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Mother Quotes and Sayings

Mother Quotes and Sayings That’ll Make You Call Your Mom

It’s hard to describe in words how meaningful that special person is to you in your life. So, we collect some heart-touching mother quotes for your mom that you can present to her on mother’s day.

Our mom is our superhero and our biggest supporter but usually doesn’t tell us how grateful they are. Now is the time to deliver custom photo books, wall art, or personalized gifts. How meaningful are these heartwarming messages about her motherhood to you, whether she is unfamiliar with the role or has memories of her life raising a child on a special day?

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Mother Quotes

  1. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” — Cardinal Mermillod
  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. “Everything I’ve learned that’s worth knowing, I learned from my mother.” — Kelly Roper
  1. “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” — Abraham Lincoln
  1. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” — Victor Hugo
  1. “Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.” — Kate Winslet
  1. “No matter how old I get or how many children I have, I will always be my mother’s child.” — Kelly Roper
  1. “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” — Abraham Lincoln
  1. “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
  1. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes
  1. “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.” — Gail Tsukiyama
  1. “In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!” — Adrienne Rich
  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. “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” — Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  1. “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” — Stevie Wonder
  1. “If I look back at everything I’ve done in life, you’re easily the best thing I’ve ever created.” — Unknown
  1. “Mother’s love is bliss, is peace, it need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. If it is there, it is like a blessing; if it is not there it is as if all the beauty had gone out of life.” — Erich Fromm
  1. “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.” — Oprah
  1. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” — Erich Fromm
  1. “If I have done anything in life worth attention, I feel sure that I inherited the disposition from my mother.” — Booker T. Washington
  1. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.” — Mildred B. Vermont
  1. “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” — Mitch Albom
  1. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” — Jill Churchill
  1. “When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” — Mitch Albom
  1. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” — Unknown
  1. “Everybody wants to save the Earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes.” — P.J. O’Rourke
  1. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” — Jill Churchill
  1. “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” — Honore de Balzac
  1. “Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” — Robert A. Heinlein
  1. “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
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