50 Inspirational Mothers Day Quotes

Mother’s Day is usually celebrated on the second Sunday of May.

Below are some inspirational quotes that can be used in greeting cards or gifts to let our Mothers know how much we love and appreciate them.

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

2. 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, but only one mother in the whole world.
Kate Douglas Wiggin

3. On Mother’s Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You’re my mother, I would have no other!
Forest Houtenschil

4. God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
Jewish Proverb

5. 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

6. 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

7. Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
Elizabeth Stone

8. 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

9. The sweetest sounds to mortals given Are heard in Mother, Home, and Heaven.
William Goldsmith Brown

10. 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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken 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

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

12. The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honore de Balzac

13. By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

14. All mothers are working mothers.
Unknown

15. Woman in the home has not yet lost her dignity, in spite of Mother’s Day, with its offensive implication that our love needs an annual nudging, like our enthusiasm for the battle of Bunker Hill.
John Erskine

16. Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on tonly one mother the wide world over.
George Cooper

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

18. The Miracle of Life nurtured by a woman who gave us love and sacrifice…MOTHER
Joel Barquez

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

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

21. 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

22. The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honore’ de Balzac

23. The mother loves her child most divinely, not when she surrounds him with comfort and anticipates his wants, but when she resolutely holds him to the highest standards and is content with nothing less than his best.
Hamilton Wright Mabie

24. Before becoming a mother I had a hundred theories on how to bring up children. Now I have seven children and only one theory: love them, especially when they least deserves to be loved.
Kate Samperi

25. Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall. A mother’s secret love outlives them all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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

27. Who fed me from her gentle
And hushed me in her arms to rest,
And on my cheek sweet kisses pressed?
My Mother.
Anne Taylor

28. My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.
Graycie Harmon

29. A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
Irish Proverb

30. 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

31. Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.
Sarah Malin

32. Motherhood brings as much joy as ever, but it still brings boredom, exhaustion, and sorrow too. Nothing else ever will make you as happy or as sad, as proud or as tired, for nothing is quite as hard as helping a person develop his own individuality especially while you struggle to keep your own.
Marguerite Kelly and Elia Parsons

33. A mother understands what a child does not say.
Jewish Proverb

34. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother.
Lin Yü-tang

35. A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done.
Author Unknown

36. 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 who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavour by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
Washington Irving

37. Who ran to help me when I fell,
And would some pretty story tell,
Or kiss the place to make it well?
My Mother.

38. You may have tangible wealth untold;
Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.
Richer than I you can never be –
I had a mother who read to me.
Strickland Gillilan

39. A Mother’s Love
Your arms were always open when I needed a hug. Your heart understood when I needed a friend. Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson. Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.
Sarah Malin

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

41. That best academy, a mother’s knee.
James Russell Lowell

42. A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
Peter De Vries

43. And remember that behind every successful woman……is a basket of dirty laundry.
Unknown

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

45. 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

46. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Robert Browning

47. A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down
remorselessly all that stands in its path
Agatha Christie

48. A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love
Thomas C. Haliburton

49. No one in the world can take the place of your mother. Right or wrong, from her viewpoint you are always right. She may scold you for little things, but never for the big ones.
Harry Truman

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

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers!

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