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Mother’s Day: Show your love with these quotes

If you’re looking for a way to show your mother, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, and friends how special you think they are, these lovely quotes about mothers are just what you need.

  • “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
  • “An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” —Spanish Proverb
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Mom, I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.” —Unknown
  • “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 heartthrob.” —Leroy Brownlow
  • “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
  • “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” —Unknown
  • “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
  • “The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” —Henry Ward Beecher
  • “To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.” —Unknown
  • “The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.” —St. Therese of Lisieux
  • “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
  • “No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.” —Edwin Chapin
  • “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
  • “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
  • “All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln
  • “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” —Amy Tan
  • “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
  • “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
  • “In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!’” —Adrienne Rich
  • “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” —Stevie Wonder
  • “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

 

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