At me, you made sure your love beamed. For you, I could have definitely done more. For me, your heart has always had an open door. I love you, mom.”
  1. Mom, because of you, I am what I am today. Thank you.”
  1. I may never be able to be exactly like you, but just the thought of filling the shoes of a woman like you makes me a better person. I love you, mom.”
  1. Mom, you made my life wonderful and pushed me to be successful. I don’t know what I can do for you. I love you, mom.”
  1. A mother – she sees all but says a little. She sacrifices all, yet complains a little. Most of all, she gives al, but expects only a little. I love you, mom!
  1. Mom, I know that behind those soft and comforting hugs lies a woman whose heart is strong and the soul is selfless. I love you.”
  1. Mom – your love is truly the best. So even during my darkest moments, I still smile at the thought that you will be there whenever I need you. I love you, mom.”
  1. The love of a mother gives to a child what the schools cannot. Thanks for your unconditional love, mom. I love you!
  1. If my life needs to be fitted in a single selfie, then it would be incomplete without my mom beside me. I love you, mommy!
  1. A mother is someone who’ll hear your lie, patiently wait for you to say it and sometimes even pretend to have bought it. Thanks for bearing with me mom.”
  1. I may call you mom but my heart calls you bestie. Your love makes every day of my life happy and carefree. I love you.”

Short Mother Quotes

  1. You were with me in all the times on both my difficulty and success. You are incomparable to anyone in this world. I love you, mom.”

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  1. Mom, the bond between us is more than just amazing. As a mother, you truly are fantastic. The warmth of your love is just like magic, I love you!
  1. Any person can take responsibility for a child’s achievements. However, only a good mother can take responsibility for her kids’ failures. Thanks for your unconditional love mom.”
  1. My view of life always has a filter of the warmest and mellowest hues and it’s because I’m raised by a person with a good heart. I love you, mom!
  1. Dearest mom, you can be my sister, friend, counselor and teacher. But none of them can become you. You are one of a kind mother, I love you!
  1. Mom, you’ve held onto my hand for a while, but now I am growing up. But just remember, you will always hold on to my heart, forever. Forever there will be love.”

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Words may not always be enough to show your mom how much you love her. But they are something. And when you mean what you say, they mean everything to her. So pick your favorite quotes from here or pen down something that you feel to let your mother know she is loved.

What’s your favorite quote on mother and motherhood? Share it with us in the comments section below.

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